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Rochefort Trappist
"8" or Green Cap

The History of "8"

Originally called "Sp├ęcial," Rochefort 8 dates to the mid-1950s. The name comes from the original gravity in "Belgian degrees."

Taste

Deep brown color; the flavor is vigorous and complex, with firm body to support the strength. The aroma has elusive notes of fresh fruit, spice, leather, and figs.

Serving Suggestion

Great with full-flavored dishes like pate, duck, or wild game; shows well with strong-flavored cheeses. Also wonderful alone as an aperitif. Serve in traditional Rochefort stemmed goblet.

Accolades

Ratebeer.com: 100 points (Sept. 2013)

"Top 25 Beers of 2011" - 96 points, Wine Enthusiast Magazine

Gold Medal - World Beer Championships 2004, 2006

Product Sizes and Quantities

  • 11.2 ounce (330 ml) bottles / 12 per case

Stats

ABV: 9.2% - OG: 1.080 - IBU: 22


Rochefort Trappist 8

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