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

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RATINGS: 285   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   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.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (15106) - 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.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Benzai (14784) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JUL 17, 2011
Bottle at Cafe Buitenlust, Oirschot. Golden colored beer with a nice white head. Smell and taste ok, bit watery texture.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (14613) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 16, 2010
Bottle at Cambrinus in Bruges. Pours gold with a white head. Nice fresh fruit smell and flavor, but theres some herbal hop. Light and pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (14457) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - NOV 11, 2007
Bottle. Golden colour with a white head. Aroma is sweet, yeast. Flavour is sweet, yeast, sugar, spices, malt. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13833) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 2, 2009
Bottle conditioned, 330ml, from BEERmerchants of Kent. Sl hazed orange gold with white head, chunks of yeast. There is no misfortune with this, it is a sweetish malty Belgian with a touch of spice, probably at the right level for me, and an easy fruitiness. Reasonable hop note in the close, very drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13638) - Randers, DENMARK - JUL 4, 2005
Excellent head, fully lasting creamy, citrus aroma, you can smell the flowerhopps, moderate bitterness, and average finish, (10 has longer finish)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (13271) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2009
A hazy golden ale with a thick lacing white head. A pleasant honey and orange pulp in aroma, with lemony character, and yeast. In mouth, a nice hoppy belgian ale, with strawy character, light sweet and mineral notes, a bit of a creamy mouthfeel. Medium bodied. Bieropholie imports. BB 21-09-08.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (13113) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2007
Bottle. Orange colour with a nice creamy head. Aroma and flavour of fruit, spice, hops and yeast.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12908) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (12906) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - DEC 21, 2003
Big frothy head. Gold orange color, cloudy. Just a hint of citrus, some hops and some yeast both in aroma and flavor. Orange with just a bit of caramel. Dusty and an upcoming winey flavor.


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