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Malheur 6° - Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

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19 Reviews
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Reviews: 19
Hads: 44
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 8.67%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Gusler on 01-05-2003

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Reviews: 19 | Hads: 44
Reviews by parintele:
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of rastaman
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I actually quite liked this one. Flowery and floury. Malty, with some nice lightly sour (acidic) citrusy hops, lightly yeasty, some oatynesss. Really lovely flowery nose. Didn't think it was going to be this nice. Kind of fits in to the same style as Westvleteren Blond, but definietly not as good. Lovely Belgian ale. (318 characters)

Photo of mattfancett
3.4/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of BierMeJohn
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of chuckj76
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.3/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazy amber with a small lasting head.
Nose shows doughy yeast and loads of herbal funky notes. A bit weird. Some hints of spices.
Similar herbal notes follow through as flavours alongside the doughy Belgian yeast and soft phenols.
Carbonation is pretty high, unnecessarily so. (282 characters)

Photo of desint
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of Treb0R
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gusler
4.12/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I stashed this beer away 2 years ago today as the world renowned "Beer Expert" Michael Jackson said. This beer after aging for a year, or even better yet two years increases in flavor, complexity, "yada yada yada"
Well "Mikey Baby" let's see.

The pour is a limpid deep gold to amber color with a modest off white in color head that is frothy in texture, the residual lace nice clinging sheets. Nose is deep malt, hints of fine Brandy, citrus crisp as in orange peel, light bubble gum tones also present. Front is sweet, the top is middling in feel, finish is stingingly acidic, the hops are spiteful in their bite, very dry and lingering aftertaste. Personally I do believe it has mellowed a bit, alcohol seems more pronounced than before, but remains about the same. (771 characters)

Photo of Rwalford74
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ThaCreep
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nose of bitter orange with a touch of fine yeast, sweet at first appearance but also spicy (but without exaggeration). The body is silky, smooth finish and provides an interesting drought but compared to its sisters, the power is controlled less and less certain balance. Admittedly, this is still a good beer but there is a lack of flavor and pleasure from other range. (370 characters)

Photo of KickbacksSteve
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

White fluffy head, good retention. Into Malheur tulip, on draft at the brewery.  Light golden, slightly hazy body. Sudsy lacing. Aroma slight malt sweetness, light hop flavors. Yeast seems to dominate. Taste, refreshing, slight bitterness, light sweet taste.  Nice blonde.  (277 characters)

Photo of SmokinSmyth
3.6/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I was a little surprised to see the weakest strength Malheur to be in the smallest bottle (so I drank two!).

A golden beer like th 8 and 10, with a good head and lacing, although the head does not hang around all that long.

Taste is little lemony, with a good feel in the mouth. It's an average good beer, definitely without the bite of the stronger malheur beers. (366 characters)

Photo of vhmf1978
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Douberd
3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Small bottle of 250 ml, at home, poured into a tulip glass. ABV 6%.

Pale orange golden in colour, with a huge three fingers head, white and soapy. Very good retention, no lacing around the glass and very little activity in the glass.
Not much of an aroma actually, some spices, orange peel and yeast, but all of them faint.
On the taste, malty grainess and a fair amount of hops, average bitterness. Too much of the malts flavour if you ask me. As it warms up though, that flavour retreats and others are advancing, like the light citrus flavour for example.
Medium on the body with average carbonation.
Overall, not a bad beer, but nothing exceptional either. (662 characters)

Photo of Absumaster
3.57/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A golden, yellow beer with a quick settling head.

Smell is zesty lemon with grainy maltiness and a fruity yeast smell.

Taste is light and has this odd lemony taste that is fresh. There is a nice maltiness that is pilsnermalty. No trace of alcohol or bitterness. The yeast adds a nice fruity taste that plays the biggest part in this beer. This beer is a bit boring, it's body is medium to thin and not very exciting. (419 characters)

Photo of tjd25
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Prominent head on a very active golden orange body. The smell is very yeasty, sweet, fruity with notes of apples, and hints of spices making it a bit dry. The taste is sweet and refreshing with an emphasis on the apple character but also shows a strong dry, citric, kind of bitter, and very slightly oily hoppiness. Mouthfeel is full and round. This would go well with a dessert, an apple pie probably. Or some ice cream maybe. The small bottle goes down way more easily than the higher abv versions of Malheur. (511 characters)

Photo of John_M
4.03/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Did a double take when I saw this on tap at Max's.

The beer pours a solid gold color with good head retention and considerable sticky lacing all around. Considering the abv., the appearance of this beer is gorgeous and amazing. Nose is also great in this one, as I pick up honey, ranier cherry, and a hint of underlying ginger. The flavor profile replicates the nose, and reminds me of a honey based gingerale, except one that just happens to have some alcohol and a light bitter finish. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, but with long, lightly sweet, slightly creamy finish. There just a touch of bitterness as well, which helps to balance and counter the sweetness in this beer.

Really nice beer, and one that delivers plenty of flavor, despite the relatively low alcohol. Quite impressive. (788 characters)

Photo of leitmotif
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paterlodie
4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

BB 15-03-07. Nice white and lasting head and a deep gpolden beercollor that has a litle haze. Nose is very malty, litle hops and some dry straw carracter. Overal creamy and fresh though.
Taste is dry overal with sweet hint of koreander, good maltyness, nice hoppy finish and has a very neutral yeast taste. Good carbonisation with it make mouthfeel also fine but again litle neutral. Easy drinkable and well enjoyable brew after a good walk. (442 characters)

Photo of sonorb7
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.56/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The head of an average bubble, on average lasted, off-white.
The intensely sweet flavor of raspberries, yeast, honey and delicate earthy note.
Taste nearly groups, but not sweet, even slightly acidic, in contrast to the raspberry flavor are only stressed, forming a background. Gentian delicate, not intrusive. Malheur 6 is drunk easily and quickly, it lacks a little body, it is a little watery, but to my surprise in anything that does not stop. This is not a beer can top-flight, but worth a try especially on hot days. (522 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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Malheur 6° from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
84 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.