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

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RATINGS: 3204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
WaddlingPlatypus (112) - Durham, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2016
330ml bottle. Pale yellow, sparkling, with a bubble white head. Haylage and strawberry aroma, with a touch of elderflower. Peaches and elderflower are most prominent in the flavour, with a slight aspirin bitterness that follows. Very little aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fules (676) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 16, 2016
Hatalmas és nagyon tartós, hófehér habja van. Színe gyönyörű világos borostyán. Illata nagyon intenzív, fűszeres, borsos, kissé korianderes. Íze finom fűszeres, borsos - korianderes, robosztusan, de nem túl intenzíven kesernyés. A korty végén pici pezsgős hatás érezhető. Utóíze hosszan tartó keserűvel indít, enyhe torkot maró fűszeres mellékízzel, picike savanyúval és édessel. Robosztusan testes, nehéz sör. Az alkohol jól el van rejtve, de azért érezni hogy erős sör.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
matty (349) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2016
25 oz. bottle. Pours a hazy gold color with a thick white head that lasts for the entire glass. Leaves some nice lacing, but not much. Aroma is fairly weak but there is some yeast and malt which is pleasant. Medium body, lots of carbonation on the tongue. Taste is a great combination of yeast and light malts, not much of a hop presence. Finish is slightly tart. Excellent beer!!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
thmsboyd (193) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUN 12, 2016
330mL bottle BBE: 01/15 (aged). Cellar temp (14-16 degrees). Pours an apricot/light copper body with thick haze and large yeast clumps. Head immediately dissipates but reforms to a light-medium, tight, off-white crown. High-intensity nose of clotted cream, milk, wheat, fresh-milled grain, yoghurt-coated cranberry and cocoa powder. A medium cereal sweetness is well balanced by a medium, crisp bitterness, with a touch of lactic sour. Full-bodied with a chewy, though inconsistent texture, medium carbonation and lasting, sweet, nutty finish. This ages wonderfully, although more care should be taken to pour without disturbing the yeast. A very ’mealy’ beer that hides its strength very well. Huge thanks to Craig for the carefully-matured bottle.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Akiro (44) - ITALY - JUN 12, 2016
Degustata in bottiglie da 33 centilitri. Ottimo aspetto giallo oro schiuma persistente e fine. Beverina nonostante di 8 gradi e mezzo. Corpo caldo č leggermente liquoroso. Estremamente carbonata da evitare al vostro primo appuntamento con la ragazza dei vostri sogni BURP. Poco espressiva.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Probabeer (154) - - JUN 11, 2016
Cerveza belga. Se bebe bien. Tiene un punto asidrado al final del trago, incluso el gas es parecido.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjorsvdg (385) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2016
Deze tripel heeft een kruidige en weeďge geur. Tremens smaakt als een sterk witbier. In de smaak komt het weeďge van de tarwe terug, maar ook kruiden als koriander. Prima bier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrettGT (131) - Aalborg, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2016
Aroma of pear, green apples, melted sugar, apricot, cloves, yeast, a tad alcohol. Pours clear golden with a two finger foamy white head. Lots of glass lacing. Taste is medium sweet, lightly bitter. Taste has notes of banana and a peppery edge. No alcohol in the taste but gives a warming sensation in the throat. Light body, sticky like candy on the lips, average to lively carbonated, sweet fruity finish. Very solid and drinkable.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hayesryan (16) - Moscow, Idaho, USA - JUN 9, 2016
hay, bubblegum, and general Belgian fermentation in the nose; golden and clear with a dense, frothy, white, slowly receding foam; on the tongue very lightly bitter with lightly rounded acidity, medium body, creamy mouthfeel, soft carbonation, fades smoothly to an easy alcohol warmth for the finish. A warm afternoon or evening refresher which I’d confidently pair with a vinaigrette-dressed salad, funky cheese plates, and definitely a pizza. Something’s lifting sort of dryly of the back of the tongue I can’t quite name which may just be an extension of the alcoholic warmth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (546) - Maryland, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Where: The Old Brogue, Falls Church VA. How: 12 ounce snifter pour. Appearance: Pale golden color with a foamy one finger head. Aroma: Traditional Belgian spices, clove, Belgian yeast, with some fruitiness. Taste: Apple, pear, yeast, citrus, but also earthy and peppery. Palate: Light body, medium to high carb. Refreshing. Overall: Pretty good for the style.


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