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

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RATINGS: 2858   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.


wnewberr's rating

4.8
   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!


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MunBro (539) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Golden pour, nice foam head with some moderate lacing. Very light carbonation which is appreciated. Flavours include yeast, banana, spices (cloves, coriander), with a medium hoppiness. Great!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tampierre (858) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 25, 2014
Bottled , Cesky Brod , CZ , Malt,yeast,alcohol and fruity aroma , Hazy dark yellow color with smaller lasting head , Sweet taste with some acidic notes and dry finish , Average carbon , Fuller body , Pleasant Strong Belgique.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BazookaJoe (259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours light orange with some subtle sweetness. Flavors of banana, bubble gum, and citrus ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markschiedon (276) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Drinking from tab at Delirium cafe Amsterdam. No special aroma, just some alcohol. The clear golden beer has a medium white head. The taste is sweet and hoppy. Medium carbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ForlornHope (100) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
33 cl bottle at home. Pours with a massive white head that soon disappears. Blonde colour. Aroma of perfumed hop, very floral. Taste is sweet with a little bitterness. Average mouthfeel with a nice, dry finish. Overall: OK.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lbcgreg (38) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Fruity (banana) aroma, with a light hop flavor. Light finish and a hint of floral. ...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruuurd (39) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Sour but sweet, heavy but gentle. Interesting taste, not a typical beer that you would taste often.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AKORN (201) - Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow and a big white head. Sour, slightly lemon and Belgian yeast aroma. Sour, bubblegum, Belgian yeast, light lemon taste. Big carbonation. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3544) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy golden yellow pour with big frothy off white head, aroma has spice along with yeast, taste has fruit action along with some wheat characteristics of banana and clove.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Distance_Runner (70) - BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle from one of the grocery in Brussels. My favorite Delirium. I remember it won in the past one if the Worl Beer Awards. Very light yellow color


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