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

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La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)

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BA SCORE
88
very good

717 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 717
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 36
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-30-2002)
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Craft Beer Market in Calgary. Served in an authentic La Trappe goblet, very nice. A rather unique color, a clear brownish yellow that somehow manages to fall right between my conceptualizations of "light" and "dark", almost a translucent butterscotch hue. Aroma was sweet, fruity, floral, and moderately spicy, some of those classic Belgian esters and phenols are certainly present but are less aggressive than with many other tripels. I get some caramel, yogurt, baked pear, sweet citrus fruit, peach, plum, banana, and clove elements, on the nose and the palate. The malts are pound cake sweet and the hops (or yeast?) yield some floral chamomile and tobacco notes. Semi-aggressive carbonation and the alcohol does peak through near the end of the experience. More smooth, more mellow, and less boozy than other tripels I've tried and I appreciate the subtlety and near-creamy mouthfeel, although thankfully you won't forgot you're drinking a Belgian style ale.

Serving type: on-tap

01-28-2014 02:47:13 | More by CalgaryFMC
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

01-27-2014 21:59:49 | More by BJSmit
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Nutwood

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-27-2014 04:11:05 | More by Nutwood
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samEBC

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-19-2014 20:16:28 | More by samEBC
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WynnO

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

01-16-2014 23:34:24 | More by WynnO
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

01-16-2014 00:19:46 | More by DCdevyl78
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jscal10

Italy

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

01-11-2014 19:38:31 | More by jscal10
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Peter_L

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-09-2014 20:55:32 | More by Peter_L
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Hoppy_McGee

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-09-2014 17:36:54 | More by Hoppy_McGee
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rrski198

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-09-2014 13:04:22 | More by rrski198
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Saind

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

01-06-2014 11:43:04 | More by Saind
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kristjan

Estonia

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

01-06-2014 09:39:04 | More by kristjan
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Sirre

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-05-2014 18:35:48 | More by Sirre
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Takahiro

Netherlands

3.94/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: hay/golden, and opaque, with a thick and lasting foam that leaves behind the belgian lace.
S: fruity, yogurt (yeast), vanilla, banana
T: grainy malt, yeasty, mild hop bitterness, and sour tang on side of my tongue.
M: very light and soft
O: a good beer. not as bold as westmalle.

Serving type: bottle

01-04-2014 21:03:18 | More by Takahiro
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randallpink

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-04-2014 17:14:15 | More by randallpink
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SStein

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

01-03-2014 19:19:28 | More by SStein
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tard24

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

12-31-2013 12:09:51 | More by tard24
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KindaFondaGoozah

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

12-29-2013 19:34:30 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-25-2013 23:13:38 | More by Fcolle2
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raydas

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

12-14-2013 21:34:03 | More by raydas
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bareju

Washington

4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle, poured 2/5 into an oversized wine glass

A: Slightly opaque gold, clean white but small head that dissipated quickly, very fine bubbles.

S: Estery yeasts and apples - nice and strong when I opened the bottle. Maybe a hint of honey as well.

T: Very light honey sweetness followed by tart apples and bananas, which I'm assuming is the astringency others mentioned. Maybe the slightest hint of warm spicy alcohol on the finish, no sign of bitterness. Sour taste lingers.

M: Light carb, medium full mouthfeel that's quickly dissipated by a dry finish.

O: Dangerously easy-drinking. Love the mouthfeel and smell, but the sourness lingers too long for my taste. Solid tripel and excellent value.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 16:12:23 | More by bareju
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +1.5%

12-04-2013 02:32:55 | More by jaydoc
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

12-04-2013 00:05:12 | More by Kmat10
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toneigh

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

12-02-2013 02:03:53 | More by toneigh
La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
88 out of 100 based on 717 ratings.