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


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RATINGS: 3037   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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.

laiti's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7695) - Helsinki, - FEB 15, 2013
Draught @ Delirium Café, Brussels. Rated on 13.04.2009
Aroma is somewhat spicy with ripe fruits, some apricot and hints of alcohol. Flavour is rather spicy with fruity notes, apricot, some soapy citrus and distant floral notes. Alcohol on some sips. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalumeaux (504) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Poured from tap at the Yard House Lynnfield for Willrunforbeer’s Bachelor party and my 500th rate. Pours clear gold with a nice white head. Aromas of sweet malt spice and yeast. Taste is dry with nicely balanced overtones. Quite a nice sipper.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cristobal37 (422) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Big white head on a pale bubbily beer. Weisse beer body with some citrusy punch mixed with a peppery spice. Fruity pebbles with honey and malt. Nice dry bitterness in the finish like a nice tripel. A famous beet that deserves its fame.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EyeAmBaldman (407) - Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2015
Pours clear liquid gold with a thick white head. Aroma is bubble gum and a stringent note of yeast. Taste is subtle at first and then brings the bitterness with the typical Belgian Blonde bubblegum flavor. This is surprisingly good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
One2remeber (201) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Bottled. 15075 8 srm. Clear, bright yellow, honey orange hue. Pillowy white head, great retention. McD ketchup (low). A lot more mild than Tripel, less esters. Clove like Matilda. Bread crumb pudding. Lighter body for strength. Easy to drink, clove sparks up for a lingering finish. Taste water down compared to the 3 others, StBT, WestTrip, Duvel. Sugary, dimple showing, big simple, warming feeling. Pink bubblegum aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MustangMarkF (228) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2015
Another fine beer under the Delirium brand- slightly hazy and a pale yellow in colour, this subtlety fruity beer makes a great sit out and watch the world pass by drink

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McDear (38) - Napoli, ITALY - SEP 29, 2015
Biondo intenso con schiuma persistente. Gradevole al palato ma senza particolarità. Retrogusto secco e persistente con sentori decisi di malto e caramello. Nel complesso niente di eccezionale se non una buona birra sostenuta da un grande e forte merchandising molto diffuso tra i giovani.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
szymonskc (80) - POLAND - SEP 28, 2015
Kolor bardzo jasny. Aromat intensywny, owocowy, lekko biszkopt. W smaku owocowe, wyczuwalny alkohol, mocno wysycone.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 4/20
FilipeBellino (1) - BRAZIL - SEP 26, 2015 does not count
Dourada cristalina, boa formação de espuma persistente ate o final. Aroma e paladar de especiarias, nós moscada e frutas amarelas. Excelente cerveja.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malin_aiisa (318) - SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2015
Bottle. Clear, white head Rich aroma, candy, alcohol sugar banana Fizzy, round rich feel. Ok triple feel but not perfect in taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (5428) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Bottle. Clear pale gold body with a small fizzy white head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is heavily sweet and malty with some rich fruitiness and a big of alcohol. The flavor is similar to the aroma, very sweet, heavy malt, noticeable alcohol warmth. Not the most exciting beer, but somehow it’s become a world classic. Full bodied and a bit clingy with fizzy carbonation and a warming finish. Meh, had to revisit to rate this, but pretty sure I could go another few years till I have another.

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