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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: 45
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
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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ErwinGS

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-24-2012 15:02:19 | More by ErwinGS
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

09-14-2012 18:54:27 | More by ReeseMax3
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beerpadawan

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

08-27-2012 18:50:20 | More by beerpadawan
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 22:57:54 | More by Huhzubendah
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nickfl

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

05-06-2012 02:31:28 | More by nickfl
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tbeer40

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

05-04-2012 01:43:20 | More by tbeer40
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gcgarcia

Brazil

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

04-01-2012 22:46:05 | More by gcgarcia
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drabmuh

Maryland

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2012 17:39:51 | More by drabmuh
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mdfb79

New York

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 20:58:18 | More by mdfb79
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Thorpe429

Illinois

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.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 01:45:35 | More by Thorpe429
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -20%

03-05-2012 01:30:52 | More by ygtbsm94
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KickbacksSteve

Florida

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. 

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2012 00:55:53 | More by KickbacksSteve
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zonker17

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

02-18-2012 16:57:06 | More by zonker17
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chuckj76

Texas

5/5  rDev +23.2%

01-18-2012 01:02:44 | More by chuckj76
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impending

California

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

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 06:10:31 | More by impending
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bonbini26

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-12-2012 17:37:02 | More by bonbini26
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-02-2012 21:12:55 | More by drummermattie02
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mircovettori

Italy

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

12-30-2011 08:50:52 | More by mircovettori
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rekel

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-28-2011 23:58:35 | More by rekel
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brystmar

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-24-2011 20:27:47 | More by brystmar
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-24-2011 08:18:47 | More by jophish17
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rudzud

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at a Julio's event.

A - Poured a nice clear deep straw hue with a one finger head that slumps to leave nice side lacing and a creamy blanket.

S - Smell is a bit sweet for me, a fair amount of honey and lots of lemons.

T - More of those big, bright lemons and honey sweetness. Thats pretty much all I get with this beer is lemons and honey and booze.

M - Mouthfeel on this was rather nice. Smooth, creamy, not cloy. The ABV is definately there, but doesnt jump out at you.

O - Overall I felt this was a good beer, just not worth the steap price tag (over $25). This would be a tough buy for me to make. Better beers to spend your money on (outside of this style).

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2011 03:43:23 | More by rudzud
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is the second Bier Brut that I have ever had. Each time it has been a very different experience. The previous time it was Deus, but I wasn't doing reviews at that time.

If you haven't had a Biere Brut, then I recommend the experience. This beer and Deus were both very enjoyable examples.

The look is an interesting mix of beer coloring and champagne looks. It smells really good. You get plum, banana, and other belgian esthers. Malheur tastes very good as well.

My wife and I opened this to toast for the first night of Chanukah. Malheur was a great decision for the occasion.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2011 02:20:03 | More by ummswimmin
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eddiechilton

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-09-2011 16:11:05 | More by eddiechilton
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Rochefort10nh

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-25-2011 22:11:20 | More by Rochefort10nh
Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve) from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
90 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.