United States > California > Oakland
Beer Available At The Trappist (arranged by most recent)
Cantillon Vigneronne 99, Boon Oude Lambik 89, Boon Mikkeller Bar Calva Lambic (Foeder # 65) 88, Mikkeller SpontanGooseberry 97, Lambickx (Wambeek, De Troch) 94, Allagash Avancť 99, Tahoe Mountain Rťcolte Du Boise 91, Almanac Brandy Barrel PÍche 99, Tahoe Mountain Persimmon du Bois , Almanac Valley Of The Heartís Delight 99, Drakes Rakish Ryewine , North Coast Anniversary XXV Ale 81, Faction Defcon III Belgian Style Dubbel , Trois Dames líAmoureuse 91, Dieu du Ciel Isseki Nicho 99, Saint Somewhere/Prairie Artisan Ales Carbone Colline 84, Faction Flagship Pale Ale 87, Aecht Schlenkerla Helles Bock Zymatore (CA Zinfandel) , Mikkeller Hot Rod Habanero 96, Thornbridge Kipling 95
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Travlr (1381) Washington, Washington DC | February 11, 2012| Updated February 12, 2012
96 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 19/20
This place looks small at first, but there are a a lot of nooks and cranies, as well as a large patio in the back. The taplist is very solid, and the bottle list was amazing. Two brewers were present when we were there, which of course doesnít hurt. Great place.
t0rin0 (1180) Do Not Resuscitate, California | June 6, 2013
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 2/10 OVERALL 14/20
Visited 4 or 5 times in the past few years, mostly combined with a stop to Beer Revolution and/or Pacific Coast Brewing.
A high end / classy kind of place in Oakland that serves expensive beer and expensive food and also sells their glassware for expensive amounts of money. The employees are nice and the beer selection is usually pretty good but itís the type of place that you cant get in and out of for less than $20. If they have something on tap that I really want to try Iíll stop in but for those prices I usually scroll past.
brokensail (756) Orange County, California | August 2, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 3/10 OVERALL 17/20
Really cool bar, very upscale, and very nice interior/decor. The taplist is very eclectic and often features obscure/difficult to obtain European beers. They use proper glassware (almost always the glass of the beer/brewery being served), which is great. The only problem I have with this place are the prices. Get ready for sticker shock.
nate2g (550) Boomtown! / Waikato, New Zealand | November 27, 2013
90 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 14/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Beautiful pub and needless to say again but yes the beer selection is wonderful. The likes of Prairie on tap, and bottles from Crooked Stave, Grassroots and heaps more. Really well thought out selection. Friendly staff and chatty patrons and you really do feel at home here. Back bar has more beers you can choose from. I very much enjoyed my visit.
GT2 (536) Carlsbad, California | February 17, 2012
86 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 17/20
A very serious Belgian beer bar that takes itself very seriously. Really divided into three parts, there is the small, quaint, pub style bar that is open in the late afternoon, then there is outdoor pic-nic table seating, and then there is the giant bar that opens at night that has a separate entrance but is connected in the back. The two bars actually have different draft lists which makes it fun. I was there for a big Stillwater and Evil Twin tap takeover night that was berserk people wise. Ultra crowded, booming with beer nuts, but still was organized, fun, and the low lighting and old timey decor really make this place special. Bottle list was impressive. We scored a RR Framboise for a Cure 2011 for $18. They also had stuff from 8 Wired, Cantillon, Vapeur, Fantome. Very impressive place. Food is limited to Belgian beer bar style snacks like cured meat medley and cheese medley. Well made and tasty but no "meal time" size food.
JoeMcPhee (502) Toronto, ON, Ontario | June 25, 2012
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
This place is great. A pretty upscale interior that spreads itself over two different spaces connected at the back. Great selection although the price reflects it as well. I didnít eat but I did enjoy drinking a few here. A gorgeous back patio as well. You could do a whole lot worse than this spot.
bhensonb (445) Woodland, California | February 14, 2011
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 8/10 VALUE N/A OVERALL 17/20
A linear bar with a very good selection and decent service. Excellent cheese plate. Seems to function as something of a local. Friendly clientele.
jrallen34 (377) Chicago, Illinois | August 14, 2011
84 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
While in SF take the BART to Oakland and check out this gem... new classy decor with 2 bars, about 10 drafts at each, an awesome patio that you have to head out too... the selection was great, lots of local new ticks and all super solid beer, go here
BMan1113VR (370) Los Angeles, California | May 3, 2011
80 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 5/10 OVERALL 15/20
Stopped by on a weekend. Very nice, upscale interior. Very professional acting bar tender who poured the beers with great ceremony. Didnít seem very chatty about the beers, but seemed to know hist stuff pretty well. Tap list was great, but was a bit annoying as half of the list is from the outside bar which is only open part of the day. Didnít try the food, but it sounded good. Very good tap list of mostly imports, with a few other very nice local beers. Some things I have not seen on tap before. Prices were a bit high. The bottle list looked stellar as well. Iíd probably go back.
Scopey (358) Croydon, England | March 9, 2012
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD 5/10 VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 16/20
A short walk from the 12th St Oakland BART station and great stop before or after Beer Revolution. Initially I thought the place was just one small bar, but then found out they had a garden area and a much larger bar are adjacent. Broadly Belgian beer cafe feel, with exposed brick and beer bottles lining the shelves. They had 25ish beers on tap when we visited which covered Belgian, US Belgian styles, Mikkeller and Evil Twin. I had the Evil Twin house beer - Wet Dream, which was good. The bottle list changes monthly apparently and at this time included 32 beers from mostly Belgium and Denmark. Being from Europe I didnít see anything too unusual on the list. Decent snacks also on offer. Great place all round.
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