The Beer Trappe

811 Euclid Ave.
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40502
bottle shop  4.65/5.0 24 reviews
Tues-Sat: 11AM-12AM, Sun: 1PM-10PM, Mon: 4PM-10PM

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Mayor: drfabulous (124) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 600
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Beers At The Beer Trappe

NameABVEntered
Braxton Dark Charge 23 Bourbon Maple11.4%2/17/2017
Evil Twin Michigan Maple Jesus12%2/12/2017
Omnipollo Bianca Raspberry Lassi Gose4.2%2/11/2017
Alpine Beer Company Windows Up7%2/11/2017
Deschutes The Abyss - Brandy13.3%2/10/2017
Evil Twin La Flama Blanca4.5%2/10/2017
Ballast Point Red Velvet Cake5.5%2/2/2017
Boulevard Early Riser Coffee Porter5.2%2/2/2017
Grimm Sumi Ink13.5%2/2/2017
Mile Wide Idlewild Volume One5.5%2/2/2017
Mile Wide Tuck Rule5.5%2/2/2017
Mikkeller San Diego We’s the Juice 6%2/2/2017
Ballast Point Manta Ray8.5%1/26/2017
Three Floyds NECRON 997.3%1/25/2017
Terrapin Single Origin Coffee Brown Ale: Indonesia 6.1%1/25/2017
Mikkeller San Diego Brand New Normal3.2%1/24/2017
Terrapin Single Origin Coffee Brown Ale: Costa Rica 6.1%1/19/2017
Mikkeller San Diego Beer Geek Breakfast (Dark Horse Coffee)7.5%1/17/2017
Mikkeller San Diego Spells DIPA8%1/17/2017
New Belgium Voodoo Ranger 8 Hop Pale Ale5.5%1/17/2017
Grimm Cube Cuvee #2: Orange Bitters Barrel5.5%1/17/2017
Crooked Stave Motif10%1/7/2017
Stone Ripper5.7%1/4/2017
Crooked Stave L’Brett d’Or7%1/4/2017
Urban Family Agronomy5.4%1/4/2017
Grimm Cherry Raspberry Pop!4%12/31/2016
Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Raspberry)5.5%12/28/2016
Evil Twin Even More Jesus12%12/19/2016
Victory Java Cask14.3%12/19/2016
Grimm Present Perfect4%12/18/2016
Schneider Weisse Tap X Marie’s Rendezvous10%12/14/2016
Braxton Snow Shovel - Rum Barrel Aged11.4%12/14/2016
Prairie Coffee Noir11.5%12/13/2016
Jolly Pumpkin / Anchorage Matame Ahorita5.5%12/12/2016
Buxton / Omnipollo Yellow Belly Sundae12%12/10/2016
Prairie Pirate Noir12%12/10/2016
Southern Tier 2XMAS8%12/10/2016
Dugges / Stillwater Tropic Sunrise4.5%12/10/2016
Prairie Prairie Noir11%12/10/2016
2nd Shift Ratsalad8.5%12/4/2016
2nd Shift Unicorn Killer Saison 2.0 (Black Label)0%12/3/2016
Ballast Point Mocha Marlin6%12/2/2016
Against the Grain / The Aviary / Fountainhead There Gose the Neighborhood4.5%12/1/2016
Against the Grain MacFannybaw8.5%11/28/2016
Prairie ’Merica7.5%11/26/2016
Amager / Grassroots Shadow Pictures - Skyggebilleder8%11/26/2016
Tin Man Csar Russian Imperial Stout12%11/25/2016
Arrogant Who You Callin’ Wussie5.8%11/25/2016
Avery Barrel-Aged Series 31 - Fiel Al Estilo9.9%11/25/2016
Victory Old Horizontal11%11/22/2016
Evil Twin The Perfect Matcha 4%11/20/2016
Hoof Hearted Voltan9.5%11/19/2016
Hoof Hearted Wet When Slippery8%11/18/2016
Uinta Rise & Pine Hoppy Dark Ale7.5%11/18/2016
Unibroue À Tout Le Monde (Megadeth)4.5%11/16/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Citrus Sales Guy Gose0%11/16/2016
Sweetwater Squeeze Box6.1%11/9/2016
Stillwater / Hudson Valley Hopvine Bling5%11/9/2016
Jolly Pumpkin Midnight Dragon4.9%10/26/2016
Omnipollo Selassie11%10/26/2016
Blackberry Farm Native Series - Buckwheat Strawberry 6.3%10/23/2016
Omnipollo Mackaper 6%10/22/2016
Braxton Blown Gasket7.5%10/21/2016
Urban Family Magnolia Redux6.5%10/21/2016
Three Floyds Floydivision 47.4%10/21/2016
Stillwater / Cigar City 21st Century Means8.5%10/12/2016
Lagunitas Tuberfest7.5%10/10/2016
Off Color Sparkles Finds (Some) Trouble4.3%10/10/2016
The Bruery Mash & Vanilla13.3%10/5/2016
Prairie 4th Anniversary6.5%10/4/2016
Evil Twin Aún Más a Jesús12%10/4/2016
Crooked Stave Batch #200 - Wild Wild Brett6%9/28/2016
Jolly Pumpkin La Vida Improvisacion5.9%9/22/2016
Alpine Beer Company Willy Vanilly4.9%9/22/2016
Bell’s Bear Hug8.4%9/21/2016
Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Rosé)5%9/20/2016
Crooked Stave Petite Sour (Blueberry)5%9/18/2016
Blackberry Farm / Fullsteam Daily Miel6.3%9/17/2016
Blackberry Farm Cellar Reserve Brettanomyces Saison6.3%9/16/2016
Grimm Rainbow Dome5%9/16/2016
Bornem Dubbel7.2%9/16/2016
Amager Hr. Frederiksen Barrel Blend10.5%9/16/2016
Tilquin Gueuze - Draft Version (Special Blend) 6.5%6.5%9/9/2016
Troubadour Magma Special Edition 2015 Triple Spiked Brett9.8%9/9/2016
Jolly Pumpkin / Monkish Cucurbitophobia6.1%9/7/2016
Deschutes Hopzeit Autumn IPA7%9/7/2016
Alvinne Phi 10%9/6/2016
Evil Twin Liquid Double Fudge12%9/6/2016
Avery Chai High5%9/3/2016
Braxton Beta 1.07%9/1/2016
Braxton Union Saison Rouge6.2%9/1/2016
Braxton Summertrip4%9/1/2016
Braxton Oktober Fuel5.8%9/1/2016
Rhinegeist Baguette6.6%8/29/2016
Stone Bitter Chocolate Oakmeal11.4%8/25/2016
Stone 20th Anniversary Citracado IPA9%8/24/2016
Stillwater I Miss The Old Kanye8%8/24/2016
Prairie Ace7.5%8/24/2016
Holy Mountain The Goat5%8/22/2016
Arrogant Bastard Ale7.2%8/16/2016


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.
94
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
YNDA  (23) , | June 12, 2016
Best beer spot in Lexington. https://ynda.wordpress.com/beers/
92
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 10/10
  • OVERALL 19/20
NachlamSie  (746) 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  (352) McLean/Jackson Hole, 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  (322) 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  (600) 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  (361) 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.

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