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Brewed By: Brasserie de Rochefort (Abbaye de Notre-Dame de Saint-Rémy)

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Number of Ratings: 2529

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Brewed In: Belgium

ABV: 9.2%

IBU: 28

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Tasting Notes

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kbmtnguy profile picturekbmtnguy - January 23, 2016
Nice dark taste, not a lot of complexity
jjfregistration profile picturejjfregistration - January 2, 2016
Very well balanced dark ale. Improves as it warms a bit. Neither too sweet, too bitter nor too dry. Hides its alcohol.
GumbyBadger profile pictureGumbyBadger - December 30, 2015
A really lovely beer, similar to a black ale.
Beerologian profile pictureBeerologian - December 11, 2015
Nice notes of caramel and breadiness. The Monks got the yeast right on this one.
Cellar Dweller profile pictureCellar Dweller - December 4, 2015
Wow! Much different and better than I was expecting. Dark copper with a huge head than dissipates quickly. Smells of plum, black cherry and caramel. Taste is very similar with a little chocolate and brown sugar. Drinks very light, I think from the large amount of carbonation, but there is some alcohol burn. Really nice beer!
youngpilot2 profile pictureyoungpilot2 - November 1, 2015
Very carbonated. Nice head that dissipates quickly. Somewhat flat hop caramel aroma. Caramel cookie taste with slight toast. Neutral bittering with sweet raisin notes. A little dry because of alcohol content with quick dissipating after taste. Very drinkable. Light mouth feel with a little warmth. Really nice crafted beer. Harmonized throughout. profile - October 26, 2015
Bold and boozy yet drinkable.
Zie profile pictureZie - August 30, 2015
Caramel and alcohol aroma with heavy carbonation and a nice head. Smooth caramel taste with lots of CO2 a minor hint of alcohol on the end. Excellent beer. profile - June 26, 2015
Great flavor. A tad to much carbonation
worsenma profile pictureworsenma - June 9, 2015
Very carbonated and malty. Strong flavor with a lingering aftertaste, but not in a bad way. Not as dark as I expected and definitely a sipping beer. Great for a night at home and a good movie.
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