Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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99
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9,246 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
Ratings:
9,246
Reviews:
2,879
Avg:
4.47
pDev:
9.84%
 
 
Wants:
890
Gots:
2,612
For Trade:
63
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Ratings: 9,246 |  Reviews: 2,879
Photo of cmurphy7
4.12/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

dark malty brown look with a slightly brownish head out of the bottle. the taste was truly unique with a sweetness on the finish. The aftertaste was a little strong and not as much to my liking, but overall a really impressive brew.

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Photo of BJB13
4.16/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Best by 2021
330 ml bottle poured into a large tulip.

Two fingers of dense tan foam top a deep caramel brown pour that is even darker stacked in the glass only allowing minimal light around the edges. The head is short lived but a nice cap remains, regenerating with every swirl and leaving nice lacing.

Caramel, molasses, dark fruit and a bit of alcohol make up the moderate nose. Taste is fairly sweet but not cloying. Dark fruit, particularly plum and raisin along with cocoa, fudge and fleeting hints of coconut make up the flavor profile. There is plenty of heat right through to the slightly tangy and somewhat drawn out finish.
Medium bodied and very smooth there is only a small bite from carbonation.

To me this was really hot. I am thinking that this particular bottle needed some more age.

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Photo of mishi_d
4.73/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chebode2
4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Spoda1983
4.66/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Flyingcar28
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ordybill
4.98/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured from the bottle into a tulip glass. The appearance is a dark brown color with a large tan head. The aroma is raisins, bread and alcohol. The taste is smooth caramel and raisins with a nice alcohol burn. The quintessential Quad.

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Photo of sd123
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scotty_Karate
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of trmiller24
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StormAles
4.72/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of srv33
4.78/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Pours a beautiful dark brown with a light tan head. Gorgeous head that lingers long after pouring, very fine bubbles, wonderful lacing. A very pretty beer.

Aroma: Very complex aroma of dark fruits, with none specifically overwhelming, very balanced scent. More dark fruits, perhaps a bit of cherry, raisins, brown sugar, bread, even a hint of grape. No alcohol on the nose, beautifully balanced creamy scent.

Mouthfeel: Unbelievable, smooth as milk. Thick and creamy. Very light carbonation. Top marks here.

Taste: Raisin, fig, vanilla, wine, beautifully balanced. The alcohol is hidden exceptionally considering its ABV. It has a gorgeous creaminess that is reminiscent of a nitro. The taste has a mellow lingering taste that gives hints of chocolate, cherry, honey, vanilla, and rye. Very mature and exceptionally balanced taste.

Overall: This beer absolutely deserves its rating. It is a gem and potentially one of the best. Its spot on depth and balance turn it into something ephemeral. This was part of a taste test including St Bernardus 12 and La Trappe Quad, and this won. It was more balanced and had a better mouthfeel than St Bernardus 12, and has more depth than La Trappe Quad. So, If you have not tried this beer, do so. If you only try one Quad let this be it.

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Photo of Dreyski
4.61/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The underlying alchohol taste is more evident then with a Westy XII (to be fair, it is stronger), but if you can't get one of those, it's the next best thing.

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Photo of MatthewHopHead
3.75/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DFrisselll
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer out there in my opinion.

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Photo of Knilas
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tomsquarey
5/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of SpongeHop
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - dark golden brown; head dissipates quite quickly
S & T - very prominent toasted bread and candi sugar caramel; raisins; milk chocolate
F - creamy, smooth

O - all-round solid beer. A real sipper. Incidently, good for use in cooking as well!

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Photo of Redscot
4.17/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArtAttackEd
4/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance is a dark brown colored body with a two finger white foamy head that dies within thirty seconds, lacing tries to cling to the glass but slowly slides into the body. The smell is spicy yet somewhat has some sweet cherries, a little tartness comes through and some booziness. The taste is mainly spicy sweet booze, cherries become more of an undertone to the flavoring, big boozy aftertaste, and a dry spicy finish. On the palate, its about a medium to heavy, sturdy carbonation. ABV felt appropriate. Overall, it's a bit boozy, but over the years I've learned to accept it for what it is supposed to be.

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Photo of Pletser
3.42/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AmeriCanadian
4.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thingsBEER
4.56/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kiro
4.54/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
4.47 out of 5 based on 9,246 ratings.
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