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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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1,943 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,943
Reviews: 906
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 135
Gots: 205 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

harrisjohnson, Aug 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Slipmthgoose, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of Beeker
4.35/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a tulip glass.

A - has a deep cherry mahogany look that I am a really big fan of, head dissipates quickly, almost no lacing

S - smells almost entirely like wine, very fruity, and a hint of floral

T - tastes like a high sugar content wine with strong fig notes. Also, tastes like a toasted sugar glaze with a strong sweet finish. I also get hints of oak and a strong molasses taste.

M - light mouth feel with light carbonation

Overall - I wish I liked figs because this would be my favorite beer if I did. I thought it was an exceptional Belgian ale and was a pleasure to drink, I recommend it.

Beeker, Aug 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jacobdensford, Aug 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

CommonRider, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
3.7/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1439th Review on BA
Bottle to Goblet
11.2 oz

Purchased from Bevmo, Chino Hills for $5.49

App- Its very caramel in color. Didnt remember that from the 1st time I had it. The density is there with a good bit of haze and sediment. The head was off white and huge, but faded so quick. Maybe a couple dots of cling.

Smell- I am sorry, but this is not a BSDA. This is a dubbel. It was far to raisin and plum and sugary. Lacked a potent malt/yeast combo for me. Wasnt offensive just lacking.

Taste- I really thought it was lacking the soul of a BSDA. This was a dubbel all the way. More brown sugar, raisins and plums without backing notes to put it over the top. The ABV seemed a bit lacking and thin for style if so.

Mouth- It was a nice medium body with a medium carbonation. Dont let the bubbles fool you. The residual flavors are brown sugar and caramel.

Drink- Probably my least favorite of the Rocheforts. Had to review all 3 though. I need to buy more 10 to sit on.

FosterJM, Aug 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

mfgreene, Aug 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Btr73, Aug 05, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

kell50, Aug 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Bpvarona, Aug 02, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

penguinboat, Aug 01, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Jose9e, Jul 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Seattleman, Jul 30, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

ejimhof, Jul 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

JimmyCop, Jul 27, 2012
Photo of Megahertz
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle into a Hoffman House chalice. Date code is best before 08-09-15 at 10:04, indicating this was made in 2010 and should be in its prime.

A: Dark red to light brown with unusually soda-like carbonation with large bubbles that immediately fall into the beer leaving no head. Very disappointing appearance for a trappist ale at 7.5%.

S: Aroma immediately hits upon opening the bottle, plum and dark fruits with a deep malt nose.

T: Deep matliness, brown sugar and subtle cola-like esters. Very pleasant and complex.

M: The appearance contrasts to the rich and creamy mouthfeel.

O: Excellent beer - would be rated higher if not for the head and lacing problem. Perhaps I will re-evaluate with a different bottle at a later time.

Megahertz, Jul 26, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours out with an explosive head formation, so I have to slowly pour it. Eventually it settles out to a thick cream sitting atop a dark leather brown body. Looks lovely in my Orval chalice.

Aroma is bready, fruity, sweet…candied fruit, molasses, brown sugar, hint of clove, dough, yeast. Lots.

So smooth for 7.5%. And sweetness is kept in check with a light, dry finish. A rich, malty ale with spice notes and even a slight tart edge to it. Body is classic Belgian bottle-conditioned. Feels like I’m drinking velvet. Finish has a strong chocolate note, and maybe dates as well.

I shouldn’t have waited so long to try this. Considering its price, it's not something I will have often, but when I do, it will certainly be a treat.

JEdmund, Jul 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

skiit13, Jul 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

MathNut, Jul 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Auraan, Jul 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Fattsmagee, Jul 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

MJGTi, Jul 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

ssjkyle, Jul 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Dave_Treat, Jul 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

rolltide8425, Jul 13, 2012
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
92 out of 100 based on 1,943 ratings.