The "Trappistes Rochefort" is a brown ale. It is brewed and bottled within the walls of the Abbey of Saint-Remy in Rochefort. The modest dimensions of this brewery enable the Trappist monks and their collaborators to perfectly control production. Its artisan nature is particularly appreciated by more discerning palates. This beer contains only natural products; spring water, malt barley, hops, sugar. The “Rochefort Trappist Yeast” ensures the fermentation. Fermented again in the bottle, the Trappistes Rochefort releases its essence when it is served in an original glass at a temperature between 12 to 14°C.
This beer begins with a density of 16.5º Plato is 7.5% ABV. It’s fine aroma provides a delicate taste for the palate! “Rochefort 6” is the oldest Rochefort Trappist beer and was brewed empirically until the end of the Second World War. It has a strong malt taste and is slightly bitter.
BeerAdvocate Rating: 92/100.
Trappist ale and the 3 rules:
A Trappist ale can only be called Trappist ale when it has been brewed between the four walls of a Trappist monastery, under the supervision of the monastery’s monks, and when part of the proceeds is earmarked for charity. Pure and honest. And that’s reflected in the taste.
A “Trappist” has to satisfy a number of strict criteria proper to this logo before it may bear this name:
Pure and honest. And that’s reflected in the taste.