Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

9,206 Ratings
Trappistes Rochefort 10Trappistes Rochefort 10

Brewed by:
Brasserie de Rochefort

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.30%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Todd on 11-06-2000

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Photo of lucasj82
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Jamesohn
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of TargaFlorio
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of LouDogg114
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of CStrife187
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of Premo88
4.45/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. bottle poured into goblet
(11/07/17 printed on label; bought this in February, let it sit in the fridge until June)

L: murky caramel to darker brown with lots of debris; big head for a beer poured into a goblet, at least 1/4-inch or more. ugly as can be with all the stuff floating around in it, but the base color and head are awesome.

S: sour grapes/wine but with sweet malt ... sweet biscuits/bread. it's a constant back-and-forth between these two things for me: sometimes more wine, sometimes more sweet light malt.

T: lots of alcohol and very wine-like but damn is it good. sweet grapes with a fantastic malty foundation; it's like a candied sour apple.

F: so perfect, so much carbonation with a perfect medium weight -- the carbonation makes it very drinkable and truly Belgian

O: a personal favorite

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Photo of RyanSchwam
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of TheBeeraholic
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of adityashekhar
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of IndyDad
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of HisBoyElroy
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of anson42
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of beersvh23
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of Roguer
4.8/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A - 3+ finger, long lasting, cream colored head, leaving thick lacing on the glass. Incredible amounts of yeast left in the bottle (bottom and sides). Thick, pure dark color from a nut brown pour. Holding up to the light reveals tons of yeast or malts out of suspension (slight detraction for me).

S - Cherries, prunes, dates, candi. Well blended and medium.

T - Initial notes of nuts, followed immediately by sweet cherries, prunes, banana, and candi sugar, followed yet again by a nutty malt, and finished with a wave of cherry sweetness. Some spices come through as it warms.

M - A little sharp and bubbly. Chewy; starts to foam in my mouth as I let it sit and chew on it. Slightest bit of warmth from the alcohol (11.3%!). Coats the mouth in sediment and yeast, especially as the beer warms, leaving an additional, lingering sweetness.

O - I really like quads, and this is the best I've had so far. I can't really imagine improving on the taste. Maybe I'll be forced to re-review after having Westy or St. B, but for now, this is one of the top beers I've ever had.

Bottle date says 140317; not sure how to read it, so I don't know how aged this is or is not.

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Photo of Noelito76
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of tuka
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of dheacck11
4.55/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Pour is a super thick, deep mahogany brown. Murky. Finger of beige head, super dense. Ton of black sediment with the pour.

Nose is big and complex. Some sweet dry dark fruits, plum and raisin predominantly. Also some creamy caramel notes. Little bit of birch and sassafras.

Flavor is rich and thick. Lots of creaminess surprisingly. Big dark fruits with plum, dried fig, raisin. Nice malty caramel.

Feel is super full and thick. almost chewy.

I think my palate is not quite developed enough to appreciate this beer. Lots of really complex flavors. I also think it will get better as it warms. But it is mind bogglingly good for the style. Just not sure I'm ready for it yet. Prepare your palate.

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Photo of IchLiebeBier
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Dark chestnut;small head

Aroma: Malty; fruity; fig-like

Taste: Spicy; good malty alcohol flavor; complex; dry notes throughout, but finishes sweet; delicious

Remarks: Drank this in Alkmaar, NL after a beer museum tour (De Boom Museum bar) on an empty stomach; hit me hard, but it was so good.

This is my favorite readily-available Belgian beer.

Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; disregard those scores

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

A: Thin head, maybe half a finger, that quickly disappears. Cloudy, dark brown, some visible carbonation, but mostly obscured by the cloudiness.

S: Rick chocolate, malt, and dark fruit, in that order. A little cream, too. Like Bailey's.

T: Rich, bold, creamy. Chocolate and the cream comes out first, some oakyness next, then malt and dark fruit linger. Flavor never fades. Very rich, but not in a sickly sweet way. Very easy to forget the ABV is 11.3%. I want to make beer syrup out of this and out it on everything. After a few more sips, I think I'm getting a little hint of orange, just slightly at the end. Might be crazy.

M: Smooth, a little silky, but less so than the 8. Lighter on the carbonation, too. Light for a Trappist, but not light overall.

O: This is my favorite beer. Drink it any and every chance you get. Incredible in every aspect.

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Photo of Canada_Dan
4.59/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of drrone
4.86/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Firestone Walker Teku

A - Poured dark brown/amber and hazy. Liberated 2 fingers of creamy tan head that slowly faded. Floating particles on pour that settled on the bottom after a while.

S- Dark fruits, slight citrus, malty, toast/bready, alcohol but not strong. Many some toffee/caramel or chocolate? Very interesting nose.

T - Just a wonderful mix of flavors, nicely complex. Similar to nose, with raisins, plums, cherry, figs. Slightly sweet on the palate.

M - Good carbonation, smooth and a great boozy warmth. Considering the ABV it drinks nicely. This could easily catch up to me.

O - Stunning example of a strong dark Belgian ale. I had it once before and I was hoping I wouldn't be disappointed this time around, I was anything but. Really a rich and complex beer. One that must be tried.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
4.47 out of 5 based on 9,206 ratings.
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