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


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RATINGS: 675   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
T3M3 (4) - FINLAND - JAN 15, 2016 does not count
Fine beer, but a little soft, alcohol percentage a little too low, may be 8,5% or around would be suitable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenWesthof (196) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2016
A nice trappist bock, that has a full bodied taste with nice pleasant bitter tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
R4N5H (675) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2015
33cl bottle on 28-Dec-2015., poured into a stemmed tulip glass. Reddish brown colour with a frothy tan coloured head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel and hops. Medium body and soft carbonation. Bitterness upfront followed by sweet malt, bread, Belgian yeast and hops. Light spiciness, and not overly sweet. A nice fresh well balanced hoppy Bock.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2672) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 22, 2015
Bottle from Belgian Beer Factory. Pours slightly murky reddish brown. Nose is malty, sweet, raisins, caramel, spices. Taste is spicy malty, light bitter, dried fruits, dark bread, toffee, finish is bitter rather than sweet. In a way it is unique and complex, still not sure if this works so well though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3188) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a frothy tan head. Aroma of caramel, raisins and yeast. Flavor was slightly sweet with dried fruit, caramel, raisins, dark bread and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kapusil (1087) - Budapest, HUNGARY - DEC 18, 2015
0.33l bottle. Orangish dark brown body, tan head. Aroma of caramel, orange peel, some banana, cherries and toast. Taste of caramel, toast, orange zest, Belgian yeast and a nice amount of hop bitterness in the end of the sip. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bygers (1140) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Poures a clear dark brown colour with an average to large frothy tan head that mostly lasted with very good lacing. Malty aroma. Moderate toasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet malt finish of average duration. Medium to full body with a smooth sticky texture. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SaintMatty (6554) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - DEC 12, 2015
330ml Bottle - Dark brown with orangey red tinges. Malt, brown sugar and raisins in the aroma. Fruity, malty and moderately sweet taste with malt, raisins and caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dancao (8) - - DEC 11, 2015 does not count
Uma boa cerveja, mas esperava mais de uma sozonal da La Trappe. Mas vale a pena pelo preço.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (5668) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 6, 2015
750ml bottle. Unfiltered amber-brown body. Massive creamy beige head, steady, laces the glass. Burnt coffee grounds, brown chocolate, caramel malt tones. Earthy dry hop balance. Creamy on the palate, world class mouthfeel. A very Dutch beer, this doesn’t capture the lager notes I would hope for in a Bock. Quite excellent still, a unique beer.

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