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Hours: April-October: Open daily 11:00am-7:00pm. November-March: Tuesday-Sunday 11:00am-6:00pm.
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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: June 17, 2019

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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    Belgian-Style Pale Ale
    7.50% abv.
    • Date: February 20, 2010 (#8154)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Brix, Omaha NE
      Score: 16½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Copper-golden. Moderate head. Very hazy.
      Aroma (3)
      Grassy-spicy-malty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium-big body. Fizzy. Lots of sweet caramel maltiness. Grassy hop character. Hint of cinnamon. Sweet grassy finish like a Helles Bock.
      Overall Impression (2½)

  • Wood- and Barrel-aged Strong Beer

  • Belgian-Style Abbey Ale
    4.70% abv.

  • 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.

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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.