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

La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus)
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Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Ranked #73
Ranked #12,864
3.96 | pDev: 10.61%
Oct 31, 2023
Apr 30, 2002
La Trappe Tripel’s aroma is slightly malty and estery. Despite its full, rich flavour, this out-of-the-ordinary ale still has a light and dry aftertaste with a touch of bitter finesse.
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Rated: 3.75 by NorbertB1974 from Germany

Oct 31, 2023
Rated: 4.46 by tamasdanieltk from Scotland

Sep 21, 2023
Rated: 4.22 by LA2ED7

Aug 22, 2023
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Reviewed by harrypowers from Massachusetts

4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Clear golden 1F head moderate lacing

Smells of yeast and spice

Tastes of bready yeast, malt, apple, pear and cloves.

Medium light body and moderate carbonation. Clean dry mouthfeel

A very enjoyable and mildly nuanced brew
Jul 05, 2023
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Reviewed by stortore from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
750 ml bottle into a tulip snifter. L28A21 date code, had 12/6/22. Not sure if that’s in the best by window.

Pours a clear, slightly orange golden color with a two inch foamy head with decent retention and a good amount of foamy lacing. Aromas of banana on first pour, wheat, clove, coriander, malt, some Belgian yeast, maybe some other spices. Flavors of light banana- again, on the first pour, Belgian yeast, malt, wheat, spices. Smooth, a very good lighter medium body, appropriately carbonated.

A solid, traditional take on the style. Probably should have had this sooner, but it was still very good.
Jun 26, 2023
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Reviewed by BillyNoonan from Ireland

4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Crisp, higher than expected carbonation. Head subsides rapidly.
Surprised at it's lightness. Definite peach aroma, pervasive freshness of apple in taste. Slightly sticky in the mouth afterwards. Alcohol quite subtle as for a trippel. Very enjoyable ale indeed.
Jun 02, 2023
Rated: 4.06 by MrJones07 from Spain

Apr 13, 2023
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Reviewed by aleigator from Germany

4.12/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Yields a golden color with a bigger, eggshell colored head.

Smells of rich wheat, pines and honey, together with a drop of caramel and wooden, spicy noble hops.

Has a truly well put effervescent mouthfeel with a well nuanced balance to it, featuring a light bodied, refreshing beer.

Tastes of matured, herbal hops, sweeter turning toffee and a dose of honey, getting balanced by a lively, yet nuanced effervescence. Offers spicy hay, wet leaves and lighter caramel then, together with a cleansing blow from the maintaining, higher carbonation burst. Finishes with earthy, bitter cardamom, soothing honey and maintaing, subtle, leafy hops.

Very versatile, well balanced and elegant on the tongue. It‘s higher abv allows quite an elaborated, finely nuanced complexity, which conquers the palate slow but steady, after establishing a malty, rustic foundation, which always leaves room for a convincing crispness.
Feb 18, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by bigred89 from Maryland

Feb 18, 2023
Rated: 4.3 by JanglezB19 from Canada (ON)

Feb 13, 2023
Rated: 4.36 by Shanex from France

Feb 10, 2023
Rated: 4 by altrio

Jan 30, 2023
Rated: 4.56 by TheYeasticandoo from Massachusetts

Jan 02, 2023
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Reviewed by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
750ml bottle into a teku. Best I can tell, 2020 vintage, 2 years old.

Looks really nice. Bright orange amber body with good streams of carbonation. Bright white head persists in good form throughout leaving scattered lacing.

Sweet malty aroma.

On tasting, smooth, slightly sweet. Abv felt.

Mouth medium, finish slightly drying and a featherlight bitter note.

Overall, clean and very easy drinking. Lacks the body and strength of the top tripels, but not bad at all.
Dec 04, 2022
Rated: 4.25 by te99912_123 from Switzerland

Oct 27, 2022
Rated: 3.94 by Insector44 from Netherlands

Oct 03, 2022
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Reviewed by Profundobaso from New York

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Look - poured into a La Trappe chalice. Two finger head with little lacing, dark golden in color, and lightly cloudy.

Smell - white, cloves, and strong presence of esters. some dried fruit detectable (bottle says peach and apricot), but I can't tell specifically.

Taste - predominantly wheat flavors in the forefront. some refreshing fruit flavor (green apple) towards the middle. finish is just slightly bitter with some lingering fruity notes.

Feel - medium bodied, above average carbonation, and reasonable in ABV for the style at 8%. alcohol well masked.

Overall - a wheat forward beer with some surprisingly fruity and refreshing notes. a pleasant drink, and at the ABV, easy to go overboard.
Aug 27, 2022
Rated: 4.87 by ddmeredith from Canada (BC)

Jul 24, 2022
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Rated by ColinD from Canada (ON)

4.38/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
It's unreal. Phenomenal beer tastes very smooth for 8% alcohol. As described it's fruity but slightly bitter.
Jun 10, 2022
La Trappe Tripel (Koningshoeven / Dominus) from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 89 out of 100 with 1096 ratings