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Trappistes Rochefort 10 - Brasserie de Rochefort

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

7,766 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 7,766
Reviews: 2,611
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 9.76%
Wants: 632
Gots: 1,548 | FT: 52
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Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  11.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Todd on 11-06-2000

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

Poured from an 11.2oz bottle into a Duvel Tulip.

A: Pours a hazy mahogany brown color with some amber highlights. Aggressive pour leads to a half-finger light tan head that fades slowly to a nice little ring around the outside. Lacing is pretty non-existant.

S: Ooh boy. What a nose. Tons of sweet malts, bready yeast, caramel, caramelized sugar and figs. Alcohol has to be there but everything is blended so well that is really tough to pick up.

T: Follows the noes almost di-rectly. With everything blending together to make such a wonderfully sweet and inviting flavor. At 11.3% it's high octane and well hidden. There's not a chance that you're picking up alcohol with all of this wonderful malt and subtle begian spice.

M: Creamy, subtly carbonated with just enough to lift the flavors to your taste buds and leave them.

O: A really wonderful beer. Quintessential Belgian beer and at $5 per bottle and always available at my shop, this is one to admire.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: dark brown with slightly lighter highlights and a khaki head of good size. Nice looking beer. Amazing head retention.

S: yeasty smelling. I get banana, dates, raisins, and some roasted flavors.

T: dominated by the yeasty notes again. Slightly bitter and sweet, with a lot of dark fruit esters with roasted malt.

M: smooth, thick, and heavily carbonated. Not too thick, it allows the carbonation to come through, but just enough to be smooth. The carbonation is fine.

O: great beer, can't believe I haven't had it yet. Got it for $6 for an 11.2 ounce bottle - well worth it. One of the best if not the best quads out there.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of hopfacebrew
4.5/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle to a tulip glass. The beer pours a rich murky brown color with a thick 2 finger cream head. Good retention and lacing throughout. The nose is that of toasted malt together with fruit and malty sweetness. The yeast is light and adds a hint of fruity flavor. A hint of heat. The flavor is quite complex: roasted malty sweetness, fruit, hints of chocolate. The alcohol is hidden quite well but reveals some heat on the tail end. The beer finishes with syrup mouthfeel and hints of cereal grains with a lingering fruit fig-like flavor. Good. Overall, this is a good beer. I enjoyed it very much and would drink again, recommended.

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

Photo of Fubar1453
3.83/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

My first quad.

A: Reddish brown color with an off white sea foam head.

S: Tons of fruit, spices yeast and a little bit of chocolate and alcohol.

T: A little disappointing, strong and sweet, heat from alcohol. Gave me a bit of a headache.

M: Creamy with medium carbonation.

O: I was expecting a little more, this had a BBD of 4.29.14 so it's about 3 years old, the alcohol dominated somewhat for me which I am not a fan of. I will try this again sometime in the future for a re-review and see if my palate is mature enough to handle it.

RIX

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1/5  rDev -77.8%

Photo of tbeckett
4.36/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A re-review. My first re-review but I thought this beer needed more respect. I'm reviewing a bottle BB 050214. Assuming this is from 2009. New review is first.

A - Pour is an opaque dark brown with tons of sedinment. One finger of thick medium brown head sits on top with a dot of brown yeast sediment sitting in the middle. Good retention with a half finger and some spotty lace.

S - Huge dark fruit, port, sugar, yeast, very smooth smelling vinous notes. A great aroma. No alcohol present. I can only describe the aroma as very smooth and extremely pleasant.

T - Yeast, some spice, great dark fruit, definite port qualities, dark candi sugars, boozy fruitcake, sweet Belgian-style sugar and sweet malts. Nice. The mild alcohol note is pretty nice and warming.

M - Mild carbonation, big body, very viscous with sweet finish that lingers on the tongue. Incredibly smooth.

O/D - An extremely smooth, rich, and complex Quad. Even around 2 years age on this makes a big difference. No booze is present and the flavours really have blended together. Great.

Original:

A - Pours a nice murky brown. Tons of sedinment with a tan coloured head of one finger. Carbonation intermingling with the sediment is neat to watch.

S - Really inviting aroma. Smells a bit hot, lot's of dark fruit aromas and port.

T - Boozy and sweet. I don't get any of the dark fruits from the aroma in the flavour. Some dark sugars maybe. The heat from the booze really dominates unfortunately but some of the other flavours pull through and show you what this beer has the potential to be down the road.

M - Coats the mouth wonderfully and the carbonation is good but not too powerful. Taste lingers for a really long time.

D - If the booziness could drop off this with age then this could be really drinkable even at its high abv.

I've had this aged for 7 years before and it was superb. The booziness in the fresher bottle holds it back alot

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of S7R4nG3
4.88/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Served full 11oz bottle into tulip.

A: Very nice thick cream colored head on top of a nice deep rich brown ale. Head dissipates slowly but laces very nicely.

S: Starts off with rich dark fruit and dark malty sweetness, a hint of yeast gives it some robustness along with just a whiff of the alcohol heat. I wish I could scent my room with it.

T: Lots of complex flavors, the dark fruit and malts give this brew a nice start keeping things light. Fruity/malty sweetness has a hint of dark chocolate that leads into some hints of yeast that give an excellent filling flavor. The alcohol slowly creeps in becoming more apparent towards the end that gives a nice palate cleansing effect while still retaining a touch of cereal/grains in the aftertaste. Simply amazing...

M: Excellent light-syrupy mouthfeel that I find all Trappist ales to possess, coating the mouth well and allowing all the flavors to have the greatest effect while balancing well with the carbonation that keeps it from becoming to overbearing. Loved it....

Overall I'll definitely be drinking this often for special occasions, a great relax and enjoy brew.

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4/5  rDev -11.3%

Photo of Cinderbike
4.58/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From notes.

2010 bottle into Duvel tulip.

A - pours a hazy chocolate brown with ruby highlights and minimal tan head. No lacing.

S - prunes, figs, caramel, fresh baked banana bread, licorice, stone fruits, and faint chocolate.

T - stone fruits, caramel, toasted bread, burnt chocolate, tobacco. Some astringency.

M - medium-full (candi sugar dried it out), but I was left wanting a tad more carbonation.

O - not quite Westy XII, but still great. Definately better with some age on it, but the low carbonation made this bottle a tad too sweet for me.

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4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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5/5  rDev +10.9%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of spdyfire83
2.98/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

128th Review
Bottle to Westvletren 12 (small) chalice

From notes. This was beer #2 that was enjoyed as part of a blind Quad tasting - to warm our palates before the real tasting - in Utrecht (December 2011). Thanks Jeffo and doopiedoopiedoo for the hospitality!

A: Deep tint of brown. 0.5 (mocha) fingernail head on Jeffo's pour - I was being honest.

S: Currants, caramelized brown sugar, toffee, coffee, and plums. Hint of sour funk though which was weird.

T: Taste a bit better than it smells, but still seems a bit off.

M: Medium-full bodied with soft carbonation.

O: This was my least favorite of the five being poured, but I think the bottle may have been off. We had a lengthy discussion about this, but I don't really remember what the conclusion was. I'll come back to it again at some point in the future and probably re-review it just for kicks.

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4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -11.3%

Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
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