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Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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7,308 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,308
Reviews: 2,551
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.98%
Wants: 550
Gots: 1,287 | FT: 51
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Brasserie de Rochefort

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 TVolt1
4.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: NIce dark brown color with a slight hint of read. Poured nicely with a good amount of caramel head.

S: Smells of alcohol right off that bat. Smells somewhat of a sour beer with, smelling of cherries wine. This smell makes me what to try the beer and its a very unique smell.

T: Very strong alcohol taste. Hits you right away and takes a moment before you notice the dark chocolate,malt, caramel taste. Leaves a sweet taste on your tongue.

M: Good mouthfeel. Moderate thickness to it and light carbonation.

O: Overall, this is a very good beer.

TVolt1, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of rudzud
4.45/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This bottle was picked up at Julio's quite some time ago. Fairly sure this is either an 09 or 10 vintage. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Poured a crystal clear chestnut pour with a thin off white almost mocha head that fades to leave a nice cloud and slight lacing/halo.

S - Strong dark fruits like figs and carmel malts along with some slight warming booze.

T - Sweet carmel malts, slightly heavy and syrupy. Nice dark fruits such as figs and some good booze notes.

M - Boozy and syrupy. Still, for this style and ABV its a good feel. Light carbonation.

O - Overall, I can understand the hype behind this beer now. Not sure if I should held onto this for so long though.

rudzud, Mar 01, 2012
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

SURFBUGG, Mar 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

BillGreenhaw, Mar 01, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Rjhami, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of quilty
5/5  rDev +10.9%

quilty, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of oldp0rt
3.75/5  rDev -16.9%

oldp0rt, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of wibrewer
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

wibrewer, Mar 01, 2012
Photo of Tumble
5/5  rDev +10.9%

Tumble, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of JGuill
5/5  rDev +10.9%

JGuill, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of n00blar
5/5  rDev +10.9%

n00blar, Feb 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

jdprmd, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of videofrog
5/5  rDev +10.9%

videofrog, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of bradner
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

bradner, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of Ehrnstrom
4.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

appearance: very dark, ruby color. full head, light tan in color. moderate amount of lacing.

smell: great smell. slight hints of alcohol, cream, dried berries. subtle combination of scents.

taste: rich and creamy. excellent overall. aftertaste has notes of smokey oak.

mouthfeel: smooth and full-bodied. 11.3% abv, but not overpowering, which is a relief.

overall: phenomenal beer. highly recommended.

Ehrnstrom, Feb 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

dalecooper, Feb 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

LukeONeill, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of zee3are0
4.93/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed from bottles on numerous occasions. This is in regular rotation in my bar.

A - Deep and mesmerizing. Elegant like the flowing hair of a young brunette vixen.

S - Flowery but not overpowering. Definitely hints of sour fruits and chocolate.

T - Delightful. This is why I pay the premiums to buy this every time I'm at the local beer store to bring home a few bottles. Among the stars of "Belgium day" when I focus on Belgian food and drink for 24 hours...

M - The effervescense is pronounced for a quad; strong carbonation like most bottle conditioned Belgians, but it's not overwhelming.

O - One of my very favorite beers, right up there with Delirium's offers (all three) and Westy 12 (the holy grail of Belgian beers).

I make time to enjoy this beer. I recommend others do to; give it a proper pour and be careful of the suspended yeast; it's not like a hefe - you don't really want it - as it will cloud and sour your experience.

zee3are0, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of prosson
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Trappist Rochefort 10 is a beautifully dark, rich beer. It is very alcoholic for a beer at about 11.5% which is why it is called Rochefort 10. This beer retains its head for quite a while considering its ABV which, for me, is one of the determining factors of a quality beer. Deep, complex flavors that gradually change even as your pallet adapts to the flavor like all truly great beers should, in my opinion. Flavors change from hints of dark caramel-raisiny to light floral notes at the finish which are likely brought out from the high ABV. Because this beer is a quadrupel, the alcohol is very prominent and perhaps maybe too prominent for those who are new to the wonderful world of Belgian style beers, however, to those who are accustomed to strong flavored beers this one is great! It does sound like I am going on and on about how much alcohol is detectable in this beer, but don't misinterpret this as a fault, this beer is balanced near perfectly. In summary, this beer is very complex, has a beautiful dark brown (nearly black) color, strong slightly sweet/rich smell, and a complex taste. The Trappist Rocheforts are on my all time favorites list. Absolutely Delicious!

prosson, Feb 27, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

sasky7777, Feb 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

dvanhandel, Feb 26, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

somnus, Feb 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

iL0VEbeer, Feb 26, 2012
Photo of JCaweinstein
4.35/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Black, very nice two finger, light tan head, very much carbonation and excellent head retention.
This smells wonderful, dark fruit, raisins. The aroma pours out of the glass.
It's got a very unique flavor, earthy hop, fruity, raisin-like, nice malty sweetness without being cloying.
Effervence from the carbonation, mouth coating with a nice sweet finish.
A great smelling and tasting beer, the flavors and aromas work fantastically together. I will most certainly have this again, on special occasions of course.

JCaweinstein, Feb 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +10.9%

6string, Feb 26, 2012
Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
100 out of 100 based on 7,308 ratings.