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La Trappe Isid’or Oak Aged Trappist Ale

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Brewed by De Koningshoeven (Bavaria - Netherlands)
Style: Belgian Ale
Berkel-Enschot, Netherlands

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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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La Trappe Isid’or was specially brewed to celebrate the 125th anniversary of Beerbrewery de Koningshoeven and was named after Brother Isidorus, the first brewer of the O.L.V. Koningshoeven Abbey. The first brew of this ceremonial beer was aged in oak barrels. This aging ensures the balanced and rich taste of this unique, exclusive Isid’or Oak Aged.


0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
raj201 (6) - Ohio, USA - MAY 25, 2014 does not count
Even after aging 1 year this is the worst beer I’ve ever had. The finish is pure wood. Like chewing on a toothpick

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3175) - Radom, POLAND - MAR 22, 2014
Porzadne piwo. Moze mialo niewielka piane pachnialo niesamowicie. Melasa, zasuszonymi kwiatami, sliwka, kompotem z suszu. A w smaku jakby dominowal aromat drewna wilgotnego, spruchnialego. Podobalo mi sie i zwlaszcza te estry. Octowe lekko i wytrawne. Niewielka slodycz na poczatku, ale momentalnie piwo w smaku staje sie wytrawne jak wino. Arcy ciekawe piwo, moze smak zawdziecza lezakowaniu poniewaz nabylem to piwo jakies 4 lata temu. Jeden minus to gumowy, syntetyczny korek ktory ciezko wyciagnac. Do takiego piwa nie przystoji taki tandetny korek.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Pours a burnt orange with a thin off white cap. The aroma is sweet, burnt sugars, caramel, alcohol, honey, dark fruits, candied oranges, oak. The flavour follows suit more or less, sweet, Belgian brewing sugars, candied orange, honey, caramel, alcohol. Mouth feel is a little too light to support everything going on, little oily. Still, solid, enjoyable, no complaints really.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tmoreau (2366) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Shared 11.2 oz.? bottle poured to snifters, showing a murky, deep brown color, with a light layer of tan foam, and dots & dashes of lacing. The aroma was dark fruit, light spice, and substantial malt, with caramel & syrupy sweetness. With no indication in the nose, smoke and charred wood showed up unannounced in the taste to blend quite nicely with the former notes. Medium bodied, with soft carbonation and mellow alcohol, the finish remained sweet. Appropriately positioned as the final brew in our tasting session, as a tasty aperitif.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2397) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Pours a three-finger cream/beige head that fades slowly to a ring leaving no lace. Hazy amber color. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Malty nose. Flavor is malty dark fruit and wood. Slightly dry finish. $4.80 for a 330ml bottle from a Tully’s Beer & Wine Wells, ME.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (5793) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Christers. Pours slightly hazy golden with a small offwhite head. Aroma of malt, caramel, wet wood, sweet brandy, light tartness, sweet dark fruits, rasin. Flavor is malts, caramel ,wood, brandy, sweet dark fruits, little boozy, Medium body, average carbonation, light warming alcohol. 111213

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valgreen (646) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Christer. Slightly clouded amber, small off white head that quickly disappear, some coating. Aroma, malty, dark fruits, oaky, slightly sour, alcohol. Taste, malty sweet, oaky, dark fruits, brandy, almonds. Medium carbonation. Dry slightly sour aftertaste, with dark fruits and oak.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (10841) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel, candy sugar and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish with a little warming alcohol. 111213

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (10872) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Slightly hazy dark amber/brown with tiny head. Aroma is malt, caramel, toasted, wood, oak and dark fruit. Flavour is malt, caramel, oak, wood, toasted, sweet and dark fruits.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Small head with short duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are wood, vanilla, candy sugar, malt, fruits and hops. Nice and sweet.


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