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

bottled
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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14119) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2005
Bottle. Fruity lemon-candy aroma. Golden colour, white head. Mild, sweet, citric flavour, a little watery. Peach?

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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MesandSim (7117) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Borresteijn (5248) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2008
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow/orange colour, white head. Aroma of yeast, perfume, poo. Flavour is strong, perfume, hops, dirty yeast, some fruits. Flavours seemed a bit off.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (10324) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 6, 2008
330ml bottle (Poirotti, Helsinki)
Pale cloudy orange, healthy tight head. Big tomatoes and then honey aroma. A touch perfumey. Very simply sweet plain light malty body. Quite dull, actually. Nothing actually wrong with it, but no guts, no highlights, no bite. I want more of a crisp hop component to my blondes.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ante (3374) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2005
Hazy yellow appearance, bif white head. Thin and a bit sour aroma of leaves, honey and earth. Oak leaves and hops in the flavour. Quite thin. Unclean, short finish. Quite dry.

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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
NosirIwont (2103) - Aalborg Vestby, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2009
Bottle. Pours a murky yellow-orange with a white head. Sweet, fresh, faintly tart aroma. Stingy. Flowery notes. Bit of citrus. Malt and grass as it warms. Flavour is sweet and quite perfumy. Yeast notes. Grassy finish with a bit of hops. Too much carbonation. Not bad as such, but I’m not impressed. Could do without the perfumy notes. 14-08-09.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (13710) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 2, 2010
Bottled 25cl (BB 04/2012)
Slightly hazy golden color, good off-white head. Aroma of fresh herbs, rubber and lime peels. Quite light, watery for being 6% brew. Crisp. Flavor is similar to nose: lime peels, flowery - elderflowery herbal flavors, dry finish. Refreshing but simple.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bluevegie (3066) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 19, 2011
Pale golden body with minimal lasting head. Citrus and a touch of spice in the aroma. Taste is simple and easy enough to drink, citrus and orange once again.


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