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

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RATINGS: 864   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Frpm the tap poured an amber color with a small amount of head. picy malty flavor with a quic finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RCL (2030) - Waltham, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 18, 2010
Aroma is caramel and yellow fruits, hints of bananas foster, grain, hay. Big banana-y yeast character in the flavor. Medium sweet. Mouthfeel seems a wee bit thin, considering. Not bad at all, but it may be my least favorite La Trappe.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Countbeer (4748) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2010
Bottle: Big off white foamy head. Clear dark orange. Smell Spices, malts, fruit (banana) and sugar. Perfectly balanced with fruit, carbonation and malts. Fruity (apricot, orange, banana), malty and sweet. Not bitter nor really hoppy. Hints of spices and a slight hint of caramel and wood.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - AUG 14, 2010
Pours orangish amber with a thin rocky white head. Notes of esters, pineapple, banana, toffee plum, and raisin. Medium bodied, lightly alcoholic with smooth carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5743) - Billdal, SWEDEN - AUG 5, 2010
Sampled at SBWF09 Hazy golden. Small, white head. Yeasty aroma. Really malty in the flavour with yeast. Slightly alcoholic with a light, grassy bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11504) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2010
Golden color, offwhite head. Fruity aroma, aprivot, apples, some yeast, some hops. Yeasty, fruity flavor, spicy, hoppy, some alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjollnir (391) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 1, 2010
750mL bottle. Pours light amber-brown with a persistent medium off-white head that leaves some lacing. The aroma is volatile, phenolic and estery. Fruity and sweet flavour with low bitterness and a mild acidity. Medium bodied, high carbonation with a drying finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (2604) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle at Nicks b’day party. Redish amber with a small whit head. Apple pear aroma. Lively light fruit flavor. Very spritszy.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3351) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 25, 2010
Nice dark orange pour very misty medium head but strong carbonation noticebly good retention aroma plum port fruit flavour yeast goodness plum port raisin caramel smoothness goes down so well spice like nutmeg and cinnamon soft bitter at the finish yeast and malt flavours to add very good

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drjay44 (2738) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 17, 2010
750 ml. bottle. (K05F9) Pours a thin short lived beige head, over a clear amber (SRM 7) body.....nose is toffee/caramel, raisin, plum, brown sugar......taste is sweet malts to start with light raisin, then bit of barnyard funk, finishing with a light astringent spice bitterness....mouth feel is light to medium, carbonation medium to high. This is definitely a Dubble. It is a bit over sweet, and the mouth feel is on the light side. BJCP 6/3/13/4/6


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