Malheur 10° | Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
Belgium
malheur.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 09-18-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
399
Reviews:
234
Avg:
4
pDev:
9.75%
 
 
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Photo of JakeScully
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ckollias
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dzu
4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MoohMooh
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clear gold/straw, with two finger airy head that recedes to a thin ring. Almost zero lacing. Smells of apple, yeast, grapes. Taste is mainly grapes/white wine; there's also some apple and bread. It's spicy and peppery and the alcohol very subdued, like in the Malheur 12, which is good. Grassy, a bit sour. Nice sweet/bitter balance. Mouthfeel is smooth, medium body, light carbonation.

It's good, but I really feel like I'm drinking sparkling wine. Kinda weird.

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Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.5/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Little bit sour on the back end.

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Photo of Bammer21
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mindcrime1000
4.37/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look--The bottle looks frighteningly commercial, but the beer looks great. Pours a pleasantly cloudy but bright gold--just a shade brighter than amber. Initially a two-fingered foamy head, that steadily dissipates to a solid lacing that maintains fairly well.

Smell--Classic tripel smells--initial light bready/yeasty with lemony citrus notes, followed by hints of dried fruits--raisin (apple?); can almost "smell" a balance of sweet and bitter; one of my favorite-"smelling" versions of this style--I just wish the "nose" was a little stronger.

Taste--This is 10% The "booziness" is more subdued than I expected, and is present more as an additional element of the overall impression, rather than a forward note. An interesting "inversion" from my normal experience with this style. Tripels often present initially with dried-fruit sweetness, with the sour overtones coming through thereafter. This one starts with more pronounced sour and bitter notes, with the dried-fruit coming through in the aftertaste. An interesting and enjoyable twist, made more enjoyable from the "unexpected." An excellent balance.

Feel--Excellent carbonation. And the alcohol content benefits this brew in the "feel" more than the "taste." Remarkably "light" for the ABV, though it does lose its "lift" as it approaches room temperature.

Overall--This is one of my favorite styles, so I can sometimes judge harshly, but this was an excellent version. I had seen it many times on the shelf, and was intrigued by a 10% belgian pale, but was turned off by the garish blue and gold label (someone tell their art director to find a new color scheme). I regret that decision now. This isn't a "top 10" tripel, but for the price, this is a steal. A real hidden gem.

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Photo of Silke_Neryn
4.03/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LennyBound
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OlaB
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Cloudy golden color .A nice top of creamy white head when pour in the glass. Beautiful lacings on the glass.

S: yeasty and bready smell, i also sense peppercorn and corriander,burned sugar and floral hints, traces of citrusfruits mostly lemon.

T&F: The first flavours is the sweet start, i sense that the honey is very noticable in the start, in the middle i think that citrus is taking over, i feel lemon and i also the spices i also start to feel, some other fruits are also there in the background, i sense both small hints of apples and apricot. It gives almost immediatelly a warming feeling in the body. This beer have a good balance on the flavours, the aftertaste is good and lasting for good period.

O:A good belgian beer, it want reach in the top 10 belgian beer list , but all inn all i enjoyed it and it was good. I do prefer the malheur 12 compared to this one.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed in "Michael Jackson's Great Beers of Belgium", this awaits my review with another tasting.
Also reviewed in the "1001."

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Photo of windowside
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stevoj
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from Boise Co-op. Pours out a cloudy golden with huge fluffy head. Belgian yeast comes to the fore in the aroma, slightly musty, somewhat bready. Taste also features the yeast, some spiciness, pepper, coriander. Mouth feel on target, late warmth.

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Photo of BAsbill
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a tulip glass from a 330ml bottle.

Appearance: Cloudy gold body with medium to heavy bubbles. Head is super thick, about two finger's length coming off a natural white color.

Smell: light yeast scent, feels like baked bread.

Taste: Ah, here we go..beautiful yeast with honey notes. Lightly sour with hints of lemon zest. Nice complexity which should soothe almost any palate.

Mouth: Finishes moderately sticky with a light spice finish. Almost a touch of nutmeg.

Overall: Very good brew, don't let the artwork on the label fool you it's one of the best steals I've seen in the beer industry. Love it, don't like it. Salud!

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Photo of barczar
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Rating set to current average because this beer was best by 2009.

Quite a bit of sediment toward the end of the pour.

Aroma is raisiny and full of figs, dates, and plums. There's a touch of sherry oxidation accompanying a sweet candi sugar backbone. Banana surfaces late.

Flavor is sweet, rich, with prunes and figs dominating. There's a touch of a sharp sherry note to balance the sweetness, but it is fleeting. The finish is toffee like, with a light dryness. Alcohol is very subtle. Age has added a light cardboard character that lingers in the aftertaste, but this is still drinking nicely.

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Photo of MGibbons
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice, higher-alcohol golden ale with ample effervescence. This probably pairs well with the right kind of food since the tangy, citrusy bitterness would provide a good compliment. I like it, but I don't love it.

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Photo of Rivoire
3.56/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jrob21
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrTull
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.61/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a pint glass. Pours a golden hay color with a 2 finger sudsy head. Had this beer while traveling through Belgium as a bartender recommendation for something different from the lambics, gueze, and Trappist style beers. Fairly well balanced but smell and taste were fairly 1 dimensional.

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Malheur 10° from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
4 out of 5 based on 399 ratings.
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