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

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RATINGS: 3103   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.


DeKreeft2799's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DeKreeft2799 (18) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2001
Strong stuff. Great taste. Interesting logo.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (551) - 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 (1003) - 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 (32) - 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 (18) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SangreSani (336) - Głowienka, POLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Light gold colored beer with high head. Very nice, malty aroma. A bit fruity and vanilla. Low bitterness, medium to high sweetness. Warm in throat, highly carbonated. Light to medium body.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BenWesthof (195) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2016
One of my all-time favorite Belgian beers. Strong taste, though not too strong, and a very nice aftertaste with hoppy tones here and there.


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