Trappistes Rochefort 8

#10 Top 25 beers 2015
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This classic brew pours a medium burnt-sienna color, with a substantial beige head that shows excellent retention. Yeasty, spicy aromas are front and center, with immediate wafts of caramel-drizzled baked apple, dark plum and toasted malt that mingle with an apparent vinous-like raisin note. Full bodied, the mouthfeel is flavorful and complex, as the palate offers flavors of Demerara sugar, apple pie, caramelized figs and light toffee. Medium carbonation helps to keep the rich profile from feeling too heavy or slick, while the finish boasts subtle hints of sweet wood and leather. Overall, this is a well-balanced and robust brew that's sure to age well for the next 3–5 years from bottling (refer to product label). Lauren Buzzeo

  • rating
    96
  • Price
    $8,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Belgium
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  • Rating
    96
  • Alcohol
    9.2%
  • Bottle Size
    330 ml
  • Category
    Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • Date Published
    12/1/2015
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