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Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,629 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 7,629
Reviews: 2,578
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 604
Gots: 1,439 | FT: 52
Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-06-2000)
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Photo of Mavigo
4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a dark brown, with a short head with some lacing

S: Strong aroma, hops, fruits, sugar, caramel, malt

T: Very flavorful, sweet, spicy, strong alcohol taste, slightly overbearing but not horrendous, can taste dried fruits

M: very fulfilling, good amount of carbonation, thick, bold, has volume to it, solid

O: Its up there with the best, not really a fan of beers with higher ABV but certainly should not be a reason to disregard this beer, its rare, its imported, defiantly should jump on the opportunity if it becomes available.

Photo of Chokobo
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Fatehunter
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a chalice. Dark brown color with a frothy finger of tan head.
Smells like alcohol, rye bread and chocolate.
Taste: alcohol, malt sweetness, nuts, more alcohol. Super delicious.
Soft texture, like a cloud. Low carbonation. Amazing.
It is no exaggeration to say this is one of the best beers in the world.

Photo of tviz33
4.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 330 mL bottle purchased at Lewis Brothers Market in Horseheads, NY. Served in a tulip glass.

A- Pours a rich brownish red body that looks sort of like a mud puddle topped by an off-white two finger head. Lots of bubbles rising to the top.

S- The smell is sweet, sour, and bread-like all in one. Grape notes like a wine, other dark fruits, and caramel.

T- Not as much sour as the nose and not very sweet, but in a good way. Certainly there are dark fruits, and of course, a nice spiciness. Complex and rich. Very nice.

M- Aggressively bubbly on the first sip. it just needed to warm up a bit to get much creamier. Full bodied. This beer feels alive.

O- This beer is truly a benchmark quad, and one I will have again. Definitely lives up to the hype.

Photo of JonDot
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Capnwar
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of flyingpig
4.53/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark brown colour that has maroon tinges in it and is topped with a bubbly tan head that starts about a thumbs width tall and halves in size where it stays for upwards of a couple of minutes.

Lots of depth to it and plenty going on. Starting with some dark fruits, mainly raisin and plum along with a lot of spice and some burnt sugar. There is some alcohol to begin with and some chocolate with a bit of caramel too.

Dark fruit and a lot of sweetness; there is dates, plum, raisins and sugar to name but a few. There is also maybe just a slight bit too strong an alcohol burn from it towards the end.

Medium bodied and very smooth indeed with medium to strong carbonation, a lot of spice and great depth with some alcohol but this is hidden well for the most part.

Almost perfect beer, if only it were ever so slightly weaker in the alcohol department it could be classed as unbeatable. It had it all, a great mix of flavours and with plenty going on and a huge alcohol content that was hidden a lot better than I would have imagined.

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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of IcemanCometh
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of funkyaudio
4.23/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is fruity sweet with currant and caramel. Flavor is very fruity and roasty to a lesser extent. Alcohol is noticeable, particularly going down but not nearly as much as the abv would suggest. Medium to heavy bodied, chewy texture.

Photo of Mark000
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of felixljr
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of His_Royal_Hoppiness
3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of RBee
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Cam1991
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of JustinQ
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of khirasaki
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of MakeMeATaco
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of ciscov
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of ChrisMon02
4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jazzyjeff13
4.03/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Review number 600! Another milestone in the education of my palate...

A 330ml bottle with a BB of Aug 2015. Bought from a Belgian supermarket while on a trip in September 2010. This has since been cellared in my garage, and has hopefully matured nicely. The bottle is covered in dust and cobwebs...

Poured into a Duvel tulip. Managed to leave most of the yeast in the bottle. A deep reddish-brown hue with plentiful carbonation and chunky yeast sediment. Produces a large head of creamy tan foam that hangs around for a few minutes before slowly reducing to a surface layer. Aroma of rich, fruity malt with notes of raisins, plums, dried fruit, brown sugar, caramel and yeast esters. Sweet, vinous and slightly oxidised. A warming whiff of booze in the background; spicy and solvent-like.

Tastes of sweet, fruity malt with a boozy, lingering finish. Notes of raisins, plums, dried fruit, brown sugar, caramel, yeast esters and mild stewed hops. A vinous, wine-like quality pervades the flavour. Slightly oxidised, with hints of sherry/port. Dry, with a warm alcoholic finish that tingles on the palate. Mouthfeel is smooth, spicy and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and great body. Somewhat astringent, with an aftertaste of fruity malt and booze.

Tasty stuff - complex and well-crafted. A rich fruity character with a spicy, boozy finish. Quite sweet but balanced. The only thing that takes it down a notch is the subtle hint of oxidation in the aroma/flavour - this detracts from the overall quality of the beer. I wasn't sure how I'd compare it to other quads that I've had, but at this tasting I reckon it doesn't stand up to Westvleteren 12. I'll probably go over it again in the future, perhaps with a less aged bottle. In any case, this is still a world-class beer that everyone should try. Recommended - grab one if you can.

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
100 out of 100 based on 7,629 ratings.