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


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RATINGS: 603   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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
paulvanpelt (403) - Reusel, - JAN 18, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2013 Mistig, kastanjebruin bier. Snel verdwijnende schuimkraag. Aroma: chocolade, stroop, gebrande mouten, licht rokerig. Niet te zoet voor een bokbier, licht zurig. Goed gebalanceerd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmoreau (2985) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2015
Poured to an event shaker at the WCD Trade Expo in Chicago, showing a deep copper color, with a frothy layer of soft white head foam, and spots & streaks of lacing. The nose was caramel & toast, some ready alcohol, and esters as dried fruit, and a bit of cherry. Medium bodied, with fair carbonation, the taste added some earthy bitterness, a bit of citrusy astringency, subtle sweetness, and a somewhat dry finish. Alcohol poked it’s head out in the aroma, but remained rather hidden in the flavor. No matter,... tasty nonetheless.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TorbenH (963) - Frederikshavn, DENMARK - AUG 21, 2015
red, brown, clear, tan foam, caramel, toast, roasty, full body, oily feel, average carbonation, heavy cloying sweetness, medium bitterness,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kanaclane (96) - - AUG 14, 2015
Nez: Malté, caramel, fruits secs Bouche: caramel, sucre candi, biscuitée, noisette, épicée, raisin Légèrement vineuse avec une amertume et une astringence qui arrivent en fin de bouche

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (1736) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUL 28, 2015
Pours a dark amber/brown color, topped with a nice beige colored head. Aroma is a bit roasty, some caramel, bread and yeast. Taste follows naturally - sweet start, some caramel and a bit roasty, typical yeasty feel and some bitterness. Decent one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Flanfl (276) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUL 27, 2015
Deep brown, big beige head. Aroma o caramel, yeast, toasted malt notes. Flavour of caramel, candy sugar, spices on a background of toasted malt. Medium dry bitter finish with more toasted notes. Medium body, medium-carbo. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rhsiung (1195) - 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 (303) - 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 (4740) - 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 (672) - 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.

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