This week I wanted to start ticking off some more of the 250 top rated beers on Beer Advocate, so for my beer of the week I pick Rochefort 8 (LCBO# 676569). It is surprising that I haven’t tried this yet, but there are a lot of beers out there and not as much time as I would like to sample them all. Rochefort 8 is a Trappist strong ale from a monastery near the town of Rochefort in Belgium. Rochefort 8 is ranked #168 out of the top 250 beers on beer advocate receiving a 96% score after over 4,000 rankings. It is considered to be one of the few authentic Trappist monk beers and meets the following specific criteria in order to make the cut:
- The beer must be brewed within the walls of a Trappist abbey, by or under control of Trappist monks.
- The brewery, the…
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