La Trappe Witte (Koningshoeven)

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alc./vol:
5.5%

Proof:
11°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
Unaged

Closure: Crown cap

Product of: Product of Netherlands Netherlands


To quote the back label, “The only Trappist white beer in the world that is unfiltered and undergoes secondary fermentation in the bottle. Pour the yeast into the glass when serving.” Which incidently should be at a temperature of 4-6ºC. Termed a white beer due to the use of mainly wheat malt.

Review and Tasting

Sampled before 1st May 2011

Appearance

Cloudy, light straw-yellow with thick robust white head.

Aroma

Floral, yeasty, citrus hops, fresh pineapple with coriander, faint green cardamom spice and spruce tree.

Taste

Delicately clove spiced yeasty palate with vanilla buttered grilled pineapple.

Aftertaste

Wheaty pineapple, pine and clove finish.

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