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


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RATINGS: 2893   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.

wnewberr's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2012
One of my favorite Belgian beers. Peppery aroma with a bit of spice in the flavor as well. Full body with a long finish. Hints of banana in this one as well. Love this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
didierlewallon (170) - ponferrada, SPAIN - JAN 28, 2015
Cerveza de color dorado pálido con una cabeza blanca. Aroma a fruta, malta y a levadura. Sabor dulce a malta con mucho cuerpo, se nota bastante las levaduras, tiene un final un poco amargo. Buena cerveza.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
cmc619 (444) - California, USA - JAN 27, 2015
One of the old classics. Among the first Belgian beers I encountered. Iconic bottle, glass, and branding - hard to forget. I guess it took me about 6 years to rate it. No surprises as this is a textbook example - maybe the gold standard for Belgian strong golden. From 330ml bottle into pink elephant stem. Perfect translucent gold with a bright white head that sticks. Great nucleation column. Aroma is classic, clean Belgium - flavor to match. After you try a bunch of new beers, some good, some bad, it’s great to return to the comfort of a classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (671) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
Poured from 330mL bottle [bb 08/2017]. Clear golden yellow with white head. Sweet yeasty aroma and taste. Not much more than that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
George999 (167) - Colorado, USA - JAN 21, 2015
Pour from draft is golden and clear, aroma is sweet clearly Belgium, taste is sweet slightly hopped and very smooth, finish is slightly sweet and overall a solid Belgium

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Greasygato707 (4) - Laredo, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2015 does not count
Just opened up a April 2013 bottle last night, and I must say it was pretty damn delicious. Poured smoothly with a nice thick head, but with light aromas of spices & yeast. Very strong yeasty, citrus-like taste to it, but overall I definitely recommend this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdjuice (354) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - JAN 18, 2015
Pours hazy gold with big white head. Big aromas, almost like cheddar, spicy, slight hoppy citrus bit. Smooth palate, smooth high carbonation. Sweet to start, then finishes drier with clean hoppiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (618) - ITALY - JAN 17, 2015
On tap. Light golden color, clear, fluffy white head. Aroma mild pale malts with belgian yeast and noticeable alcohol. Taste is sweetish with a fair hops bitterness, medium body, average carbonation. Seems a concentrated oktoberfest bier, qute malty, slightly biting and alcoholic. Didn’t impress, but solid belgian ale.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rommelreno (17) - - JAN 16, 2015
Uma das melhores cervejas que já tomei. Um excelente entre o ácido e o malte, espuma duradoura e um sabor frutado que persiste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
luegomeloacabo (50) - A Coruña, SPAIN - JAN 16, 2015
It pours pale with a white smooth consistent and stable head, also has an excelent taste and sweet aroma. In fact, when you pour it you feel like for drink it at once!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Martijntjepils (5) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 15, 2015 does not count
Lichte kleur voor een strong ale. Lichte grote verfijnde schuimkraag. Redelijke fruitige aroma’s. Smaak: veel carbonatie weinig bitter licht fruitig. Drinkt heel erg makkelijk weg voor een biertje van 8,5 % alc. Zou het omschrijven als een champagne pils.

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