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Notes

Opened: 1884

Annual Production: 22,000 hl

U.S. Importer: Artisanal Imports

Contributors: Mario Kornmesser, Richard R Tinurelli

Formerly known as De Schaapskooi. Located at the Abbey of Koningshoeven, it's the only true Trappist brewery outside Belgium. Read about it in Michael Jackson's Beer Companion.

Updated: May 16, 2016

Beer List

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    7.00% abv.
    • Date: October 6, 2010 (#8309)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Hy-Vee Stony Brook, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Dark brown. Massive head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sherry oxidation. Alcohol. Dark fruit.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body, fairly fizzy. Alcohol and sherry. Mildly roasty, with lots of ripe fruit. Warming. Sweet, dark-malty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)
      Seems more oxidized than last time I tasted it.

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    7.00% abv.
    • Date: March 4, 2007 (#6364)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Beertopia, Omaha NE
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright deep red. Very high carbonation. Big head.
      Aroma (3)
      Sweet dark malt, dark caramel, brown sugar. Spicy.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Big body, fizzy. Tons of chewy malt. Sweet, dark fruit. Spicy. Some roast and some bitterness at the end. Lingering sweet coffee finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Traditional German-Style Bock
    7.00% abv.

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    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    7.00% abv.
    • Date: December 31, 2001 (#4056)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Flanagan's Stop and Shop, Appleton WI
      Score: 20 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Deep bright red, moderate carbonation, big thick head. Malty, raisiny, "Special B" aroma. Medium-big body, fairly fizzy. Rich sweet dark caramel malt flavor with raisin undertones. Warming chewy finish.

  • Other Belgian-Style Ale
    6.50% abv.
    Awards:
    • Date: July 20, 1998 (#2984)
      Package: bottled
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, moderate carbonation and head. Sweet, spicy aroma. Medium body, sweet malt, bitter at first but not at the end. Drying and warming late.

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    Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    7.50% abv.

  • La Trappe Oak Aged Isid'or
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer

  • La Trappe Quadrupel
    Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
    10.00% abv.
    Awards:

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 1
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 2
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 3
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 4
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 5
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 6
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Quadrupel Oak Aged Batch 7
    Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer
    10.00% abv.

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    La Trappe Tripel
    Belgian-Style Tripel
    8.00% abv.

  • La Trappe Witte Trappist
    Belgian Style White (or Wit) / Belgian-Style Wheat
    5.50% abv.

  • Puur
    Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
    4.70% abv.

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    Quadrupel
    Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
    10.00% abv.

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    Tilburg's Dutch Brown Ale
    English-Style Brown Ale
    5.00% abv.

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    Tripel
    Belgian-Style Tripel
    8.00% abv.

  • Urthel Hibernius Quentum Ale
    Belgian-Style Tripel
    9.00% abv.

  • Urthel Hop-It
    Other Belgian-Style Ale
    9.50% abv.

  • Urthel Novicius Vertus
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    5.90% abv.

  • Urthel Parlus Magnificum
    Belgian-Style Dubbel
    7.50% abv.

  • Urthel Saisonniere
    6.00% abv.
    Awards:

  • Urthel Samaranth Quadrium Ale
    Belgian-Style Pale Strong Ale
    11.00% abv.

  • Urthel Tonicum Finiboldus
    Belgian-Style Dark Strong Ale
    7.50% abv.

  • Urthel Vlaemse Bock / Flamy Dark Ale
    Traditional German-Style Bock
    7.50% abv.