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

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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2404) - - NOV 16, 2012
Bottle 33 cl, BBE 10/2015. Ruby red in color with a creamy tan head. Sweet dark fruits, some banana and yeast in aroma. Dark bread and dark sweet fruits in taste.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
minutemat (1502) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - AUG 21, 2014
330ml bottle from Vanuxeem. Pours dark brown with tan head. Fairly weak sweetness to this, there is some nuttiness with slight dried fruit, but malts are light and it appears a bit too thin for me.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (203) - HUNGARY - AUG 17, 2014
Tetszetős küllemű bak a La Trappe háza tájáról, mely nem csak kinézete által, de illatában és ízében is rendkívül kellemes benyomást tesz fogyasztójára. Egy barnás-rezes színű, krémes, bézs habkoronájú test bontakozik ki a pohárba töltve, majd selyemcukros, gyümölcsrágós illatokkal festi be a teret, melyek mögött narancsos, marcipános, karamelles és természetesen malátás jegyek sejlenek fel. Közepes szénsavtartalommal, gabonás, tejkaramellás, gyümölcsös-alkoholos összetevők alkotta vonulattal indul, mely egy jól behatárolható, belga élesztős jelleg mentén körvonalazódik, ami viszont ez esetben remekül harmonizál a bak sörök karakterisztikájával. Kesernyés komló zárja a képet, amely egyébként tökéletes egyensúlyban van az ital élesztős, szárított gyümölcsös hangulatával.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
mikske79 (1096) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 11, 2014
Gedronken in de abdij zelf, na de rondleiding en het was een van de minste van La Trappe dat ik al geproefd heb

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bozo_skeleton (469) - Grenoble, FRANCE - AUG 2, 2014
Belle robe orangée sombre et trouble. Collet imposant et persistant. Aromes caramel et compote de fruits rouge. Attaque légčrement acide et fruité. Tres belle rondeur sur un final caramel amčre.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Csouye (36) - OLNE, BELGIUM - JUL 31, 2014
Joli produit de La Trappe, ambre sombre, arôme frais et finale douce amère, légèrement caramélisée ...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
martin00sr (566) - Sřnderborg, DENMARK - JUL 30, 2014
Hazy, dark copper. Rocky, offwhite head. Malt and caramel aroma. Boozy flavour, more caramel, raisins, oak. Bittersweet finish. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gopherfan99 (416) - CROATIA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle, dark brown pour with a beige head, sweet boozy aroma, sweet malt and caramel flavor with some nuttiness, dry bitter finish with some alcohol warming, very nice Dunkler bock

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gary (1366) - Brentford, London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle @ Upnor (Rochester) they gave me the wrong glass and so it resembled something like westmalle. Not my thing here really. Too much soy sauce notes with burnt tar and syrupy caramel. Similar to a dubble, my least fave Belgian style. And not my kind of dark lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (640) - NORWAY - JUL 21, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet kolbotn. Rřdbrun, uklar farge. Hvit skumtopp. Moderat karbonert. Smaker rřstet malt, gjćr,eik, mřrk frukt, rosiner. Veldig god

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esp0r (1948) - NORWAY - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet Netshop enjoyed at home
Pours dark red with a big tanned head. Smell of dark fruits, raisins, plums, hints of nuts, some toast and dark malts. Heavy sweet, vinous, lots of dark fruits, plums, raisins, almost oaky. Complex malts, nice hops as well. Moderate bitter, some fruit peel in the tail. Excellent dunkler bock


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