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

bottled
common

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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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tejas (874) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 29, 2005
Cloudy gold with a nice white head. Light apple aroma. At 6% and a good flavor this is highly drinkable. This 25cl bottle was gone in a matter of minutes. I could put many of these away. Not terribly complex but still, this is a really nice little brew.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LoveCaissa (873) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2005
Cloudy yellow colour, white head with many small bubbles. Like the 10 a very nice fruity aroma. Flavour is refreshing but perhaps a little boring compared to the stronger "Misfortunes". Carbonation is very high but all in all this is a very nice summer beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Buongiorgio00 (868) - - JUN 5, 2014
Una classica belgian ale, piacevolmente fruttata e arricchita da note dolci, di lieviti e una leggera punta mielata.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBeer (829) - Solna Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 16, 2002
Yellow hazy brew. Nose with fresh hoppy tone and a hint of candle wax. The flavor is very almondy. OK beer

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blackisle (801) - IJburg, NETHERLANDS - NOV 14, 2013
Very hazy golden, thin fluffy white head, ettles as thin layer, some lacing, lively carbonation; fruity sweet nose, dough, banana, honey, floral, citrus, hint of ginger; light (honey) sweetness, slightly bitter, some spiciness; light to medium body, creamy mouthfeel; mildly dry finish, slightly sweet undertones.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
voota (765) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - NOV 3, 2007
Light clear golden with a small fluffy white head. Soft, sweet aroma... peach, wildflowers, caramel and vanilla, sounds great but it really isn’t that special for some reason. Smooth, light, balanced mouthful... flavours of peach, maybe a touch of tartness, some bready malt and table sugar too. Longish lightly bitter/sweet finish. Ticks all the boxes and is pretty enjoyable to drink.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lachesis (757) - St Idesbald, BELGIUM - MAY 29, 2005
Warm blond beer with a creamy white froth. Soft nose with hints of malts, stone fruits, flowers, slight honey accent and some hops. the taste is pils-malty and wheaty. It has a soft fruity accents of apricot and lime skin. Overall, the body is on the thin side. Also a touch of cruble cake with a slight hoppy touch in the afthertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
xproudfoot (750) - Paleolithic, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2006
Pilsy allemande-garde aroma. Blond w whitehead. yeasty bland bread flavor. nothing special to palate or rest of beer. quaffable then its gone leaving little memory.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DJoer (744) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2013
Golden clear colour, sweet hoppy bitter citrus smell, bitter soft medium carbonation creamy soft sweet citrus taste,

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hammenlind (737) - Sundbyberg, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2006
Hazy orange with a thick bubbly white head. Yeasty, malty nose with some citric hoppiness. Fruity flavour, quite yeasty. Dry. Good bitterness. Well balanced.


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