The Beer Trappe

811 Euclid Ave.
Lexington, Kentucky United States 40502
bottle shop  4.6/5.0 25 reviews
Tues-Sat: 11AM-12AM, Sun: 1PM-10PM, Mon: 4PM-10PM

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Mayor: drfabulous (101) | Taps: 8 | Bottles: 600
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Beers At The Beer Trappe

Mikkeller San Diego Centennial Eyes6.6%6/24/2017
Three Floyds Mexorcist 8.9%6/23/2017
Blackberry Farm Barrel Series - Brett Fruit Blend 20176.3%6/21/2017
New Holland Dragon’s Milk - Mexican Spice Cake11%6/17/2017
DuClaw Sweet Baby Java 6.2%6/17/2017
Stone RuinTen Triple IPA w/ Orange Peel & Vanilla Bean10.8%6/17/2017
Stillwater Insetto5%6/17/2017
Little Fish Struhbarb Reinheitsgewhat!?4.9%6/15/2017
Stone Ghost Hammer IPA6.7%6/12/2017
Mikkeller San Diego Foggy Figures7%6/11/2017
Avery Barrel-Aged Series 43 - Tequilacerbus7.3%6/11/2017
Braxton City Batch11.6%6/11/2017
New Belgium Dayblazer Easygoing Ale4.8%5/29/2017
Oskar Blues Fugli5.8%5/28/2017
Sierra Nevada Hoptimum 20179.6%5/26/2017
Omnipollo Shploing!!7%5/26/2017
Dieu du Ciel Rigor Mortis Abt10.5%5/24/2017
Mikkeller San Diego #Overtime IPA7.2%5/23/2017
Blackberry Farm Boundary Tree6.3%5/23/2017
Crooked Stave Trellis Buster8%5/10/2017
Crooked Stave Sourless IPA6%5/10/2017
Bell’s Traverse City Whiskey Neptune12.2%5/4/2017
Oskar Blues Hotbox Coffee IPA7.2%5/4/2017
Tilquin Gueuze - Draft Version 4.8%4.8%5/4/2017
Bell’s Traverse City Whiskey Jupiter10%5/4/2017
Ayinger Jahrhundert5.5%4/22/2017
North Coast Alt Nouveau5.4%4/22/2017
Uinta Lime Pilsner5.3%4/20/2017
Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday6.8%4/7/2017
Prairie Pe-Kan11.5%4/5/2017
Off Color Hyper Predator6.5%4/3/2017
Mikkeller San Diego Fruit Face - Be Cool Bits (Cucumber)4%4/2/2017
Grimm Sumi Zest11.5%4/1/2017
Jolly Pumpkin / Monkish Apocolocynposis4.3%4/1/2017
Evil Twin / Omnipollo Old Fashioned Lemonade IPA7%3/31/2017
Victory Blackboard Series #5 Cream Ale with Cold Brewed Coffee5.2%3/27/2017
Sweetwater Grass Monkey5.4%3/26/2017
Anderson Valley G&T Gose4.2%3/26/2017
Evil Twin Aún Más a Jesús - Brandy Barrel12%3/24/2017
Lagunitas Our Own Bavarian-Style DoppelWeizen9%3/19/2017
Grimm Sugarmaker11.5%3/14/2017
Crooked Stave Nightmare on Brett (Blueberry)9.6%3/11/2017
Rhinegeist Knowledge8.5%3/11/2017
Terrapin RecreationAle4.7%3/11/2017
Evil Twin Even More Jesus Bourbon Maple Syrup Barrel-Aged12%3/10/2017
Evil Twin Double Barrel Jesus12%3/10/2017
Rhinegeist Powder6.8%3/4/2017
Central State Sunk Costs7.2%3/3/2017
Anchorage 2016 Rondy Brew Saison6%3/2/2017
Marz Hop Gose Weasel5.1%2/25/2017
Evil Twin / Westbrook Imperial Mexican Biscotti Cake Break10.5%2/24/2017
Prairie Funky Gold Citra7.5%2/24/2017
Wild Beer III9%2/24/2017
Three Floyds Toxic Maltz9.2%2/21/2017
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 NITRO Red Velvet 5.5%2/2/2017
Boulevard Early Riser Coffee Porter5.2%2/2/2017
Grimm Sumi Ink13.5%2/2/2017
Mile Wide Idlewild Volume 15.5%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 Mac FannyBaw8.5%11/28/2016
Prairie ’Merica7.5%11/26/2016
Amager / Grassroots Shadow Pictures - Skyggebilleder8%11/26/2016

