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Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve) - Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

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Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve)Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve)

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

134 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 49
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-02-2002)
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

spycow, Mar 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

smithj4, Feb 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

brikelly, Jan 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

stereosforgeeks, Dec 17, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

danieelol, Dec 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

ErwinGS, Nov 24, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

ReeseMax3, Sep 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Shared by Thorpe429. Thanks Mike.

Served side by side with Malheur Brut Noir (Black Chocolate).

The beer is hazy and straw yellow hued with a half inch of lasting white head. The aroma brings yeast, lemons, bready malts, grass. Smells good. Nice flavor as well. Easy drinking, especially considering the 12% abv. Bold yeast flavors with a touch of hops. Additional notes of citrus and a light, bready sweetness. The finish is dry, with warming alcohol notes. Overall, this a tasty beer. I would have it again.

Huhzubendah, Jun 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

nickfl, May 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

tbeer40, May 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

gcgarcia, Apr 01, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Let's do this, top 5 Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut, Thanks Thorpe. Beer served in a cervoise from Town hall because it was handy. Beer is yellow, really cloudy, nice big white head, low retention, some lacing.

Aroma is estery and yeasty, dominate, strong, smells good.

Beer is light in body, airy on the palate, sweet up front with a little bit of a dry finish to the whole thing. I like the yeast on the palate, probably the best Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut I've ever had, I might even have it again.

drabmuh, Mar 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 03/03/12 notes. Bottled shared by Thorpe429; thanks Mike. Poured into a tulip.

a - Pours a bright yellow with a ton of fluffy white head and moderate to high carbonation evident. Very carbonated but guess that's to be expected.

s - Smells of Belgian yeast, spices, citrus, wheat, some earthy notes. Pretty nice.

t - Tasted of Belgian yeast, spices, citrus hops, lemon, lightly sour, floral hops, and earthy notes. Like the taste a little better then the nose.

m - Light body and moderate carbonation. Can't believe this one is 12% ABV; definitely drinks much easier then that.

o - Overall a very nice, crisp beer. I thought it was more like 7%% so was surprised to see such a high ABV. Worth checking out and woul revisit it.

mdfb79, Mar 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Whole Foods P Street in DC. Served in a SAVOR wine glass.

Pours a fairly-clear straw-golden color with a nice white head and some good lacing on the way down. The nose brings some pear, melon, and green grapes. Plenty of light fruit and a bit of spice. The flavor continues down the same path, with the fruit in the front. A bit of booze on the back end. Light body with high carbonation and a crisp, clean finish. Quite good.

Thorpe429, Mar 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

ygtbsm94, Mar 05, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle poured into Malhuer chalice. White frothy head, medium retention. Suddsy lacing. Lots of small bubbles climbing to the surface. Straw gold in color. High clarity. Aroma sweet/malty, slight butter. There is a champagne like taste to the beer of course but less so than expected. High carbonation, pretty nice. 

KickbacksSteve, Mar 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

zonker17, Feb 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +23.2%

chuckj76, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-

750ml into a tulip. Pours a hazed middl'n tone golden yellow, massively towering dense white head forever to recede, superb lacing.

Aroma is sweet yeasty spicy fruity goodness, apricots and small citrus.

Very sweet flavor with a nice balancing alcohol tummy burn on the first sip. A dryness kicks in at the beginning of the aftertaste but doesn't stay the length. A somewhat nondescript echo of the total flavor remains. Minor bitter. Medium bodied crisp and lively mouthfeel. As with the 10 & 12 this is not a shy brew, the flavor is loud and alcohol is a flavor component.
cheers
jd

impending, Jan 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

bonbini26, Jan 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

drummermattie02, Jan 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

mircovettori, Dec 30, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

rekel, Dec 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

brystmar, Dec 24, 2011
Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve) from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
90 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.