Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium


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RATINGS: 1909   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Colour and sight: Dark brown-red. A compact white-yellow, stable and lacing head. Scent: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Flavour: Initially, a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sammy3D (141) - Lawrenceville, Georgia, USA - JAN 12, 2006
Rum raisin and caramel apple aroma. Notes of cinnamon or clove in the nose as well. From the bottle this beer pours a dark brown with a thinning head. A dry "belgian yeast" quality on the first sip. Caramel, malty alcohol body and bitter dry in the finish. The spicy clove tinge in every sip makes this an enjoyable "evening buzz".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ericmc83 (207) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 10, 2006
Dark clear brown, nice head. Aroma of caramel, yeast, alcohol. Nice but not as nice as some Belgians Iíve had lately. Flavor of caramel and some yeastiness as well as a little alcohol. Not all that complex. Caramel is the most dominant characteristic for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mabjork (692) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown with a rich white head. It has a sweet and fruity aroma. The flavour is Bitter and damp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - JAN 2, 2006
From bottle. Dark brown pour, slightly murky. Beige head. Nose is dark fruits - prune, raisin - and brown sugar. Flavor is sweet breads, like sticky buns. Finish is lightly dry, with a alcohol burn. Not a top-tier BSA, but enjoyable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheBeerNinja (137) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - JAN 1, 2006
Pours a deep reddish brown with thin light brown head. Nose is bitter and alcoholic. Flavor is robust and a little sour. Warming feeling persists. With the cooler weather this is a real treat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 30, 2005
Bottled. Reddish copper colour, mediumsized beige creamy head. Sweet alcohol, caramel, malts and yeast in aroma. Flavour is hoppy, smooth with hints of spices. Also a huge peak of alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ezra456 (39) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - DEC 27, 2005
nice dark brown color with nice off white head. very nice nose, with clove, pumkin, malt, and caramel aromas. nice spicy taste that finished with a smooth bitter aftertaste. very nice job. be careful, it WILL get ya buzzed if youíre not careful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bmxutos (161) - Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 27, 2005
Bottle, 33cl. Dark brown with reddish hints, big beige head, mostly diminishing, and thatís a pity! The aroma is spicy with notes of malt and caramel. Strong alcohol flavour specially in the aftertaste. Malt is also present and that gives a very nice sweetness to this beer. In my humble opinion, this Delirium is very good and itís a little under-rated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shanereid (75) - Portsmouth, Virginia, USA - DEC 18, 2005
Bottle: An absolutely delightful BSA. This snuck up on me quickly with its ABV%. A nice darker colour with some nice sediment. A spicier taste that I loved. Will be back for more of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattShizzle (600) - Bernville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 17, 2005
Good Belgian strong ale. Doesnít taste nearly as strong as it is. Could easily sneak up on you!

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