Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Abbaye Notre-Dame de St. Remy Trappistes Rochefort 10 Belgian Quadrupel
Hello beer lovers and welcome to another edition of the NorCal Beer Blog's brew review.
Tonight’s featured beer is Abbaye Notre-Dame de St. Remy Trappistes Rochefort 10 Belgian Quadrupel.
Commercial description: “Trappistes Rochefort 10 from Abbaye Notre-Dame de Saint-Remy is a top fermentation beer with an alcohol content of 11.30%. Deep red-brown colour with a compact head. The alcohol profile is a major component in the flavour of this rich ale. Very similar to 6 and 8, but has much more of everything.
Let’s get started!
Appearance: Pours dark reddish-brown with a huge off-white head and sticky patchy lacing.
Aroma: Dark fruits, caramel, toffee, Belgian yeast, roasted nuts, candi sugar and toasted malt.
Taste: Dark fruits (plum, raisin, dried figs, cherries), toasted nuts, caramel malt, candi sugar, Belgian yeast, bready malt and a slight spiciness.
Overall: Rich and smooth Abbaye Notre-Dame de St. Remy Trappistes Rochefort 10 Belgian Quadrupel is an essential must try for fans of Belgian Quads (or beer in general really). This complex 11.3% ABV offering is just plain tremendous.
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