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


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RATINGS: 533   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
larsniclas (5644) - Billdal, SWEDEN - DEC 27, 2006
y dark amber. Firm and small off-white head. Fresh aroma with cedar. Fresh and rather sweet flavour.; maybe some chocolate. Dry, late bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
thomat (2087) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - DEC 19, 2006
Dark redish brown with a thick tan head. Roasted and yeast notes. Medium to full body with a bitter, espresso type aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11036) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2006
Amber, great lastingoffwhite head. Malty chocolate aroma. Yeasty, fruity flavor, some alcohol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Furseth (1962) - Kungälv, SWEDEN - DEC 15, 2006
0,7l Bottle: Deep red amber colour, with a nice creamy head. Aroma of flowers,jeast,citrus, lots of malts, smells lika a typical Belgium ale.Even it is coming from the Netherlands. Flavor is almost the same as the aroma +Vine, citrus, caramel, and a nice hopy/bitter finish. Medium body, and a medium finish. But is this a bock beer?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Veer (362) - Landskrona, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2006
Aroma: apple peel, caramel malt, vanilla, chocolate, sourish yeast, molasses, some unusual hops, earthy, cellar.
Appearance: deep red brown, very beautiful. Clear. Yellowbeigetinted, fine foam that looks very appetizing.
Flavour: big maltiness, bitterness that lingers about, cacao, some malty sweetness, truly cocoa bitterness, some soapy hopbitterness.
Palate: however fizzy it’s got a fluffy, great body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1419) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 8, 2006
FINALLY I managed to have this 0,75l bottle at Kaisla, Helsinki. Aroma of sweet toffee. Red-brown with a lingering head. Big bitterness in the taste with toffee and liqurice. Bit of a disappointment..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2006
Bottled. Clear reddish brown with a huge creamy foam. Toasted malts, light chocolate and figs in the aroma. Malty flavour of toasted malts almonds and nuis. Surprisingly thin body. Sweet malty finish with touches of licorice and pepper.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
auderale (605) - Minot, North Dakota, USA - DEC 1, 2006
Dark amber colored pour with a medium tan head. A nice sweet berry like aroma with a sweet malty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (19671) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2007 Bottled at Monk’s Café, Stockholm. Dark mahogany colour, creamy head. Aroma of burnt malt and plums, Very dry, medium bodied clean mouthfeel. Heavily carbonated, roasty and burnt, feels rather hard. Besides burnt malt there are notes of viola and licorice. Salty bitterish finish. Flavourful, but somewhat unrefined.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Quinten (1048) - zaandam, NETHERLANDS - NOV 23, 2006
ruby red/brown color, foamy no lasting head, much carbonation and bitter, with a grapefruits/lambiek hint and not sweet, very plesant but very less bock parts (good)

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