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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

196 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 17
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

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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Ratings: 196 | Reviews: 89 | Display Reviews Only:
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-25-2013 17:45:21 | More by Ciocanelu
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-20-2013 20:08:25 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Dinkel

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

02-09-2013 14:22:58 | More by Dinkel
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unclekeith

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-24-2013 16:35:35 | More by unclekeith
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zenithberwyn

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-15-2013 08:15:43 | More by zenithberwyn
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DersOne

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-05-2012 18:15:23 | More by DersOne
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

12-05-2012 06:19:04 | More by TonyTalon
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DBoone

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

11-24-2012 17:26:49 | More by DBoone
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nico_freespirit


3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-19-2012 22:12:14 | More by nico_freespirit
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kojevergas

Texas

3.23/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

5.00% ABV. Served on-draught in a bar in Belgium. Reviewed from notes taken in June 2011. Cost was 3.50 euro for a 30cl pour. Expectations were high given the brewery.

A: Pours a 2.5 finger head of fair cream and thickness, and really good retention. Colour is a pale lemon. Semitransparent and cloudy.

Sm: Lemon zest and musty barley. A mild strength aroma.

T: Lemon and even lime citrus esters are brilliant, accompanied by a fine background light cream tone. The foundation is full-bodied, with well layered pale malts and barley filling it out. Very refreshing and fanciful. Well built and balanced. Its biggest weakness is its simplicity.

Mf: Coarse enough to bring out the flavours, but smooth enough to refresh. Wet. Complements the flavours generally well.

Dr: Unfortunately, it's ever so slightly watery, and a bit too simple. The price is fair. It's refreshing and drinkable on a hot summer day, and I like it, but it's just not exceptional.

C+

Serving type: on-tap

11-09-2012 20:12:23 | More by kojevergas
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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.58/5  rDev -5%
look: 2 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours straw with a towering head.
Nose shows light doughy wheat, soft citrus fruit and some spicy phenols. Pretty appetising.
Light flavours; wheat, very faint citrus. Refreshing but a little plain.
High carbonation and light body suits the beer well.

Serving type: bottle

11-06-2012 07:28:43 | More by CrazyDavros
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metter98

New York

3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beer Authority, New York, NY

A: The beer is light pale yellow in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a bright white head that died down and left some patches of bubbles on the surface and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of wheat and orange peel in the nose.
T: The taste is very similar to the smell and has lots of balanced flavors of wheat and orange peels.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: I found this to be an enjoyable witbier. It seems a little heavier bodied compared to other beers in the style (but still light in nature) and has a nice amount of orange peel flavors.

Serving type: on-tap

11-03-2012 17:40:01 | More by metter98
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axeman9182

New Jersey

3.38/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Taproom 307. It was served in a petite Duvel tulip.

La Trappe Witte pours on opaque straw yellow. Two fingers of frothy white foam crown the beer and hang around for a minute or two before fading relatively cleanly. The nose has aromas of sweet orange.peel, wheat, and freshly cracked black pepper, in that order. The flavor profile is easily too grainy. Lots of wheat, and not much of anything else flavor wise. There's a little bit of a citrusy orange character, and next to no spicy phenols to speak of. The carbonation is plenty lively, but the body is just too chewy for my taste. La Trappe's witbier is an alright brew, but it's clearly not in the same class as the better versions of the style.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2012 00:19:05 | More by axeman9182
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Marius

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

08-25-2012 19:53:13 | More by Marius
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t0rin0

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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


2.3/5  rDev -39%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Norway

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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

Belgium

4/5  rDev +6.1%

06-12-2012 18:01:37 | More by samEBC
La Trappe Witte Trappist from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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