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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
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2,085 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,085
Reviews: 923
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 154
Gots: 274 | FT: 8
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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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

bottle purchased from Total Beverage in Murfreesboro, TN

Appearance: dark brown with a hint of amber, off white 1 finger head

Smell: Bready notes, plum, raisin, earthy malts, dark figs

Taste: Bready, earthy, caramel, plum and raisin notes, followed by a smooth, malty backbone. There's the slightest bit of dark fruits in this, but no where near as present as a Rochefort 8 or 10. You really cannot taste any sort of alcohol in this beer.

Mouthfeel: High carbonation, a little too high for my likes, but it mellows out pretty quick once the beer warms up. A lot lighter compared to the other Rocheforts.

Overall: Didn't quite know what to expect, as i've now had a 10 and an 8. While it lacks the flavor and intensity of it's older siblings, this is a damn good, well crafted beer. I could find myself probably reaching for a 6 more often, though I still think the 8's and 10 are overall better beers. This one is just really smooth and refreshing, lot's of bready malt and plum, this is a delicious beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.2 oz bottle into a Duvel tulip.

A: Pours a murky brown color. The head is a two finger white shade, looking a bit rough in texture. Retention isn't very good, though it does seem to settle at being a thin film instead of fading completely.

S: There's really a lot going on in this one - raisins, plums, currants, cherries, caramel, brown sugar, apple, white grapes, chocolate, and some savory spices. Not as sweet as the 8 or 10, yet nearly as complex.

T: At first, pleasant tartness from cherry and apple esters graces the palate. Afterwards it develops caramel and brown sugar flavors. The distant aftertaste has a spicy, herbal quality to it, seemingly from hops. I also note dark chocolate, tobacco, and some mild dark fruits. This isn't the most eye-popping of brews; rather it's elegant, subtle, and deep. I'll take that over a big, brash monster any day.

M: It's not that rich or creamy, instead featuring an airy, slightly refreshing feel. Plenty of yeast astringency and carbonation is there to tickle the tongue. I kind of like the focus on drinkability here - it goes down more easily than the other two Rocheforts.

O: What else can be expected here? It's definitely the lightest of the Rocheforts and knows this fact; yet it can easily stand toe to toe with the other two in terms of complexity. Just another excellent trappist offering, really.

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

33cl bottle into a snifter

A: Pours a pretty dark amber color with two fingers of fluffy white head. Decent retention.

S: Orange zest mixed with a nice mixture of prunes and plums. Spicy esters help add to the complexity. The three mix extremely well together and are quite balanced.

T: Dark fruits come out a bit more here than the aroma, but the beer stays quite dry. Nutmeg mixes with orange zest to balance the sweetness, keeping the beer quite light and bright. I really like how the dark fruits come through but the beer stays extremely drinkable.

M: Medium thickness, but the carbonation is quite high and prickly.

O: This is a great beer with a ton of complexity, while staying quite drinkable. A bit too carbonated, though - it is a bit prickly. A great Dubbel, though.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.84/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A-Cloudy amber, two finger head, extremely carbonated.

S-Dark fruits, yeast, candied sugar.

T-Darker fruits, yeast, lots of cherries and some alcohol.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated and smooth.

O-The bottle I had was aged, about 6 months from best by so I'll have to try a fresher bottle as this one seemed a little off.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
92 out of 100 based on 2,085 ratings.