Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort
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4.35/5 rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Dark brown with a one-inch brown head. Looks like a quad.
S: Smells like quad, but stronger. There's a huge malt/vanilla character almost. Stronger than I expected and very nice.
T: Wow, this is one potent brew. Tasting reveals hop content smelling doesn't indicate, and only brings out the quad-like malt backbone of this beer. This is thick, syrupey, strong stuff and much more in your face than any other Belgian beer I've ever had...almost to the point of tasting like an American beer. Expect a huge malt content like a quad but with more flavors and more intense.
M: Fresh and crisp, but too carbonated for my liking.
D: I didn't find this to be the most drinkable beer. It's a sipper.
A very fine beer. I'll try the 10 next time and see how strong these guys can go as this is already really potent stuff.
Serving type: bottle
03-27-2010 00:11:41 | More by JohnL9013
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