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Trappistes Rochefort 6 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

1,789 Ratings
THE BROS
93
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Ratings: 1,789
Reviews: 895
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 118
Gots: 161 | 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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uustal

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown amber with a big, two finger off-white, light coffee colored head. Aroma of dark fruits mostly, also grapes, caramel and hints of clove and spice. Really smooth caramel malt to start, one of the better highlights of this flavor in a beer that I've had. Not huge caramel flavor per se, but taste, amount of sweetness and mouthfeel combo is perfect. Moves to dark fruit notes before a lighter finish of white grapes and a pinch of spice. Not the biggest or best flavor profile, but very cohesive and excellently crafted.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 01:00:57 | More by uustal
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dalecooper


4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-27-2012 14:35:02 | More by dalecooper
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LukeONeill


4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-27-2012 04:54:55 | More by LukeONeill
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somnus

California

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-26-2012 19:22:21 | More by somnus
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WesM63

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-25-2012 02:04:06 | More by WesM63
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass.
Lots of sediment into the glass...I normally dont mind, but thats a lot! The last +- 2 oz couldnt be consumed.
Pours a healthy amber/brown; nice foamy head.
Smells of belgian yeasty banana and malts.
Taste is smoooth. Banana belgian hops, mixed with bready biscuity malts. Very pleasant and drinkable. Yes its a belgian, yes everyone should take note...its delicious.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2012 03:27:39 | More by DrinkSlurm
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tweenDhedges

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

02-22-2012 01:00:01 | More by tweenDhedges
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BrazilianAussie

Brazil

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-21-2012 17:32:39 | More by BrazilianAussie
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stephens101

Oklahoma

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For some odd reason just getting around to reviewing this all time favorite brew.

Reddish-brown in color with a consistent and patient tan head. Aroma consists of deep, rich dark chocolates, milk chocolate, caramel, cherries and sweet bread.

The taste mimics the aroma with big milk chocolates, sweet bread and cherries. Medium bodied, warm and creamy.

A vinous quality exists (grapes, plums).

Simply a perfect blend.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 21:07:45 | More by stephens101
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CarpalTunnell

Virginia

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-20-2012 12:27:23 | More by CarpalTunnell
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diamondc

Texas

4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best By 090316

Loved the 10, meh on the 8. Huge head on the pour, with close to zero lacing. Dark amber hue, with a cap of foam a few minutes after the head subsided. I get dark fruits on the nose, blueberries, raspberriesl. Some raisin, fig, fruitcake aromas too. Clove, bread, kola nut, light cherry, and a mineral water like aftertaste. A bit different taste profile from typical Belgian dark ales. I dig it.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 07:18:04 | More by diamondc
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Campodog

Spain

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

02-19-2012 10:02:53 | More by Campodog
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CummingsK21

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

02-19-2012 05:55:41 | More by CummingsK21
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Batch/Best By: 090316

Drank as part of a vertical tasting of the three offerings from Rochefort.

A: Pours slightly cloudy mahogany to medium brown with significant visible carbonation at the edges. Two finger light beige head that reduces to a thin layer of bubbles. Lots of lacing.

S: Very sweet aromas - caramel, toffee, and candy sugar. Also aromas of dark fruits - plum and fig - with hints of Belgian yeast.

T: Smooth flavor of sweet malts with dark fruits - plum and fig. Lesser tastes of toasted malts and caramel with hints of spice/clove. Finish is almost buttery.

M: Medium bodied with moderate to high amounts of carbonation. Slightly thin for the style.

O: Complex and well balanced, this beer is pretty easy to drink and enjoy. Very good flavors but just a hint too much for this to be sessionable - I really felt satisfied after the one. The smell and taste of alcohol is well hidden.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2012 00:42:36 | More by dbrauneis
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zac16125

South Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5


330ml bottle poured into a snifter

Batch #/ Best before: 090316


From notes taken on 2/12/12

A: Pours an opaque light mahogany with 1 fingers width of very bubbly off-white head that dissipates down rather quickly to leave a thin film and outer ring that remain throughout the drink. There is a decent amount of sedimentation suspended in the glass. Leaves zero lacing.

S: Burnt sugar and caramel malts. A pepper and clove like spice is also noted, along with a subtle hint of alcohol. Decent aroma, but not particularly strong or complex.

T: Follows the nose. Candied sugar, caramel malts, and brewing yeast. White pepper and subtle clove, with the spices becoming more prominent as the beer warms. Not nearly the flavor profile or strength I was anticipating/wanting.

M/D: Heavily carbonated, light to medium bodied, with a rather thin mouthfeel. High drinkability with a completely hidden ABV.

O: Overall, I was disappointed with this offering. Rochefort 8 is a very good beer, and Rochefort 10 is world class. This isn’t even in the same ballpark. I’m glad I had it, to complete the Rochefort trifecta, but I will not have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2012 02:39:45 | More by zac16125
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-15-2012 21:09:46 | More by sharpski
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BelgiumBill

Virginia

4.53/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Trappistes Rochefort chalice. I wish the glass was a little larger because I had to pour very slowly to get it into the glass since the head was thick and lively. Tan with good retention. I reserved most of the yeast in the bottle not pouring it in the glass.

Dark caramel brown color.

Fruity and complex nose. banana, plum, fig, even some apple. bready and malty. Real nice.

Nice round malt structure; combination of ripe dark fruits and some tartness. nut bread. Not over the top sweet.

Really nicely balanced, complex, ample carbonation to release flavors. Hints of alcohol, wine/port. Head sticks around a long time.

I also have the Rochefort 8 and 10 and am looking forward to trying.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2012 18:08:37 | More by BelgiumBill
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stevoj

Germany

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-11-2012 11:17:52 | More by stevoj
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beermaned

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-10-2012 14:50:03 | More by beermaned
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canadianghetto

Texas

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-10-2012 03:50:23 | More by canadianghetto
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vickersspitfire

Texas

3.9/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter and it came out a nice dark fruity color, somewhat like raisins and plum mixed together, just a dark reddish brown color. The body itself is very cloudy and you can see the yeast settle on the bottom. It’s topped off with a nice thick tan head that slowly dissipates into a thin layer of bubbles. Very nice lacing in this one! There is a slight fruity aroma (my descriptions of the aromas will always be a little off due to an impaired sense of smell) that reminds me of fig jam, I also pick up some mild malts but not much else. It hits the tongue smooth and is an easy beer to drink overall. It has a medium mouth feel and really envelopes your mouth with a great tasting flavor. Raisins, fig, plum and some spices are present in the flavor.

Thank you Barbara for this ale!

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 01:49:31 | More by vickersspitfire
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yeti123

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +20.5%

02-09-2012 22:14:27 | More by yeti123
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mikemoeller112

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-09-2012 05:47:02 | More by mikemoeller112
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timbre

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

02-08-2012 05:59:43 | More by timbre
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StoneBrewFanatic

Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours murky brown/copper in the light with a solid two fingers of head that maintains moderate retention and has minimal lacing.

S - Sweet caramel and toffee, candied sugar, lots of dark fruit, raisin and fig, spice and yeast.

T - Sweet toffee malts, buttery, brown sugar, figs and raisins, yeasty bread notes, tart apples and cherries and mild spice.

M - Not too bad for the style but a little thin with bright carbonation.

O - Most definitely worth picking up and trying. Nothing to really complain about just more subtle then the 8 and 10.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 23:12:26 | More by StoneBrewFanatic
Trappistes Rochefort 6 from Brasserie de Rochefort
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