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Malheur 12° - Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

375 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 375
Reviews: 199
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 32
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Quadrupel (Quad) |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-01-2002)
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

11-22-2013 02:41:26 | More by AMCPhD
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-21-2013 11:21:22 | More by AngusOg
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

11-13-2013 02:36:06 | More by jaydoc
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MystikCelt

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

11-11-2013 23:35:51 | More by MystikCelt
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ChestSplitter

Mississippi

4.33/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours a very dark orange/copper. Not as bubbly as some other Belgians.
Smell is lots of dark fruit, spices.
Taste is lots of the same, exactly what you want/expect from a big fruity quadruple, but the added thing here is a spicy finish that is noticeably different from, say Rochefort or St Bernardus.
Mouthfeel: the 12% alcohol is pretty well hidden, but this is not a beer you would ever want to gulp. Its meant to be sipped.
Overall, this quad is a little different and a lot underrated. Wonderful big beer.

11-10-2013 18:38:15 | More by ChestSplitter
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dcmchew

Romania

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

11-05-2013 17:25:19 | More by dcmchew
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

10-25-2013 00:42:11 | More by AnitaBrewski
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jeiiVP

California

4/5  rDev -2%

10-17-2013 16:10:37 | More by jeiiVP
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sonorb7

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

09-28-2013 13:54:41 | More by sonorb7
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Dbot

Delaware

4/5  rDev -2%

09-15-2013 23:56:51 | More by Dbot
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DubbelTap

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

09-13-2013 02:01:01 | More by DubbelTap
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George2744

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

09-09-2013 02:10:51 | More by George2744
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.96/5  rDev -2.9%

Bottle pour at The Belgians Are Coming held in Old Town Newhall in Newhall, CA.

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, dark fruit, brown sugar, toffee, and alcohol aromas. Taste is much the same with dark fruit and toffee flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty but fairly boozy and strong.

09-03-2013 00:32:33 | More by UCLABrewN84
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

08-29-2013 13:08:31 | More by mychalg9
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

08-28-2013 23:11:27 | More by aszatk01
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matjack85

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev -3.2%

I tried this at Quencher's Saloon in Chicago. $8 for a 330ml brown bottle poured into a brandy snifter.

The beer was dark brown in color - almost black. Just 1-finger's worth of tan head that dissipated to just a rim in under a minute. Not much lacing to speak of.

Huge fruit and candy smell. Picking up mostly sweet prunes and raisins along with some alcohol.

Heavily malted with a burnt sugar taste. Plums, prunes, and raisins make up the fruit component while the alcohol imparts a spicy peppery taste. Hops are herbal and not that bitter.

Silky smooth and full bodied mouthfeel with a warming alcohol feeling on the way down. Carbonation is medium.

At 12% alcohol this is definitely a sipping beer, and a good one at that.

08-28-2013 22:13:31 | More by matjack85
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

4.51/5  rDev +10.5%

Malheur 12 has an extremely thick, fizzy, foamy, beige head, which dies away, leaving no lacing, and a clear, very bubbly, copper appearance. The beer clouds up when the bottom caked contents and swished and poured in. The aroma is of rich, overly-ripe fruit, yeasty bread, and brandy. Taste is rich- brandy, bitter, old fruit, and dark, sweet bread crust. Mouthfeel is medium to heavy and slick. Malheur 12 finishes semi-dry, rich, sweet, alcohilic, and somewhat harsh. Overall, this is a very good, strong, manly ale, and I loved it!

RJT

08-27-2013 15:52:05 | More by RonaldTheriot
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SGToliver

Washington

4/5  rDev -2%

08-25-2013 19:11:28 | More by SGToliver
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tom10101

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

08-22-2013 23:04:31 | More by tom10101
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

08-15-2013 03:34:31 | More by NorthSideSean
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Hallertau

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

08-14-2013 03:14:59 | More by Hallertau
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

08-09-2013 18:55:22 | More by Sturmthis
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raffy313

Texas

4/5  rDev -2%

07-31-2013 00:51:38 | More by raffy313
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev -5.9%

A - Pours a raisin color with light carbonation and sticky on the glass.

S - Brown sugar, yeasty bready presence, nutmeg, light alcohol.

T - Brown sugar, dark fruit - plums, figs, raisins, slightly spicy, bready, yeasty, light alcohol, mildly sweet dark Belgian candy sugar. Lingering caramel/toffee warm spiciness and warming on the way down.

M - Sticky, thick, full bodied, light carbonation but enough to be prickly.

O - Overall, a solid Quad.

07-24-2013 21:59:14 | More by jzeilinger
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2%

07-24-2013 21:44:45 | More by Knapp85
Malheur 12° from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
91 out of 100 based on 375 ratings.