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La Trappe Blond (Koningshoeven / Dominus) - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

La Trappe Blond (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Blond (Koningshoeven / Dominus)

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BA SCORE
84
good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
69
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 217
Reviews: 140
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.29%


Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Quaffer on 09-24-2000)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by nokes:
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nokes

Ontario (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes. Tried immediately following the Orval (same style). In retrospect, should have done them in the opposite order.

Pour shows an orange-gold hazy ale with white head that didn't retain very well. Nice colour, but lacking a bit on the overall impression. Carbonation looks nice.

Smell has mild maltiness but moreso I catch sparks of vanilla and banana against cloves and citrus. Nice.

Taste comes off initially with citrus, fading to malty dominance with some sweetness and green apple. The bitter is there, but I feel like I almost have to look for it, and then I get this metallic feel that comes into play and feels distracting.

Carbonation is perfect, I think, and it feels good. It's a good beer overall, and mostly pleasant, but I'm not keen on the metallic bit. Liked the Orval better.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2011 21:18:48 | More by nokes
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
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On-tap. La Trappe Tasting chalice glass. Bright golden color, clear appearance. White froth, close crown showing modest retention. Aromas of Belgian yeast, pale malts & floral notes, hints of bread, slight citric, alcohol, nectar & hops to the nose. Gentle & crispy upfront displays delicate citric, spiced & brown sugar flavors rounded by fruity touches. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Dense texture, light spicy & sparkling palate. Low hoppiness & phenolic hues in the middle. Sweet/soft bitter finish lingers into the aftertaste. Easy drinkable & refreshing despite of being a real Belgish Blond one.

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La Trappe Blond (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
84 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.