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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,794 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,794
Reviews: 895
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 118
Gots: 162 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 07-12-2002)
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pukahi91

Hawaii

4/5  rDev -3.6%

01-06-2013 00:48:19 | More by pukahi91
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marvmoreno

Philippines

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-08-2012 06:57:01 | More by marvmoreno
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beermaned

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-10-2012 14:50:03 | More by beermaned
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Cheesemoose

Florida

4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into my St. Bernardus Chalice.

Near mahogany on the pour.Hazy appearance when put up to light. Two fingers of head that recedes into a hearty film that rides the glass with each sip.

Lightly toasted whole wheat bread is the closest I can come to describing the smell. Grains predominate, with a hint of fruit and a little spiciness in the background.

Floral spice notes upfront, bread flavors predominate through to a dry finish. Dark fruit hide in the shadows, but make no real presence. Yeast has a lot of flavor going on. Definitive carob flavor, good bit of spice and raisins.

A bit of carbonation. Very drinkable, but would have to stick with just one on a beer topping off at 7%. Lots of complexity, but nothing to be scared away from. A must try.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2010 00:37:50 | More by Cheesemoose
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chefelf

New York

4.47/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I found this at a local beer/wine store and figured if it was that expensive it had to be good. Turns out I was right! It was a very tasty Belgian ale but I think it was about $8 for the bottle. While it was great I don't know if I'd buy it again at that price. There are plenty of other Belgian ales I've had that are about 80% as good for 40% of the price.

I do, however, enjoy their cryptic, unexplained numbering system on the bottles. Anything that unnecessarily complicates the consumer's decision is okay in my book. More beers should require internet searches to figure out what the heck they are.

It's all part of the adventure, baby!

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2011 23:19:55 | More by chefelf
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madjr80

Massachusetts

3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Belgian yeast with a hint of sweet grains right off the bat. Very dark brown in color. The head of foam forms a creamy lace. Solid body all the way through. Plenty of carbonation with a solid aftertaste. Going down it doesn't taste too strong, but you definatly get the feeling that there is a good amount of alcohol in it. Feels like a weaker yeasty wine going down. Really a super beer, but i wouldn't drink more than 2 in a sitting. Well worth the 5 bucks a bottle.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2007 03:39:57 | More by madjr80
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C63AMG

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

04-02-2012 00:10:48 | More by C63AMG
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TheResidentialOP

Louisiana

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

03-31-2012 20:33:26 | More by TheResidentialOP
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Jeffh84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-21-2014 13:26:29 | More by Jeffh84
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Tarps68

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-22-2014 04:25:11 | More by Tarps68
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originalsin

California

4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one pours a nice reddish-brown hue with ample foamy off-white head that retains well and eventually settles into about an 1/8 inch man-hole cover over my beer. It smells of dark fruit and breaded malts. Tastes a little bit of figs but mostly of dark fruit with an underlying sweetness that I'm unsure how I feel about. Probably just because what I've been eating today. It drinks surprisingly well.

Serving type: bottle

07-19-2009 03:27:29 | More by originalsin
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LukeONeill


4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-27-2012 04:54:55 | More by LukeONeill
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amalahow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

02-02-2013 17:12:23 | More by amalahow
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Matty1918

Massachusetts

4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours a cloudy, brown with a nice white head. Excellent lacing. A very nice appearance.

Aroma is very sweet at first...figs, plums, mollases with a slight hint of alcohol.

Taste...well not what I expected from the sweet aroma....The first sip is sweet up front...raisons..but not overly sweet...sweet malts are there and so is a slight bitterness. This is a very well balanced brew, the alcohol shows up at the end of the sip but is not overpowering.

Mouthfeel I thought was a bit wattery at first but the more I drank it, the more I appreciated it.

I think this is the 2nd best brew by
Abbaye de Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy.... With 8 being first and 6 being 2nd. Highly reccomend it.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2008 01:18:36 | More by Matty1918
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Forb

Nebraska

3.48/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle...

Appearance: Hazy darkness with minor light penetration with all the sediment floating around so excitedly.

Smell: Intensly fruit; apple cider-like but with plum sweetness wrapping around the aura.

Taste: Sweet and spicy with many fruity elements interacting with the darkness of this unique brew.

Mouthfeel: Almost overpoweringly intense with the carbonation being very evident and the flavors being so complex.

