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La Trappe Puur - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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43 Ratings

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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.89%
Wants: 6
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  4.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smcolw on 08-16-2010)
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4.33/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A new organic beer from La Trappe. Again, maybe not the best trappist brewery, but by far the most innovative one.
Pours a golden-yellow color. Although it is very clearly an unfiltered beer (check the bottom of the bottle), the pour is quite clear. Nice head that disappears fast.
Smell is full of grass, some spicy and floral hops with citrus notes.
Taste is like a very good and refreshing. A kind of pilsner with a very pleasant dry, spicy bitter aftertaste.
Mouthfeel: medium high carbonation, medium body.
Overall, this is a typical example of a beer that should be reviewed by the style. Nothing spectacular, but just very enjoyable. Compared to table beer of other trappist brewers, this one is together with the Westmalle Extra, the best of the monk table(-like) beers

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2011 16:58:37 | More by rvdoorn
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

03-18-2014 01:11:57 | More by WynnO
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4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

33cl brown bottle w/ a freshness date.

Pale yellow, thin but sticky lace.

Fresh spicy hops, grassy, pale malt, hint of yeast, hop oil.

Mild crispness, clean graininess, herbal bite, spicy, dried hay, complex malt-hop finish.

So much flavor in this lager-like beer, hop complexities are epic. A truly amazing brew.

Serving type: bottle

10-25-2011 21:01:20 | More by Jason
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4.03/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the abbey cafe during last week's trip to Belgium. Reviewed from notes.

Served in a Puur pilsner glass.

Pours a clear straw color with a big sticky white head and an abundance of lacing. The nose brings forward light floral hops along with a bit of straw and grain. Flavor is a bit grainy but with a pronounced Noble hop character. Light body with crisp carbonation and moderate bitterness. Quite tasty and refreshing.

Serving type: on-tap

09-15-2011 20:35:03 | More by Thorpe429
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4/5  rDev +12%

07-17-2013 16:38:52 | More by Ciocanelu
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4/5  rDev +12%

08-08-2013 02:55:37 | More by stampfler07
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4/5  rDev +12%

04-09-2013 20:06:07 | More by Rohkey
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4/5  rDev +12%

09-13-2012 15:58:51 | More by bostonryan
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4/5  rDev +12%

05-15-2013 21:08:44 | More by samEBC
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4/5  rDev +12%

11-05-2013 17:05:45 | More by dcmchew
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4/5  rDev +12%

11-28-2011 22:09:41 | More by rekel
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3.93/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden color with a medium thickness white head that fades down rather quickly. Carbonation seems very active.

Smell is floral, yeasty, spicey, earthy

Taste is hoppy with a nice earthy bite, dry and spicey. Some lemon zest. Very tasty and refreshing. I like it!

Serving type: bottle

04-30-2011 14:10:38 | More by weissbierdrinker
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3.85/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Drank from my Ciney sniffer

A - Pours a pale slightly cloudy straw colour with a nice white head that reduces to a lacing film.

S - Really nice aromas of hop and spices malts with yeast.

T - Up front some nice spice and hop followed by some spice and malt, the finish is a little watery.

M - light body with minimal carbonation, a little thin.

O - At 4.5% this is a very good beer with plenty of flavours. Perhaps a little thin.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2012 19:53:01 | More by eric5bellies
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3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33 cl. bottle.
Organic unfiltered, clear ale with small floaty bits. Pale golden, with a white head, great lacing in the glass.

Smell is of grassy and floral hops.
Taste is of malts, but mainly bitterness of the hops. Actually not bad. Reminds a lot of pilsner, but with a more balanced lingering aftertaste.

I like this brew from La Trappe. It's very easy and accessable.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2010 13:24:27 | More by RuudJH
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-08-2013 17:26:07 | More by Marius
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

06-05-2014 19:06:03 | More by aztraz
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-06-2014 22:32:12 | More by Saind
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-28-2012 07:14:16 | More by zenithberwyn
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-08-2013 18:42:25 | More by Evil_Pidde
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-28-2014 15:41:32 | More by BJSmit
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New York

3.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is clear light yellow in color and has a low amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short white head that quickly died down, leaving only a thin ring collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of herbal hops are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and also has flavors of spicy hops and a light amount of bitterness and hints of pale malts. Notes of yeast are also perceptible. Bitterness and spicy flavors linger through the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied and slightly dry on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer doesn't match up to some of the better examples of the style but is pretty good considering it is organic.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 21:23:58 | More by metter98
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3.63/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from La Cervoiserie and tasted in 2012.

Appearance : clear yellow color, with white foamy head.
Smell : flowery hops aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : malty and hoppy flavours with citrus notes, leading to a dry and bitter finish.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian Ale.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 17:29:28 | More by thierrynantes
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3.6/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

330ml bottle served in my La Trappe chalice.

A: Pours a pale and bit cloudy yellow colour forming a small bubbled white head. Low retention but with a thin layer that lasts for long time. Some few lacing left

S: Nice aromas of flowery hops. Belgian Trapping style yeasts. A bit malty and spicy too (notes of orange zest)

T: Follows the nose. Slightly sweet malts upfront. Strong notes of flowery and bit citrus hops. Belgian yeasts giving some bread notes. Orange zest. In overall, a dry taste, a watery body and a reasonable bitterness

M: Very light and watery body with low carbonation. Aftertaste is mainly flowery hops bitterness

O: Very smooth and light beer. Quite good drinkability. Recommended

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2012 17:15:18 | More by eduardolinhalis
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3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - poured a hazy copper gold, medium sized head that dissipated fairly quickly

S -Orange and slightly sweet malt and hops

T - Very smooth, strong florally hops, sweet malt and coriander. Very light in flavour

M - Light, highly carbonated, quite dry

O - As as the style goes, this wasn't bad at all. This is a light, dry, but very drinkable beer. A bit watery and light for my tastes, but not bad if this is what you're looking for.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2013 20:21:20 | More by freneticamnesic
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-07-2014 19:45:34 | More by ManforallSaisons
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La Trappe Puur from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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