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

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RATINGS: 3015   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


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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


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerViking (3252) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2015
Golden, thin head, dry-fruity nose, classic extra strong Belgian pale, honeyed golden malt, peppery bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Myonlyvice (27) - - AUG 26, 2015
From bottle. Served a bit cold at abort 7 degrees C. Pours golden with a big white head. Lemon aroma at first. As it warms up, the belgian yeast aromas become more pronounced. Taste slightly sweet with a bit of bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bule (1276) - California, USA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap at Cannery Row BC. Pours a golden color with a bit of head. Nice mild hoppiness and some Belgian yeast flavor.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3943) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 19, 2015
10/1/2007 2:37:58 PM Bottle at home. Really enjoyed this one. Murky color, lemony scent. Very tall head and quite carbonated. Sweet, fruit tastes of citrus and apples but also quite punchy. A spicy, solid finish. Classy ceramic bottle with a cool elephant. I’m a fan.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mtu71 (312) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2015
White, medium, long-lasting head. Chrystal clear golden yellow. Fruity and yeasty aroma. Intense, strong, malty, exotic fruits. Crispy carbons. Rich and tasty.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
alteregoo (353) - POLAND - AUG 13, 2015
Spora niezbyt trwała piana, średnio oczkowa, barwa złota, lekko opalizująca, piwo ładnie pracuje w szkle. Zapach z butelki delikatny, sporo estrów owocowych - brzoskwinia, żółta porzeczka, białe winogrono, są też delikatne cytrusy z cytryną i mandarynką, troszkę nut trawiastych - fajnie i rześko. W smaku jasne winogrona są na pierwszym planie, przywodzi to wręcz na myśl białe półsłodkie wino, gdzieś w tle dojrzałe jabłko papierówka, lekka kwiatowość, świetnie skontrowaną niską, ale przyjemnie ziołową goryczką. Wysycenie nieco powyżej średniego, dodające lekkości i pijalności. Alkoholu praktycznie nie czuć. Jest lekkie żelazo, potwierdzone w teście skórnym, ale nawet nieźle się to tu komponuje, dodając swego rodzaju cierpkości w odczuciu na języku ;) Świetne piwo, bardzo pijalne, ułożone i zbalansowane. Jak do tej pory najlepsze ze wszystkich piw z tego browaru. Pół punktu odejmuję za minimalną, ale jednak, metaliczność...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kto (217) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 13, 2015
pours clear light golden colour with a huge white head and a nice lacing. cute pink elefants. floral, fruity aroma. flavour yeast, orange, pear, mango, spices. sweetish, but not cloyingly so. some alcohol warmth is present, but otherwise alcohol is well hidden.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (138) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2015
Aroma: Yeast, fruit, herbs, sweet, coriander, orange, Appearance: Slightly turbid yellow/gold beer with a fast appearing, and fast disappearing, head. Taste/Palate: Starts with a beautiful melange of herbs, moves to a sweet and wheat fresh finish. A lot of carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Achel (205) - GREECE - AUG 9, 2015
Hazy yellow colour with huge bubbly/foamy head. Sweet yeasty and malty/fruitish hints. Strong sweet wheat in flavour with malty hints. Also some notes of alcohol, but they fit the beer good. Sweet wheaty aftertaste

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sccp1910 (68) - BRAZIL - AUG 8, 2015
Aroma discreto, aparęncia dourada, sabor com amargor médio, deixando um bom paladar...


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