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The Trappist

Not Rated.
The TrappistThe Trappist

Taps: 25 / Bottles: 160
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
97
world-class

76 Ratings
Ratings: 76
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 4.42
pDev: 8.14%
$$$ - a bit pricey
[ Bar, Eatery ]

460 8th St
Oakland, California, 94607-3935
United States
phone: (510) 238-8900

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @thetrappist

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: nahthan on 12-07-2007)
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CopeTech

California

4.85/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5 | $$

The Trappist is the mother bar.
Once I established my autopay so my payroll check could go directly in it was much easier.
Really kudos to Brother Aaron & Brother Chuck. They have made a delightful, beer celebrating, mecca for the uninitiated as well as the expert.
I recently moved and I miss the Trappist, although I may be back for their remarkable Christmas Beer festival in December.

There are two bars really, since they first converted one shotgun storefront, and then quickly needed to double their space with the area next door.
The front bar is a bit quieter and darker, tends to feel a bit more crowded, while the back bar is lighter and a bit easier to gather a group.

11-15-2011 22:48:36 | More by CopeTech
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Jwhe

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

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shivtim

Georgia

4.42/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | $$

Went with three friends.
Great place to get a beer. The atmosphere is good, nothing special, but it's a nice neighborhood-ey joint. Narrow space, nice bar, not much seating otherwise unless you go out back.

Great selection. Belgian-focused, but quite a few Belgian-style and sour beers from around the country. Happy to see Jolly Pumpkin. Bartender was great, giving plenty of suggestions and tasters.

Didn't try the food.

This and beer revolution are the two complementary spots to visit in Oakland.

07-17-2014 05:23:12 | More by shivtim
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4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

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Pennsylvania

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The Trappist in Oakland, CA
97 out of 100 based on 76 ratings.