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

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RATINGS: 1060   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HighH2O (53) - - APR 15, 2016
With so many positive reviews how can I add. Just a fantastic Trappist. Enjoy! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sdmmb (1617) - USA - APR 15, 2016
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at delhaize, Brussels. Malty, abbey style beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Salwal (302) - GERMANY - APR 14, 2016
From the bottle poured into nosing glass. Pours hazy amber witg huge white head. Nose is belgian yeasty and malty. Taste is yeasty with a slight alcoholic warmth. Faint hoppy fibish slightly bitter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ardeo (109) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - APR 13, 2016
Très belle couleur orange abricot et mousse abondante. Odeurs : fruits, caramel. En bouche : pomme, poivre, épices, alcool. Arrière-bouche : longue avec ses notes épicées. Bonne bière originale, équilibrée, pas trop sucrée.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3469) - NORWAY - APR 10, 2016
On tap at Cafe Sara, may 7th 2015. Dark golden body, big beige head. Aroma of dry fruit, plums, yeast. Taset is spicy, pepepr, clove, banana, herbal, wiyh a sweet caramel backbone. Mild bitterness, delightful ’belgian’ aftertaste. Quite good stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GothGargoyle (2300) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2016
Cloudy brown with minimal head. Aroma is raisins, dates, caramel, Belgian yeast character. Medium-full bodied, lightly syrupy mouthfeel, sweet on the palate with a good complexity. Taste is raisins, baked apples, caramel, dates.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1182) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - APR 2, 2016
Aroma is yeasty, earthy hops, banana, clove, very dry, barnyard, but also fruity. Appearance is dark amber, light tan head, hazy. Taste is earthy hops, very fruity, some banana, barnyard, dry, and a weird Quad thing happening at the end, like figs. Mouthfeel is medium body, light carbonation, dried fruit and dusty aftertaste. Overall, this is a very good representation of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (5180) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 29, 2016
750 ml. bottle. Pours a mostly clear golden red with a nice beige head. Aroma of fruit, caramel, and yeast. Taste is dark fruit, yeast, caramel, spice, and malt. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UjoKlobasa (467) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 26, 2016
Bottle. Dark amber color, hazy liquid with a lot of fermentation, tan head. Smell of raisin. Aroma of rum, raisin, cinnamon, herbs, alcohol. Medium sweet, light bitter. Fruity finish. Good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lukka19 (522) - Myjava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 25, 2016
Bottle. Copper color with huge white creamy head. Aroma of spices, cloves, coriander, caramel, dried fruits, floral notes. Taste is well balanced, medium sweet, floral, spicy, good carbonation, nice beer


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