Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

4,502 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,502
Reviews: 1,777
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 280
Gots: 588 | FT: 20
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: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

WOW - imagine my surprise when I started BA'n' this beer and to see that the BeerAdvocate brothers have given this a 100 score - world class. And everyone else a 96!

Holy Hell Batman!!

and I found this in Barboursville WV - yes it was for like $6 bucks for the 11.2 oz bottle of 9.2% alchohol by volume goodness!

Nonetheless Here's the score:

The Dark Night Rises - it's dark brown with a hint of red pairing well with the label. Something awe inspiring and yet forboding invites you in. A one finger head, with the carb bubbles stringing the sides of my glass rising through the dark caramel hue.

Smell of buttered biscuits invite me to take that first sip... that first step.. that one small step ... That step near the edge...

Carbonation tingles my lips, as it flows in lighting up the insides of my mouth.. f___ I think my teeth are tingling! But that's all mouthfeel and it's awesome! Taste is what your after... I can taste the alcohol...and I want to sing.... "Alcohol is my business.... and Business Is Good!!!" More dark malts than hops, slight fruitiness I can see where some have described it as "sherry'esque" I would probably say more "port'esque" due to the fruitiness combined with the alcohol and earthiness. It's damned good!

Overall - this beer will kill me. It's damned good. This is one I can drink and drink more than one... "more than one in a good way". It's powerful.

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
96 out of 100 based on 4,502 ratings.