Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort
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3.9/5 rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4
Poured into a glass from a bottle.
A - Pours a medium brown, forming a creamy white head, with medium spots of lace.
S - Light fruity aroma, slightly sweet with the alcohol present but not overpowering.
T - Very fruity flavor however not as strong as expected. Belgian sugar sweetness throughout. Alcohol is not as pronounced in the taste.
M - Medium bodied with high carbonation. Very clean.
O - Just became available in Texas so I had to try it. The taste and aroma were not as pronounced as expected. The aroma was a bit hard to detect and the flavor was only a bit stronger. That aside, the beer is still very enjoyable but I dont see the hype for this beer. I guess I just need to try it a few more times.
Serving type: bottle
11-03-2011 01:32:56 | More by beeragent
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4.04/5 rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Served fairly cold into a wine glass, at the hotel after picking up a bottle last night. 330 ml bottle.
Appearance - nice coppery brown color in the light. A large two finger head is poured and subsides fairly quickly into some wispy foam. Plenty of sediment in the glass too.
Smell - lots of cherries melded in with Christmas baking, also a signature Rochefort smell, that's hard to describe, but the 10 has it as well. I Can smell that this is a boozy beer too. Some other dark fruits for good measure.
Taste - the cherries come through here again with some other dark fruit, maybe plums. Spicy taste at the end of the sip although the aftertaste doesn't last long. A bit of a soda-ish quality to it to in that the flavour just evaporates out of your mouth. The heat is a little more than I'd enjoy out of a dubbel.
Mouthfeel - spicy, finishes boozy and well carbonated throughout. Drier than expected finish. The alcohol has an incredible warming effect in the back of throat. Different than I was expecting but not unpleasant.
Overall - very good dubbel with absolutely wonderful aromatics. The rest of the beer was a bit of a letdown, but that's only when comparing with the magical 10 and 8. Still one of the best dubbels on the market and a must try for Belgian lovers.
Serving type: bottle
07-07-2014 14:10:24 | More by DenisKolkin
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
93 out of 100 based on 1,760 ratings.