Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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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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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.6/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I was so excited to finally nab a bottle and get it into my tulip glass. Pours a beautiful dark, dark reddish brown. Awesome fluffy head.

This quad smells of dark fruit, raisins, soaked in alcohol and brown sugar.

Fruity, that same dark fruit, and sweet. So, so smooth, with the alcohol completely unnoticeable. Finishes with figs over malt.

One of the best beer I've ever had. The beer is so smooth, drinkable, complex, and delicious.

Do whatever you can to try this beer.

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Photo of jifigz
4.74/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: The beer is a very dark color. It looks black with deep purple intertwined with it. It looks like a luscious extremely flavorful grape drink. The head died extremely fast.

S: The smell is very sweet. Raisins and figs, brown sugar, alcohol, and a hint of cloves and allspice are all present in the nose.

T: The taste is just wonderful. It is spicy, sweet (with the fruit flavors mimicking the aroma), and you can taste the alcohol, but not in a bad way at all. The beer is warming and extremely enjoyable.

MF: A lot of these Belgian ales have slightly high and stinging carbonation. This one portrays that to some extent, and I don't enjoy that, but it is how the style usually is so it's quite accurate.

O: My first encounter with this one. I love Belgian ales and all of the Trappist brews I have had, but watch out St. Bernardus 12, this has taken over. I think this is the best one I've had yet. Just wonderful. Too bad it's damn expensive.

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3.79/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: thick 3 finger head that dissipated quickly no doubt due to alcohol - super dark nearly impossible to see at center, but has a coca cola, very very dark whisky color, but dark brown pour
N: alcohol, dark fruits (figs), chocolate, sweetness, notes of cinnamon, some leather, raisin, very very mild soy sauce notes, brown sugar on the nose
T: Super complex - rapidly changing and hard to identify flavors. Definitely some chocolate and dark figs, vinous juiciness, sharp alcoholic and CO2 bite, has some notes of porto and whisky, tastes like coca cola to, some notes of raisin, its drinks smooth with a sharp alcoholic twang/bite at the finish. After taste of coca cola, receding bitterness on the tongue. After taste some umami, soy sauce flavor (especially with the addition of the yeast)
Not blown away by this beer in terms of intensity but it is certainly very smooth for how strong it is. Very alcoholic bite and has a high complexity of flavors that change rapidly and need repeated evaluation to appropriately identify

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

A - Pours a somewhat cloudy dark brown body with a lush beige head that sticks around for the entire duration of my tasting. There is also some nice lacing, but the head retention is well impressive! Looks like a perfect quad!

S - Lots of dark, roasted malts on the nose (caramel, brown sugar, chocolate hints of licorice). Some apparent dark fruit notes, as well as a nice flowery smell to it. Some hints of alcohol. It also smells a little vinous.

T - Wow. This is pretty much a bigger, bolder version of the 8. Lots of dark fruits, brown sugar and chocolate. Some clove-like spiciness. Some mild flowery hops. Not very bitter, though quite roasty. This beer slightly reminds me of a good port wine, with that earthy/woody and vinous quality to it. The finish is long and lingering, with hints of bread, candied fruit and brown sugar.

M - Very smooth, even creamy. Medium body, medium level of carbonation, with a slight peppery quality to it. The alcohol content is fairly well-masked, even though it begins to be more noticeable as the beer warms up; but that is normal, considering it's over 11% in ABV.

O - This is a stunning quadrupel; definitely one of the best out there. I wouldn't want to drink this very often and would probably opt for other quads/Belgian Strong Dark ales (Rochefort 8, St.Bernardus Abt 12, Chimay Blue) with less ABV, but this is an amazing beer nonetheless. A true sipper. Highly recommended!

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5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.39/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark molasses brown, almost black in colour. One finger of bubbly eggshell head which fades swiftly to a collar and minimal lacing.

S - Sweet and warming, slightly medicinal. Prune, berries and treacle, very complex and enticing.

T - Ashy chocolate, blackberry, prune, raisin, strawberry, treacle, brown sugar and smoke.

M - Moderate to high carbonation, medium body, somehow fizzy but smooth.

O - Top quality quad with all the intricacies.

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev -11.1%

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5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Being from the Kalamazoo, MI area(founders, bells, goose island, three floyds all within driving distance) and living in Portland, Or the past three years(beer city, if you will), I was a bit hesitant at the hype of this beer...alas, I'm converted. These Belgium monks know how to brew! Skeptics beware, this beer will blow your mind.

Pours smooth with a silky brown/hazelnut/caramel feel into a chalice. Head brings about a smell of dark fruits with a sweet, slight sense of alcohol in the nose. Very complex.

Taste is out of this world, it took my tongue on a smooth rollercoaster, hitting it in the front with a delightfully sweet, yet earthy start into the surreptitious and complex taste of the 11.3 abv, all while maintaining world class mid tones that add the complexity you would expect from a world class quad.

I've found it best to drink at slightly under room temp...lets all of those wonderful flavors come out.


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Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 9,423 ratings