Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort
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4.81/5 rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75
A - 3+ finger, long lasting, cream colored head, leaving thick lacing on the glass. Incredible amounts of yeast left in the bottle (bottom and sides). Thick, pure dark color from a nut brown pour. Holding up to the light reveals tons of yeast or malts out of suspension (slight detraction for me).
S - Cherries, prunes, dates, candi. Well blended and medium.
T - Initial notes of nuts, followed immediately by sweet cherries, prunes, banana, and candi sugar, followed yet again by a nutty malt, and finished with a wave of cherry sweetness. Some spices come through as it warms.
M - A little sharp and bubbly. Chewy; starts to foam in my mouth as I let it sit and chew on it. Slightest bit of warmth from the alcohol (11.3%!). Coats the mouth in sediment and yeast, especially as the beer warms, leaving an additional, lingering sweetness.
O - I really like quads, and this is the best I've had so far. I can't really imagine improving on the taste. Maybe I'll be forced to re-review after having Westy or St. B, but for now, this is one of the top beers I've ever had.
Bottle date says 140317; not sure how to read it, so I don't know how aged this is or is not.
Serving type: bottle
06-16-2013 00:47:38 | More by Roguer
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