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


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RATINGS: 1047   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3775) - Radom, POLAND - AUG 4, 2012
Great Trappist beer from Holland. Isid’or is rubby red and brown ale. Big foam, sweet and hop taste, Smells fruity and flower. Great monk recipt and tradition will be respect

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joakimlau (4) - DENMARK - AUG 26, 2009 does not count
This is just amazing. Perfect CO2, smooth, "a dangerous beer" - only issue is that it’s to small in a 33 cl. bottle!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
patrickfannon (1242) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2011
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Split with Vin and Sean to celebrate the launch of PhillyCraft. Pours a hazy chesnut with a rich, fuzzy beige head. Aroma of fresh plums, rasin bread, cinnamon buns, butter, and grapes. Medium, perhaps slightly full, bodied with a chewy, firm, supple palate. This is a lovely sipping beer; perfect for a nice, slow session. Easy finish with very balanced malty/earthiness to balance the sweetness of the dark fruits. Excellent Belgian ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
SanfordBrewer (1449) - Sanford, Florida, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Hazy copper, persistant beige head, medium-full body, medium-high carbonation.

Aroma: tons of caramel and toffee, bready belgian yeast, slight alcohol warmth, and subtle fruity esters.

Taste: caramel, toffee, fruity belgian yeast esters, herbal stale hops, slight alcohol, and a slight sour note.

Complex but balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kyle50216 (17) - Texas, USA - JAN 26, 2012
Just picked this up from one of my favorite beer stores. This is a beautifuly crafted beer. Has rich spiced flavor in each sip which is followed by a calming aftertaste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jeroenhensen (233) - Dongen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2013
Ik ben liefhebber van triple bier, maar dit biertje is extra speciaal.door meer aroma en meer smaak. Dikke aanrader

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
stevoj (3533) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 15, 2013
A work of art. Spices and dried fruit flavors abound Aroma of caramel, figs, oranges, etc. taste is complex mixture of the noted aromas, with a lingering palate and slightly dry finish. Very nice indeed, a fitting tribute to Brother Isadore.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nylez85 (26) - - JUL 11, 2013
Heerlijk biertje. Sterk van smaak maar toch mild voor de keel. Mooi amberkleurig en genieten maar.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ABS (805) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle from Vinmonopolet’s BU. Pours brown to caramel color. A tiny bit of white to very slight tan head. Raisin, caramel. malt, some wort, hint of alcohol nose. Medium body. Could be a bit fuller. Below average carbonation. Sweet, with a medium bitter ending. Caramel, raisin, candy, date, some wort, red and ripe green fruit flavour. Extraordinary good. Style seems very close to a quadruple.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
TorbenJensen (1414) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 9, 2015
The taste varies over good and exciting shades like caramel, brown sugar, raisins, plums, dates, honey, green apple, pear and a little dark rye bread. Carbonation is soft and weak, and it releases just the flavor nuances so you get full value for money. Although it is a little on the weak side of what are called strong beer (I mean over 9%), then I think certainly it can be stored dark and cool to develop even more over the years. The hops are present, but in a fresh way where it finally tastes a little bitter of fresh grass and citrus. The finish is medium dry.

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