The Rochefort 8 dates from 1955 and is the last born of the range. Originally this beer was brewed only on the occasion of the New Year celebrations. The Rochefort 8 starts with a density of 20.80 ° Plato and finally presents itself with an alcohol volume of 9.2%. Male character, especially lends itself to a tasting among friends! Given the success of this beer, the monks decided around 1960 to brew this beer on a regular basis. This beer is sometimes called the 'special'.