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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,493 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,493
Reviews: 1,777
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 279
Gots: 575 | FT: 19
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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a deep reddish brown color, with a large off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of spices, dark malts, dark fruit, Belgian yeast and a little bit of hops.

T: The taste is malty and a little sweet and starts with flavors of caramel, dark fruits and spices. Then some Belgian yeast breadiness comes in, followed by a mild hops presence, which all creates a very good balance. This is definitely the type of beer that gets better as it sits for a little bit. The after-taste is slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and very smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, slightly sticky finish.

D: Tasty, goes down very easily, not too filling, strong kick, very good representation of style, this is a good stronger Belgian beer that is worth drinking for while until the ABV catches up to you.

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
97 out of 100 based on 4,493 ratings.