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

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RATINGS: 1066   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kappldav123 (5829) - GERMANY - SEP 10, 2011
Bottle looks simple but good. Beer in the glass orange, huge head. Starts mild, moldy-malty, a bit yeasty. Fruity notes of banana. Also some spicy notes. Well balanced finish, quite drinkable. Not bad!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (18577) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle from Beer Planet, Brussels
Hazy golden-amber color. Mild malt aroma with light vegetables. Correct body strength; malt flavor with some sweetness, light fruitiness (peach/apricot jam), but also very light vegetables; low bitterness. Drinkable, but uncomplex.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HenrikSoegaard (12915) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2011
Bottle. Frothy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Heavy yeasty notes. Moderate bitter wonderfull flavor. Long moderate bitter nice finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7479) - Brier, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2011
750, corked and baled. Pours a cloudy dark brown with bright toffee-colored edges. Toweringly massive tan moussy suds on top. Big sweet caramel, cream, and green apple nose. Smells like a cross between a tripel and a table beer. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Caramel, green apples, and sweet cream on the mid palate. Mild sweet brown bread finish. Nice beer but not their best.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16377) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2011
Bottle. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, fruits, malt and hops.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hair6a11 (1470) - Illinois, USA - SEP 4, 2011
On tap at the map room; pour is murky dark golden with an off white head that retains on the average side in this tulip; eventually hazing the glass, while the lacing is fairly impressive here. The nose is sweet breads, spices, caramel, and plum skins. The flavor profile didn’t really impress me; there are some other notes present, however. There’s a certain sweetness up front, like honey, as well as the caramel. Bready malts are present, while there is also a bitterness on the finish, like port, coupled with dark fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JRock72 (605) - - SEP 2, 2011
Bottle. Poured dark brown with small head. Aroma is spicy yeast with dark fruits. Tastte is similar. Very nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (12760) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - SEP 1, 2011
Bottle at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Red brown color, off-white head. Smell moderately sweet. Taste pretty much the same. Average carbo and body. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
77ships (7432) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - AUG 21, 2011
bottle@’t Antwaerps Bierhuiske: dark brown with a red hue & off-white head, smell is that of malt with some spices & fruits, taste is malt with some berries & syrup, yeast, caramel, spice-aftertaste, minor dried & ripe fruits, slightly dry, comparable to their quad but not as good

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kriegbaum (845) - Randers, DENMARK - AUG 19, 2011
Bottle @ taste 10 cl. Amber with an orange glow. Medium off-white head. Sweet aromas of ripe dark fruit. Sweet taste of malt and ripe fruit with notes of yeast. Ends with a slightly bitter finish


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