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La Trappe Isid'or - Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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89
very good

600 Ratings
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Ratings: 600
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 9.77%
Wants: 22
Gots: 65 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V. visit their website
Netherlands

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: redmagik99 on 07-09-2009

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this up on a recent trip to Austin. 11.2 ounce bottle poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

The beer pours a nice orange color with a white head. The aroma is strong Belgian yeast with some fruit, wheat and bubblegum. Very nice smelling. The flavor is very similar with the bubblegum and fruit being fairly strong. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330 ml. bottle stamped K08F09.

Poured into a chalice, it has a radiant golden orange color with very good clarity. The rocky head sticks around nicely.

Aroma is classic Belgian pale. Lots of spicy character from the yeast and a pleasant floral quality come together.

Flavor is more intense than I expected. It starts inocently enough with a light sweetness like a pear dipped in honey. Then it gets a strong pungent bitter kick that comes out of nowhere. Not hoppy bitter but lots of spice and alcohol. I wouldn't call it hot but it's close.

Mouthfeel is medium in body with high carbonation. The latter I feel contributes to the sharp spice flavors.

Overall it's a nice example of the style, worthy of a try, probably not again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Koningshoeven trappist goblet at Bad Apple yesterday.

The color was a slightly hazed rusty orange amber. The creamy tan foam was long lasting, and gently edged up on the sides of the glass. Aroma was yeast dominated, some apple and spice in the background. Full bodied with a phenolic spice and banana taste. Plenty malty with a residual caramel sweetness, and a light bitterness. Aftertaste was pleasant and fairly drying from the alcohol. Overall tasty and well made.

As a one off batch it was nice to try once, but I prefer their Quad & Dubbel more.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a deep caramel color ale with a huge foamy head with great retention and some good lacing. Aroma consists of Belgian caramel malt with some sweet notes and some light fruity ester. Taste is also a mix between some Belgian caramel malt with some good notes of fruity ester and a balanced level of sweetness. Body is about average with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Well brewed with nice level of complexity and great level of drinkability.

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A: opaque brown, with off-white foam, thick and lasting
S: belgian yeasty, yogurty, banana-cloves
T: fruity with banana, black pepper spicy, belgian phenol (bitter>), as my tongue got used to it i sense vanilla and oakiness very strongly
M: very spiritzy with carbonation (nice) and finishes dry

Overall, it's a nice sipper. i really like this oaky character.

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La Trappe Isid'or from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
89 out of 100 based on 600 ratings.