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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

2,049 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,049
Reviews: 919
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 146
Gots: 255 | FT: 7
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Dubbel |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bierman9 on 07-12-2002

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Photo of frank4sail
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33 cl bottle lugged back from the promised land. Dated 15 05 07. Light brown carbonated look in tyhe goblet. Off white nice head on the pour with nice lacing. Some chunky friends are also present iin the goblet. Nutty brown sugar cookie dough nose. Full smooth mouth. Cocoa and cookie dough taste dominate upfront with a slightly astringent dry plum finish. Interesting, smooth and full flavored.

Photo of bigdeuce
4.49/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The beer is a dark brown color, not black. Looks like a true dubbel not a belgian strong dark ale. Scents of honey, brown sugar, molasses. Very sharp sweetness on the initial scent. Not much lacing. Taste is absolutely BOLD! Sweet belgian sweet candy on the wash, massive molasses on the front, but of course with great brewers, not cloying. Absolutely magnificent tasting. Very light plummy taste also. Damn, I wish I could afford this every session. The taste is delicious and memorable. Easy drinking with a medium mouth feel. Very smooth and a joy!

Photo of changeup45
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a hazy, murky brownish color topped with a thick soapy off-white head. It gives off a soothing fruity (apricot?) aroma with subtle malts. Nothing over-powering but nice. This one is easy drinking with a smooth slightly sweet flavor that consists of dark fruits (plums) and some malts. Semi-tart flavor in there after you taste the fruits but again, this is smooth and doesn't taste strong at all. As the beer warms a little brown sugary note with a small rush of alcohol surfaces but it really does remain easy to drink. There is also a consistant foamy head sitting on top until the very last drop which is great.

Photo of ZethOfTheNorth
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of mzwolinski
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Quite stunning in appearance: the color of autumn leaves , with a thick, creamy, off-white head that leaves a huge lace. The aroma is spicy and bready, though a bit weak. These two characteristics dominate the flavor as well. Mid-palate gives way to a deep-fruitiness, giving me the impression of something like raisin-bread. Very smoothly-blended and gentle, with a creamy body and a finish which is just barely sweet. What drying effect there is seems to come more from the alcohol than the hops, which are fairly mild. A really, really nice beer!

Photo of Franck
2/5  rDev -51.7%

Photo of BigPlay1824
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: pours a very hazy murky medium brown color with two fingers of light tan fine bubbled head that lingers for a bit and leaves a decent amount of lacing
S: nice malty character, slight bits of licorice that im assuming is from star of anise
T: good malt character in the front, slight licorice in the middle and finishes with a nice nutty bit
M: medium carbonation, thin, smooth, finishes with what i would call a cooling character
O: a nice beer, smooth and complex, drinks really nice

Photo of jaemeno3
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Greggy
3.87/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- Pours a murky brown color with ample yeasties and carbonation dancing around. The head was a rather short lived 2 finger tan soapy head. No lacing to speak of.

S- Aromatic brown sugar, green apples skins, peaches, hints of anise and fig. A tiny tough of chocolate and nuttiness can be gathered form deep down.

T- Starts out with a nice brown sugar, a touch of molasses, big green apple skins (especially on the finish), some biscuity notes, also a nice array of warming spices, a great complex yeastiness, and semi tart apple finish.

M- Quite a thin beer given the ABV, also the carbonation is a bit much.

D- This is pretty drinkable beer but not the best belgian strong dark by any means.

Photo of Beerandboards
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of olafphysics
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of VikeMan
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of philipquarles
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

11.2oz bottle. Pours an incredibly hazy mahogany with a large, light tan head and a fair amount of sediment. Smells of dark malt and milk chocolate, cassis, some spiciness, and later some light sour notes. The taste is heavy on dark fruits; raisin in particular. Definite dark malt/cocoa presence again, but it's far from overly sweet. Classic Rochefort yeast at the end. Very slightly warming, though there's no apparent alcohol. Complex. Medium, creamy body with high carbonation. Very drinkable for what it is. It's a shame this one gets overshadowed by the two others.

Photo of davidwhatshisnam
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

Photo of acevenom
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle dated 280114. Poured from a 33 cl bottle into a chalice. It pours hazy brown due to sediment with a frothy white head. The head quickly dissipates and leaves a little bit of white head on the top. Bubbles can be seen meeting the head, indicating high carbonation. The aromas of caramel, fig, roasted malt, and Belgian yeast hit the nose. I can also detect a small amount of alcohol. The taste is sweet, but not too sweet. The flavors of caramel and fig go a long way towards covering up the alcohol content, but the faint taste of alcohol is there. The mouthfeel is medium with high carbonation and a dry finish. The carbonation prepares you for the next drink. This is very easy to drink. Overall, this is an outstanding beer.

Photo of DudMan
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of bkwhoppa66
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rcjennings
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of EricTKole
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Kinsman
4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a brilliant burnt orange with light amber highlights. A foamy white head about 1 inch thick sits atop and doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon.

I've been trying to pick up on the aroma, but its rather subdued. A slight hint of apples and grapes comes along with a bit of an estery yeast presence.

The taste is quite the improvement over the aroma. Many subtle flavors work their way in, being noticeably sweet with a solid yeast presence. A good bit of fruits such as apples and pears.

Mouthfeel is a bit bubbly but overall pretty smooth. In the end, it's a solid beer from one of the best. Some may say its too light to be a Strong Dark Ale, but I don't think the monks care.

Photo of MarioM
4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Slynger
3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first of the Rochefort legendary brews.

Nutty plum, brownish orange color with a big assed and fuzzy beige cap.

The nose is a bit on the light side and holds the lighter dark fruits, with dry chocolate and beligian yeast balancing the with the brew in a pleasant, yet slightly weak smell.

Lightly sweet cherries and apples bring light tartness as well. Unsweetened chocolate and chalky yeast provide a light refreshing bitterness. Tons of lush carbonation feels great with the medium body.

I like this one, but it seems a little light and lacking. Hopefully its brothers are closer to the elevated level which I had been expecting from this brewery.

Photo of Dirty25
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of beerpirates
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33 cl bottel poured into my Rochefort glass

A: Dark reddish amber, slightly cloudy with à thick rough head that sticks around a long time.

S: A rich aroma of malt, slight hints of chocolate, coffee & mild phenols. Slightly sweet, reminds me somewhat of a dubbel.

T: A wonderfully unique taste. Slightly sweet, very malty, almost no hop character. Fruitiness typical of the style is present but quite mild, as is the alcohol. Delightful brew.

M: Smooth & very rich but not creamy,

Photo of jeremiahoden
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
92 out of 100 based on 2,049 ratings.