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Trappistes Rochefort 8 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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Brewed by:
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: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pour this one out with confidence. It will not overflow your glass with foam.After about a minute It leaves a thin layer of head, which will stay there. The color is dark brown, bit like pancake syrup.

The smell is fruity, with dark fruits dominating, but some fresh notes as well.A sense of bitter and caramel. Spicy as well, but not dominant.

The taste is excellent. It is sweat and yeasty, has a compact flavor. Dark fruity character, with prunes and raisins and licorice. Also there are (the usual suspects) caramel ande brown suger - I almost forgot ;). Carbonation is just right for this beer - not to much, but prominent. Hides the alcohol very well, without an excessive sugarly taste. You drink this beer easy, and because of the compact flavor you might think this it is not very complex. But it is in the way the flavors are bound together that makes this beer so good. As if all the complexity comes together in a point of beer singularity (this is the beer talking) controlled by a yet to be discovered force of the universe. So...

A very, very nice beer, and I am Tripel kind of guy!

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 5,317 ratings
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