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

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RATINGS: 3004   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KajII (799) - 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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mergels (23) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Several glasses from tap at Erzbierschof Zurich. Beautiful clear golden with white head. Fruity smell, also Belgian yeast. Taste is yeasty, bubblegum and some banana notes. Medium carbonation, rather dry finish. Love it!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rotaman14 (311) - Potsdam, GERMANY - JUL 31, 2015
Slightly hazy golden body, minimal white head vanishes almost instantly.Banana, peach, dough aroma, smells like fruit cake basically. Taste is yeasty, sweet, slightly sour. Average body, fizzy carbonation and creamy texture. Pretty solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cthulhu (282) - MARSHALL ISLANDS - JUL 28, 2015
33 bottle.Orange colour with nice head.Orange zest, coriander and cheese aroma.Coriander,citrus and spices flavour.Dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokitje (103) - - JUL 25, 2015
fruitfell aroma looks. light yellow clear and foam which looks thick as whipped cream the mouthfeel is soft medium bodied and quite some carbonation taste is delicate fruit some hops a good one

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beermaris (156) - LATVIA - JUL 21, 2015
On tap at Little Delirium in Brussels. Light golden colour, transparent. Mild bitterness, some fruity notes. Vety balanced and resfreshing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (405) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2015
Flaska 33 cl i polen. Ljust gul med vitt skum. Söt lite fruktig doft. Fruktig med lite kola i smaken

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
veceo (851) - CROATIA - JUL 19, 2015
Hazy goden color, huge staying white head. Fruity aroma, lots of apricots, malts and yeast. Taste is very malty, spicy, vanilla yoghurt, banana, citrusy hoppiness. Very fruity. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. My kind of BSA.

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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (528) - Valby, DENMARK - JUL 19, 2015
Triple with distinct aromas of citrus and lots of cilantro. Lots of floating yeast residues in the glass, The flavor of sweet peach, pineapple, coriander and light citrus towards the end. Large bodied fruit hangs long in the mouth and it is a triple which is slightly sweeter than what i’m used to. In this case, it may not be the most suitable for dishes because of the sweetness. But as an aperitif, it is perfect

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
bikbo (3) - - JUL 17, 2015 does not count
Cerveza redonda, color muy bonito , amarillo apagado, sin residuo. Espuma que crece muy rápido y se mantiene. Sabor gengibre, plátano, pistacho.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarauderSky (21) - - JUL 13, 2015
Nice packaging. Great taste. The bubbles were rising the entire time it was sitting in the glass.


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