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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6108) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2007
Bottle @ Cambrinus in Bruges. Liked this. Dry, green grapes, medium carbonation. dry white wine-ish. Easy drinking & enjoyable

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GonZoBeeR (2937) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 20, 2007
Aroma:fruity,citrus,light wheat... Apperance:light hazy yellow,light head.. Flavor:citrus mixed with a light wheat flavor....

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7309) - NUNEATON, Top 23, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2007
Misty spritz with a creamy head of froth. Sourish, citric nose with some of the skunky hops/metal of a cheap bottled Belgian Pils. Some piney hop notes sneaking out as it warms. Sugared, but developing a respectable hop bitterness. Smooth, lacy, fruity. Certainly a trace of the apple/grape-like house fruitness. Delicious bready afters. Hoppy, malty, fruity, complex....confusingly good beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - SEP 9, 2007
(Bottle, BB 9/11/07) Pours a hazy golden body with a small white head. Aroma of apricot, apple, light citrus, and pizza crust dough. Flavor of mild citrusy hops, apple, and caramel with a nice refreshing carbonation that makes for a nice thirst-quencher for the summer heat.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2007
draught @ Brussels 9th Belgian Beer weekend. pours clear golden with white head. nose of wet grains. flavor grainy, spicy, and easy to drink. decent stuff but sorta bland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5045) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2007
Sampled from an 11.2 oz brown bottle this beer poured a slightly cloudy yellow color with a medium sized yellow-white head. The aroma was lightly sweet with a hints of lemon. There were light spicy and citrusy undertones. There was a light hint of honey. The alcohol was mildly noticeable.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
belgiumking (8) - Ocala, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2007 does not count
Good beer for a hot day. Complex but not over the top. Enough alcohol to satisfy and enjoy many bottles

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 (7118) - 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 (20869) - 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.


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