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


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RATINGS: 2795   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Bottle Conditioned.
Launched on December 26th 1989 @ 9% abv. Abv reduced from 9% to 8.5% in 2003.
The particular character and the unique taste of "Delirium Tremens" result from the use of three different kinds of yeast. Its very original packing, which resembles cologne ceramics, and the colourful label contribute to its success.
In 1997, Stuart A. Kallen nominated Delirium Tremens as "best beer in the world". A gold medal during the "world beer championships" in Chicago (1998) confirmed that worldwide recognition.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - JAN 20, 2003
Fresh nose of citrus peel, alcohol, and spiced pears. Pours from the bottle a cloudy honey. The massive fizzy white head is fully lasting with good lacing. The brew starts sweet with a warm middle and a long sweet and tart finish that is heavily acidic. The light to medium lively and dry body finishes alcholic. Better than Nocturnum IMO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scpullen (25) - Hitchin, Herts, ENGLAND - JAN 19, 2003
good belgium ale, worth a look just for the bottle design, fruity & strong - good stuff

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dBrEiEnRk (13) - Quakertown, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 14, 2003
a nice sweet fruity beer, with the alcohol hidden very well. lots of carbonation, but overall a good belgain

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Suttree (5150) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 13, 2003
A few years ago some book came out that claimed to rank the top 50 beers in the world. This was number one. It clearly is not the best beer in the world, and I think some of us have really relished bashing this, and its not that bad either. It tastes like a Duvel knock off, maybe a little on the sweet side, and kind of heavy. Perhaps a bit over carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjmurphy2 (85) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 12, 2003
A thick, spicy, sweet, syrupy beer with a high alcohol content that is only partially masked. Judging by the reactions of the people I drank it with and some of the ratings here, you have to really enjoy this sort of thing to enjoy this beer. I really enjoyed this beer, although I can’t imagine drinking more than 1 or 2 in a night. On a side note, I liked the bottle design.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaxPower (961) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 11, 2003
Pours hazy light golden-orange color, yeasty, malty, spicy and alcohol aromas. Sweet fruity malty flavors, the hops stand out in the finish, medium-full body thick and syrupy on the tongue, another one that smells better than it taste, overall average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joemacaluso (119) - Prairieville, Louisiana, USA - JAN 10, 2003
Good Belgian ale, just very very strong. Not my cup of tea, but it made me feel pretty good and warm.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3350) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 8, 2003
Gold with large fizzy white head.Intense small bead. Faint yeasty citrus nose. Yeasty citrus flavor with fruity citrus finish. Heavily carbonated,gassy

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
domtom (65) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 8, 2003
Pale blond colour, giant head. Very complex, deep and very pleasant aroma. Sweetish with a nice long finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
diabel (1607) - Aarschot, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2003
Treble colour. Fine aroma. Very satisfying flavour. After 10 seconds the taste was even better. Thus, my first 5/5 palate-rating.

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