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Lakewood Hop Trapp - Lakewood Brewing Company

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83
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120 Ratings
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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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ghonickel

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

12-06-2013 16:39:54 | More by ghonickel
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BG83

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

03-17-2013 11:38:30 | More by BG83
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allengarvin

Texas

4.51/5  rDev +23.2%

This pours out a amber-orange color, with a dense half-finger's head of foam atop it. The nose is--delightful. Highly fruity esters mix with citrusy, floral hops and a faintly sweet malt underlying it all. The flavor reminds of an old favorite from Texas, long gone: the Celis Dubbel: it's got perfect spicy yeast notes, with plenty of citrusy hops. Bitterness is moderately high, but the hop flavor is just one part of the complex flavor. Lightly fruity to taste, and finishing very dryly, but with a lingering spiciness. I do wish it were a bit more spritzly carbonated. It's just a little watery compared to my favorite Belgians (though it might be because it comes in a standard 12-oz bottle, which can't handle higher carbonation safely).

My favorite from the Lakewood lineup (and my favorite style, the hoppy Belgian). This is very well-crafted and deserves to be their flagship beer.

06-18-2014 01:12:01 | More by allengarvin
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23%

02-06-2013 03:52:15 | More by Joshgonzales79
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vfgccp

New York

4.5/5  rDev +23%

12-01-2012 03:12:11 | More by vfgccp
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averydylan

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23%

01-24-2013 02:29:54 | More by averydylan
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amckee

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23%

05-18-2013 20:40:09 | More by amckee
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Mortarforker

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +23%

07-04-2014 03:06:31 | More by Mortarforker
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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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cam12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

08-04-2013 20:05:16 | More by cam12
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-15-2013 05:05:26 | More by Michaeldmanley
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Crowbar

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

11-11-2013 15:16:42 | More by Crowbar
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Mastertensu


4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

01-20-2013 01:30:50 | More by Mastertensu
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hokie_rob

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

12-26-2013 21:41:43 | More by hokie_rob
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Silverpath6

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

11-14-2013 17:15:29 | More by Silverpath6
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wtkphoto

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

03-24-2013 05:16:59 | More by wtkphoto
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mseidens

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

11-04-2012 03:33:24 | More by mseidens
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Bulljump

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +13.4%

A great IPA to try if your in the Dallas Texas area.

Typical strong IPA flavor, but with hints of creamy citrus that emerge if you dont swallow right away. Pours a bronze color.

Taste stays with you for a long time. Could still taste it 15 minutes after I finished dinner.

05-31-2014 05:26:07 | More by Bulljump
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +10.7%

Appearance: Arrives with a nice looking inch of foam on the clear amber liquid; decent retention and lacing

Smell: Spicy and grainy, with an herbal cast to the earthy hops; a hint of treacle underneath

Taste: Quite herbal, at the outset, with a piney/earthy hop character developing by mud-palate; there is a hint of malt in the middle, but the finish is about the yeasty phenols mixing with the hops

Mouthfeel: Medium body with spritzy carbonation

Overall: A very different take on the style, with a distinct herbal character that dominates; line the way the mouthfeel enhances the flavor, as well

10-03-2012 01:11:55 | More by brentk56
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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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En29356

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-28-2014 23:58:35 | More by En29356
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-28-2013 01:48:52 | More by czillmer
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jkn09

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-11-2013 05:27:46 | More by jkn09
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Phil8352

California

4/5  rDev +9.3%

02-05-2013 15:40:46 | More by Phil8352
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Lakewood Hop Trapp from Lakewood Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.