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Brewed by Brouwerij Malheur (formerly De Landtsheer)
Style: Belgian Ale
Buggenhout, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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In a country with beers named after the Devil, or called "Sudden Death", one called "Misfortune" (Malheur, in French) is just another wry jest. The beer itself is no joke. On the contrary, it is an inspired beer. Malheur is made in a new, revivalist, brewery.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheGrandMaster (2334) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JUN 25, 2007
Bottle at the Waterhuis bar in Ghent (Belgium), amber with a white foamy head. A sweet malt aroma with some earthy ground spices. Complex flavours, both sweet malt and peppery, on a smooth palate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2007
A Sim rate (Bottle at the Weekend of S.F.): Wheaty corn aroma with hops etc. Appearance is that of a regular blonde. Wheaty alcoholic flavour with a pils like bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 6, 2007
Bottled. Hazy goldenish orange colour, mediumsized white head. Aroma is spicy, wheaty, caramelly and slightly yeasty,. Flavour is big yeast, bread, hops and some malts. Quite full and not too bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stouby (3686) - Holbæk, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle at home. Unclear, pale with a large beige head, nice lacings. Aroma heavy malty (citrus), light hoppy and yeasty. Flavor heavy sweet, ligth bitter/sour. Light/medium body.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oberabcbbsok (687) - Hoboken, BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2007
A good and refreshing beer not to strong. Drunk it on draft and from bottle. Fruity and sweet taste

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bleeng (1496) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - MAY 7, 2007
At Cambrinus in Halle. Unfiltered pale ale. On the lighter side for a Belgium beer but refreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBB63 (5946) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - APR 14, 2007
Had at the PP 12 hour fest: Golden hue with large frothy head and good lace. The aroma has notes of pineapple, apple and pear fruity esters, light spice of coriander and pepper, biscuity malts, hint of Belgian crystal sugar, and aromatic hops. The taste is mostly a straight forward combination of fruity flavors and pale malts. The finish is lightly spiced and a hint of butterscotch on the aftertaste. The mouth feel is spritzy and refreshing but has a bready finish. A solid offering but far from the bigger beers under the Malheur label.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 11, 2007
Bottled. A pale golden beer with a medium beige head. The aroma is sweet and very fruity - especially citrus fruits, but also with dusty notes of hops and yeast. The flavor is sweet with strong dusty hoppy notes combined with medium notes of fruits - again especially citrus fruits making quite refreshing, it also has hints of yeast before a dry and slightly spicy end sets in. The body is thin - but afterall it is a Belgian light beer ;-)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fordest (1964) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle from PP Belgian Beer Fest. Earthy spicy aroams. Excellent flavor with some more spice and nice fruity notes. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1753) - Tjele, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour with medium white head. Fruity aroma. Fruity and spicy flavor. Bitter dry finish.


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