Trappistes Rochefort 6 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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

Style: Belgian Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Bierman9 on 07-12-2002

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pDev:
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Photo of Wg1041
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mflamar
3.79/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.82/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bbock13
4.29/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hoponit
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msumike89
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dsippel
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeschaefer
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSGCujo
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of csmrx7
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Swoosl
4.28/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Weston64
4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hopsohard
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It is good but milder in flavor than the other Trappistes Rochefort and I think I like the other two better.

Look: hazy red-brown, one inch white head

Aroma: raisin bread, dark fruit.

Taste: raisin bread, plum, figs, banana, a little bit of yeast.

Feel: medium body, relatively easy drinking.

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Photo of sabojik
4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look: Dark ruby, with minimal lacing and quite a bit of head (it's a rather carbonated beer) that dissipates within two minutes or less.

Smell: Mild, compared to its stronger sister brews. Hints of plum, fig, allspice and a bit of banana, but not much to talk about even after it warms.

Taste: Disappointing, given the context of the rest of the Trappistes lineup. By no means a bad beer, but considering the robust flavor profile of the Rochefort 10, it tastes merely like a diluted version of its older sister.

Feel: Honestly? Kind of unpleasant. A bit of phenol alcohol sting, which is a bit odd considering that it's only 7.5% ABV, coupled with some relatively heavy carbonation (compared to the other Rocheforts) that makes it somewhat of a chore to get through, especially if you're planning to drink more afterward. Still a cut above the rest if held up to bog-standard Belgian ales and their American imitations, but the carbonation and surprisingly noticeable alcohol make this ale less desirable than its peers.

Overall: Again, the Rocheforts are all lovely beers, but Trappistes' rendition of a dubbel is by far the lineup's weakest link. If you're going to shell out the $4-6 on a single Rochefort, you'd might as well go for one of the two higher grades.

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4.27/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mav221
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Very different taste then its brothers: Rochefort 8 & 10. Not worth the price, in my opinion.

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Photo of SHDoyle
4.02/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Description: Reddish, ruby, caramel appearance with a little off-white head that dissipates almost immediately. Aroma is sweet and yeasty with notes of banana, dark fruit and dark cherry. The dark fruit is more pronounced on the taste and kind of steals the show as there is little hoppy bitterness or even spice profile. Feel is light with very high carbonation. Lots of bubbles with a somewhat dry finish.

Overall: 4 (This beer is good and I may or may not drink it again) A tasty and well-crafted beer but a little one note. Really highly carbonated, but I suppose that goes with the territory.

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3.79/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Strong alcohol deep brown hoppy cleanish aftertaste

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4.41/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chitoryu12
4.03/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Look: Light brown with some amber highlights when held up to the light. Decent tan head that quickly dissipates.

Smell: Fruit and spices, with some yeast.

Taste: Mild bready flavor with a small amount of alcohol bite. Very smooth.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thick, heavily carbonated.

Overall: Tasty, easy to drink, and filling.

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4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 2,544 ratings