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


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RATINGS: 1066   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Named after brother Isidorus, Koningshoeven Abbey’s first brewer. Brewed to mark the occasion of the Trappist brewery’s 125th anniversary in 2009, Isid’or was so well received that it earned itself a permanent place in La Trappe’s line-up. Unfiltered, slightly sweet amber ale with a hint of caramel, which continues to ferment after bottling and has a rich, slightly bitter flavour, and a fruity aftertaste. Wheat & barley malts, Perle hop.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (1153) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016

0.33 bottle.
A hazy, amber color with an orange tinge and a large, off-white head of good retention. Aroma of dark fruits, yeasts, and spices - just alright. Taste is sweet, its character is yeasty and malty with another doze of dark fruits. A medium to full body, a creamy texture, and a lively to fizzy carbonation. Finish is long, sweet, consummate, fruity, and spicy. All in all the beer is good, too carbonated though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rubin77 (857) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 17, 2016
F: huge, off-white, good retention. C: amber, hazy, red orange against the light. A: malty, fruity, pear, apple, banana, biscuit, candy sugar, yeast, figs, dried fruits. T: malty, fruity, yeasty, alcohol, grassy bitterness, banana, caramel, dried fruits, bit of honey, herbs, medium body, good carbonation, very good balanced beer worth to try, 0,33l bottle from Delhaize in Eupen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wombat23 (531) - Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy orangish-brown with a cream-colored head. Aroma and taste of malt, yeast, plums, caramel, and spice. Moderately sweet finish. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
darbeer75 (393) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Aroma: malty, sweet, with a little caramel; Appearance: dark amber with white head that dissipates slowly; Taste: rich and slightly fruity; nice bitter bite of a typical Belgian; Overall: maybe a little too sweet but still quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OminouSC2 (401) - SWEDEN - JUL 8, 2016
Hazy orange color, medium white head. Yeast aromas, caramel and fruit. Sweet fruity taste, caramel, yeast and slight bitter, herbal taste. Sweet finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZodiacM (759) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 3, 2016
Van de tap @abdij de westerburcht. Mooie Belgian Ale, mout, gedroogd fruit in zowel geur als smaak. Mooie volle smaak, weinig carbonatie, maar dat verminderd de kwaliteit niet. Goed!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lkowalkowski (65) - POLAND - JUN 22, 2016
Genialne Belgijskie Ale. Delikatny owocowy na początku smak przechodzi w słodowy karmel. Godne polecenia. Brilliant Belgian Ale. Delicate fruity flavor at the beginning turns into caramel malt. Worth recommending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ectuohy27 (996) - ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2016
Quite good as expected, rich, warming, layered, etc. Great caramel-ester-slight bitter finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LazyPyro (480) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2016
330ml bottle from Beers of Europe. Cloudy copper colour with a two-finger off-white head. Aroma of malts, yeast, spices, caramel. Taste is sweet malt, spices, dried fruits. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BBHansen (698) - Køge, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle @ Friends/chef. Appearance: pours slightly cloudy amber/copper with powerful tan soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: bread, brown sugar, orange peel, banana hints and spicy notes. palette: strong yeasty aroma, average carbonation, medium body, medium sweetness, balanced by a medium bitterness, average to long duration and an oily texture. overall: nice, tasteful and refreshing Belgian ale

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