Trappistes Rochefort 8 | Brasserie de Rochefort

Trappistes Rochefort 8Trappistes Rochefort 8
BA SCORE
94.4%
Liked This Beer
4.33 w/ 5,307 ratings
Trappistes Rochefort 8Trappistes Rochefort 8
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort
Belgium
trappistes-rochefort.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#398
Reviews:
1,925
Ratings:
5,307
Liked:
5,012
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
9.93%
Alströms:
4.79
 
 
Wants:
432
Gots:
1,104
Trade:
23
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Photo of urbanvets
4.43/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

330 ml poured into chalice March 21, 2017

A- Brownish red with 1 1/2 finger head, not as much retention as I would have liked.

S- Belgian yeast, malt, chocolate and apples

T- Lemon, chocolate, bread

M- Very smooth and enjoyable to sip, can swirl this beer in my mouth forever

O- High alcohol content is deceptive, sneaks up on you, hidden in other tastes. # 6 seems a little more complex. Prefer over the Chimay Blue by far.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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Photo of catadoraccidental
1.22/5  rDev -71.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

APPEARANCE: Many ivory durable foam. It is a layer of thick middle finger permanently and brands of foam from the maximum height reached to serve. Dark brown and very watery black between. / AROMA: In the first instant of pouring it into the glass, the smell is rum. Almost immediately after the aroma is strange, as spoiled rum, if such a thing could occur. Maybe that smell comes from alcohol. Unpleasant. Prefer not go nosing. / Taste: Creamy. Intense roasted flavors. In the back of the palate and throat leaves a permanent taste a little aggressive. Taste very conflicted: have to like it a lot or you dislike. Definitely something burning, as if I had grabbed the stew at the bottom of the pot and also, for some mysterious reason, that stew had spoiled bitter. Salted. There is a beer that fit off the middle ground. / GENERAL ASSESSMENT: Not as good as they say. Pretty bad. 2.50 euros. / January 2013

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 94.4% out of 100 with 5,307 ratings
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