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Rochefort 8

Day 269: Rochefort 8 from Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Remy. Style of beer is ‘Belgian Dark Strong Ale’. ABV is 9.2%.
Rochefort 8
Day: 269 (since July 1, 2014)
Beer: Rochefort 8
Brewery: Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint-Remy
Style: Belgian Dark Strong Ale
ABV: 9.2 %
Rating: 4.0 stars
Tasting Notes: Amber in color with a cream head. A faint dark fruits aroma. Flavor is of rich dark fruits. Moderate carbonation with a good body.
Description: “Rochefort 8,” the newest addition to the line, dates from 1955. Originally this beer was only brewed for New Year’s Eve celebrations. “Rochefort 8” begins with a density of 20.8 deg Plato and reaches a final 9.2% ABV. Masculine in character, it lends itself best to being enjoyed among friends! Due to the overwhelming success of this beer, the monks decided around 1960 to brew it on a regular basis. Sometimes this beer is also referred to as the “Special.”

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