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Trappistes Rochefort 10 | Brasserie de Rochefort

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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:
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Added by Todd on 11-06-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#98
Reviews:
2,895
Ratings:
9,351
pDev:
9.56%
Bros Score:
4.4
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2010 vintage:

Swampy brown body with little activity... a milky dense cap of cream colored head sustains from start to finish. Unprecedented lacing.

Musky red wine notes, overripe dark fruits, definite vinegar presence... loads and loads of merlot type qualities, sour fruit really overshadows any potential presence of oxidation or sweet malt.

Better than Westy. There, I said it. Ripening red grapes and tannins. Roasty quad-like malt notes that suggest something sour without actually making the leap. A touch of oxidation is beginning to surface and translates to semisweet caramel or toffee, a touch of leather only adds to the overall flavor profile.

Delicious. Like nothing else I can think of.

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

Bottle dated 010616. Poured into a chalice. Pours dark brown with sediment and a quickly dissipating tan head. The head dissipates, leaving some lacing around the edge of the glass and on top. Aromas of dark roasted malts, toffee, fig, plum and alcohol hit the nose. Some of these aromas are even noticeable right after you remove the bottle cap.

The flavor profile is of toffee, dark fruits like fig, plum, and dates, yeast, dark roasted malts, and the alcohol. The alcohol taste is still well hidden. The mouthfeel is full with moderate carbonation. While it is slightly creamy, it is also smooth thanks to the carbonation. This is a sipper, but it's easier to drink that some sippers.

Overall, this is one of the best quads if not one of the best beers I've ever had. It's one I would recommend to anyone who wishes to be exposed to quads. This is easily world class.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown opaque color with minimal head and no lacing

S-toffee and dates with some hints of malt

T-rich flavor of dates, figs and toffee blended with roasted malt

F-medium to heavy body with moderate fine carbonation, smooth and silky with alcohol well-hidden

O-phenomenal flavor and balance in this quad as expected

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Bottle Code "220616, 10:23"

Poured into a Lion Stout tulip glass, at cellar temperature of 55-degrees Fahrenheit, which seemed to be the perfect temperature.

Be forewarned when pouring this! I initially poured about a 5-finger head. I'd advise a slow pour to start, down the side of the glass, rather than straight into the bottom as I did at the start. The head sticks around forever and takes a long time to drop.

This has an intoxicating nose, and I'm not referring to the 11.3% alcohol. Like a dark bread, made with molasses. Raisins, figs, and a bit of dark fruit all come through as well. Also some toffee and caramel. A little malty sweetness and viscosity in the middle, yet if finishes with a bit of crispness. Medium-full bodied, with a fairly dry finish.

This was absolutely amazing after dinner, and was the perfect nightcap. I slowly enjoyed every last sip of this.

Recommended, without hesitation, this is possibly the best Quad I've had to date. Certainly a benchmark Belgian Quad.

I have one more in the cellar and would like to age it for a while. I'll definitely be buying a few more of these.

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look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Chocolate brown color. Weak head that completely disappears without a trace of lacing.

Complex aroma of raisins, dates, wheat bread and toffee. Plenty of alcohol to excite the nostrils.

Flavor is sweet overall with a dark fruit character. Reminiscent of dates, figs, apple cider, toffee and molasses. No hop character to be found. Alcohol sneeks in with a warm, spicy character.

Medium-full bodied with a light, dry finish from the alcohol. Smooth texture and good carbonation for such a strong beer. Even after 40-50 minutes of sitting, there are still plenty of small bubbles left to tickle the tongue.

Pretty complex beer. Lots of interesting flavors. Definitely gets better as it warms. I would recommend serving at 50-55 F. Good stuff.

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Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Brasserie de Rochefort
Beer rating: 4.5 out of 5 with 9,351 ratings
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