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Trappistes Rochefort 8 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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Brasserie de Rochefort

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice tan foam forms as you pour. Hard to catch any aromas, although I traced some coffee, nutmeg, berries, funk. Taste is amazing. This is a very complex beer. I tasted coffee again ( I changed my glass, coffee still present), that boozy Belgian ale flavor was present, and berries.

Drinking this beer is like eating a dark chocolate filled with a raspberry fill. Pleasant to drink, not thick.

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Appearance - Dark brownish red head. Had a thick off white head. Some carbonation

Smell - Complex, has some dark fruit, raisins, some herbs, yeast is present

Taste - Sweet, herbal taste, dark fruits are predominate, yeast, alcohol is definitely there. Has a dry finish

Overall - Complex is an understatement. One of the best beers from Belgium. I'm sitting on a couple to see of they age of the coming years

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 5,323 ratings
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