The Beer Trappe

4.55/5.0 21 reviews
bottle shop
811 Euclid Ave.
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40502

859 309 0911
  thebeertrappe.com beer menu
Tues-Sat: 11AM-12AM, Sun: 1PM-10PM, Mon: 4PM-10PM

Mayor: drfabulous (105) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 600
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Beers At The Beer Trappe

NameABVEntered
Crooked Stave Raspberry Origins7%5/24/2016
MadTree Peach Levanto Blend 20%5/20/2016
Bells Consecrator Doppelbock - Traverse City Whiskey Barrel Aged11.4%5/19/2016
Bells The Wild One - Raspberry6.1%5/19/2016
Green Flash Barleywine10.9%5/19/2016
Highland Early’s Hoppy Wheat5%5/19/2016
Founders PC Pils5.6%5/17/2016
Oskar Blues Beerito4%5/8/2016
Prairie Vous Francais4%5/7/2016
Avery Perzik Saison6.4%5/2/2016
Uinta Hop Nosh IPA - Tangerine7.3%5/1/2016
Sweetwater Goin’ Coastal 6.1%5/1/2016
Prairie Phantasmagoria8%4/30/2016
Avery Anniversary Twenty Three7.9%4/29/2016
Wild Beer Summer Blend 20154.6%4/29/2016
Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett (Raspberry)9.666%4/22/2016
Founders Sumatra Mountain Brown9.2%4/21/2016
Dieu du Ciel Grande Noirceur9%4/17/2016
Crooked Stave Serenata Notturna12%4/17/2016
DuClaw Funk (2013 - )5%4/16/2016
Avery Barrel-Aged Series 34 - Old Perseverance18.5%4/15/2016
Great Lakes Rise n’ Hop7.9%4/15/2016
Moerlein Plum Street Wheat4.5%4/9/2016
Omnipollo Aniara6%4/5/2016
Lagunitas The Waldos’ Special Ale11.5%4/5/2016
Ommegang Game of Thrones #6 - Seven Kingdoms6.9%4/5/2016
Wild Beer Brettbrett 8.4%4/5/2016
Goose Island The Illinois9%4/5/2016
Blackberry Farm Spring Saison6.3%4/2/2016
Omnipollo Noa Pecan Mud Cake 11%3/25/2016
Moerlein Twelve/16311%3/25/2016
Prairie / TRVE Prairie & Friends TRVE Edition Sour Red Farmhouse Ale6.66%3/21/2016
West Sixth Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Ale9%3/18/2016
Omnipollo Bianca Mango Lassi Gose6%3/17/2016
Moody Tongue Applewood Gold5%3/16/2016
Moody Tongue Bourbon Barrel Aged Chocolate Barleywine9%3/15/2016
Jolly Pumpkin / Mikkeller Sea Buckthorn Fandango5.8%3/12/2016
Blackberry Farm Noble Cuvee Dry Hop Saison (2015)6.3%3/10/2016
DuClaw Quick Start My Heart6.8%3/7/2016
New Belgium Side Trip Belgian Style Pale Ale6%3/6/2016
Jolly Pumpkin / Evil Twin / Leelanau Innovator Man6.8%3/4/2016
Ballast Point Dorado Double IPA - Watermelon10%3/4/2016
Sweetwater Hash Session IPA4.2%3/4/2016
New Belgium / Oud Beersel Lips of Faith - Transatlantique Kriek 20158%3/4/2016
Rhinegeist Spud5.2%3/4/2016
Schlafly Farmhouse IPA7.2%3/3/2016
