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

La Trappe Isid'orLa Trappe Isid'or
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La Trappe Isid'orLa Trappe Isid'or

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Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.

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

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.84/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From the bottle stamped 14:19-K85C13. Sampled on October 14, 2013.

The pour is an attractive looking heady orange-amber with a faint cloudiness making it a tad opaque. Good carbonation.

The aroma is of Belgian pale malts, toasted biscuit, pear, yeast, and thin hops.

The body is medium and astringent.

The taste tends to have a higher bitterness than the aroma might suggest. There are upfront Belgian malts and pear or other fruit along with a moderate lingering after taste. It has its redeeming qualities.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of BMMillsy
4.19/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A birthday beer for me! On tap at Brass Tap Gainesville. Pours a cloudy copper with small creamy head. Aroma of plums and figs, candy sugar, and a bit of yeast. Flavor is big plums, and more plums. Wow straight up fruit flavor here with some candy sugar sweetness. Easy drinking with medium mouthfeel. Excellent beer, but not quite as good as the barrel aged version.

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4.2/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reddish-light brown in color with orange hues. Off-white two finger head with medium retention.

Rich, warm aromas of molasses, dark brown sugar, ginger bread cookies, christmas pudding and pumpernickel bread. Brett actually dries the sweet tones out slightly.

The richness continues on the palate with caramel, molasses, black bread, gingersnaps, wet animal fur and orange marmalade. Black fruit notes and allspice on the finish.

Medium+ body with a rich mouthfeel. Full bitterness on the mid-palate and finish balance the richness in the beer. Nice, long finish.

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La Trappe Isid'or from Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven B.V.
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 753 ratings
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