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

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RATINGS: 2827   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zaf (247) - - JUL 8, 2013
si presenta limpida,bionda e con una schiuma che tende a svanire..aroma molto pulito,fresco e netto..lieviti fruttati,malto,molto simile alla duvel come aroma..gusto veramente beverino e piacevole,corpo pieno,frizzantezza moderata.ben maltato e gradevole con un tocco amaricante che accompagna tutta la sorsata e che svanisce solo alla fine,lasciando un bel palato fresco e leggermente amaro..ben fatta!


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Baramba (155) - ITALY - NOV 25, 2014
33 cl bottle. Golden colour whit long lasting white head. Aroma of yeast. Sweet flavour, alcoholic finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ElManana (334) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - NOV 23, 2014
Pours golden with a nice white foamy head. Nose is some citrus, yeasty, some green apple. Very high carbonation. Taste is quite strong on alcohol, yeasty. Good Belgian Strong, not fantastic.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rayaron (300) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - NOV 22, 2014
Bottle sample. Clear light yellow with medium white head. Fruity aroma (pear, peach, apricot), yeasty, soapy, grainy, notes of honey. Sweet fruity flavor, yeasty, soapy, faint sweat notes, sour finish. Light carbonation, Medium-bodied.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gyllenbock (4951) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2014
On tap at Delirium Tap House. Light golden with a white head. Aroma and taste of fruit, yeast, light spices and alcohol. An ok one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ippopotamo36 (300) - Rome, ITALY - NOV 19, 2014
0,33 bottle at Exit bar Peje/Pec Kosovo. Proper glass. Pours golden slightly filtered color, medium white frothy head. Nose: Belgian yeast with a citrus hint, floral bouquet. Mouth: residual dry feel. Start is pleasantly bitter, but in style as a BSA. Alcohol blast but round and good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lbianchi66 (15) - FRANCE - NOV 14, 2014
Une belle robe blonde, légèrement opaque. Dommage que la mousse ne tienne pas. Arômes puissant : floral, malt et levure (pain, biscuit, banane). Goût légèrement ranci, juste ce qu’il faut. Assez longue en bouche. A essayer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
artyom (505) - Osijek, CROATIA - NOV 14, 2014
0,33l bottle. Golden color with white head. Aroma is malt, hops, grapes and fruity. Taste is sweet with notes of grapes and other fruits.Full body and average carbonation. Alcohol is very well hidden. Overall it’s really great and complex beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Handypaul (243) - - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy yellow with a frothy to creamy white, briefly lasting head that leaves some lacing. Aroma of yeast, bread dough and funky basements. Fizzy carbonation, light to medium body, flavors of bread dough and a nice light sweetness of butterscotch, the classic Belgian yeasty aroma/flavor combo. Quite nice but a bit too much carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ken1 (1013) - DENMARK - NOV 12, 2014
Aroma: sweet floral with fruity notes. Flavour: Floral sweet with some citrus sourness and yeast. Colour: pale amber with a white head.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HopHeadMichael (6) - Gig Harbor, Alabama, USA - NOV 9, 2014 does not count
Another great beer from Belgium. Slightly hoppy, heavy carbonation, sweet fruity taste. Great beer overall.


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