Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

9,189 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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4.96/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured from a fairly fresh 11.2oz bottle into a Duvel snifter. This review is biased as this is my favorite beer.

A- pours a beautiful deep deep red/brown. A one finger white head that falls after a minute and leaves a layer over the top the entire time.

S- DARK FRUIT. Dried figs, plums, cherries, and a slight alcohol warming. The alcohol does not make it apparent in a noticeable way, but it does provide a warming in the aroma. It's a comfortable aroma. Belgian yeast, too.

T- follows the nose well. Chocolate covered cherries (the liquid kind with the alcohol). Fills the whole body with it's flavor. LOOOONG finish. The alcohol makes itself known in the warming but not the flavor. Rich beer.

M- Full. Perfect carbonation. Silky smooth. Leaves pockets of flavor in your mouth for you to find.

O- Amazing. About as close to perfection as you can get. A true beer of beers. Something I could drink for years and never get bored.

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4.32/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.2 oz bottle, packaged on January 11th, 2012. It was allowed to warm a bit before being poured into my Chimay chalice.

Rochefort 10 pours a very dark mahogany, no real highlights to speak of. Just over two fingers of bone colored foam rise up and crown the beer, and manage to stick around for a good long while. Little in the way of lacing though. The nose is fairly fruity, though more figs than some of the dark fruits that are more typical in a quad. There's just a bit of brown sugar sweetening up the ester profile, and a subtle clove aroma completes the picture. The fruit flavors, while still fig centric, lean just a little bit more towards plum and raisin than the nose (though I find myself wishing they did even more so). I find myself really enjoying the faint suggestion of brown sugar present, it's a nice, unique touch for this kind of brew. The spicy clove phenols are again relegated to a supporting role (which is how I like them). The body is fairly light and agile mouthfeel wise, but the carbonation could benefit by being just a bit brighter and more lively. I don't know if Rochefort 10 is my favorite quad, but it's surely a classic.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: color is like a murky medium roasted coffee. Brown with a tinge of orange. Carbonation is high at first but the head doesnt stay for long.

S: light fruits, toffee, chocolate, coffeeshop aroma.

T: Sweet, malty, chocolate. Dates. Caramel. The taste of a dark bread, maybe a tinge of pumpernickel but no bitterness. A soft caramel aftertaste like after drinking a Dr. Pepper.

M: Creamy at the start. Silky on the finish. Exceptional.

O: I love the complexities of this beer. I feel like i'll probably edit this review after i have it again to add more flavors as i notice them.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Muddy turbid appearance. I get raisins and figs in the aroma. The taste has a sweet backbone which helps give this beer its sturdiness. I like this beer although I'm not a huge fan of quadruples. I can taste that this is a well crafted beer. It has a real purity of flavors that is unusual. The water they use is really clean and good. It gives the flavors of the beer a sort of transparency that allows one to easily identify the different elements within the beer. Nothing is muddled together. There's no background noise. Glad I finally got around to trying this.

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Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
4.47 out of 5 based on 9,189 ratings.
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