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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,026 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,026
Reviews: 1,741
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 236
Gots: 413 | 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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sulldaddy

Connecticut

4.3/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I pour this from a 33cl bottle into my goblet and it pours very dark brown with hints of ruby included. A small creamy white head foams up slightly and dissipates to form just a thin layer along the surface of the brew. The aroma is very complex, yeasty, fruity, and overall general sweetness prevelant. Maybe a little toffee. Just a little alcohol as well. The first taste reveals very light body and fine yet sharp carbonation. THere are hints of cherry and overall tanginess in the flavor and the brew feels like a champagne in my mouth. The tangy, flavor is strong and lingers in my mouth long after I swallow. This is a very complex taste I am experiencing! As the brew warms I detect just a hint of sour on the finish and some stronger bready tastes as well.
This is one tasty brew!

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2003 21:28:34 | More by sulldaddy
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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
96 out of 100 based on 4,026 ratings.