Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort
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Reviews by psuKinger:
4.2/5 rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Bottle poured into my Chimay chalice.
A: Murky brown with a soft full off-white head.
S: I could pick up on the fig, date, and bisquity sweetness on the pour. When I reach in for a good whiff, I pick up more candied sugars and some bread-like yeastiness.
T: This is a sweet beer, as is typical for Rochefort. But there is an underlying spiciness to this one that I don't find in the 10, and the bread-like yeast is more pronounced as well.
M: Light and lively with good carbonation, but lacks that superior "creaminess" that the 10 is able to open up and become.
D/O: The best test of any beer is "would you have another"? The answer here is "yes". I'd have another right after I finished this one, if I could. Very good.
Serving type: bottle
09-25-2011 23:23:13 | More by psuKinger
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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.