ROCHEFORT Trappistes Rochefort 8 Belgian Strong Dark Ale 33Cl 9.2%


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Trappistes Rochefort 8, a Belgian Strong Dark Ale, is a masterful brew from the historic Brasserie de Rochefort in Rochefort, Belgium. This ale boasts a deep brown hue and a flavour profile that is both vigorous and intricate. With an aroma that hints at fresh fruit, spice, leather, and figs, it promises a tasting experience like no other. The beer's strength is evident in its 9.2% ABV, yet it remains smooth and refined. Its complexity is underlined by elusive notes of fruit and spice, making it a must-try for those seeking a beer with depth and character. Don't hesitate; purchase online or in-store now.

Beer Type: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

ABV: 9.2%

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Brasserie de Rochefort, nestled in the heart of Belgium, has long been a beacon of brewing excellence. With a brewing history that spans centuries, this abbey has perfected the art of crafting beers that resonate with both tradition and innovation. Among their esteemed lineup is the Trappistes Rochefort 8, a Belgian Strong Dark Ale that stands as a testament to their brewing prowess.

This beer, with its deep brown colour, is a visual treat, hinting at the rich experience that awaits the drinker. The foundation of Trappistes Rochefort 8 is its robust flavour, which is both vigorous and layered. But it's the aroma that first captures one's attention - a tantalising blend of fresh fruit, spice, leather, and figs. This aromatic profile sets the stage for the tasting journey ahead.

Tasting Notes:

  • Appearance: Deep brown, almost reminiscent of a dark chocolate, inviting the drinker to delve deeper.
  • Aroma: A complex bouquet of fresh fruit, subtle spice, hints of leather, and the sweetness of figs.
  • Flavour: A robust and intricate blend, with a firm body that supports its strength. The palate is treated to notes of fruit, spice, and a touch of leather, culminating in a finish that is both dry and satisfying.
  • Mouthfeel: Smooth and full-bodied, it lingers on the palate, making each sip a memorable experience.

The Rochefort 8 is not just a beer; it's a journey through the rich tapestry of Belgian brewing heritage. Its character is shaped by the unique yeast culture that has been a part of Rochefort's brewing process since the 1960s. This yeast imparts the characteristic esters that give the beer its distinctive taste and aroma.

Pair this ale with hearty meals or enjoy it on its own; its complexity ensures it stands out in any setting. Whether you're a seasoned beer connoisseur or a newcomer eager to explore the world of Belgian ales, the Trappistes Rochefort 8 is a brew that promises to leave a lasting impression.

In conclusion, the Trappistes Rochefort 8 is more than just a drink; it's an experience, a taste of Belgium's rich brewing history. So, why wait? Embark on a flavour journey that promises to be both enlightening and delightful. Purchase online or in-store now.


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