Malheur 6° | Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

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Malheur 6°Malheur 6°

Brewed by:
Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Gusler on 01-05-2003

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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 48
Photo of PlutonowyManiek
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
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.

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Photo of FLima
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Close to maturity date, as recommended by Mr. Jackson.
Amber golden color with a thick two finger head with good retention.
Nice aroma of yeasty bread, oranges that later is substitute by lemons with just a hint of condiments.
Delicious flavor that starts with an orange-lemon citric sensation that becomes increasingly spicier. Notes of Belgian yeast, honey, pepper and herbal hops. Not overly sweet as most Belgians are, thank you.
Light body with a high effervescent carbonation.
A Belgian that is refreshing and not tiresome, and still packed with interesting sensations.

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Photo of Douberd
3.03/5  rDev -18.1%
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.

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Photo of DARIVA
2.91/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Light and below average beer with a slightly bitter taste.
Compared with his two big brothers, I had expected more.
Looks pretty nice with its golden yellow color and a nice white head.
The taste is somewhat disappointing, is not dirty but not special.

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Photo of KickbacksSteve
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
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. 

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Photo of John_M
4.03/5  rDev +8.9%
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.

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Photo of SmokinSmyth
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
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.

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Photo of CrazyDavros
3.3/5  rDev -10.8%
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.

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Photo of ThaCreep
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
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.

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Photo of thierrynantes
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (25 cl.), tasted in 2010.

Appearance : golden color, with white foamy head.
Smell : fruity aroma with notes of hops and yeast.
Taste and mouthfeel : yeasty and fruity notes, slightly spicy.
Drinkability : a good beer in the style Belgian Pale Ale.

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Photo of Absumaster
3.57/5  rDev -3.5%
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.

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Photo of TurdFurgison
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into the correct brewery glassware at the Frigo cafe in Shinjuku. This was the second Malheur for me (the first was Malheur 12 at the Kulminator in March of this year).

The M6 was a lot lighter in appearance and taste than I expected after my experience with M12. Light copper color with thin wispy head, faint aroma of hops (but this bottle might have been a little old), and a nice easy every-day pale ale flavor. Nothing outstanding but not bad at all.

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Photo of kmcnair
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I purchased this 25cl bottle from Bier Mania in Brussels while I was vacationing there over the summer. It explodes with foam upon popping the cap making a huge mess! Argh...

A - Pours a cloudy golden blonde and makes a thin fluffy white head, tons of head remaining in the bottle and all over my desk, mouse and floor... I'll give credit though, it looks pretty good in the glass.

S - Lemony tart and slightly sour aroma, funky soft hay, flowery spice, really complex... I'm caught off guard by the sour and funk and quickly becoming curious about this particular bottle.

F - Really interesting flavor, spicy peppers and lots of sweet honey, malted bready finish. Real emphasis here is on the honey character.

M - Excessively bubbly, spicy, peppery carbonation, soft light body and has a super dry finish.

D - Nice belgian pale with some very unusual and unique qualities, reasonably enjoyable but there are better selections to be had from Malheur.

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Photo of paterlodie
4/5  rDev +8.1%
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.

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Photo of tjd25
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
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.

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Photo of rastaman
3.53/5  rDev -4.6%
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.

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Photo of stcules
3.89/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Straw-golden colour, with some big bubble in the side of the foam, which is very creamy at the top.
Fresh floreal smell (cyclamen and hawthorn), green lemon, and then fruity: pear, apricot. Then even spicy (maybe coriander?).
At the taste: sweet of honey, hints of dry grass, hay. With point of bitter.
In the aftertaste rises again the bitter hops, but a little less than in the first taste.
Medium-light body.

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Photo of Naerhu
3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Huge white head with indestructible lace and an opaque orange gold body. Apriocot aroma and pale malt taste. Medium hops that contrasts nicely/interestingly with the intense fruitiness. Medium bodied. The short finish was kind of disappointing. This is a very well balanced beer (in regards to being balanced between the fruit, sweetness, hops and malts. I would drink this again out of its entertainment factor, but not necessarily for its enjoyability.

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Photo of Gusler
4.12/5  rDev +11.4%
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.

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Malheur 6° from Brouwerij De Landtsheer NV
3.7 out of 5 based on 48 ratings.
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