  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
JCB  (289) Durham, North Carolina | April 3, 2017
Was less impressed than I’d hoped, based on reviews. Nice spot in a quaint little neighborhood. Warm ambiance in the middle of the day, dark decor. Service was friendly, if not especially attentive. Taps looked nice, though I wasn’t imbibing. What struck me though was the fairly limited selection of bottles (felt like a lot of empty space in there). It’s possible that I caught them at a fallow juncture, or that Lexington just doesn’t have good distro, but it definitely keeps the rating down.
  • 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.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 5/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 4/10
  • OVERALL 7/20
chinchill  (213) South Carolina | April 2, 2014
With bout 8-9 bar stools 5 small tables and a couple of stuffed chairs, this is a small venue, but there’s additional seating outside and the ambiance is good. Only 8 taps, but well -chosen, and a large amount of bottle d beer, some if which is kept in coolers. Great place for a beer and some beer to go.
  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 9/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 17/20
rondphoto  (210) Lakeside Park, Kentucky | July 5, 2016
Big selection, and a wall of singles. A number of brews I’ve not seen anywhere else, but at a price. Most of the rare ones were out of my range. Nice place right on Euclid Ave. Friendly and attentive service, and a lot of brews. I’ll return when I have more money.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk  (196) Tel Aviv, Israel | October 11, 2016
Visited 8.5.16. They were having a guided tasting of sour beers when we arrived and because of the seating arrangement we couldn’t reach some of the shelves. Good selection, plenty of local stuff (KY/IN), sixpacks, singles and lots of import - a good place for Belgian beer fans.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous  (183) 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, they’ve 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.
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer  (153) Louisville, Kentucky | August 6, 2010
Being a Lexington native (now in Louisville), this place has been long in the waiting for me, and other craft beer lovers in the area. There are things to work on, but my review overall is favorable, and looking forward to seeing how this promising destination goes forward. The ambiance of this place reminds me of the old Belgian beer stores you see in the Michael Jackson films. Considering that this place used to be some kind of far east market, the change is quite astounding. Beers line the shelves on the left, with a bar area\sitting area to the right. Service was immediate, but, here’s where I start nitpicking- I didn’t feel the love. I came into this place plenty excited to be sure, but the owner and his female employee seemed mentally elsewhere, and not big on conversation about beer. Note- if you have a store like this, seem INTERESTED to discuss beer! Selection is the best in Lexington, by far, especially in the area of Belgian beers. See the website for their full list of offerings, which has room to grow on their shelves. The eight taps were too similar in style for me; I would have liked more variety here. The value of the beers was very good for the quality, and maybe a tad bit more affordable than Liquor Barn. I also think it would be cool if this place had some Trappist cheeses and such, but they only have potato chips. To be fair, they openly admit that food is not their thing. Overall, there’s much here to be excited about, but obviously some areas of growth as well.
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
DocJitsu  (140) Pensacola , Florida | July 25, 2014
Cute store on Euclid, very close to UK’s campus. Some sidewalk seating, couch and table seating inside, and a small bar. Service seemed educated, responsive, and naturally friendly. Prices are reasonable. A few taps, but several bottles and cans of a wide array of breweries and styles throughout the US and abroad. I’d love to go back and spend some more time here.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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