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La Trappe Witte Trappist - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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207 Ratings
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Ratings: 207
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 18
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly La Trappe

(Beer added by: paterlodie on 03-21-2005)
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Photo of t0rin0


4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

08-22-2012 02:08:00 | More by t0rin0
Photo of Arno

2.3/5  rDev -39%

appearance: Hazy lemon color. Good white top, but lost quickly and not much lacing.

smell: You get kind of an overkill "white beer" scent. The yeast and wheat's are there plenty but are even pushed in the background with a lemon smell.

taste: I don't really like it. There is hardly any body. It's refreshing maybe with the very lemony taste, but it just lacks balance to make it something special. It's just a lemony white beer. There is still some of the banana bread, yeast and wheat a proper white bear should have, but with a lemon kick. Also giving it a metallic like citric after taste which i especially don't like.

mouthfeel: Quite thin, but with a bit of a grainy texture. Maybe it's just the high carbonation causing this, but it lacks a bit of smoothness, especially to level it out with the metalic / citric like taste. But it's not.

overall: Somehow i'm not a big fan of the La Trappe beers. It's not even just this one. In general i just don't like their style i guess. But this one must be the most poor one i've tried so far of La Trappe. It's refreshing maybe, if you're into lemon. But there is just no balance to it. It's like a poor balanced lemonade with some alcohol. Not my thing.

08-21-2012 20:31:11 | More by Arno
Photo of 4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-17-2012 16:36:40 | More by 4ster
Photo of Chrily


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

07-30-2012 09:59:48 | More by Chrily
Photo of Blissmo


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-21-2012 12:22:29 | More by Blissmo
Photo of SciFritz


4/5  rDev +6.1%

07-09-2012 18:08:12 | More by SciFritz
Photo of WilstonOreo


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-05-2012 20:44:04 | More by WilstonOreo
Photo of mtrain237


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-30-2012 22:35:24 | More by mtrain237
Photo of whallgren


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-17-2012 17:48:30 | More by whallgren
Photo of Asgeirr

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

06-14-2012 07:59:22 | More by Asgeirr
Photo of samEBC


4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-12-2012 18:01:37 | More by samEBC
Photo of petluo


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

06-10-2012 22:05:05 | More by petluo
Photo of PhillyStyle


4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-09-2012 19:52:51 | More by PhillyStyle
Photo of HalfFull


3.78/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a hazy lemon into a wine glass from a 330 ml. bottle. Offers a nice half inch cap of white foam, good retention and sticky lace.

Spicy wheat aroma with a bit of lemony hop, touch of graininess and clove spice. Somewhat light but well balanced and pleasant with a good yeast presence.

Taste of wheat with coriander and pepper and supported with a firm carbonation level. Notes of lemon return on the finish. Feel is spritzy and offers a hint of sweetness initially, segueing to a more bready lemon and spice feel. Overall a solid offering and quite drinkable, lacking a bit in depth only on the taste, but solid aroma and feel.

06-03-2012 05:28:57 | More by HalfFull
Photo of Tomblerone


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-27-2012 17:12:22 | More by Tomblerone
Photo of aztraz


3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

05-25-2012 18:08:05 | More by aztraz
Photo of Hyhat


3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-22-2012 00:47:14 | More by Hyhat
Photo of Douberd


3.38/5  rDev -10.3%

Bottle of 300 ml at home. Pours a very slighty hazy beer, colour is pale golden yellow, with a huge three finger froathy head that was quickly gone, living a half finger behind to cover the surface of the beer.
Aroma is quite fruity, with banana and some citrus traces.
Nice taste. There is an obvious lemon taste that bites your tongue in addition to the quite high carbonation. Leaves behind a sweet aftertaste.
On the body is thick and as I wrote before, carbonation is quite high.Leves a dryness on your tongue, making you wanting one more sip, so that counts I think for high drinkability.

04-19-2012 16:44:34 | More by Douberd
Photo of Augustiner719

New York

3.98/5  rDev +5.6%

Poured from a bottle into a La Trappe glass.

Pours a hazy orange kissed yellow color with a small, perfect white head that recedes slowly to a film and a fluffy white ring around the glass. Aromas are of lemon and orange supremes with some vague wheat notes. Touch of lemon sweetness but overall not too aromatic. Taste is very acidic which i like. Bites the tongue, finishes dry and makes you pucker a little. great supplement with seafood i think. Nice finish and solid carbonation which leaves the palate refreshed and finishes clean as a whistle. Overall this is a great example of the style. Not my top choice, but a solid contender and worth finding if this is the style you like.

04-16-2012 15:58:21 | More by Augustiner719
Photo of Keegan


4.75/5  rDev +26%

04-15-2012 17:50:36 | More by Keegan
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.1%

04-14-2012 01:33:34 | More by Mattgruv
Photo of benfons


3.68/5  rDev -2.4%

A: looks like a witbier should. Hazy, pale yellow colour, nice dense head

S: citrus, yeast, coriander and grains

T: citrus and yeast upfront, spices come through a bit later

M: mildly creamy, low carbonation abv fine, thirst quenching

O: fine witbier, nothing exceptional

04-04-2012 19:51:25 | More by benfons
Photo of kja157


4.75/5  rDev +26%

03-19-2012 21:28:41 | More by kja157
Photo of brinch


3/5  rDev -20.4%

03-16-2012 20:05:30 | More by brinch
Photo of beerdrifter


3.53/5  rDev -6.4%

Picked this up during my last trip to Belgium. Cloudy straw-yellow pour with beautiful two finger pure white head with decent retention and great lacing. Typical Belgian Witte nose with lots of yeast and citrus. Hints of corriander, lemon zest, grass, and barnyard. The taste follows suit with hints of pepper, honey, corriander, lemon and orange zest, grass, yeast and just a touch of banana. The mouthfeel is light and fizzy with a nice tangy, crisp, dry finish. Not a huge fan of the style, but this is a very refreshing beer.

03-13-2012 17:02:37 | More by beerdrifter
La Trappe Witte Trappist from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
85 out of 100 based on 207 ratings.