Overall: A unique beer but not something I'd commonly go back to.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2011 21:41:30 | More by Forb
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velkyal

Virginia

4.22/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I love the colour of this beer, it reminds me of peat back at home in the Outer Hebrides, a deep earthy brown. There was a small head, light tan in colour, which disappeared rather rapidly.

On the nose there were also tinges of peat, but sweeten with cloves.

The first taste was wonderfully smooth and with touches of caramel sweetness, which gave way to dark chocolate and eventually cocoa. The mouthfeel was creamy but with sufficient zing so as not to be cloying.

An excellent drink.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2008 07:20:28 | More by velkyal
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Mudpuppet

Massachusetts

4.33/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Poured from an 11oz bottle into an Ommegang chalice. Pours a Ruby- brown with about 1/4" head.

S- I get a lot of port grapes nose with a breadiness to it also.

T- Ruby port, with sweet malts. Notes of chocolate and sweet cherry.

M- Lower carbonation for this one. Good level for this brew though.

D- Very good beer. Hides the alcohol well with malts.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2008 19:49:28 | More by Mudpuppet
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pitasoup

Tennessee

3.4/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

bottle. review from notes

A: orange brown, a bit hazy, no head, solid particulate chunks floating around.

S: raisiny, prunes, cinnamon, belgian yeasts. slightly herbal

T: similar to smells. caramel, molasses, belgian yeasts, a slight tartness that may be fruity, pears? candi sugar as well.

M: light bodied, dry finish.

O: one of the more disappointing rocheforts. I had this many years ago along with the 8 and 10 and remember enjoying it much more.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2011 00:51:59 | More by pitasoup
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Northsider

Illinois

2.48/5  rDev -40.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Got this in bottle from West Lakeview Liquors.

I honestly don't understand how beers like this score so highly. All I tasted in this beer was alcohol. There was nothing "beery" whatsoever that I was able to pull out. I might as well have been drinking rum or scotch. It poured dark brown, with tanish head. Aroma was alcohol. Taste was alcohol. Mouthfeel was completely over carbonated, and after a sip from the bottle it almost exploded in my face. Overall, Not impressed whatsoever.

Serving type: bottle

07-31-2011 23:08:38 | More by Northsider
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Jhatwig


4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

04-03-2012 04:09:46 | More by Jhatwig
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bifrostguard

California

3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Light plum color with a tall off white head leaving no lacing. Carbonation bubbles noticeable throughout.

S - Dark fruits and roasted malts.

T - Dark fruit sweetness and a very mild booze taste. In my opinion the booze and carbonation is what makes these beers great. This one is good.

M - Medium and smooth.

D - Not so much for me. I will move on pretty quickly from this one. Nice carbonation and certainly enjoyable, just not my cup of tea.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2008 03:24:42 | More by bifrostguard
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OzarkElmo

Missouri

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

330 ml bottle into chalice. Cloudy amber with lots of flaky "stuff" floating around. Malty aroma. Lots of carbonation in pour, large head dimishing to minimal. No lingering lacing. Alcohol taste in finish. Flavorful, enjoyable as it warms. Probably begain with first sip at around 50 degrees, finishing closer to 60. So, do I swallow the last ounce, with all that crap, or rinse? Cheers to my first Roche!

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2009 04:17:18 | More by OzarkElmo
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swooshjtb

Mississippi

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

05-15-2012 03:28:40 | More by swooshjtb
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alexhahn82

California

3/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

A - Not a full filtered beer, slightly cloudy but slightly clear as well. .5 finger head that dissipates quickly.

S - Yeast! But a very distinct, sweet and rich smell, I like it ALOT!

T/M - Taste is very minimal, almost pissed me off at first then I realized its a well hidden 7.2% beer. Mouthfeel is very tame, no carbonation in mouthfeel, though overall there is carbonation in the beer.

O - Not the best Trappist beer I have had, and definitely not the worst. Don't seek this one out, but don't avoid it if its there.

PP (Price Point) - $4.99 for an imported Trappist beer is fair, considering what some U.S. brewers charge for a 12ozer, 7.2% is very nice. Mid range, you decide!

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2011 02:45:20 | More by alexhahn82
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Kam

North Dakota

4/5  rDev -3.6%

06-03-2012 20:06:50 | More by Kam
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
93 out of 100 based on 1,794 ratings.