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


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RATINGS: 3003   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.

BigMomma's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BigMomma (223) - Leuven, - AUG 6, 2012
Details: 33cl bottle
Tasting notes: Pours a clear blond color with a creamy white head. Complex aroma of yeast, coriander, lemon, sweet, alcohol touch. Flavor is malty, sweet, lemon, yeast, quite a dry finish, some candy, a slight feeling of a alcohol touch in the end, full body. Good drinkable and thirst-quenching.
Conclusion: The nose tells you that the beer is quite complex, however both flavor and finish do not really show that expectation.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lokitje (102) - - 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

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
FunkyF (402) - 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

   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.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TorbenJensen (515) - 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

   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.

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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1638) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2015
330ml bottle. Pours golden in colour with a white foamy head and aroma of fruity yeasty, banana, citric, funk. Taste is malt & grain with fruity, banana, bubblegum, orange, citric, earthy and yeasty notes. Medium bodied, medium carbonation, dry spicy earthy yeasty finish. Quite drinkable.

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