La Trappe Puur | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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3.7/5
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
La Trappe PUUR is an easily drinkable, fresh, hoppy, light Trappist ale. Only top-grade organic ingredients are used to brew this ale. The recipe for this ale is the result of a combination of the continuous pursuit of the highest quality and a passionate dedication to ale, coupled with unrelenting respect for people and planet.

Added by smcolw on 08-16-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#31,172
Reviews:
33
Ratings:
110
pDev:
11.62%
Bros Score:
4.04
 
 
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11
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Ratings: 110 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of Dutchcraftbeergeek
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of 9300Beerlover
4.78/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lhwjanssen
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clarknova
4.11/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of chinchill
3.36/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

On tap in Greenville SC.
Hazy pale golden body with a fine white head that leaves sticky lacing on the glass.
Citrus with faint funk in the nose. Mild, lightly bitter flavor with hops dominating the malts.
Overall: funky Trappist light beer.

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Photo of DucksFan16
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

06/28/2017, at the La Trappe cafe, Netherlands.

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Photo of SpongeHop
4.16/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - very clear, light yellow with a nice foamy white head.
S & T - good light, malty base with some nice, surprisingly heavy bittering (without being overpowering), and with floral green hoppiness and a hint of fresh granny smith sweet-sour apples.
F - nice and light without being too watery. Nice and fizzy. Perfect for the style.

O - I'd rather have this as a lawnmower beer over every and all currently available pilsners/lagers. Gloriously refreshing, summery, light beer.

I absolutely recommend this one.

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Photo of jonb5
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Third of a litre at the Celle Beer Festival.

A: Very pale, hazy.

S: Starch and Belgian style phenols.

T: Phenols and berries.

M: Medium body, slightly prickly.

O: A thinned out version of a Belgian Pale Ale, almost a session beer.

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Photo of probert
3.99/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
4.36/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zet
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Slightly hazy golden yellow with lively carb and a decent head of foam that leaves nice lacing. Full smell of grassy hops, hints of lemon, dough and yeast. The taste doesn't have as much flavour as the smell however. This makes it easily quaffable though, in a good refreshing way. Not a very complex trappist, but worth a try under a spring sun.

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Photo of tyjohnson55
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benlhoest
4.48/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of largadeer
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I suppose it is OK for the traditionalists (Trappists being mostly so) to experiment. But it is not in their DNA to change brewing and push the envelope. All of which asks for Purr: is organic necessary ? I've not read a convincing argument; primarily because boiling barley greatly reduces the ill-effects of pesticides.

To the point... Puur is a nice beer. Not powerful and complex like we expect from Trappists. It was so pleasant that I don't even give the rating a hit as I usually do for beers that promote their hops.
Should you try it ? Yes... should you find it.

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Photo of Taybeh
3.63/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Lucky Baldwins Delirium Cafe in Sierra Madre, CA.

Pours a murky light yellow-orange with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of grain, fruit cocktail, earth, spice, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with grain, white grape juice, grape jelly, earth, spice, and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is light and simple all around.

Serving type: on tap.

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Photo of YvesB
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
4.25/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Keg at Tap East in Westfield Shopping Centre, Stratford. Light yellowy/gold pour, attractive, thick bubbles of carbonation. Smell of sweetness and some spices, reminiscent of BBQ sauce. Tastes spicy, fruity and fresh. Peppery yeast and malts.

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Photo of windowside
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From Uvinum. In Teku glass. Watching Sons of Anarchy 4x13. Nice herbal aroma and taste. Refreshing.

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La Trappe Puur from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 3.7 out of 5 with 110 ratings