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

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RATINGS: 2778   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (782) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2010
Bottle. Poured a light amber with a small white fizzy head that dissapated rapidly and had fair lacing. The aroma was light of bread like malts. a piney hop and a sweet yeast with mild notes of bannana’s and citrus. It tasted light and slightly astringent at first and finished lightly bitter with a hint of bannana and a mild alcohol flavor that lingered on the palate for a while. Mouthfeel was very light in body and watery in texture with a nice soft carbonation. Overall a nice begian ale that has a mild kick to it.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tommynh (29) - - SEP 15, 2014
Great beer, huge head, has an IPA type scent and initial taste, nice aftertaste, nice golden color, high ABV, much better than I was expecting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (543) - Iowa, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours crystal clear golden with nice white head. Nose is belgian and pear. Taste is lots of pear with some alcohol burn.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZodiacM (36) - - SEP 14, 2014
Geschonken in een tulpglas, mooi donkergeel troebel bier, met een witte schuimkraag.. De geur is kruidig met mout, smaak is te ens kruidig met een lichte citrus smaak. Nasmaak is wat metalig. Door de nasmaak niet het lekkerste Belgische biertje wat ik heb gedronken.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DW78715816 (61) - Kansas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Fruity aroma, crisp slightly sweet flavor. Very smooth and easy to drink. Nice slight fruity flavor and a little booze. The aroma is very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumax1 (240) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Bouteille de 341ml de blonde. Arôme d’agrume et floral. Au gout on a une acidité bien présente qui se mélange avec le gout du malt et des notes plus sucré pour bien équilibrer le tout en arrière gout

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hantti (24) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Strong smell of herbs or spices. Nice belgian style basic feeling with the strongest herb and spice taste I’ve had in a beer. I liked it but would not drink everyday, a bit of a speciality in my books.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eluosiren (33) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 8, 2014
When I come to the bar and see that they have Delirium Tremens it means that the bar is not that bad :) It’s softer than it’s dark brother and therefore is more suitable for a quick beer after work.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
luisfelizola (23) - Campinas, BRAZIL - SEP 7, 2014
Dourada com boa espuma. Frutas cítricas com ótima acidez. Boa carbonatação.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewGoblin (308) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - SEP 6, 2014
Delirium tremens Noun: A psychotic condition typical of withdrawal in chronic alcoholics, involving tremors, hallucinations, anxiety, and disorientation. Yeah, except it tastes better. Hazy super light straw with a crisp white head. Yeast, basement, leather and light floral scents excite my schnoz. T’was sweeter than expected, a honey sweetness and playfully boozy. A dry crisp finish with a lightly oily and medium carbonated body. Yummy Belgian tummy booze.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BadAprilia1000 (269) - Sevierville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Pours a very nice clear golden color. Aroma is boozy, orange, lemon, spicy barnyard yeast characteristics, horse blanket, honey, pear, grape, apple, dry and tart, kumquat. Tastes of honey, spice, white grape, apple, pear, slight citrus bitterness, apricot, sweet golden fruits, golden raisin, very spicy saison like yeast characteristics. Very complex beer in terms of aroma and taste. Yeast affects this beer greatly. Very good brew.


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