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:
#2,875
Reviews:
220
Ratings:
481
pDev:
11.08%
Bros Score:
3.58
 
 
Wants:
39
Gots:
74
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 481 |  Reviews: 220
Photo of Jcarriglio
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenBreeg
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dzu
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hdtrice
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev -1.5%
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 JackRWatkins
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: creamy 2 finger head, good retention
S: sweet malt and plum, pleasant but could be stronger
T: exquisite, easily one of my top 5 quads, hits a genuine sweet spot of flavor, very sweet with plum, fig and dark fruit but also has a distinct hoppiness to it uncharacteristic of a typical Belgian.
M: milky, creamy
O: had this for the first time in philly, I've been waiting a long time for it to make it to my area, every bit as good but in a different way, rich but less hoppy than I recalled, in my top 5 quads for sure, a must try

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Photo of JayQue
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a murky brown color with a medium size tan head that fades fast. Either a high level of carbonation or I shook the bottle a bit while wrestling with the cork because it foamed up on me and I lost about 1/6 of the bottle, No lacing on the glass. Smell is good sweet malt, dark fruit (raisins and plums) and some candi sugar. Taste is malty, sweet with a strong fruit presence. Didn't notice the Belgian yeast flavors although I saw some sediment in the glass. Not particularly spicy either but still a rich and satisfying flavor. Mouthfeel is rich and surprisingly smooth, a little alcohol burn but not much. This is a good but not great Quad.

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Photo of OlaB
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: gives of a dark mahogny color. A bug top of creamy head when pours in the glass. Good lacings on the glass.

S: dark malts ,caramel.dried dark fruits .spices and herbs like cloves and coriander. Some floral hints .

T&F: much as the aroma.very creamy and well balanced.a warm feeling almost immediately after the first sip. Most of the taste are well balanced aftertaste gives of a comfortable spicy bitterness,but maybe a little to much of it
Else the beer has all I want in a quadruple.easy drinkable and enjoyable

O: a delicious quadruple, I liked it a lot . It did it.s job and was very enjoyable. I sure would like trie this one again and also the other beers from Landtsheer

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Photo of Luiz0930
4.46/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a tulip glass right from the bottle.

Appearance: Dark amber with an off-white head, rose initially to about two finger's length. Drops after two or three sips and settles with no lacing whatsoever.

Smell: Yeast scent, leaves quick after first sniff.

Taste: Nice sweet complex raisins. Hint of yeast and light cinnamon. Sour feel, like a bit of rye with of vanilla.

Mouth: Sticky feel, not super sticky just enough for t to linger around.

Overall: Very good brew, very easy to find and price is very friendly. To pass this up would be a mistake. Salud!

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

Pours dark brown to dark copper with a one finger high, beige, head.

Nose: Sweet caramel malt, a sour note, citrus, orange, chocolate, red berries and yeast.
Taste: Fruity and malty. Brown sugar, plum, prune, raisin, herbal notes, apples, bread and a bit of chocolate.
Mouthfeel: Full to medium body. Thick and creamy yet fresh! Nice carbonation. The ABV at 11.5 % is perfectly hidden.

Great beer!

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Photo of Pens1967
3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kidzord
3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WiggyKGB
4.4/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gajo74
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown and nearly black. Thick, nearly opaque and with a creamy foamy lace which dissipates into thin lace.
At first, I detected a faint citrus/orange peel like aroma which pleasantly surprised me because I felt like it was unusual for the style. There is also a chocolate aroma and some liqueur.
Malty sweet but with spices and a kiss of hops for balance. Chocolaty sweet finish. Medium bodied and a little lighter for a quad. The carbonation, as is the case with many belgian beers, was active and a bit tight at first. However, I feel like this did not settle properly thus detracting slightly from the score.
Nevertheless, this is an excellent beer.

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Photo of DJ-Hophead
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330 ml bottle Beergium - Pours dark brown with a light tanned large head. Medium carbonation. Nice lacing. Smell - sweet fruity, yeasty notes. Taste - sweet malty to the fore with a dry bitter finish with a small warm alcoholic feel. Nice winter warmer.

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Photo of Antyk
4.11/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of socon67
3.69/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutBoi
3.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KJ2013
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I recently had the Malheur 10 and wanted to see what this one was about. Exceptional carbonation and admirable color. The ABV is well hidden! An underrated but still short of world-class Quad.

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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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