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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHult (395) - SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2015
Flaska från Systembolaget. Klar röd bärnstensfärgad vätska med lågt vitt skum. Doftar belgo och karamell. Sött. Smaken går åt samma håll. Små stickiga bubblor. Välsmakande.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2787) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2015
750ml brown bottle, corked. Hazy orange with a nice compact white head. Nose has raisin and caramel. Tate has some fruity notes, yeast, caramel, raisins. Yeasty finish, maybe a touch of hops. Lighter mouthfeel than expected. Overall a good stronger Belgian ale, pretty approachable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artemb (33) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 1, 2015
Cloudy with many small particles, Aroma: spicy alcohol, caramel, dried figs. Light sourness and bitterness in the aftertaste. Overall this is a strong ale with dried fruits, caramel and light spice notes. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pringao_Toribi (295) - Oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 1, 2015
In short: fruity-yeasty sour-sweet beer. Aroma: malt and yeast. Taste: soft sweet and medium sour. Palate: fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
billiejoece (12) - BRAZIL - JAN 31, 2015
Cerveja de aparência marrom clara, creme bege persistente. Adorei o aroma, complexo, frutas vermelhas, um pouco de cítrico, caramelo. No sabor fica muito evidente o chocolate, o caramelizado, faltam outros sabores de ésteres frutados presentes no estilo. Percepção da levedura evidente. O álcool é presente na medida. Cerveja de corpo médio, sensação de aquecimento ao bebê-la, no retrogosto permanece um leve adocicado maltado.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ingogringo (1) - SWEDEN - JAN 31, 2015 does not count
Bottle 33 cl @home. Caramel and bread. Hazy amber. Medium sweet. Medium body. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dnicolaescu (1078) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - JAN 31, 2015
BOTTLE 33 CL. O, yeah... you know a Belgian (amber - the like of Brigand or Piraat) Strong when you smell it - sugary sweetness, sweet con, sweet dried fruit (figs, apricot) and spicy alcohol. Lots of sweetness balanced by alcohol spice and heat - that is the name of the game. OK.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mpuntmuts (142) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 31, 2015
Slightly clouded orange amber pour with mediocre white head. Not really a smell. Sweaty feet way hidden in the back. Not actually getting a lot more. Sweet breaded malts and caramelized stuff for taste. Some tropical fruits in there also. Medium bodied and has a nice little carbonation going on. Nice, but had a lot better from these monks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chromeotaphor (77) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 29, 2015
Vol zoetig fris caramel fruitig aroma. Prachtige kleur en cremeige schuimlaag zoals alle la trappe trappisten. Komt vol bruisend binnen met een zachte zoete bitter. Dun qua smaak en palet. Zacht fris fruitig. Zachte ronde bitter in de afdronk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ianwelby (630) - SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Clear, dark amber beer with a thin head and a strong, floral aroma. Flavour has a sweet taste of the sort you often get in this sort of beer where if it weren’t balanced so well by the bitter hops it could be sickly. Strong, alchohol-y malt taste. A bit more body wouldn’t go amiss but it’s generally a really nice, well-rounded beer.

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