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La Trappe Puur - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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BA SCORE
81
good

43 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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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
Netherlands

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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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12%

08-08-2013 02:55:37 | More by stampfler07
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Ciocanelu

Romania

4/5  rDev +12%

07-17-2013 16:38:52 | More by Ciocanelu
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Marius

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

07-08-2013 17:26:07 | More by Marius
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freneticamnesic

Netherlands

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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desint

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev -30%

05-24-2013 11:59:32 | More by desint
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samEBC

Belgium

4/5  rDev +12%

05-15-2013 21:08:44 | More by samEBC
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metter98

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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Rohkey

Michigan

4/5  rDev +12%

04-09-2013 20:06:07 | More by Rohkey
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-08-2013 18:42:25 | More by Evil_Pidde
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unclekeith

Alaska

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-24-2013 16:36:26 | More by unclekeith
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-10-2013 20:19:48 | More by safaricook
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zenithberwyn

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-28-2012 07:14:16 | More by zenithberwyn
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

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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eric5bellies

Australia

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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thierrynantes

France

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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patra7

Greece

3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Light gold color, cloudy; thin white head that quickly dissipates.
Smell: Floral, like a Belgian white but on the lighter side; some hops.
Taste: Citrus / floral with a delicate bitterness, mostly towards the end. Hints of pepper.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium body; light to medium carbonation.
Drinkability: An interesting ale (“light” as compared to the rest of the La Trappe family) that could easily make for a good quality session beer, without causing too much excitement.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2012 21:07:41 | More by patra7
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bostonryan

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12%

09-13-2012 15:58:51 | More by bostonryan
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Aethien

Netherlands

3.33/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, pale golden yellow with a fizzy white head that quickly fades to a mere film on the beer.

The first thing I smell is some fairly potent hops, followed by smells of pepper, earth and wet hay. A little citrus and fruity sweetness rounds it out. It's reminiscent of a witbier but hoppier.

The taste, sadly, does not measure up to the interesting and powerful smell. While it's similar with grassy hops, a little spices and some lemon tartness it's watery in taste.

The mouthfeel, again, is a little thin and weak with not quite enough oomph to make this a light and easy brew or erase the watery feel from the brew.

Overall this beer started amazing but quickly went downhill when the taste just couldn't measure up to the promising nose. It's a shame because this beer could have been so much more, a more potent flavour and some stronger carbonation and this would have been one amazing light summer beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2012 16:22:56 | More by Aethien
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IPA35

Netherlands

3.45/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A pale, hazy beer with a white head.

Smells hoppy, some fruity aroma's from the hops, citric.
Light malts.

Tastes rather bitter, slightly fruity, not unlike Duvel or the stronger belgian blonde ales.

Thin mouthfeel.

Overall a good lager alternative, just not really my kind of keer.

Serving type: bottle

06-30-2012 16:10:53 | More by IPA35
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HalfFull

California

3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 330 ml. bottle into a wine glass, showing mostly clear and deep straw in color. Touch of haze at first, a thin cap offers moderate retention and good lace.

Aroma of light pale malts and a bit of noble hops. Belgian yeast notes are rather subdued. Noted oddly as a 'Category II' bier on the label, not sure what that means as the Witte was 'Category I'. Does offer a slightly expanded yeast profile with warming, though still light.

Taste is more along the lines of a Pils beer with a light grainy finish, and a bit coarse and chalky/dry along the way. Finish does linger well for the light body of the beer, with some lemony citrus and expanding yeast notes. Feel is light but expected for the light ABV, and in fact fuller than the ABV might suggest. Finish is quite smooth and easy on the palate with pale lemony grain.

Serving type: bottle

06-03-2012 05:22:53 | More by HalfFull
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nout72


2.78/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Honestly, if I would have a to perform a blind taste-test including a couple of ordinary Lager beers, like Heineken, Bavaria and Grolsch and this La Trappe Puur I wouldn't recognise this one as a (different tasting) Trapist beer.

Not bad tasting in any ways, but not different or special enough to choose above ordinary pale lagers on the market.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2012 18:59:48 | More by nout72
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w00ddy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-29-2012 22:31:35 | More by w00ddy
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Arborescence

Finland

2.55/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance: Slight haze due to the beer being unfiltered, smooth. Pours a nice head, but not a very thick one.

Aroma: Mild, slightly hoppy, floral.

Taste: Quite mellow and light. Hops are the predominant flavour, perhaps more so than in your typical trappist. Not very malty, more of floral flavours, and maybe a hint of citrus.

Mouthfeel: Nothing in particular to report, light and boring.

Overall: This organic unfiltered trappist beer by the only trappist brewery outside of Belgium is decent, but a bit light for my taste. I like the concept of making an organic trappist beer like this, but it might’ve been better as a double. Probably not worth going out of your way to try this, but it was a pleasant enough beer to drink on its own. I recently had the La Trappe Witte as well, which is also rather light and pleasant.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2012 13:54:34 | More by Arborescence
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rekel

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +12%

11-28-2011 22:09:41 | More by rekel
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tall thin 33cl brown bottle, best before Jan 2012, poured into an Augustijn chalice during Oct 2011.

No sediment in the glass, strange considering it is supposed to be an unfiltered trappist beer? Having said that the Lager looking brew did have some particals suspended within its body: it wasn't a clean, clear beer at all.

Golden, with a thin white head and thicker collar, almost Pilsner in looks, those aforementioned particals preventing the perfect Pilsner/Lager clearness.

The aroma given off was grassy/grainy and not very trappisty.

Pleasant enough, but not a great Belgian Pale Ale (well it is brewed in Holland): just seems like a run of the mill type of beer, a bit disappointed to be honest. My average scores could have been lower if I'd been in a bad mood!

Medium body depth and strenght, lacks that sparkle and interest to set it apart from the better brews within this style. Their own La Trappe Isid'or knocks spots off this for instance.

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2011 20:14:54 | More by BlackHaddock
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La Trappe Puur from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
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