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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,028 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,028
Reviews: 1,741
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 235
Gots: 414 | FT: 14
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2001)
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barnzy78

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4.03/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle, date stamped 180117, presumably brewed on Jan 18, 2012 with a "best by" date 5 years into the future.

Pours a murky brown color with a bubbly beige head that never goes away - unbelievable retention! Not much for lacing though. Aromas are musty, earthy, fresh woodsy air, ripe fruit. Tastes are fruity, earthy, brown sugar, candi sugar, spicy, orange zest, faint banana, booze. Mouth is creamy and smooth, finishes spicy, warm, and boozy. Overall, great example of the style with nice complexity. I should have picked up another and let it age for awhile just to see how it comes out a year or 2 later. Either way, it's a solid Abbey Dubbel.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2012 03:36:06 | More by barnzy78
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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
96 out of 100 based on 4,028 ratings.