Lakewood Hop Trapp | Lakewood Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lakewood Brewing Company
Texas, United States
lakewoodbrewingcompany.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We're no monks, but our Belgian-style IPA gives a tip of the hat to our divine brethren. Brewed with rich malt, noble hops, Trappist yeast and a kick of coriander, this is one complex beer. Rather than make a beer that's more of a dare to drink than a pleasure, balance was the priority here. We wanted a beer for "hop heads" and novices alike. Hop Trapp pours with a refined bitter backbone, floral hoppy notes and a decidedly Belgian finish. This brew is worthy of some serious contemplation.

Added by Mora2000 on 08-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
219
Reviews:
22
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
70
For Trade:
0
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer does a lot of things right.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

This pours out a amber-orange color, with a dense half-finger's head of foam atop it. The nose is--delightful. Highly fruity esters mix with citrusy, floral hops and a faintly sweet malt underlying it all. The flavor reminds of an old favorite from Texas, long gone: the Celis Dubbel: it's got perfect spicy yeast notes, with plenty of citrusy hops. Bitterness is moderately high, but the hop flavor is just one part of the complex flavor. Lightly fruity to taste, and finishing very dryly, but with a lingering spiciness. I do wish it were a bit more spritzly carbonated. It's just a little watery compared to my favorite Belgians (though it might be because it comes in a standard 12-oz bottle, which can't handle higher carbonation safely).

My favorite from the Lakewood lineup (and my favorite style, the hoppy Belgian). This is very well-crafted and deserves to be their flagship beer.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

nice beer, looks wise it is deceiving, nice hoppy flavor to start but not much of a hoppy finish at all. Pretty normal in terms of mouth feel. Definitely a Belgian style IPA, I would refer to it as Leffe's younger, but bolder cousin which is a high compliment for an underground beer.

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Lakewood Hop Trapp from Lakewood Brewing Company
3.65 out of 5 based on 219 ratings.
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