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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,151 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 4,151
Reviews: 1,750
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 246
Gots: 469 | FT: 16
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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jackmax

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

08-28-2014 06:31:25 | More by jackmax
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RedDon

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-27-2014 05:59:19 | More by RedDon
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tmm313

Georgia

4.52/5  rDev +4.4%

08-27-2014 00:33:50 | More by tmm313
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srudow11

Nevada

5/5  rDev +15.5%

08-26-2014 23:45:47 | More by srudow11
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Mr_Hoptimistic

Ontario (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.5%

08-26-2014 22:54:41 | More by Mr_Hoptimistic
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Corson

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-26-2014 18:11:08 | More by Corson
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Sam-VW

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-26-2014 15:22:08 | More by Sam-VW
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Eric_Standard

British Columbia (Canada)

4.3/5  rDev -0.7%

Appearance: Deep slightly hazy orange with a huge fluffy head of light tan foam that rapidly dissipates.

Smell: Alcohol and fruit, sugary malt notes.

Taste: Rich, deep maltiness right away, brown sugar, dried fruits, some grains, some spice-like notes help balance the malty sweetness, and the beer actually ends up finishing a bit on the dry side.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, smooth, a bit of pep.

Overall: This was my first beer from Brasserie de Rochefort, and while I'm not absolutely blown away, I'm thoroughly impressed. I'll definitely be trying the Rochefort 6 and 10. Complex, interesting, and most importantly, delicious.

08-26-2014 05:52:30 | More by Eric_Standard
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Renobrew

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-25-2014 14:43:36 | More by Renobrew
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CRObighit2

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-25-2014 13:21:50 | More by CRObighit2
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ShadyRigglesbee

Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +1.6%

08-25-2014 12:28:08 | More by ShadyRigglesbee
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dumptruck81

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-25-2014 01:28:20 | More by dumptruck81
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informaticsDoc

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-24-2014 23:51:25 | More by informaticsDoc
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AlienSwineFlu

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-24-2014 02:17:47 | More by AlienSwineFlu
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noproduction

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-24-2014 00:20:14 | More by noproduction
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FlyingKelly

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-23-2014 17:10:21 | More by FlyingKelly
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KCBeerNerd

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-23-2014 16:14:10 | More by KCBeerNerd
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Larz_73

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-23-2014 06:46:51 | More by Larz_73
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WI-Beer-Man

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-23-2014 04:17:40 | More by WI-Beer-Man
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Premn4th

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

08-23-2014 01:03:31 | More by Premn4th
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eskilgh

Norway

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

A - dark amber, creamy awesome head with good retention, slightly hazy

S - dried fruits, toasted malts, caramel, spicy phenols, warm clean alcohol, port wine, slightly minty and other medicinal phenolics

T - Opens very sweet, as you taste it something balances the sweetness, but I cant pinpoint it - alcohol? The finish is initially sweet, but transforms into a dry aftertaste with warming alcohol.

M - high carbonation. The body is fairly thin which balances the big flavors.

O - Very nice example of the strong dark ale style. Sweet initially, but finishes dry - I could far too much of this. This beer is living on the edge as far as noticeable alcohol goes, it works because the alcohol is on the clean and warm side. I personally prefer the alcohol to be even more in the background - but this is nevertheless an awesome beer.

08-22-2014 20:40:04 | More by eskilgh
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budsandsuds8

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-22-2014 13:07:00 | More by budsandsuds8
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dagubna

California

3.88/5  rDev -10.4%

08-22-2014 08:27:14 | More by dagubna
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d_kizzle

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

08-22-2014 08:01:35 | More by d_kizzle
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nathanmiller

Texas

3/5  rDev -30.7%

08-21-2014 22:19:59 | More by nathanmiller
Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
96 out of 100 based on 4,151 ratings.