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

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RATINGS: 848   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.


Maakun's rating

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maakun (751) - The Hague, - AUG 28, 2014
Amber with very small white head but a lot of bubbles. Sweet malts with big spices (koriander, cinnamon, nutmeg). Nice dried fruits and some apple, prunes and orange. Nice yeast profile and faint liquorice. Medium bodied with prickly carbonation. Decent stuff.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gription79 (2293) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 20, 2014
Poured from a 750ml bottle. There is a big caramel malt character, a soft toffee note in the finished. Loads of malty sweetness. Some fruity alcohol flavors.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiosna (228) - - NOV 18, 2014
0,33 pullo@ OPP. Hiukan samea, meripihkan punaruskea. Tuoksussa makeaa mallasta, sherrya, kukkaisuutta, hunajaa, ehkä mesimarjaakin. Maussa pehmeää mallasta, hitunen paahteisuuden lämpöä, humalaa, alkoholia (ei liikaa), käynyttä hedelmää.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
einherjar (52) - CROATIA - NOV 17, 2014
Hazy dark amber color with large beige head. Aroma of caramel, fruits and malt. Taste is caramel, toffee, honey. Alcohol well hidden.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Daanminator (152) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 9, 2014
Ik weet niet wat het is met dit bier maar ik vindt het helemaal niet lekker. Ligt wel mooi in het glas.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5782) - Ohio, USA - NOV 8, 2014
Bottle shared by family. Pours a hazy orange amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, dark fruit, raisins, banana, yeast, some spices, decent but doesn’t pop like the oak aged quad series.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
graziano85 (320) - Budapest, HUNGARY - NOV 5, 2014
Hazy orange/amber color with a small head, disappearing. Smell is sweet, licorice, maybe anice too. Taste is candi sugar, spices, licorice, nuts, quite sweet, but nice. Some ripe fruits too. Medium carbonation. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (265) - CYPRUS - NOV 4, 2014
Hazy dark orange to amber body with a thick white head. Aroma is ripe fruit, apricot, yeast, spice. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Really nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AtronSeige (676) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 21, 2014
Aroma: medium, banana bread. Light soft alcohol Appearance: body, hazy, ember. Head, off-white, good retention. Flavour: malt: bready, lingering. Yeast: med banana, lingering. Alcohol, high peppery, lingers. Hops: light, spicy. Mouthfeel: medium warming, very high caronation, high carbonic sting. Medium-light body. Overall: I expected more complexity. Good, but too much sting and warming. 330 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre. 18b. Belgian dubbel

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (700) - NORWAY - OCT 20, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet. Lys brun, uklar farget, lite karbonert med en tynn hvit skumtopp. Smaker hvete, karamell,frukt og gjær. Noe funk og sødme. En ganske god belgian ale

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (915) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
330ml bottle poured in my favorite Grimbergen’s chalice. A: Beautiful amber color. A bit cloudy. Huge two fingers head which dissipates quite quickly leaving a bit of lacings S: Sweet malts. Sweet bubblegum and a bit of yeasts in the end T: Sweet malts is very evident, caramel and yeasts. Bitter end M: Medium body and molasses. Medium carbonation D: Good La Trappe, IMHO, is the "less good" Trappist. However, still a quite good beer. [ BA Review @ 4/11/2010 ]


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