Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Dunkler Bock
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands


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RATINGS: 618   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This unique seasonal product is the world’s only Trappist bock ale. Brewed exclusively with natural ingredients, this ale post-ferments slightly in its bottle. It has a deep red colour, an intensely rich taste, and a malty aroma. Aromatic hop varieties and types of burnt malt render this ale its delicate bitterness that blends surprisingly well with its slightly sweet undertone.

La Trappe Bock has 7% ABV.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rhsiung (1250) - USA - JUL 13, 2015
750-ml bottle from rare beer club. from the hang tag: "La Trappe Bockbier is a bit drier, darker, more bitter and roasted than traditional German Bock. Like many Dutch Bocks, it is a bottle-conditioned ale, not lager." 36 ibu. weird for it not to be a lager. tons of head, malty, caramel, an earthy (bitter?) aspect i didn’t care for. but great with a splash of syrah!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nordic (329) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 11, 2015
Bottle 0,33. Copper color, minimal head. Medium body. Aroma: malts, caramel. Taste: roasted, nuts, bready. Overall: good, well balanced beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1549) - CROATIA - JUL 9, 2015
Bottle, 330 ml from Vrutak, Zagreb. pours dark amber with beige head. Roasted malts, caramel, nuts, bit yeasty, sugar. Nice one. Quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bytemesis (4962) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Pours deep mahogany, medium beige head, decent lacing. Aroma is light, roasty, malty, a bit of dark breads, molasses. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, rich, roasty. Medium body, high carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demmbonz (679) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Shared 750ml to chalices. Caramel brown pour with mountainous tan head. Carbonation is soft though. Aroma of bread and caramel and yeast. Thin and quite sweet up front. Nice noble bite on the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ruigo (1648) - PORTUGAL - JUL 6, 2015
33cl bottle. Dark brown colour with an one finger off-white head. Caramel, bread and nuts in the aroma. Average to soft carbonation and medium body. Taste is more on the sweet side with light bitter notes. Overall, a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SkillsFactory (225) - ITALY - JUL 2, 2015
Tra il rosso scuro e il tonaca di frate, schiuma beige di buona persistenza. Aroma di uva passa, ciliegia, toffee, note vinose. Al palato si ritrovano le stesse caratteristiche olfattive, con in aggiunta un finale di tostato amaro misto ad alcool, leggermente astringente. Non molto carbonata, corpo medio-pieno, oleosa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
VamboladeTolly (829) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle@ deTolly, Tartu. Pours brown with medium beige head. Aroma is sweet, caramel, toffee, almonds, slight roast.Taste is sweet, bready, caramel, slightly piney bitter, cocoa,berries. Medium body. Good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rouhlas (1482) - GREECE - JUN 26, 2015
330ml bottle. Dark brown reddish color with beige head. Caramel malty aroma, bready, light fruity. Sweet and light bitter taste. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Achel (240) - GREECE - JUN 25, 2015
An opaque dark red beer with a brown head. The aroma is a weird sweet honey one. The flavor is sour malty with hints of chocolate.

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