Malheur 12° | Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

Malheur 12°Malheur 12°
BA SCORE
4.06/5
481 Ratings
Malheur 12°Malheur 12°
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
Belgium
malheur.be

Style: Quadrupel (Quad)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,876
Reviews:
220
Ratings:
481
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

330 ml. bottle. Pours an opaque brown almost black colour, with a head that fades quickly leaving a strong lace. Smells of dried fruits, figs, raisins, chocolate. Spicy and fruity. Sticky sweet palate, not much carbonation (and no needed). Taste of dried fruits, pepper, spices, chocolate. It warms your throat like brandy and leaves you asking for more, even with its 12º. Great.

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Smell: the sweet cream and subtle mint is a fairly unique characteristic in beer, especially from a quadruple

Taste: milk chocolate, minus the heavy malts, pervade throughout along with ruby-red grapefruit; an odd pairing of flavor

The beer wasn't terrible by any means, even with the odd flavor combination, but rather, the beer was unique in its eccentricity; the beer wasn't life changing but I would recommend it

PAIRS very well with orange chicken for some reason

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3 yr old 12 oz bottle poured into snifter

Given to me by local bartender that called it a pleasant surprise/mistake that these had aged and compared it to Westy.

Deep amber/almost purple darkness in the hue with a 1/4 inch bright white head.

Smell has a bit of dankness and sharpness almost like a raw cheese.

There is so much flavor playing in perfect harmony. Deep fruits almost like dried plums and raisins blend with a bright carbonated mouthfeel that ignites the booziness that is incredibly hidden for 12%. I'm not veteran enough to understand the flavors at play, but understand that it is supremely delicious and the best Quad I've had. Age these with care and you'll have a beer worthy of high regard.

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Mouthfeel is smooth and heavy. Carbonation can't live in the realm of 12% ABV, at least in this bottle. Taste lingers for a VERY long time on the tongue, the scent permeates the nose and lingers as well - inescapable!

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Malheur 12° from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 481 ratings
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