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


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RATINGS: 2787   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 14/20
Franksv6 (165) - Tiel, NETHERLANDS - AUG 25, 2014
A golden beer with a medium white head. Taste is like fruit, citrus, yeast and some light bitter. Aftertaste is bitter, with a long duration.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bootlegger007 (44) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 25, 2014
I really like the clay looking effect of the bottle, had a heavy bread, straw aroma, pours with a clear light yellow appearance with a very full head which lasted well, had a mild carbonation with a sticky texture, I found this to be a very good but very strong Wit Beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Percy0103 (166) - MEXICO - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle, 330ml. A golden beer with a medium size foamy head. It has a somewhat fruity aroma with apples, citrics and maybe green grapes. Taste is bitter with a hoppy character. There is some carbonation and a considerable amount of astringency. Aftertaste is sweet and reminds me a lot of the fruits I found in the aroma. Very refreshing, yet strong. A world class beer indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
AgentAle (688) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Aroma is apple, raisins and apple. Some light wild yeast and candy sugar here but not overly pronounced. Appearance is a white lace head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
s_hartshorne (1391) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Bottle bier huis ossett. Drunk from bottle on train great speckled bird egg effect on the bottle. Aroma is banana citrus yeast. Taste is same some spice alcohol and sweetness. Nice sticky body prickly carbonated. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zenkis (572) - Ogre, LATVIA - AUG 22, 2014
Pours yellow to golden, super bubbly visual texture, soapy-thick top, light lasing. Aroma- syrupy, caramel-sugary, sweet and a bit reminds mix with coriander flavored witbeer, but without wheat malt sour notes. Taste is oversugary sweet and after a few sips I donít want to drink it. This brew donít shine with fruity esters as dark bro, just one way flavor- sugar beer. Light dry finish, thick, slick mouthfeel, average carbonation. Not interesting sample indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
langeveld12 (226) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 20, 2014
Head is huge, average, frothy, white and diminihes slowly. Body is clear yellow and sparkling. Aroma contains dar bread, hay, herbs, orange, lemon, grape, pineapple, cherry, and forest fruits. Flavor: no notes. Body is medium with creamy texture and soft carbonation. Nice beer. Fruity and fresh with a light bitter bite at the finish. Donít drink too many or it will show you why it gots its name.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1389) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
On tap at Delirium, july 29. Pours golden with a small white head. Aroma is sweet malty, biscuit, spices, citrus. Taste is medium sweet with malt and grains, light floral bitterness. Finish is light spicy bitter with slight alcohol notes. Smooth, medium bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (354) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 18, 2014
From bottle. Pours yellow with a white head. Little lacing. Aroma of lemon and yeast. Taste has some sour characteristics, but it isnít really sour. Lemon and fruit, some spice. Alcohol well-hidden. This is the third time Iíve had it. Itís interesting, but not my beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Koskela (289) - Marysville, California, USA - AUG 18, 2014
I get the typical belgian sweetness with the belgian yeast from this crystal clear yellow brew with a head of big white bubbles and seeming gread carb as i watch the bubbles rise. I get a almost crisp sweetness grainy and sweet malty flavor from this medium bodied brew. I have a slight alcohol burn on the back of my tongue after the aftertaste. Good beer for the style.

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