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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,891 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,891
Reviews: 903
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 129
Gots: 194 | 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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2.5/5  rDev -39.8%

ajs4bd, Jul 11, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

HollyHops, Jul 10, 2012
Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%

330 ml bottle into chalice, best by 3/10/2015. Pours murky reddish brown color with a 1 finger foamy cream colored head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Slight spotty lacing clings to the glass, with a good amount of carbonation streaming up. Aromas of huge raisin, prune, fig, molasses, bread, toffee, earth, herbal, and yeast spiciness. Very nice and complex aromas with nice strength. Very big on the dark fruits. Taste of raisin, caramel, prune, molasses, biscuit, toffee, herbal, earth, and yeast spices. Light dark fruit tang on the finish; with lingering notes of dark fruit, toffee, molasses, biscuit, and earthy spiciness on the finish for a short bit. Very nice flavor balance and complexity; with plenty of robust flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a nice creamy, slick, and slightly prickly mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden with only a small warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent Belgian strong dark ale. Nice flavor balance, depth, and complexity; and extremely smooth to sip on. No complaints, very enjoyable.

superspak, Jul 09, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Dwtucker90, Jul 08, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

duceswild, Jul 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

kingslotty, Jul 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

JohneHoodlum, Jul 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

donzilake, Jul 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

joshwalt, Jul 03, 2012
Photo of barnzy78
4.15/5  rDev 0%

Best before date code=280114
11.2oz bottle, poured into my wide mouth Chimay glass, pours a murky rusty brown color with a thin head that sticks around as a foam atop the ale. Doesn't leave any lacing on the glass, but is still nice to look at. Aromas are rich with ripe, dark fruit, bready malt, and it's earthy. Tastes are earthy, fruity, raisin, bread, toffee, yeast - nice meld of flavors. Body is on the thinner side of medium, higher carbonation allows the ale to cover the palate while the alcohol warms with a tingle. It's been a long time coming, but I finally got around to picking this one up. Quality brew from a quality brewery, just as expected.

barnzy78, Jun 28, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Element1290, Jun 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

tenacioustomato, Jun 27, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

geofftrojans, Jun 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

jwat, Jun 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

nyrblue2, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of notchucknorris
3.98/5  rDev -4.1%

A: Pours a deep mahogany color with a fluffy tan head. Leaves some trails of lace down the glass.

S: A really pleasant mixture of dark bread, dark fruit and yeast. Some traces of banana and chalky yeast with a hint of coffee and whole wheat bread crust.

T: Opens with a lot of malt sweetness. Freshly baked dark bread, plum and raisin, cola nut, banana and a good amount of Belgian yeast. Mouthfeel is a bit thin with a good amount of carbonation. Definitely not up there with the 10 but a great beer nonetheless.

notchucknorris, Jun 20, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

AGoodStout, Jun 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

DruC4, Jun 18, 2012
Photo of KajII
3.63/5  rDev -12.5%

[Best served in a Trappist glass]

The pour was a murky medium chestnut brown with an average sized (1-2 finger) light tan head that quickly diminished to a thin cap, which in turn created some excellent sheets of lacing.

The aroma was of a dark bread malt and a sweet Belgian yeast with notes of toffee, a plethora of dark fruit (cherries, plums raisons and figs) and a mild alcohol tinge.

The taste was a mild malty sweet with a good toffee note early on, then becoming a bit yeasty with a big note of dark fruit and a pronounced alcohol finish. The flavor however was short lived fading quite quickly proceeding the swallow, with the fruity yeasty alcohol taste disappearing in what seemed like a matter if seconds.

Mouthfeel was somewhere in the middle of light and medium in body with a slightly dry and a bit watery texture and a soft to medium carbonation.

Overall this is a very well put together Belgian Ale, although this one is a tad lighter than the Trappistes 8 & 10 from this brewer. Now don't get me wrong, I truly think they are all exceptional brews...

KajII, Jun 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.5%

Shakerman, Jun 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.7%

hawkon, Jun 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.6%

rcjennings, Jun 15, 2012
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4.4/5  rDev +6%

330ml bottle, trappist night at the house 6-8-10 consumed sequentially

appearance: all of the rocheforts have fantastic pours - the 6 is a deep chestnut color, creamy tan head with strong retention

smell: doughy and sweet, toffee, dark fruit

taste: really fantastic stuff - bright and sweet dark fruits, fig, brown sugar, sweet toffee, caramel, red apple, dark cherries, candied orange. A really impressive beer - worth the extra effort to track down, as most stores seemed to be out of stock

mouthfeel: rich medium body, velvety

overall: great stuff - preferred over the 8, and very close to the 10

dirtylou, Jun 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

bspain5, Jun 07, 2012
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3.93/5  rDev -5.3%

11.2oz Bottle from Whole Foods Las Vegas for 5$

Appearance - Hazy brown colour with an average size fizzy beige coloured head. It's too hazyto make out the amount of carbonation showing and there is some fair lacing. The head lasted for 4-5 minutes.

Smell - Malts, breads/grains, raisins, corn

Taste & Mouth - There is a high amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, grapes/raisins, and some corn. There is also some caramel and a bit of a woodiness. It ends with a malty dark fruit aftertaste,

Overall - A light and very drinkable beer given the ABV. It might be just a touch too carbonated but the tastes are well balanced and you can taste the quality ingredients. The Rochefort 10 is still my favourite by a mile though.

spinrsx, Jun 05, 2012
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
93 out of 100 based on 1,891 ratings.