Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort
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Reviews by Wreckoncile:
4.58/5 rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Served in Chimay goblet
A - Pours an opaque and hazy deep chocolate brown in the light, but near black in dimmer lighting. Two fingers of solid head that has good retention and leaves limited lacing.
S - Extremely strong smell, the second it poured, I could catch the scent invading my nose. A strong fig note is the first thing I noticed, but it gives way to a roasted malt, nearly stout type character that really distinguished this beer.
T - The roasted malts are really evident here off the bat and it leaves that dark fruit taste on the backend. Almost the exact reverse of the nose. The yeast tastes a bit more buried than in other belgians, but it shines through eventhough the roasted malts steal the show and make for some really interesting dark fruit flavors.
M - Heavy body, creamy, and yet still has a bubbly carbonation to it.
O - A quality quad that qualifies for quenching the belgian palatte. The alcohol is slightly muted by the overall strength of the flavors that come through on this offering.
Serving type: bottle
07-23-2011 03:59:51 | More by Wreckoncile
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