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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,411 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,411
Reviews: 1,771
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 265
Gots: 541 | 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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Photo of dpodratsky3
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz bottle poured into tulip glass

A: Hazy chestnut brown and orange hues mix together, topped by very finely bubbled .5 finger off white head, carbonation is apparent with each swirl of the glass

S: Doesn't hit you over the head, light belgian yeasty aroma, biscuit malt, hints of rum-like alcohol, some fruit, fig and light banana

T: LIght yet amazing depth of flavor, starts pretty straight forward with the characteristic belgian spicy yeast, but its as the flavors linger in your mouth that this beer really shines, it just seems to coat your mouth with sweet bready goodness combined with brown sugar, rum, and a slight spice like clove, the flavors are so smooth and silky

M: Highly carbonated but doesn't burn too badly, body remains light, not dry but definitely not cloying

O: An amazingly crafted beer all around. The depth of flavor and aroma is mind-boggling when you really sip it and try to take notice. A casual beer drinker could miss the subtleties and just taste a strong rum-like Belgian beer, but this is truly a world class beer if ever there was one. One of the best Belgian beers out there.

dpodratsky3, Jun 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

JammyV, Jun 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Hopbully, Jun 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

mojuyt, Jun 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Mcvs1507, Jun 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

GraduatedCashew, Jun 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

movieman7, Jun 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

tehmogue, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.6%

JRdaSconnie, Jun 10, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Aliano, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

bauermj, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

WiscoBrewsco, Jun 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Mscarpen, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

praxis16, Jun 08, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

bcm75, Jun 08, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.5%

thehappybelgian, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of PsilohsaiBiN
4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Dark, rusty brown with a nice two finger beige head. Well carbonated.

Smell: Bananas, dark fruit, butterscotch, subtle chocolate.

Taste: Delicious bready malt, banana, subtle berry sweetness, subtle plum. This has got it goin' on!

Mouthfeel: Good body for the style and nicely carbonated. A win-win.

Overall: One of, if not the best belgian beers I've ever had. Nothing to dislike at all, really. Well done.

PsilohsaiBiN, Jun 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
97 out of 100 based on 4,411 ratings.