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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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1,989 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,989
Reviews: 911
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 136
Gots: 217 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort

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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Photo of marcpal
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

11.2oz bottle poured into a huge Rochefort glass at the wonderful Publick House, Brookline.

A: Dark brown and red hue with a nice off white head that wasnt going anywhere.

N: Sweetness of the fruits, both fresh and dried. Enticing. As it warmed, a plethera of malts, fruits, nuts, and complex flavors.

T: Caramel and fresh figs. Some berries and pear with something in the way of hops, but not much. Not overly sweet, and the caramel is ideal for a well made strong Belgian. There is no notice whatsoever of the alcohol.

M: Not nearly as thick as the other Rocheforts, considerable amount of malts but tons of bubbling which was somewhat shocking.

D: Madly lighter than the 8 or the 10, not quite as tasty but more drinkable. The sweetness here is much less as well as any signs of alcohol in all aspects.

This is a well-made concoction. Went amazing with mussels, had the cleansing texture that worked beautifully.

marcpal, Sep 04, 2008
4.28/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle into snifter. From Notes
A: A light brown haze, with a swirl of carbonation in the body. The tan head stays throughout with minimal lacing.
S: A pleasant yeast character, with notes of cake batter, roasted malts and subtle hop presence.
T/M: A very well done ale, complex in flavors. Creamy mouthfeel gives way to a bold hop finish. A sweet caramel taste is also found. Heavy on the yeast presence.
D: With good flavors and great aroma, this is an all around good Trappist package

GDBEERMAN, Sep 21, 2010
Photo of StlHopHead77
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours out an opaque,maroonish brown with 2 fingers of moderately resilient,dense beige froth that resulted in sparse lacing.

S-Baked,red plum,sour cherry,mild tobacco,toffee
and baked brown bread.

T-Dark,dried fruits(date and fig),toffee,roasted nuts,pepper and an odd spice note that reminded me of sassafras.

M-Light/medium bodied with lively carbonation and restrained richness.

O-Not everything I had hoped it would be but good nonetheless.

StlHopHead77, Jan 23, 2012
Photo of olafphysics
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

olafphysics, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of SteeleWright
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

SteeleWright, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of spedprof
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

spedprof, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of allstar255
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

allstar255, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of gonzo000
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a. Brown beer that you can see through. One finger of cream head on the pour that disappears quickly leaving a ring of head around the outside of the glass and a small penny size circle of thin foam in the middle.

s. Honey, raspberry, cherry, yeast, malt.

t. Very full taste - sweet on the front and a bitter finish. Very tasty, but the fruit on the nose is not found in the taste. As it warms, the yeast becomes more prevalent.

m. Very good, but a bit too much carbonation.

O. Outstanding beer that I could revisit in the winter. Hearty beer that is too heavy for a summer's day.

gonzo000, Aug 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

heysuz, Apr 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

FadetoBock, Aug 27, 2013
Photo of DudMan
4/5  rDev -3.4%

DudMan, Sep 24, 2013
Photo of Beerandboards
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Beerandboards, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of tlazaroff
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Brown in color with light brown highlights when held to light. Like most belgian beers, this beer has ample tan head that just sticks to the glass and lingers for an extended period of time.

S: Quite a boozy smell at first, but after a second the fruitiness punches through. Big big plum, prune, and fig - dark fruits. There is a nice sweetness after the alcohol smell goes away. Really, a nice nose job.

T: Oh man, yes! All that fruitiness in the smell comes through ten-fold in the taste. I also pick up dark cherries (without the tartness), and almond extract. A bit of alcohol on the backend. This beer is beautifully crafted.

M: Interesting mouthfeel. It foams up a little bit, especially when pulling air over it. It's a full-bodied beer with high carbonation. Coats the palate, but it isn't sticky, the alcohol burn takes care of that.

D: Like most strong ales, this is a sipper for me. I like to savor every bit of it that I can. It's VERY drinkable for the amount of alcohol in the nose and taste. Awesome beer.

tlazaroff, Oct 30, 2011
Photo of rcjennings
4/5  rDev -3.4%

rcjennings, Jun 15, 2012
Photo of RuudJH
4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

To complete my round of Rochefort

A: brown, with a fizzing head carbonation. Good lacing.
S: Straight from the bottle there's no mistake: the complexity of Rochefort ales is through the whole range they provide.
It gives clear white bread, after that the hops become evident, and then fruity sourness, some apples and allmost kriek, plus the floral notes that are so powerfull in the best of trappists.
Sniffing alone makes such a pleasant experience.

T: The first taste has roasted grains and chocolate in it. After that, similar to the smells, the fruit sets in, apples and grapes.
M: very pleasant. it's allmost light, very smooth without any alcohol burn whatsoever.
D: This is very drinkable beer. It is within tradition of trappist monks and the way to live: something to enjoy while contemplating life :).

RuudJH, Jul 21, 2009
Photo of jewellrunner
5/5  rDev +20.8%

jewellrunner, May 17, 2014
Photo of santoslhalper
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearence: Pours a wonderful red with a clingy, beige head.

Smell: Smells very full bodied (if that's possible). The woody and caramel notes are wonderful.

Taste and Mouthfeel: An instantly, incredibly smooth taste fills your mouth at first, and is followed by a wonderful oak flavor. Incredibly unique tasting, powerful, and very intriguing. The mouthfeel is rich, creamy, and wonderfully full.

Drinkability and Overall: Phenomenal. Rochefort is always on top of their game, and this beer is no different. I love it. Love it love it love it.

santoslhalper, Feb 17, 2005
Photo of Abbbp
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Abbbp, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of bbeane
3.93/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Poured into a laser etched DFH chalice... Starts with a big rocky head that lingers for awhile. Beer is a very murky dark copper color with lots of large chunks of sediment

S- Not as impressive as I had expected in the aroma department. Sweet malty fruit aroma; cinnamon, spice

T- Very malty sweet, dark fruits, little bit of hop presense while no boozy taste

M- Full bodied with light carbonation

D- Very tasty and easy to drink. Anxious to move on to the 8 to taste the difference


bbeane, Jan 08, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Zekenyce, May 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

magpieken, May 25, 2013
Photo of WuBByG999
5/5  rDev +20.8%

WuBByG999, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of banger7
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

banger7, Sep 12, 2013
Photo of nickhiller
4/5  rDev -3.4%

nickhiller, Nov 16, 2011
Photo of ThaCreep
3.55/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Nose esters that give special fruity marked, can think in liquor but also with red fruit. A touch of coffee is also felt but it is discreet. The mouth is in continuity, it offers many berries macerated in taste with a very dry mouth, however. There is also a touch of alcohol and slightly spicy with presence, in addition, some phenols. The finish has a pleasant little bitterness. Not as complex as its big sisters, but perhaps easier to drink.

ThaCreep, Mar 24, 2010
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
93 out of 100 based on 1,989 ratings.