The earliest mention of a brewery at the monastery dates from 1595. The abbey and its brewery were closed in 1794. The abbey was re-established in 1887 and the brewery was re-established in 1899. Around fifteen monks currently live at Rochefort Abbey. Rochefort 6 is a Trappist Beer with 7,5% ABV. It is smooth, full-bodied and has a soft, long and intense finish.