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

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RATINGS: 2915   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2012
golden color, aroma of yeast, banana, citrus fruits, clove, flavors of banana, citrus/tropical fruits, candy sugar, yeast, med body, very enjoyable brew


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fxschaeffer (8) - FRANCE - FEB 27, 2015 does not count
Une bonne blonde que j'apprécie de déguster de temps à autres reconnaissable de loin par sa bouteille si originale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reggiedunlop (3336) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Pours clear gold with a medium white head...light soapy lacing. Aroma has light yeasty spice and leather...subtle clove. Flavor hides tropical fruit beneath earthy bitterness and leather...slightly clovey and peppery. Mouthfeel is medium and very lively with a dry leathery/earthy/rindy finish that warms as it lingers.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KW92 (130) - Warszawa, POLAND - FEB 26, 2015

WYGLĄD: Barwa złota, zamglone. Piana średnio pęcherzykowa, krótka.
AROMAT: Warzywa strączkowe (groszek, fasola szparagowa), belgijskie drożdże, sporo fenoli.
SMAK: Słodowość, odrobina suszonych owoców (morela). Wysycenie wysokie.
OGÓLNIE: Wielki zawód. Nominowane do tytułu "najlepsze piwo na świecie" w 1997 roku okazało się niewypałem.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ysok02 (130) - MOns, BELGIUM - FEB 24, 2015
Robe blonde or, belle mousse. Nez houblonné, épicé, fruité, banane, gingembre, citron vert. Bouche à l’attaque fraîche, citronnée, bel extrait sec, de la tension et une finale sèche. Un bière tendue, fraîche, mais qui ne me transcende pas.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
susonagger (29) - spain, - FEB 24, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Color: rubio claro, efervescencia fina y regular que garantiza una corona fina y estable. - Olor: Ligeramente a malta, un buen toque de alcohol, picante. - Sabor: Se siente como el alcohol enciende la boca. En realidad, la lengua y el paladar se calientan. El sabor se caracteriza por su redondez. El sabor es fuerte, duradero, seco y amargo.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdavid979 (2) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 21, 2015 does not count
Wonderful to look at...light cloudy golden in color with soft white foamy head. Nice light fruity biscuity aroma and flavor. Terrific yet Belgian yeasty notes. Definitely a favorite.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
axl (48) - Lund, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
750ml bottle best before November 2015. Peachy golden with two finger quickly vanishing lively white head. Aroma of sweet fruits and some growing malts. Sweet fruity flavor with some typical Belgian heast to it. OK palate and rather good with moulles marinér.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (1109) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours golden, absolutely packed with gelatinous floaters, and with a big creamy head receding to finger thickness. Aroma is Belgian yeast and wood, as well as kandi, spices and perfume. Medium body, with average carbonation. Flavour is Belgian yeast, wood, kandi, perfume, camphor and spices. Yeasty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
felip989 (48) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - FEB 19, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2015 Served in a trappist glass. Beautiful! Golden with a big white head. Aroma is fruity (peaches, apricot, raspberry, mango), funky yeasty, honey, buscuit and mollasses... Awesome! Taste is also fruity, reminds me pears, apples, bananas and peaches, heavy yeasty flavour. No alcohol presence. Bitter, yeasty and kinda sour aftertaste. Warming and spicy mouthfeel. Great strong ale!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HomerBeerOdysy (52) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 18, 2015
APPEARANCE - Miniscule head, light, clear. AROMA/SCENT - Hops, malts, grain. TASTE - Hops, malts, nutty, sweet. MOUTHFEEL/PALATE/TEXTURE - Dry, smooth, clean, light, refreshing. VALUE - $8.50 for a 12-oz. draft. OVERALL/DRINKABILITY - Quite quaffable for a Belgian.


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