Uinta Ready Set Gose 4%3/2/2016
Three Floyds Hopped In Half5.3%3/2/2016
Evil Twin Modern IPA6%3/1/2016
Evil Twin Retro IPA6%3/1/2016
Stillwater Gose Gone Wild4.3%2/27/2016
Schlafly Saison (2016 Special Release)6%2/25/2016
Dogfish Head Romantic Chemistry7.2%2/25/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Stompin’ Grounds Coffee Stout8.1%2/24/2016
Evil Twin Molotov Cocktail Heavy17.2%2/24/2016
Amager / Cigar City Orange Crush5%2/24/2016
Highland Saw-Whet Saison6%2/23/2016
Prairie Funky Gold Simcoe7.5%2/20/2016
Schlafly Double Bean Blonde 6.3%2/20/2016
Ballast Point Even Keel - Mango3.8%2/20/2016
BFM Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (2014)11%2/19/2016
Stone Pataskala Red IPA7.3%2/19/2016
Ballast Point Sculpin IPA - Pineapple 7%2/18/2016
Stone Americano Stout8.7%2/17/2016
Grimm Double Negative - Bourbon Barrel10%2/13/2016
Au Baron / Jester King Noblesse Oblige4.7%2/13/2016
Mikkeller Beer Geek Flat White7.5%2/12/2016
Uinta Biere de Mars7.2%2/12/2016
Highland The Kinsman Project: Black Mocha Stout w/ Cacao Nibs & Chipotle4.9%2/11/2016
Green Flash Passion Fruit Kicker (2015)7.7%2/8/2016
Omnipollo Ras Soft Citra IPA6%2/6/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Pincha-Discos6.5%2/5/2016
Dormaal Blond8%2/5/2016
8 Wired Batch 2.18 Oak Aged Imperial Stout11%2/4/2016
Sixpoint C.R.E.A.M.7.2%2/2/2016
Prairie Ape Snake7.9%1/26/2016
Oskar Blues / Alabama Collabrewation HopTub Bath Machine5.5%1/26/2016
Prairie Bomb! - Balcones Barrel Aged13%1/26/2016
Three Floyds WiseBlood8.6%1/21/2016
Founders Spectra Trifecta5.9%1/21/2016
Central State House Of Blue Lights5%1/21/2016
Victory Blackboard Series Agave IPA7%1/11/2016
Victory Anniversary 20 Experimental IPA5.5%1/8/2016
Evil Twin / Westbrook The Perfect Nose10.2%1/8/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Port O’ Call9.4%1/8/2016
Evil Twin Tørst Front Room v.212%1/8/2016
Crooked Stave St. Bretta (Satsuma Mandarin)5.8%1/8/2016
Brooklyn The Defender (2015) 6.7%1/8/2016
Highland Black Watch Double Chocolate Milk Stout8%1/4/2016
Founders Azacca IPA7%1/2/2016
Smuttynose Big Beer Series: Rocky Road Stout7.3%1/2/2016
Deschutes Black Butte XXVII11%12/20/2015
Anchor Old Foghorn Ale8.8%12/18/2015
West Sixth Pay It Forward Cocoa Porter7%12/18/2015
Dark Horse Scotty Karate Scotch Ale9.75%12/17/2015
West Sixth Christmas Ale9%12/17/2015
Dieu du Ciel Disco Soleil6.5%12/17/2015
Dark Horse Crooked Tree IPA6.5%12/16/2015
Crooked Stave Progenitor6.2%12/15/2015
Against the Grain / Marz Massage A Mystic: Wood7.4%12/12/2015


