Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

Trappistes Rochefort 10Trappistes Rochefort 10
BA SCORE
96.5%
Liked This Beer
4.5 w/ 9,275 ratings
Trappistes Rochefort 10Trappistes Rochefort 10
BEER INFO

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

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 11-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#97
Reviews:
2,883
Ratings:
9,275
Liked:
8,946
Avg:
4.5/5
pDev:
9.56%
Alströms:
4.4
 
 
Wants:
891
Gots:
2,623
Trade:
63
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rristow
4.78/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Tasted from bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a thick fluffy slightly off white head. Lots of different notes on the nose. Dark fruits most prominent with caramel, yeast, raisins, spices and perfume notes. Taste is very complex like the aroma. Very balanced quad. Plums, raisins, caramel, belgian yeast, bready tastes. Full bodied with a creamy and chewy mouthfeel. Incredible beer.

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Photo of faatcase
4.98/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of robertm2152
3.74/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcbridec6
4.8/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GeoffAnton2637
4/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beermanben
4.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nace4
4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of adam36
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of craigbelly
4.71/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Dominant impressions of latte coffee with powerful chocolate aromas in the nose. Hints of wood, citrus zest (orange, lemon) and freshly baked biscuits. The initial taste is sweet. Beer and chocolate trapped into one single glass, a liquid milky draught with a backbone of bitter malt. The alcohol warms the throat and, in the finish, you will pick up traces of cloves, citrus, orange and mocha. Top of class.

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4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Grackos
4.33/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mike22ne
4.43/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.77/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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3.88/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.79/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Served in a Rochefort glass at room temperature in a café. No aging that I know of.

Look: Brilliantly dark, if that's a thing. Very clear contrast between the cream-colored head and the deep brown beer.
Smell: Pleasant and satisfying. Almost fruity or floral, but definitely not too cloying. A bit smoky, even?
Taste: Rich, with some sweetness, but mostly a range similar to what you would find in stouts, including some grain.
Feel: Carbonation and bitterness noticeable but not overpowering, indeed well-balanced. Very smooth overall.

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Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.87/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Look: One finger brown-white head, hazy brown body. The head lasts unnaturally long.

Smell: See below, but the smell is more fruit forward with less spices. Slightly less complex than the taste.

Taste: Brown sugar, earthy yeast, spices (nutmeg, clove, cinnamon, anise), mild dark dried fruits. A bit of apple in the finish.

Feel: High carbonation, medium body, sweet upfront with a semi-dry finish. A small alcohol bite, plus warmth. The bite disappears as it warms up.

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Photo of Pray_For_Mojo
3.84/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Cellared 3 years, 1 month

Poured into a tulip

Appearance: hazelnut brown with some haze. This beer is highly carbonated with light tan bubbles, which resemble the head of a Coke when poured warm.

Aroma: definitely Belgian. The sweetness comes through. Blindfolded, you would know this is a quad. Fruitcake-esque.

Flavor: sweet with dark fruits. This reminds me of a liquid fruitcake. Much less sweet many other brands (Carolous, Ovilia). There is a very faint anise in the background. Very little alcohol detectable even at 10% abv and no alcoholic heat.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied. Highly carbonated, almost spritzy with each sip.

Overall: this is worth trying, but it falls short of expectations. Chimay Blue is superior as are many domestic versions (Boulevard Sixth Glass, Victory V-12). The particular Rochefort 10 that I drank was cellared for over 3 years. I will try a fresh version of this beer. I should have done a side-by-side and compared the two to determine which was better.

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4.64/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Exp. Date: 05.01.2022

Frothy, 3 fingers tall, off-white head, not persisting but leaving a small crown. Spare lacing. High malty, bready aroma upfront. Moderate estery notes, mostly raisins - dry fruits in general. High aroma of phenols. Spices,
soft alcohol hint. Seems like perfume, whiskey kind. Plenty of caramel. High malty sweetness. Very bready and rich. Medium-low bitterness. Medium-full body, oily, chewy, soft but very lively carbonation. Pleasent sweetness washed out from palate by medium dry finish. Some spiciness, some alcohol warms a throat very nicely.

Legendery

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Photo of lewith
4.5/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 96.5% out of 100 with 9,275 ratings
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