Trappistes Rochefort 8 | Brasserie de Rochefort

Trappistes Rochefort 8Trappistes Rochefort 8
BA SCORE
4.33/5
5,316 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:
#401
Reviews:
1,927
Ratings:
5,316
pDev:
9.93%
Bros Score:
4.79
 
 
Wants:
433
Gots:
1,108
Trade:
23
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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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle to glass

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

A - Beautiful brown with tan head

S - Very Belgium ale smell, some yeast and nice malt sweetness

T - Delicious complex flavor

M - great body and carbonation

O - Best ale of this type I've had, very recommended

I am really looking forward to finding some Rochefort 10, but even the 8 was hard to find

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Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 5,316 ratings
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