La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) | Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
BA SCORE
3.93/5
868 Ratings
La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
BEER INFO

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

Style: Dubbel

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
La Trappe Dubbel has a deep brown colour and attractive beige froth. The use of caramel malt gives it a gentle aromatic caramelised quality. It has a rich malty flavour with a touch of sweetness. Post-fermenting La Trappe Dubbel is a smooth drink, and yet has some real body and intense flavour to it.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,698
Reviews:
408
Ratings:
868
pDev:
10.69%
Bros Score:
3.88
 
 
Wants:
70
Gots:
186
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 868 |  Reviews: 408
Photo of chicagobeerguy
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L: Deep ruby red when held to light, very small bubbles, nice head
S: Bready, sweet malt, yeasty, dry flowers, dark dryed fruit, hints of cloves
T: Tarty sweet malty, toasted, hints of dark fruit, raisiny
F: Smooth, medium carb
O: Solid Dubbel,

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Photo of Dzu
4.23/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 0.33l bottle into La Trappe glass.
L: Turbid dark brown with weak foam head.
S: Caramel, dark fruits, sweets.
T: Tart, sweets, plums and raisin, spicy a little bit.
F: Good balanced, medium carbonation and tight body.
O: Impressive dubbel. Worth a try.

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Photo of kitch
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A 330ml bottle with a best before date of July 2016, poured into a Chimay goblet glass.

Appearance: It poured a deep dark brown / amber colour with a one finger beige head that dissipated fairly quickly but left nice lacing.

Aroma: Raisins, dried cherry, toasted malts, caramel, toffee and bubblegum.

Taste: Sweet dark stone fruits of plum, prunes, raisin and cherry, grape juice, banana and a light toffee finish.

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall: A very nice Dubbel that is tasty and easy to drink.

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Photo of zotzot
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sweet and Carmelly

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Photo of pjhdaas
2.88/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of louislouis91
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
3.95/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed in Roger Protz' CAMRA classic "300 Beers To Try Before You Die!"
Listed in the "1001 Beers.

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Photo of rex_4539
3.37/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hydrocity2
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JeffSK
4.24/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bjamesVT
4.48/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Miket13
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of erk0607
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look: Caramel, dark amber with light beige lacing

Smell: very sweet, maltiness, bubblegummy

Taste: malty, sugary, no specific overtones

Feel: watery, lacks body

Overall: good, not great, but would get again

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

I've already written a full review of this beer; I just haven't typed up my notes. This is maybe my 10th impression of this beer, but I guess the first one I've logged:

Beet sugar. Dark fruits. Plum, dates, prunes. Caramel. Amber malts. Crystal malts, maybe. Treacley caramelized dark fruit.

Medium to full-bodied, with a great overall presence on the palate. Perfect thickness and heft. Near perfect carbonation.

High B (3.75) / GOOD

***

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Photo of YvesB
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Robertas
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tekstr1der
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Very good, though a bit thin. Pours a nice deep mahogany with lasting top of beige foam. Aroma is malty with caramel and candi sweetness. Flavor follows very similarly, but feels like something is missing there, mostly due to the thin mouthfeel.

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Photo of alucard
3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of toscanoigor
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jonj
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Pens1967
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Euroglot
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirDirtJoe
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

La Trappe Dubbel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 868 ratings
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