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


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RATINGS: 1910   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Tap. Pours a deep brown with a small head. The flavor is distinctly Belgian with lots of sweet, sticky flavors. Ok overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yased (166) - MEXICO - OCT 27, 2016
De cerveceria Huyghe esta Dark Belgian Strong Ale de 8.5% ABV y una muy atractiva presentación, siendo esta la versión obscura a su contraparte Delirium Tremens una Golden Belgian Strong Ale. En apariencia es una cerveza con amplia corona de espuma color arena, buena retención, burbujas de compactas a amplias, el color es un marrón obscuro de destellos rojizos, carbonatación constante y cuerpo mediano. En aroma es tostada y ligeramente achocolatada, condimentada, clavo presente, algo de coriandro, licorosa y acaramelada. El sabor es sumamente completo hay un dulzor y cierta torrefacción al inicio, seguido de el espaciado a clavo, coriandro, caramelo, chocolate, el alcohol esta presente pero bien equilibrado, final semi seco y retrogusto a costra de pan con algo de frutos secos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalMurphy (493) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2016
bottle @ beer company (budapest) brownish colour, strong body, high carbonated, sweet taste, and some unidentifically elements; I like the ’delirium tremens’ much more than this, but it’s okay as well

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlutonowyMan (513) - POLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Kolor ciemno czerwony, br?zowy, mocno zamglony. Drobno ziarnista piana, o barwie be?owej, d?ugo nie zmniejsza swoich rozmiarów, pozostawia mnóstwo w?sów. Aromat zio?owy, przyprawowy, jest pieprz, jest s?odowo??, troch? ciemnych owoców i kwiatów. W smaku s? ciemne owoce, pieprzowa ostro??, dalej ciemne s?ody, delikatnie palone, karmel i nieco kandyzowanych owoców. Na finiszu goryczka (IBU26), lekka, sucha, przypalona. Wysycenie jest zdecydowanie za wysokie, momentalnie "zapycha". Alkohol ma charakter rozgrzewaj?cy, nie przeszkadza.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Orange_times (180) - UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2016 Pours in dark brown colour with small brown head. Aroma of plum, parfums. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Medium body, thick feel, medium lasting finish with almond and plum notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
puredelusion (285) - Lviv, UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
0.3 bottle. Pours brown color with thin white head. Aroma of plums, fruits and flovers. Flavor is bloody complex, very light sweet, medium bitter, fruits, almond. Well hidden alcohol. Short sweet finish. Light body, average carbonation. Totally amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1446) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a foamy, long-lasting off-white head that leaves behind plenty of lacing. Aroma is caramel and toffee malts with Belgian yeast notes. Flavor is sweet caramel and toffee, with coriander spice, touches of roast, and Belgian yeast. Well-carbonated, with a smooth body, boozy. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FinnIckler (99) - GERMANY - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle from bierlinie. Pours reddish brown. Smells boozy, toffee. heavy carbonation. Somehow sweet and bitter at the Same time. Palate is bitter, bread, dark fruit. Sweet finish. Very complex, but a Touch to boozy. Still great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sferry94 (11) - SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2016
Tap: Beautiful full bodied beer. Left stunning finishing notes such as caramel, and malty chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (1054) - MOns, BELGIUM - SEP 18, 2016
Robe brune dense, mousse peu persistante. Nez typé sur des notes de caramel, de malt, de chocolat au lait, de figue. Bouche à l’attaque ample, puissante, de la matière, une bulle plutôt discrète, mais une belle persistance. Une bière classique, de fin de soirée.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
piwnepodroze (406) - POLAND - SEP 15, 2016
Ciemne słody zmieniają się w tym piwie w ciemne owoce - są figi, rodzynki, daktyle, a wszystko polane brązowym cukrem i nutą karmelu. Jest słodko, ale szczęśliwie moc alkoholu przydaje piwu nieco wytrawności. W smaku pięknie grają nuty jeżynowe, które zostawiają lekko winne posmaki. Z pełnią i słodyczą piwa współgra nuta ciemnego pieczywa.

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