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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

739 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 739
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 39
Gots: 47 | 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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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

05-03-2014 23:10:36 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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shelby415

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-26-2014 21:33:26 | More by shelby415
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cam477

Newfoundland (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-25-2014 23:57:07 | More by cam477
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GONZALOYANNA

Spain

3.55/5  rDev -9.9%

330ml bottle. Tasting chalice glass. Amber color, chill haze appearance. Off-white froth creates a close crown & shows fairly good retention. Spiced – vanilla & herbs-, pale malt, spicy, delicate citric, sugar & coriander aromas. Smooth sweet maltiness is blown up by cumin notes & warm alcohol. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Texture is silky & ABV is felt. Hints of ripe fruit, light woody notes & sugary maltiness drive into a long sweet/fruity finish & aftertaste touched by funny peppery sensation.

04-21-2014 10:33:06 | More by GONZALOYANNA
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Amerikon

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-19-2014 05:27:47 | More by Amerikon
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Jotora

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-18-2014 06:02:09 | More by Jotora
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-17-2014 21:04:20 | More by uturn
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

04-16-2014 02:56:25 | More by afsdan
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Jadan

Italy

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-30-2014 00:12:54 | More by Jadan
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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-21-2014 00:34:29 | More by lgmol
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roblowther

Texas

4.4/5  rDev +11.7%

750ml corked and caged poured into a chalice glass. Cheers to my buddy Woody for the beer. It pours a medium brown gold color with a quickly dissipating head. Smells of bread dough and honey. The taste is bready with a quick whack of cinnamon. Does cinnamon come in whacks? There is also a slight earthy flavor, with a really nice aftertaste that just makes you want to have another sip. It is a straightforward tripel, not like the Westmalle, but very refreshing. The mouthfeel is spot on, tingly and buttery. Overall, I like this beer quite a bit. It is very good in a very simple way. I've been called worse, so I imagine the monks would be OK with that description.

03-20-2014 00:26:22 | More by roblowther
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VTBrewHound

Vermont

4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

03-18-2014 01:30:43 | More by VTBrewHound
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Todd61

Texas

5/5  rDev +26.9%

03-15-2014 00:48:10 | More by Todd61
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

03-14-2014 05:58:21 | More by Erik-P
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letshaveanother

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-13-2014 22:23:17 | More by letshaveanother
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-11-2014 21:13:56 | More by poskok
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-19-2014 19:58:49 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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Fader

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-17-2014 16:02:15 | More by Fader
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fourstringer

Maryland

3.71/5  rDev -5.8%

Poured from a 750 mL bottle into a Duvel tulip. Moderate hand. Label reveals K1 OF 13.

A: Hazy, honey-colored body with 3 fingers of off-white head. Fair retention. Light lacing. Becomes fairly flat appearing by the bottom of the glass.

S: Relatively earthy Belgian yeast with light spice. Namely coriander, clove. Apple and pear with more subdued fruit notes than your average tripel. Light grass, straw. Notable noble hop presence. Honey, candi sugar. Slight booze.

T: Earthy, yeast, lightly sweet up front. Transitions to a surprisingly assertive European hop bitterness and semi-dry finish. Some sugar, peach lingers on the aftertaste with a certain booziness. Touch of licorice.

M: Moderate carbonation with moderate to fullish body. Less effervescent than the typical tripel and a bit more heft.

O: Somewhat unique in the world of Belgian tripels. Not quite up to par with the best in class IMO, but brings its own character to the party. A bit heavier, hoppier and earthier take on the style.

Prost!

02-15-2014 23:04:45 | More by fourstringer
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Chemister

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

02-09-2014 18:45:59 | More by Chemister
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1.5%

02-09-2014 00:43:20 | More by wizo
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Jah_Json

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-05-2014 13:08:03 | More by Jah_Json
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CalgaryFMC

Alberta (Canada)

3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

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.

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
La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
88 out of 100 based on 739 ratings.