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Trappistes Rochefort 8 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

4,419 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,419
Reviews: 1,772
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 10.16%
Wants: 266
Gots: 542 | 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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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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 poured into a chalice.

A - Pours a dark brown, with reddish tones. Head quickly settled to a thin layer and ring around.

S - Fruity, spicy with a touch of alcohol.

T - Fruity, a little roasted with slight alcohol warming in the finish.

M - Creamy, high carbonation, full mouthfeel.

D - This is a good beer. The ABV is well hidden.

tedpeer, Apr 09, 2009
Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
97 out of 100 based on 4,419 ratings.