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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,149 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,149
Reviews: 1,750
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 246
Gots: 466 | 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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matthewwiley

Alabama

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-07-2012 16:42:19 | More by matthewwiley
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-07-2012 00:09:02 | More by mscott1975
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javiernano

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-06-2012 02:41:43 | More by javiernano
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archey

California

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-06-2012 00:17:28 | More by archey
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Whiskeyjack

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-05-2012 19:34:01 | More by Whiskeyjack
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rogerthegill

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-05-2012 03:57:06 | More by rogerthegill
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BelgiumBill

Virginia

4.4/5  rDev +1.6%

Poured slowly into a Trappistes Rochefort chalice. Deep brown with amber/red tones....similar to bottle brown. A thin beige head receded to a constant blanket. The glass produced a steady stream of fresh bubbles and foam to the center of the glass. Cloudy and attractive.

Fragrances were of sweet ripe dark fruits, brandy, some clove, brown sugar. Nice and complex with new features emerging as temperature changed. Some mineral coming forth at warmer temp.

Sweet dark fruits and sweet malts dominate the palate, with heavy dose of banana bread, malts, brown sugar and some alcohol warmth toward the end. Nice evolution of flavors.

Mouthfeel was well balanced, right amount of carbonation to scrub away any excess slick sugary residues. Long finish terminating in a brandy feel.

Overall, very nice. complex and well balanced. No single flavor is over the top leaving a nice balance to keep you sipping and searching for more.

03-04-2012 18:27:27 | More by BelgiumBill
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bearishparrot

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-04-2012 18:02:39 | More by bearishparrot
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bckayaalp

New York

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-03-2012 02:30:43 | More by bckayaalp
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pgr2ferrari

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-03-2012 02:07:46 | More by pgr2ferrari
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bladman

Alberta (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-03-2012 01:12:12 | More by bladman
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Calculat0r

Japan

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-02-2012 18:20:35 | More by Calculat0r
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vobr0002

Minnesota

4.23/5  rDev -2.3%

A- medium brown with tan head, very clear.

S- slight alcohol, raisin, plum, sweet.

T- similar to the smell, with some caramel and spicey notes from the yeast.

M- very smooth yet fuller body

O- out of 6, 8, 10, I think that this one is my favorite one. good flavor and a little smoother than the rest. Very tasty

03-02-2012 03:28:18 | More by vobr0002
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TVolt1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.6%

A: Great red/brown color with white head. The red color to it is cery appealing.

S: Smells of raisins, molasses, and caramel. Very sweet smelling malts with a small about of alcohol smell to it. Not a very strong smell to me. Hard to detect smelsl in this one.

T: Very sweet taste consisting of raisins, sugar, and a lot of malt. There is a small amount of alcohol aftertaste.

M: Good mouthfeel, medium thickness and a small amount of carbonation.

O: OVerall, this is a good beer. I enjoy it. Not my favorite style but I would recommend it.

03-02-2012 03:25:22 | More by TVolt1
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BillGreenhaw


4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-01-2012 21:14:33 | More by BillGreenhaw
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SURFBUGG

California

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-01-2012 21:12:07 | More by SURFBUGG
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Element1290

Rhode Island

5/5  rDev +15.5%

03-01-2012 17:51:50 | More by Element1290
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FutureOBrew

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-01-2012 16:54:32 | More by FutureOBrew
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quilty

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-01-2012 05:37:38 | More by quilty
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Adam


4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-29-2012 15:57:22 | More by Adam
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

4.9/5  rDev +13.2%

33 cl bottle coded 141216. Aroma of caramel malts, raisins and dark pitted fruit. Taste is highlighted by molasses, raisins, candi sugar, brown sugar, slight cola. And of course that lovely rochefort trademark yeast esters. Delicious, beautiful, no abv noted on taste. A classic.

02-28-2012 21:21:35 | More by KickbacksSteve
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Tumble

Florida

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-28-2012 20:06:43 | More by Tumble
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

02-28-2012 04:15:44 | More by wizo
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Edgerrin32

Saskatchewan (Canada)

5/5  rDev +15.5%

02-28-2012 03:40:37 | More by Edgerrin32
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dalecooper


4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

02-27-2012 14:35:09 | More by dalecooper
Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
96 out of 100 based on 4,149 ratings.