The Beer Trappe

811 Euclid Ave.
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40502
bottle shop  4.65/5.0 22 reviews
Tues-Sat: 11AM-12AM, Sun: 1PM-10PM, Mon: 4PM-10PM

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Mayor: drfabulous (110) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 600
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Beers At The Beer Trappe

NameABVEntered
Off Color Coffee Dinoísmores 10.5%6/24/2016
Grimm Double Negative - Maple Bourbon Barrel 11%6/21/2016
Grimm Future Perfect4%6/20/2016
Avery Barrel-Aged Series 36 - Callipygian17.4%6/17/2016
Urban Family Lady of the Night6.19%6/17/2016
Struise Black Damnation XII - Nuptiale A213%6/17/2016
Uinta Cucumber Farmhouse6.2%6/17/2016
Uinta Crooked Line Birthday Suit: 23rd Anniversary 6.5%6/17/2016
Rhinegeist Summer5.5%6/13/2016
The Bruery Jardinier4.5%6/13/2016
Bruery Terreux Frucht - Passion Fruit4.3%6/9/2016
Rhinegeist Sexy Panther5.8%6/8/2016
Stone Mocha IPA9%6/3/2016
Heavy Seas Uncharted Waters: Blackbeardís Breakfast10%6/3/2016
Evil Twin Imperial Simcoe Slacker7.5%6/3/2016
Green Flash Sea to Sea Lager4%6/3/2016
Stillwater Nu-Tropic6%6/3/2016
Crooked Stave Raspberry Origins7%5/24/2016
MadTree Peach Levanto Blend 20%5/20/2016
Bells Traverse City Whiskey Coffee Consecrator Doppelbock11.4%5/19/2016
Bells The Wild One - Raspberry6.1%5/19/2016
Green Flash Barleywine10.9%5/19/2016
Highland Earlyís 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 Goiní 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%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 ní Hop7.9%4/15/2016
Moerlein Plum Street Wheat4.5%4/9/2016
Omnipollo Aniara6%4/5/2016
Lagunitas The Waldosí 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 Stompiní 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 X IPA7.3%2/19/2016
Ballast Point Pineapple Sculpin7%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


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 (Iíd 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. Iím sure it fills up for events. Might not have the largest selection in the state, but itís not a giant box liqour store and what they have is almost all good stuff. Kentucky beer prices canít be beat and Beer Trappe is no exception. This place is a must stop. Itís not much of a trip off 75 and well worth the short detour.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Jameshoward  (2) Kentucky | January 14, 2013
I liked the place pretty well. They had a nice selection and the prices wasnít too bad. iíd say if your in town you should for sure check this place out. Iíve noticed that Lexington has a few more locations to check out before you blow your complete beer budget though.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
savnac  (284) Anchorage, Alaska | November 6, 2012
This is a really nice beer store. Inside is clean and well organized, there is a bar with beer on tap and a nice area to chill. You can order a pint and walk around and shop. Service is great, staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. Selection is outstanding, great tap list, chilled bottles for onsite consumption and a huge selection of beers to go. Value seemed really good for the area, especially on bottles to go. I love these types of beer stores, grab a pint and do some shopping. Would definitely come back if in the area.
90
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
b3shine  (317) Indiana | August 22, 2012
This place is owned by the same family as Pazzoís, but itís night and day different. Staff and beer list are AMAZING! Good atmosphere too. This place is worth the trip itself.
86
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
weihenweizen  (326) 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 havenít 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.
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (702) Denver, Colorado | May 27, 2012
What a hidden gem in Lexington! This is a serious beer bar with many rarities youíll 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 Pazzoís. The Beer Trappe is the must stop in Lexington.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous  (125) Lexington, Kentucky | April 27, 2012
Maybe the start of the craft revival in Lexington. I first came here only a couple weeks after it opened, and since then, theyíve done a good job keep beers on the shelves and interesting taps going. Unfortunately, some of the more interesting taps are being hyped online, making it impossible for everyday drinkers to get in and have some, but still, a must stop in Lexington.
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.
84
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
Dogbrick  (837) Columbus, Ohio | June 1, 2011
(Visited 09/2010): The Beer Trappe is a nice little store/bar on Euclid Ave on the east side of Lexington, not too far from UK. There is street parking right in front of the store. The inside is relatively small and well organized, with shelves of beer (many singles) running the length of the left side. There are also smaller shelves in the middle part of the store, and a fairly small bar on the right side that seats just a few people (and was at capacity on our visit). There is a collection of tap handles behind the bar as well. Bottled beers range in the hundreds, with lots of craft brewers represented domestically and as imports. Some highlights included the Mikkeller Single Hop series, Bellís, Schlafly, Stone, Dogfish Head and many more. In addition there are around 8 taps from brewers like Bellís, Flying Dog, Stone and Schlafly. Service was decent on our visit. The guys behind the bar didnít really go out of our way to help us but granted they had their hands pretty full with the bar patrons. They were friendly enough at checkout. Overall this is a worthwhile 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  (543) 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..
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 youíre likely to become a regular.

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