La Trappe Jubilaris | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

La Trappe JubilarisLa Trappe Jubilaris
BA SCORE
67.2%
Liked This Beer
3.81 w/ 67 ratings
La Trappe JubilarisLa Trappe Jubilaris
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Netherlands
latrappe.nl

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Brabander on 10-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
67
Liked:
45
Avg:
3.81/5
pDev:
12.07%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 67 |  Reviews: 18
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4/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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2/5  rDev -47.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

750 ml cork and cage bottle poured into a Bruery tulip.
6% ABV

A - Bright crimson amber in color, this mildly clear, beautifully colored beer is complimented by a lasting ivory head that leaves wonderfully delicate lacing on the glass.

S - Dusty Belgian yeast opens Jubilaris with an intoxicatingly classic nose that brings forth dark stone fruits, chocolate covered raisins, and a spicy finish of clove and white pepper. Caramel and dark sugar undertones create a smooth building base that begs for a sip.

T - Delicate maltiness provides light bread and caramel drizzled sweetness to the tongue while yeast fills in the gaps with fruity undertones and soft spiciness for a flavor that's surprisingly lighter, in every regard, than the aroma suggests.

M - Tight carbonation through Jubilaris is sparkling with crispness but doesn't attack the tongue while it's light body smoothly makes it's way across the tongue with a lasting dryness on the back end.

O - Jubilaris aromatically offers a plethora of classic Belgian characteristics that excite the senses but the taste comes as a bit of a let down with how little the nose translates to flavor. The blend smells of two different beers but ends up a bit jumbled and confusing though not without an incredibly level of drinkablility! In the end, I'd rather have either one or the other, not the Dubbel and Lsid'or combined.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.27/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a goblet at Beer Market - Schaumburg.

It's been a while since I've had a La Trappe, much less one I've never heard before, so it was easy to order this bad boy. It pours a mostly clear topaz-russet topped by a short finger of sandstone foam. The nose comprises Belgian yeast, Belgian candi sugar, light oats, mild maple syrup, mild mixed greens, and a touch of pumpernickel. The taste brings in more of the same, with the greens coming in a bit stronger, the yeast and the bread really hitting it off, and a new-coming bit of cedar causing some mischief. This woodiness just doesn't meld with its surroundings very well, forcing some flavor clashes. The body is a lithe medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally smooth feel. Overall, an okay little beer, but the woodiness just didn't work with the other flavors, precluding full enjoyment.

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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3.97/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml (1pt 94fl.oz.) corked bottle. La Trappe Chalice glass. Pours pretty nice reddish amber in color with clear appearance. Light beige froth creates a close crown & shows fairly good retention. Lacing webs are left. Deep aromas of caramel malts, molasses, brown sugar, ripe fruits -plum & apricot-, slight phenolic & alcohol notes, clove & vanilla hues as well as very subtle orange on the backside. Kind & smooth upfront displays toasted & caramel flavors rounded by underliying alcohol touches. Medium to full body. Soft carbonation. Silky palate. Low bitterness & delicate citric just to avoid cloyingness from a malty, toasted & fruity bed. Long finish. Hints of orange & very subtle nutmeg on the aftertaste. For a paused drink to taste the silence. Easy drinkable & delightful beer !!

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3.63/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

750 corked and caged, thanks to my buddy Woody. Anyone who doesn't have a Woody, should get one, they're great. But I digress. Poured into a goblet, it is caramel in color, with a fizzy off white head that settles before too terribly long. Smell is slightly sweet, biscuit-like, and fruity. Taste is not at all like it smells. Woody, very very dry, and with a slightly plant-like finish. Wow, very dry. Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated but a tad thin. This is an interesting beer. It seems more like a dubbel than anything, but it is a bit harsh. I suspect that ageing this one for a couple of years may do it a lot of good, but I've just opened the only bottle I have so someone else will have to run that experiment.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very nice Cognac brown hue with a touch of richness and a dense foam for a head.

The nose holds a deep sweetness of malty sweet breads, pumpernickle, caraway and anise. There's lots of dried fruits like prune and date with a candied fruit cake.

The flavor holds more of the dried fruit with a thick sweet prune and date but it has enough malt that fruit cake seems more appropriate. The finish is almond and licorice with even a bit of pecan.

The feel is appropriate but maybe a little thinner than I'd expect with the style.

I really like this and to think I nearly missed it but to finish off my wife's choice and then order a second.

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4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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2.95/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

750 into a duvel tulip

Pours mahogany brown with a fast lingering cream head

Belgian candy yeast, dark fruits, malts, and caramel in the nose

Taste is Belgian yeast, slight toffee, cinnamon, and spice

Finishes dry

The flavor has a whole lotta what could have been. I'm a big Trappist beer fan but was kinda disappointed in this one. Maybe a tad too tame

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La Trappe Jubilaris from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 67.2% out of 100 with 67 ratings
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