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

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89
very good
159 Ratings
Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve)Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
Belgium
malheur.be

Style: Bière de Champagne / Bière Brut

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
159
Reviews:
98
Avg:
4.07
pDev:
10.81%
 
 
Wants:
65
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

This beer is supposed to beer a mix between a champagne wine and regular beer, but except for the yeast flavor and the bottle type, i really didn't taste the link with a 'champagne'. It is a decent blond beer, with a very strong carbonation where the yeast flavor and smell (champagne yeast) is very dominant.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought at De Bierkoning in Amsterdam.

As is the style - highly carbonated, had to wait a bit for it to settle. But well worth the wait. The dry hopped flavor is really on show, bringing out a character not unlike a double IPA. Definitely recommended if you have not tried this style.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

States best before "DL 109/112 B102B03". Whatever that means.

A: Pours a super cloudy gold with a lots of sediment. Enormous frothy white head. Head fades slowly, leaving a nice island behind. Spotty little thin chunks of lacing.

S: Grassy notes. Light, crackery malt. Some tart grape skin.

T: Again, grassy up front with lemons. Sharp, cracker-like malt. Has light tart components, again like a green grape skin. Not sour, just a little tart and sharp. A little honey in there. Kind of a dry, yeasty finish with a little pear, almost typical of a regular champagne. No real sign of alcohol.

M: Medium bodied, quite airy with good carbonation (of course).

O: Not a bad biere de champagne. It's surprisingly light with hidden alcohol, especially given 12% ABV. Not nearly as good as the Enlightenment Brut I had recently though, I doubt I'd get this one again. This one is a little drier and more like a typical champagne, I will say.

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Malheur Bière Brut (Brut Reserve) from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
4.07 out of 5 based on 159 ratings.
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