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


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RATINGS: 1055   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10424) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2011
Bottle @ home. Cloudy red orange appearance with a light tan head. Toasty caramel malty, slightly woody, belgian yeasty, somewhat fruity aroma. Floral, earthy hoppy, candy sugar, caramel malty, belgian yeasty flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
norsedoc (248) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2011
11.2. A hazy orange beer with a thin off-white head. Mild banana nose. Medium light body, orange wheat flavor with a slight sour/bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodenbach99 (4019) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 12, 2011
Bouteille de 330ml. Bière ambrée avec une mousse beige crémeuse et durable. Le nez est frais, épicé, une touche de levure est perceptible. La bouche est impeccable avec des goûts boisées, bien épicées. La finale a une touche d’alcool et de gomme balloune.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mutz (820) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2011
Van de tap op het Scrooge festival in Arcen. Donkergeel van kleur met een goede kraag. Lekker zoetig en fris. Smaakte supervers en fruitig. Was eigenlijk iets te koud getapt om de smaaknuances mee te krijgen. Ik heb ’m ook ooit uit een flesje geproefd en toen was ik niet zo onder de indruk.....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GSAP (666) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2011
UPDATED: APR 29, 2014 De geur van banaan met wat ander fruit, erg fris. Schuimkraag verliest snel zijn vorm. Smaak is puur, een mix van citrusfruit, zachte karamel en ver weg wat koriander, licht bittertje die langer lijft hangen. Leve Isidorus. #2 schuimkraag blijft nu fier overeind, temperatuur iets hoger laten opkomen. Aroma en smaak precies zoals eerste rating. Drinkt fijn weg, met steeds iets te ontdekken, zo’n breed palet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Camons (9406) - Hasselager, DENMARK - DEC 6, 2011
Bottle @ Home. Pours golden orange with a lasting offwhite head, nice lacings. Aroma of bready malt, yeast, caramel, sweet fruit. Taste is malt, bread, belgian yeast, sweet fruit. Medium body and carbonation. Nice beer. 061211

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2011
33cl Bottle from Wine and Cheese Place. Cloudy amber/brown in color small creamy tan head. Candy sugar, dried fruits, malt slightly vinous. Creamy medium body slick a bit oily. light hop bitterness. Fruity malty flavor, caramel, cherries. Overall a nice but not over the top Belgian

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lassem (652) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 2, 2011
A beer from a minitrade with Countbeer - Thanks a lot. A nicely poured beer with a fine tanned head on top of a redish-brown body with a mild hazy glow. The nose is malty with clear caramel notes topped with raisins - a real belgian landslide. The taste is likeways a tour de force through belgian impressions just with some harchness in the finish. Not much to tell in the aftertaste. Sume cane sugar, mild spices and raisins with lots of caramels. The mouthfeel is medium on the light side with a sparklin feeling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (3629) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - DEC 1, 2011
Hazy medium amber with a clean white head and good lacing. A great looking brew. Taste is solid Abbey Ale with a chewy caramel malt and raisens. Floral hops show up midway through the swallow, and then give way to more candied fruit and raisens joined by alcohol warmth in the finish. Very well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benjii (3049) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 29, 2011
330ml bottle from Cornelius. Pours a deep golden colour with a decent yellowish head. Aroma of raisins, alcohol and candy sugar. Similar raisin flavour with some caramel, biscuity malt and a long alcohol hum. Moderate carbonation and a little CO2 prickle. A dry raisiny finish. Not bad.

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