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


on tap

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RATINGS: 669   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Bottles: 33cl with crown cap, 75cl with cork and muselet.
Barrels: 15l, 20l and 30l.
Alcohol volume: 8.5% ABV
Colour and sight: Golden blond, multigrain beer with a very persistent, lacing head.
Scent: A complex smell, with a citrus aroma, followed by hop aromas such as Saaz, Brewers Gold and Amarillo.
Flavour: Initially rather sweet, because of the alcohol. The intense taste and roundness mask the presence of high bitterness.

PlinyHarris' rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PlinyHarris (28) - - NOV 15, 2012
Had this in the bottle and I was dead impressed. Better than the other Deliriums as far as I’m concerned, which cost far too much in England. Very quaffable for an 8.5%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rubin77 (474) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 7, 2016
F: huge, ivory-coloured, pretty stable. C: deep gold, a little hazy. A: hay, straw to floral hops, hint of spicy, citrus, grainy, hint of fruit and yeast. T: sweet malty, alcohol warming, complex hoppy bitterness on the palate, quite dry, spicy, citrus, apples, medium body, good carbonated, good balanced malt with a lot of bitterness but pretty drinkable, I like it, 0,33l bottle from beer festival in February in Brugge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cybercat (4432) - Georgia, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Pours clear amber with a thick, frothy ivory head. Strong aroma presents fruity, malty and resiny hop tones. Flavor delivers hoppy and citrus notes like an IPA, but minimal bitterness; malt and pear notes balance these and provide a little sweetness. A hint of wood peeps through as well. Body is viscous, and fizz is firm and lasting. Go on, lose your head!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adasko (1340) - Poznan, POLAND - FEB 2, 2016
9 abv version from tap in delirium cafe. Nothing special in it. Typical, definitely not the best one belgian strong ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
midovark (83) - Balssagyarmat, HUNGARY - JAN 25, 2016
0.33 l bottle bought in Venenum, Budapest. Deep golden-orange(ish) color and quite hazy with a relatively long lasting head. Aroma&taste of fruits and hops with a medium bitterness. Long lasting, a bit alcoholic sweet finishing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ardeo (33) - BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2016
Bouteille blanche 33. Couleur orange un peu troublée. Belle mousse blanche. Saveurs fruitées avec des notes d’agrumes. Une belle longueur d’amer pas agressif.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
janubio (587) - SPAIN - JAN 16, 2016
Deep golden colour, two fingers head that fades soon. Great lace. Smell is malty, yeast, dried fruits, slithly citrus, peach. Medium to full body, fizzy carbonation. Palate is thick and astringent. Taste is spicy, candied sugar, fruits. alcohol is very noticeable, as it warms your throat and stomach. Dry and astrigent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
weordie (567) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2016
Pours copper with a foamy head. The aroma is a mix of sherbet, banana and that lovely Belgian yeast smell. The taste is strong with the Belgian yeast but not much else other than some stringent alcohol. A dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
susonagger (134) - spain, - JAN 3, 2016
ESTILO: Ale fuerte pálido, fermentado en botella. NOTA DE CATA: - Vista: Color amarillo dorado. Espuma de formación y disipación rápida, de color blanco. - Nariz: Aromas dulces a frutas y a cítricos - Boca: Dulce, suave y cítrico al principio, seguido de malta fuerte. Notas de levadura y especias con final amargo agradable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
wojciechianna (216) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 29, 2015
Highly carbonated, huge head. Aroma of malts, alcohol, and a bit of hops or citrus. Tastes dry, malty, and bitter because of the alcohol. Beer intense in alcohol, but not much in flavours.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bornyensis (321) - BELGIUM - DEC 9, 2015
Nogal een hoge bittere na-smaak, de smaak zelf is op zich goed, een donkere kleur.

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