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Lakewood Hop Trapp - Lakewood Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
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120 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 3
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mora2000 on 08-05-2012)
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Kornoms

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

09-12-2012 21:59:37 | More by Kornoms
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Mora2000

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -2.2%

On tap at Goodfriend. The beer pours an orange color with a white head. The aroma is full of orange and floral notes, with some biscuit malt and Belgian yeast notes thrown in. The flavor is similar. I get some bitter hop notes, with some perfume and citrus thrown in. There is also some grass and biscuit malt in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

08-05-2012 17:42:55 | More by Mora2000
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SvenHayden

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

03-15-2013 02:18:26 | More by SvenHayden
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En29356

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-28-2014 23:58:35 | More by En29356
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.68/5  rDev +0.5%

08-29-2014 00:56:33 | More by JamesStreet
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InVinoVeritas

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

03-06-2013 01:34:36 | More by InVinoVeritas
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.45/5  rDev -5.7%

Bottled 6/3/13. Friend brought this back for me from Garland. 12oz. bottle into a Pizza Boy pint.

Pours a 2 finger frothy white head with good retention. Beer is a clear red tea color. Lacing is stringy and web-like with good stick. Pretty good looking beer.

Nose is cane and brown sugar, citrus and pine. Very mellow hops balanced with a moderate malt body. Not very aromatic though.

Opens citrus, pine and Belgian yeast. Cane sugar and some soapiness in the middle with a soft hop bite. Malty with a tree sap hop bitterness at the end. Finishes Belgian yeast with a lingering, bitter, resiny hop aftertaste. Exactly what the style dictates.

Light bodied with ample carbonation. Prickly and carbonated in the mouth and goes down aggressive and foamy. Finishes dry with a lingering, sticky aftertaste. Solid.

A decent beer but nothing that really stands out. The hop presence has faded a bit but this beer's not "old" by most standards. I like it but there are other better offerings out there in the style.

07-25-2013 23:10:53 | More by SpeedwayJim
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pastramionrye7

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-10-2013 03:06:37 | More by pastramionrye7
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

03-24-2013 22:23:02 | More by Dwtucker90
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kwill

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-26-2014 23:09:48 | More by kwill
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ghonickel

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

12-06-2013 16:39:54 | More by ghonickel
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Sazz9

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

11-21-2013 14:32:11 | More by Sazz9
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

04-02-2014 14:58:55 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

3/5  rDev -18%

08-12-2013 00:28:22 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +7.4%

Pours a nice orange hue, hazy, lacy. Off white head. Light spicy hop/yeast notes, floral hops, some citrus notes. Slight breadiness as well. Taste has a medium bitterness, orange and citrus, spicy, herbal hops, soft Belgian yeast esters, light sweet maltiness. Medium body, slickness, light oily texture and good carbonation.

I believe that Trappist yeast is definitely different than you standard Belgian ale yeast, and for this reason, I really enjoyed this. Normal Belgian yeast is too much for me usually, but this imparted great character.

04-14-2013 23:25:02 | More by EgadBananas
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

05-25-2014 20:27:56 | More by jaydoc
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Westyn

Texas

2/5  rDev -45.4%

07-31-2014 15:54:12 | More by Westyn
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

02-16-2013 06:15:53 | More by gtermi
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czillmer

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-28-2013 01:48:52 | More by czillmer
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DPJ3322

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

12-05-2013 03:48:54 | More by DPJ3322
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TangoMike

Texas

4.04/5  rDev +10.4%

This is an interesting one to review. BJCP has not identified Belgian IPA as a style so I can't review it against style guidelines. Just reviewing it based on how enjoyable it is in its various facets and based upon its Belgian influence.

Served into a tulip glass. It is a reddish-amber in appearance. Excellent clarity after wiping away the condensation. Off-white head is not too persistent, but a thin head remains after the initial head produced by the pour dissipates. Bubbles visible rising to the top of the glass.

Aroma is what I would expect from a Belgian-influenced beer. Spicy kind of like the aroma of a Belgian Dubbel. I'm also getting citrus fruit aromas. Hops aromas aren't that prevalent which is interesting given the IPA portion of its DNA.

The beer warmed while I was evaluating appearance and aroma. By the time I took my first sip it may have gotten to 45 or 50 degrees. Unlike a normal American IPA the hops weren't too in-your-face though hop bitterness is definitely discernible to the point where I would call it a defining feature. I'm guessing that the citrusy American hop varieties were used in order to create a resonance with the Belgian fruity esters that were produced by whichever Belgian yeast strain they selected. On a clean palate it starts sweet and then progresses to a bitter, dry finish. This seems to influence future sips to where the hops become more of a factor as you go.

Mouthfeel. Tingly carbonation plays with the hops bitterness. Velvety on the tongue--leaves a coating inside of the mouth that stays with you after swallowing for a longish finish.

I would recommend and would buy this again depending on what other selections are available to me.

06-01-2014 18:16:22 | More by TangoMike
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mcdsports

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-23-2013 01:11:39 | More by mcdsports
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -45.4%

03-17-2013 02:53:39 | More by BGsWo22
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GABrew

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

11-12-2013 00:28:13 | More by GABrew
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jkn09

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-11-2013 05:27:46 | More by jkn09
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Lakewood Hop Trapp from Lakewood Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.