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

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RATINGS: 2856   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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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3.5
   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BazookaJoe (259) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours light orange with some subtle sweetness. Flavors of banana, bubble gum, and citrus ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
markschiedon (276) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2014
Drinking from tab at Delirium cafe Amsterdam. No special aroma, just some alcohol. The clear golden beer has a medium white head. The taste is sweet and hoppy. Medium carbonated.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ForlornHope (100) - Hampshire, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
33 cl bottle at home. Pours with a massive white head that soon disappears. Blonde colour. Aroma of perfumed hop, very floral. Taste is sweet with a little bitterness. Average mouthfeel with a nice, dry finish. Overall: OK.

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lbcgreg (38) - British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 21, 2014
Fruity (banana) aroma, with a light hop flavor. Light finish and a hint of floral. ...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruuurd (39) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 20, 2014
Sour but sweet, heavy but gentle. Interesting taste, not a typical beer that you would taste often.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AKORN (201) - Virginia, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Pours a hazy yellow and a big white head. Sour, slightly lemon and Belgian yeast aroma. Sour, bubblegum, Belgian yeast, light lemon taste. Big carbonation. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3517) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines; hazy golden yellow pour with big frothy off white head, aroma has spice along with yeast, taste has fruit action along with some wheat characteristics of banana and clove.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Distance_Runner (68) - BELGIUM - DEC 17, 2014
Bottle from one of the grocery in Brussels. My favorite Delirium. I remember it won in the past one if the Worl Beer Awards. Very light yellow color

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bewyder (139) - FRANCE - DEC 17, 2014
Belle blonde dorée, puissante et ronde, de beaux arômes équilibrés entre sucre, houblon et fruité. Très bonne bière apéritive.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rockana (296) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 15, 2014
0,33 bottle at Cokobar. Pours hazy yellow with big white head. Aroma is banana, bubblegum, yeast. Sweet taste. Different and enjoyable.


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