La Trappe Puur | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

BA SCORE
82
good
102 Ratings
La Trappe PuurLa Trappe Puur
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
Ratings:
102
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
11.98%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 102 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of probert
3.99/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
4.36/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zet
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
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 +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of benlhoest
4.48/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of largadeer
3.79/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
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 +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerOps
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
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 -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of user785335
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CwrwAmByth
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
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 +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of josanguapo
4.05/5  rDev +12.8%
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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Photo of jonj
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hallertau
3.44/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rolltide8425
3.81/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of epyon396
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was a solid offering. The beer was clear with white head that did not lace. The scent was common for Belgian style beers. The taste was even and light....easy to dink. Overall its worth a try.

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Photo of Heeenrik
3.96/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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La Trappe Puur from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
3.59 out of 5 based on 102 ratings.
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