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

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Netherlands
latrappe.nl

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / 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.

Added by redmagik99 on 07-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
741
Reviews:
290
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
9.55%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
121
For Trade:
2
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Photo of PhillyStyle
4.22/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of schavuytje
3.43/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

The best of La Trappe, flavor of phenols citrus, taste amber moles sweet caramel and phenols in finishing phenols bitter; Zundert is a more complex trappist amber

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Photo of chinchill
4.27/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

La Trappe Isid'or on tap at the Pour Taproom (Greenville, SC).
Pours with a hazy copper body and a semi-durable off-white head that leaves patterned lacing.
Aroma: sweet and fruity with hints of candied fruits, dark dried fruits and vanilla. Intriguing.
Flavor: Largely follows the aroma, with dark dried fruits dominating the complex flavor. About equally bitter and sweet. Nicely harmonious and interesting.
Mouthfeel: medium body with soft, medium carbonation.
Overall: refined and mild, with well hidden alcohol, this is beer worth seeking out and savoring.

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Photo of probert
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Grackos
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chossboss
3.94/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vinicole
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Slightly oxidised copper colour. Light haze. Frothy head.
Spicy aroma. Yeast and malt. Orange peel.
Earthy flavour. Banana and dried fruit. Bitter finish.
Decent body with a soft carbonation.
Not my favourite style but nevertheless quite tasty.

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4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A bottle from Supermarket in Brussels.

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Photo of Foley67
4.46/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sabre311
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of NightINgale
3.88/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BelgianBeerChef
4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mandrilo
5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of KarlHvK
4.6/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnTurano
4.65/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Birdlegs
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.35/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lipa
3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Everydayoff
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle poured into a chalice.

Hazy brown amber color with thick frothy off-white head with pretty good retention, it gradually dissipates to some eternal bubble film atop along with some lacing ring and patch along the glass-side, high visible carbonation.

Big caramelized malt in a nose, it nicely mingles with chalky yeast, candy sugar, a bit of phenolic spice, floral, herbal, and mildly sweet fruitiness reminding of banana and cherry to wrap everything up together.

The taste starts off with fruity flavor of banana and cherry then malt taken over with notes of caramel and bread as well as candy sugar sweetness. Some spiciness and herbal reveal in the middle while hop bitterness is at the end with a slight bitterness to satisfy the taste buds.

Medium body with smooth mouthfeel from its lively carbonation that is proper to carry all the things well inside the palate, dry finish.

Truly Belgian with its trademark fruity and yeasty character, alcohol is very well hidden, so tasty and pretty easy drinkable Trappist.

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3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DylanBrkhff
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pro_Magnon
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98 out of 5 based on 741 ratings.
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