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


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RATINGS: 918   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (795) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2015
11.2 oz. bottle from Wilbur’s. Appearance: finger white head, amber color, cloudy, good lacing. Aroma": prune, caramel, light chocolate. Palate: medium body, average carbonation, alcohol warming and lightness on the back. Taste: sweet malty prune and earthy chocolate with decent alcohol finishing the taste. Overall ,very simple, but very enjoyable, very desirable, very well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (913) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 12, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear brown producing a medium offwhite head. Aroma is malty and light fruity. Candy and hints of banana-esters. Taste is light sweet. Malts and caramel. Hints of grass and fruity yeast notes in the aftertaste. Quite dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dandeman (616) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 12, 2015
Une levure très fruitée se dégage du premier nez. des notes de banane, de gomme balloune, de clou de girofle, de vanille. Superbe complexité. Également, de légères notes de pain s’immiscent en arrière plan. Une belle mousse effervescente vient couronner un liquide ambré légèrement voilé. La mousse s’attarde et persiste malgré son effervescence. L’attaque touche à tous les aspects du gustatif; autant l’acidité de la levure lui confère un caractère puissant, autant la délicatesse des fruits élargit sa palette de saveurs. Son effervescence active ajoute à son houblonnage discrètement mentholé et herbacé. La palette est très large. On y perçoit de la banane, du bonbon, des fruits tropicaux, du clou de girofle, de la gomme balloune, des herbes et de la menthe. Cette bière évolue à tous les niveaux. Dans la pure tradition du brassage trappiste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (63) - Madrid, SPAIN - APR 12, 2015
Dark amber. Hazy. Rocky ivory head. Very intense aromas: honey, butterscotch, vanilla, walnut, bread, pie, dates... Sweet and powerful. Full body, long finish with no bitterness. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
punkska101 (1124) - Chambly, Quebec, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
750 ml from les halles de St-Jean thx alex for buying. A: vinous, candy, alcohol app: hazy dark copper with head some lacing t/p: full body with short bitter finish. Moderate carbonation. O: great. Enjoyed the typical Belgian character on that brew. Smooth and classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tonimeister (30) - Orahovica, CROATIA - APR 10, 2015
Amber color, with white head. Sparkling and hazy. Very nice at first sight. Caramela taste, very refreshing, floral aroma also. Little bit bitter. Long finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sturmthis (819) - Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2015
330ml bottle. Copper color with thin head. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Carmel, fruit taste. Enjoyable to sip on.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bringel (4) - BRAZIL - APR 4, 2015 does not count
Excelente beer with real soul. Very strong but without loosing the flavor. One of.the best

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
electrotype (320) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Le genre de bière qui résume parfaitement "une bière belge classique". Elle n’a rien de vraiment particulier, ni du côté positif que du négatif. Elle ne se retrouvera surement pas dans les annales, mais se laisse boire bien. Un peu trop sucrée peut-être, ses notes d’épices, quoique discrètes, sont tout de même appréciées.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HammerTroll (700) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAR 31, 2015
Cloudy mahogany, firm, medium sized tan head. Aroma is yeast, banana and other fruit. Taste is sweet with sour finish, also fruity and yeasty. Medium body, lively carbonation. Better than expected.
(Vrutak 0,33l bottle)

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