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

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RATINGS: 3105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   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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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
serjaymz (153) - Istanbul, - MAY 1, 2013
Since 1654. açık sarı bir renk. Pilsenerler gibi. köpük oluşturamadık. Bardak boş kaldığında göre orjinalde iyi köpüğü olması lazım. Bira bardakta gazlı,koku meyveli. Pembe filli bir bardak, seramik görünümlü bir şişe. Ben içimi diğer belçika biraları kadar iyi bulmadım ama ödüller almış. koku cezbedici, içim rahat.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bubblehouse (1014) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Just sublime. One of the nicest aromas from a beer I have had in some time. Pours gold.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bierdimpfe (74) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 6, 2016
Clear veiled straw, almost golden color. Extra foamy white 4 finger head lasting around 10 minutes and creating a foam island that you could eat with a spoon. Nice thick legs and powerful activity. Swirling the glass easily recreates a 1 to 2 finger head. Aromas and flavors of citrus, fruits, grains, toasty bread, and herbal spices. Pleasantly balanced flavors and intensity with some fruity orange sharpness and apple sweetness, but with a slightly vinous and metallic feel. Slick light body with champagne like carbonation. Balanced finish and well intensified, quite clean, ending with a dry spicy clove like aftertaste. Overall : Delicious, fresh, warming and almost not feeling like a strong beer. Great craft.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (552) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 1, 2016
Bottle. Pours is pale clear with huge foamy white head. Aroma of malts, yeast, , fruity, floral, some straw. Taste is medium bitter, light sweet, spicy aftertaste. Light alcohol warmth, medium body, lively carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1017) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - JAN 31, 2016
330ml Flasche. Gelbe Farbe mit flachem Schaum. Süsser alkoholischer Getreide und Hopfenduft. Auch im Geschmack ist es mir zu süss ubd alkoholisch. Sicherlich ein belgischer Klassiker, aber nicht ganz mein Fall.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
priminho77 (3) - PORTUGAL - JAN 29, 2016 does not count
Bebida no BCaffe em Pevidem a 29 de Janeiro dr 2016 na companhia dos amigos Marco, Rui, Pedro e Rita.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
datrael (33) - Kraków, POLAND - JAN 29, 2016
W aromacie na starcie dominuje żelazo i nuty zbożowe, po przelaniu z butelki pojawia się ogromna, gęsta piana, nawet jak opadnie i tak jest obfita, bardzo bogato zdobi szkło. Kolor złoty, lekko mętny Bardzo mocne wysycenie. Smak to żelazo i wyraźne nuty pszeniczne, z czasem pszenica zaczyna dominować, żelazo zanika, pojawia się lekka słodycz w tle. Alkohol dobrze ukryty, pijalność bardzo wysoka. Niby nie ma w tym piwie nic nadzwyczajnego, ale pije się je bardzo dobrze, wciąga. Pierwsze wrażenie niezbyt ciekawe, ale z czasem piwo nabiera smaku, chce się je pić jeszcze i jeszcze

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dodo26 (19) - ITALY - JAN 29, 2016
Bottiglia da 33cl...birra chiara con bella schiuma persistente. Olfatto buon profumo speziato e al palato giusto amaro con grado alcolemico abbastanza percepito

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Janikk (5) - Nowa Wie¶, POLAND - JAN 24, 2016 does not count
Wspaniałe piwo. Czuć wanilię i lekki karmel, aromat słodkawy z prawie niezauważalną goryczką.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
njnut (395) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Poured from bottle into tulip a gold with white head that disappeared quickly. No lace just a ring. Aroma was a yeasty malt, a bit of hay/dry grass. Taste was crisp malt. Mildly bitter with medium malt sweetness. Alcohol pretty much totally hidden. Yeast lingers into finish. Very easy drinker. Well done.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LouisFelix (12) - Quebec, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2016
Great beer. Golden hazy looking, with sweet, but strong taste of spices and fruits. Refreshing and easy to drink for a high alcool content beer.


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