Trappistes Rochefort 8 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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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
Ratings:
5,279
Reviews:
1,919
Avg:
4.3
pDev:
10%
 
 
Wants:
425
Gots:
1,078
For Trade:
22
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Photo of Howlader
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cbaz
4.22/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shirtless_mike
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PprBurke
4/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mmorris15
4.18/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bhawks10
4.68/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a generic Belgian Ale glass. Look is dark and cloudy. Nice thick head that disperses too soon. One of the most interestingly complex flavors I've had. Definitely a little boozy, but it doesn't mask the the dark and warm flavors of caramel and fruit. Feels light but different from other Trappists. Not as bubbley as others. Feels dark but not thick. One of my new favorites.

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Photo of shadowugz
5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of GlennWB
4.64/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Furlinator
3.96/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Larryqian
4.13/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MathieuTheard
4.37/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VashonGuy
4.24/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOSHRINARD
4.17/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtriant
4.46/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xiaoxiong623
4.26/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zuun
4.31/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark brown colored, just enough head on the top.
I could feel quite alcoholic when i smell it. It has various flavors when i taste it. Especially fruity smellw as nice and charm. Overall very satisfied.

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Photo of BigSmooth12
4.4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LJTate
4.71/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pico_suarez
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of q33jeff
3.42/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

**
02/03/2013
LOOK: Brown Cloudy Color. Slight Green Tint.
AROMA: Banana, Pumpkin, Cloves, Bread, Apple
TASTE: Banana, Pumpkin, Cloves, Bread, Apple
FEEL: a bit "sticky" on the palate, but the beer is lively.

Pretty good, but I liked this less than both the "6" and the "10".


**

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Photo of andpit
4.38/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jamesroses
4.28/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

33 cl bottle

Appearance: murky brown with reddish hues. Tons of carbonation, 3 to 4 finger head.

Aroma: surprisingly it smells boozier than her sister the 10, less fruity and more chocolatey and dried fruits like figs and raisins.

Taste: cocoa, chocolate, the mentioned dried fruits, tobacco and cherry. Nice.

Mouthfeel: full presence on the palate, high and loud! carbonation, but goes down excellently.

Overall: great beer but liked the 10 more.

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.34/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of FrankK
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Trappistes Rochefort 8 from Brasserie de Rochefort
4.3 out of 5 based on 5,279 ratings.
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