Trappistes Rochefort 8

This beer pours a dark burnt-amber color, with a solid beige head. Initial medium-intense aromas of baked apple, plum, dark cherry and fig are hit with ample yeasty, spicy accents of clove, grains of paradise and tilled earth for added depth. The roasted-malt core of toasty brown bread supports all of the fruity tones, with an overlay of fresh caramel sauce for added richness. The palate is medium in weight, though satisfying in a full texture and decadent flavors of apple pie, caramelized dark fruits and mocha that are balanced by moderate carbonation. The lingering finish offers more of those appetizing baked-fruit tones, with additional glimmers of sweet wood and warm spice. Merchant du Vin. Lauren Buzzeo

  • rating
    96
  • Price
    $7,Buy Now
  • Appellation
    Belgium
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  • Rating
    96
  • Alcohol
    9.2%
  • Bottle Size
    330 ml
  • Category
    Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • Date Published
    12/1/2018
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