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Lakewood Hop Trapp | Lakewood Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company
Texas, United States | website

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We're no monks, but our Belgian-style IPA gives a tip of the hat to our divine brethren. Brewed with rich malt, noble hops, Trappist yeast and a kick of coriander, this is one complex beer. Rather than make a beer that's more of a dare to drink than a pleasure, balance was the priority here. We wanted a beer for "hop heads" and novices alike. Hop Trapp pours with a refined bitter backbone, floral hoppy notes and a decidedly Belgian finish. This brew is worthy of some serious contemplation.

Added by Mora2000 on 08-05-2012

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Reviews by ranger7:
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3.4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a laser-etched Sam Adams glass.
Review from notes 3/8/2014.

A: Amber with nice white head.

S: Smells ale-like, not too hoppy.

T: Hoppy front and back, with smooth middle.

M: Medium body and smooth.

O: Pretty good; not too hoppy. A decent choice from Lakewood.

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Photo of Tiernan
3.76/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mora2000
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

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Photo of GregTitman
2.87/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Might be the bar I had it at, but the mouthfeel was rough. Attempts to be hoppy, but there is a poor malt balance. Amber color looks appetizing, but once you smell/taste, this beer leaves something to be desired.

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2.93/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.76/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.84/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.92/5  rDev +8.3%

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3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

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4.66/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer does a lot of things right.

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4.09/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Magery
3.27/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of boodz85
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

nice beer, looks wise it is deceiving, nice hoppy flavor to start but not much of a hoppy finish at all. Pretty normal in terms of mouth feel. Definitely a Belgian style IPA, I would refer to it as Leffe's younger, but bolder cousin which is a high compliment for an underground beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -24%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

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Lakewood Hop Trapp from Lakewood Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.