Alengrin (2885) - BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2015 Tasted under its original name Malheur Brut Réserve and under the later name Malheur Bière Brut, this was the first of the ’champagne beers’ which appeared on the Belgian market around the year 2000. Poured in a champagne flute, this beer has a coarse but thick and firm, snow white head and a pure and deep golden blonde colour with very fierce, indeed champagne-like fizz. Unusual but attractive aroma of hay, soap, dried lemon peel, cava, old cheese, walnuts, vanilla, biscuit, chamomille, apple, dough and something plastic-like, but not disturbingly so. Dry taste, applish fruitiness, starfruit, very spritzy, yeasty, bready, with champenoise carbonation stinging the tongue, refreshing, with yeasty finish revealing some herbal hops and gin-like, warming alcohol. Very enjoyable apéritif, appetizing and more ’beery’ than its competitor DeuS Brut des Flandres by Bosteels.
RafeAU (305) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - DEC 22, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
tasting at plonk. hides high alcohol well. awesome. Delicious belgian sen strong ale.
mmahut (1363) - CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Hazy yellow body with low white head. Aroma has light spicy, malty, candi profile with light green apples. Taste has medium to high malty sweetness, vanilla tones, low bitterness. Body is full, high carbonation.
markoijelena (976) - Belgrade, SERBIA - SEP 14, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 0.75l, taste 0.2l at Belgian Beer Weekend in Grand Place Brussels Belgium.Pour it yellow colour with medium white head.Taste between champagne and beer.On the nose peach.Taste of malt, honey, fruits and pine.Very good
berntholer (1226) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
quite dense ivorywhite head that leaves some lacing. dark blonde colour. aroma of spices, ginger (?), vanilla, some oxidation notes. taste like aroma with a slight wry finish. medium body, quite carbonated. bottle 75cl / bbf jun-2014
mikske79 (1277) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Heel lekker champagne-bier, ik vind het persoonlijk beter dan Deus omdat je hier nog meer bier in proeft dan champagne
RexTalionis (2948) - FINLAND - JUL 28, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Pours hazy golden in color with a whitish head. Fruityness, hints of sour berries, some spicyness and notes of lemon in aroma. Citrus, sweeter notes as in toffee, honey and apples in taste. Aftertaste is slightly tart fruity with hints of spicyness.
Sten (694) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - MAY 12, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cloudy golden beer with a huge fluffy white head. Aroma is malty, a bit alcoholic and dry fruit. Flavour is malty, a bit acidic and alcoholic. Nice brew. (Corked Bottle 75cl)
MarcoDL (2596) - NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
One of special Belgian Champage beers. Tastes dry, fruity and yeasty. Quite unique.
DwarfeD (1400) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 28, 2014
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
75cl bottle shared at home with friends. Hazy orange with a full white head. Medium body with lively carbonation. Peach, tangerine, herbs and some hoppy bitterness. A quality champagne brew!