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Lakewood Hop Trapp - Lakewood Brewing Company

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113 Ratings
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Ratings: 113
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 12 | 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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brentk56

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Serving type: on-tap

10-03-2012 01:11:55 | More by brentk56
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-21-2013 23:41:31 | More by nmann08
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-16-2013 18:17:36 | More by ygtbsm94
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

03-09-2013 05:20:15 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

03-09-2013 05:42:31 | More by Texasfan549
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

05-25-2014 20:27:56 | More by jaydoc
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Mora2000

Texas

3.58/5  rDev -2.7%
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.

Serving type: on-tap

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

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-18-2013 12:10:25 | More by dbrauneis
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-13-2013 21:43:57 | More by Mebuzzard
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +8.7%

04-10-2013 01:17:14 | More by dmorgan310
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vfgccp

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

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

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -38.9%

04-29-2014 17:41:26 | More by atrocity
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.93/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 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.

Serving type: bottle

04-14-2013 23:25:02 | More by EgadBananas
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BGsWo22

New York

2/5  rDev -45.7%

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

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

09-25-2012 20:38:00 | More by jenray
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allengarvin

Texas

4.51/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 01:12:01 | More by allengarvin
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twenty5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

04-10-2014 02:42:01 | More by twenty5
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-28-2013 01:00:55 | More by TX-Badger
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-02-2013 02:18:02 | More by Jame515
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.55/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a footed tulip.

A: Hazy dark amber hue. Pours a persistent, 1 finger, foamy white head. Settles slowly. Persistent beer ring lacing.

S: Sourdough, yeast, and pine; with hints of bubble gum. Fresh tea leaf.

T: Yeasty, pungent malt. Slight hint of indistinct sweetness. A little woody.

M: Hearty and malty. Pungent and dry in the finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Nice head, and persistent lacing. Nose is pungent and yeasty with a synthetic sweetness. Yeast and hearty, with some unusual sweetness. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

08-02-2013 02:59:00 | More by bmwats
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

10-27-2012 04:10:07 | More by JohnBender
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SpeedwayJim

New York

3.45/5  rDev -6.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

11-12-2013 00:28:13 | More by GABrew
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Chucker17

South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

03-03-2014 22:41:41 | More by Chucker17
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Lakewood Hop Trapp from Lakewood Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.