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RATINGS: 723   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This unique seasonal product is the worlds 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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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kingstoni (2007) - - JAN 29, 2013
Bottle. Hazy reddish dark brown color with a thin light brown head. Aroma of syrup, caramel and ripe banana. Malty taste with some bitterness. Medium thin body.


2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hauxe (514) - Butzbach, Hesse, GERMANY - JAN 13, 2017
Pours tawny dark brown from the bottle. The head is thick and creamy. A light lacing clings to the glass. The aroma is a convoluted mix of bubblegum, fig, and rootbeer float. Taste follows nose with an overall sweet entry that delves into bubble gum, sour cherry and chocolate all at once. The overall effect unfortunately seems more artificial than natural and is worsened as we slide into a flat chemical toxicity that permeates through the finish and leaves an, uh, disagreeable impression. Palate is on the light side of medium. This feels like a worthwhile stab at the best of German and Begian styles. A typical inter-european cooperation - a great ideal, a promising start, but sort of a mess.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bweij (8) - - JAN 8, 2017 does not count
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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
basjansen14 (83) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2017
Bruin kleurig bier met een aroma van: fruitig, wat geroosterde mout. Smaak is: geroosterde mout, wat fruitig, karamel en noten.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Faathoven (62) - Barcellona P.G., ITALY - JAN 6, 2017
Pours dark brown with ruby shades and tan head. Aroma is very fruity: plums, dates, figs, chestnut, earthy hops. Same in the mouth, nicely balanced. Soft to medium carbonation, medium body and almost sticky mouthfeel.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
einherjar (309) - Rijeka, CROATIA - DEC 31, 2016
Dark brown, large beige head. Aroma dark malt, liqueur. Taste light sweet, yeast, dark fruit, caramel, alcohol hint.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nurmis (496) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 29, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Pours dark brown with beige head. Caramel malt, sugar, hint of dark fruits. Nice body, not too complicated and not too sweet for my taste. Quality.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (830) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - DEC 29, 2016
Dark red with creamy strong beige head. Aroma: dark malt, prunes, spicy hops. Taste: moderate to light sweet with some tartness and light hoppy bitterness. Flavour: prunes, roasted oat nutty notes, prominent spicy and grassy hops. Suprisingly bitter finish. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Pink_152 (4205) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle from Real Ale Newark. Rich deep ruby colour with a foamy pale tan head. Aroma is very light toffee and fruit. Taste starts mid sweet to sweet toffee finish. Surprisingly light body.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (559) - Joensuu, FINLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Force awaken ja sapsu. Tontut unilla ja isn kanssa jouluelokuva. Ei hullumpi, mutta ei suosikki.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (10878) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle @ home. Pours dark brown with a huge tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, yeast, candy sugar, light fruit. Flavor is light sweet, light bitter, malty caramel, yeast, light wood, fruit. Medium body, average carbonation, light sweet finish. 271216


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