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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (6345) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottled 330ml. -from Svijet Piva Zagreb as Delirium Christmas. Clear amber coloured, medium sized off-white head, coriander in the nose-quite pleasant. Sweet malty, spicy and yeasty with notes of fruits, coriander and alcohol. Also spices and alcohol in the finish. Usual Delirium taste which is not bad at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artemb (121) - Chisinau, MOLDOVA - FEB 15, 2015
Aroma: Dried figs, alcohol, spices. Taste: Sweet with light bitterness. Light almond bitterness and light sourness in the aftertaste. Overal this is a pleasant and very drinkable strong ale with light spicy notes. Too simple for 10% beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rodbod (83) - SCOTLAND - FEB 14, 2015
330ml bottle. Deep reddish amber with a big frothy head which fades quickly. Nose is very estery and also boozy - the alcohol isnt well integrated. Palate is much better: richly malty and sweet, with barley sugar and some more estery banana notes. I like the carbonation, not too much, not too flat. This beer goes really well with stilton

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nickd717 (3653) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 9, 2015
WTFOMG how had I not rated this??? I popped this bad boy open after a hard day of REAL work assembling a freaking workbench with a bunch of tools - eat that, pencil pushers! Oh well, lets get to this. BTW my wife loves when I crush 750mls of 10%ers on a Monday. All in a days work. You gotta hand it to this one that its a motherfreaking beautiful beer. Deep and clear with garnet hues and a lacy khaki head. Damn girl, you fine! This beer lets you know that its a Belgium. Theres no doubt about that. A straight-up Belgium. Nobody could say it differently. The aroma is Belgium, with candy sugar plums dancing around your nose, or maybe this beer is just making me craaaazy! That pink elephant messes with your dome piece. Deep rich flavor of Belgium, cherries, raisin, and plum. The fruit comes out more after it warms up. Its not sour, but let me get this off my chest: If youre a sour-only clown, youre not a real beer geek. Respect Belgiums other than Cantiloons, fool. The feel is sharp from the yeast and carb, full, and boozy. This is well-crafted. Gotta respect them even though their bar in Brussels is a complete fecal festival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (2353) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
330 ml bottle. Pours a hazy mahogany color with huge head. Aromas of raisins, and light toffee/sugar. Flavors are same with additional sweet malts and light spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1081) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Aroma is sweet spice, plum, raisin and cinnamon.some candy sugar and clove notes here. Taste is a very nice fruitiness with light liquor warmth. Sweet malts are balanced well with the hop profile. Very nice, both smooth and complex. Appearance is a clear amber with a fluffy pearl head that retains quite well.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hednom (95) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - FEB 7, 2015
Bottle 33cl bought at the Delirium brewery, Dark amber with white head, intense aroma of fruits, malt and spices. Medium sweet taste. good christmass beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paolo71 (112) - Alviano, ITALY - FEB 6, 2015
In bottle. Beige, frothy, fairly fine head. Dark amber with orange shadows. A bit cloudy. intense and fairly persistent at nose. Honey, a lot of banana, apricot, candy sugar, caramel. Very carbonated. Full body. Inizial sweet and a very pleasant bitter in the end

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ermaki (30) - - FEB 6, 2015
Cerveza con bonita apariencia y una espuma densa, de suave sabor a pesar de eso 10, muy buena totalmente recomendable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kadakas (48) - ESTONIA - FEB 5, 2015
Pours to the glass with great white top but then goes as fast as it came. Smell really sweet, a lot of malt in it, reminds me aroma at the quality beer bar at winter time. Taste is very light, malty, can even feel a pine taste but not so sweet at all as you might assume from aroma. I can even taste some estonian spicy sprat at the end of taste, but not in a bad way, it is actually quite interesting.

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