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

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 270   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrBeer (862) - 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

3.4
   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 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.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sten (710) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - OCT 11, 2014
Orange beer with a fast diminishing head. Heavy aroma of sweet malts and a bit of alcohol. Taste is medium sweet, malty and a bit flat. (Bottle 33cl)

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (700) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2014
Clear golden color, white head. Sweet, fruity nose, almonds, marzipan, present Belgian yeast. Fruity, malty taste, Belgian yeast. Medium body, moderate to high carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bontus (693) - Flanders, BELGIUM - FEB 4, 2010
On tap, (beer of the month), Pours pale golden, thick white head. Great drinkability. Medium bodied, good for this low ABV. Well balanced.

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


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