100
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 20/20
alberttheking  (1) | November 7, 2010
Craft beer store meets craft beer bar... Excellent concept! Eight regularly rotating taps and the areas best selection of rare import and American craft beer coupled with a very knowledgeable staff make the Beer Trappe a must-visit for any beer enthusiast passing through Lexington. A lack of food should not deter potential cutomers, as their store policy encourages outside food, even keeping to-go menus from nearby resturants behind their bar. Give this place a shot, and you’re likely to become a regular.
96
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
TN_Gabe  (14) Tennessee | January 22, 2013
The perfect beer shop? For me it is. 8 taps with 2 funky beers when I visited. First thing I saw was a highly allocated and (I’d thought) sold out future whale behind the bar. Good start. $1 for a 2oz pour of any beer they have, so no thimble taster to rush your decision. I love this place. Made up my mind. Time to hit the shelves. Bottles are well organized and there is plenty of room to shop - this was a Saturday morning. I’m sure it fills up for events. Might not have the largest selection in the state, but it’s not a giant box liqour store and what they have is almost all good stuff. Kentucky beer prices can’t be beat and Beer Trappe is no exception. This place is a must stop. It’s not much of a trip off 75 and well worth the short detour.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (700) Denver, Colorado | May 27, 2012
What a hidden gem in Lexington! This is a serious beer bar with many rarities you’ll be lucky to find anywhere else in a 100 mile radius. There is a long shelf of bottles to go as well as growlers to go and of course a bar for enjoying beer on premise. Prices are fantastic like most anywhere else in this town. There is no food. Contrary to this site, they are open on Sunday which I luckily found out from some patrons at Pazzo’s. The Beer Trappe is the must stop in Lexington.
92
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 10/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Iphonephan  (278) McLean, Virginia | August 7, 2013
Dropped in on a Tuesday at 11 AM. Very draft list of eight beers, evenly split between US and European micros, the majority of which I had never had. Have a large selection of bottles that can be purchased to drink on premises or take out. Picked up some rarities. Friendly and knowledgable staff. Perhaps the best setup for a beer shop imaginable.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
b3shine  (316) Indiana | August 22, 2012
This place is owned by the same family as Pazzo’s, but it’s night and day different. Staff and beer list are AMAZING! Good atmosphere too. This place is worth the trip itself.
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
foundmd  (26) Cincinnati, Ohio | October 9, 2011
This is a great beer bar and bottle shop rolled into one. No wine or liquor means more focus on having an awesome regularly rotating tap selection. Bottle selection is almost entirely single bottles and very nicely arranged. They also have a respectable glassware selection. Not a lot of room inside but enjoyed sitting outside at one of their 4 tables. The staff was very friendly and took the time to safely wrap the glasses I bought. Had Dreadnaught on tap and purchased bottles of Arctic Panzer Wolf and Breakfast Stout to go. A must stop for anyone in Lexington.
90
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99  (540) Cincinnati, Ohio | January 16, 2011
Middle for the block on Euclid with street parking all around. Short narrow bar against back wall with eight taps. Freindly staff with good knowledge of beers on tap and on wall. Afternoon before basketball game so it was not real busy and found a seat at the bar. Very good selection of bottle beers for drink in or carry out. I found 7 new beers. They did not have food but can be found in area and carried in. Couches in the front for group drinking and general gathering. Will visit agian when in area..
88
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
rob_beerknurd  (4) North Carolina | October 19, 2010
I was in Lexington for the World Equestrian Games and wanted to get some beers not available in NC. I picked up some Dogfish Head World Wide Stout, Avery Mephistopheles’ Stout, and Avery The Beast. While there I had a few glasses of the beer on tap. It was a very pleasant experience and the people were willing to talk beer. When I asked about a chocolate beer on the shelf, they told me that they had found it rather disappointing. It was refreshing that they were more interested in me getting a good beer rather than just increasing the amount I was buying. I would definitely return here on my next trip to Lexington.
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen  (322) Charleston Area, West Virginia | July 31, 2012| Updated January 19, 2014
Parking is on the street and can get a little difficult on Friday or Saturday nights. The place is a bar and a bottle shop. Ambiance is really cool at this place. There was two bar tenders at the bar to the right. Lots of good quality singles to the left. Some refrigerated brews at the back of the place. Prices and selection were good, so I loaded up. I will be back to this place. Most bars that sell beer to go have a gross price increase, not this place. Bartender loaded my beers into a nice box and even held the door open for me. They do have eight beers on tap, but haven’t had anything outstanding when I have been by, so I have always passed. Website is pretty accurate on what they have. I plan on going back when in the area.
86
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
Drake  (669) Free Union, Virginia | February 19, 2014
Pretty kickass beer store. I can’t imagine it getting any better in Lex than this place. Stately English pub vibe. The left side of the store is just a row of beer, with a huge emphasis on foreign beers but a good selection of local and US stuff as well. Even some things that are kinda, you know, whale-ish. On the right side is a bar with 8 taps. Samples are available for a buck each which was pretty cool. Street parking only. Prices a bit high but not unreasonable. Pretty decent selection of glassware. The person working (not sure if the was the owner) was a little pre-occupied with a re-design project, but he was helpful and friendly. No real food but a couple of light snacks. A must stop in Lexington.

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