La Trappe Witte Trappist | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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BEER INFO

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

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly La Trappe

The world’s first and only white Trappist ale that continues to ferment slightly after bottling. Brewed using only water, wheat, and hops. No herbs are added. Saphir hops give the ale its citrusy aroma. A real thirst-quencher on a hot summer’s day that also makes for a delicious drink at any other time of the year.

Added by paterlodie on 03-21-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
341
Reviews:
114
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
11.58%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
90
For Trade:
1
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Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: hazy straw gold under a thin ivory foam collar with fair retention.

S: It smells of spice and orange, faint wheat, a trace of banana, a hint of bubble gum and other Belgian yeast aromas.

T: Big fruit leads the flavors. Orange, orange peel, citrus, coriander and fresh bread dough spread out over the tongue. The hop bitterness is low, earthy and spicy with a very faint astringency from the spice on the finish joined by a splash of tartness.

F: The body is light and refreshing with medium carbonation.

O: I enjoyed this beer. It is very refreshing and drinkable.

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Photo of Dazka
3.51/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SpongeHop
4.26/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L - golden yellow with a nice foamy white head
S & T - sour, but not in the citrussy, apple-y kind of way. This beer has isolated that crisp dryness that comes from the wheat realllyy well. Sunny, grassy-hoppy, wheaty freshness with some bread-doughy yeastiness
F - nice and drinkable without being watery. Refreshingly fizzy without becoming like a soda.

O - really refreshing, and something I definitely wouldn't mind chugging during a sunny summer day's lunch at a restaurant or a picknick. In fact, I prefer this over all other weizens and witbieren I've tried thusfar. The crisp dryness of the wheat, the bread-doughiness of the yeast... I just tastes like the wheat harvest in a bottle.

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Photo of chossboss
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of drone
3.23/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yaron73
4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of probert
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Grackos
4.21/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Salud24
3.11/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tryllebanjo
4.63/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Momon
3.77/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cunning_stunt
4.33/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yeldarb92
4.24/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mothman
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Foley67
4.17/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of igl
4.27/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Greenville, SC.

Very large, foamy, off-white head over a sparkling amber body.
Heavily spiced banana bread in the nose.

Flavor: Spicy to the point of medicinal, but better than that description sounds. Lingering aftertaste of mixed spices and faint wheat.

Medium-light body with medium-high carbonation.

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Photo of AlexFields
3.89/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jzlyo
4.02/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma is Belgian yeast, bubblegum, spices and medium sweetness. The flavor is Belgian yeast, wheat, light citrus and a mix of spices and slight sweetness/tart in the finish.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 330ml bottle, pours a hazey pale yellow colour with a huge big white coloured head that slowly disapates to a small layer.
Aroma spice, orange, citrus.
Taste orange, citrus, malt, spices.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.41/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 11.2 oz. bottle into a Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Pours a bright golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Big two finger white head which settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A spicy and fruity Belgian aroma with a scent of spices and citrus fruit. Belgian yeast with a scent of clove, pepper, funk, and coriander. Fruit hints of banana, pear, and apple along with citrus hop hints of orange peel, lemon, and mango with some pineapple. Malt hints of wheat, grains, cracker, and biscuit. Also some sweet hints of bubblegum and candied sugar. A very good aroma.

Taste: Like it smells, a spicy and fruity Belgian taste with notes of spices and fruit. Belgian yeast with notes of pepper, clove, funk, and coriander. Malt notes of wheat, grains, biscuit, and cracker. Dried fruit notes of banana, apple, and pear. Nice citrus hop notes of orange, mango, and lemon along with some pineapple. Sweet notes of bubblegum along with some candied sugar. A very nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a medium to high level of carbonation. Crisp and juicy with a drying finish.

Overall: A very good Belgian Witbier. Good mix of spice and fruit.

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Photo of invapid
3/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very nice, if you're into these style of beers, u should give this a taste.
It's wonderful!

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La Trappe Witte Trappist from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
3.8 out of 5 based on 341 ratings.
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