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


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RATINGS: 1953   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Colour and sight: Dark brown-red. A compact white-yellow, stable and lacing head. Scent: Touches of caramel, mocha and chocolate. Spices such as liquorice and coriander are also present. Flavour: Initially, a very good mouthfeel of alcohol and softness. This is followed by an increasing bitterness, partially from the hop, but also from the roasted malt and chocolate malt. Towards the end a nice balance between bitterness, sour and sweet.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luneylane (119) - Taipei City, TAIWAN - NOV 2, 2016
A bottle from lApero off licence, drunk at home. Aroma: very rich, fruity chocolate. Appearance: opaque, very dark brown, a finger of tan froth on top. Palate: medium-bodied, lively carbonation, astringent finish. Taste: pretty boozy, completely devoid of the candy sweetness of Tremens, predominantly bitter. A sour element at the finish imparts an unfortunate ashtray taste. Better than Tremens, not as good as Red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (470) - - NOV 2, 2016
Chocolate, caramel, spices, dark brown with a good head, medium body, medium carbonation, some bitterness, alcohol, chocolate and dried fruits...just the pinky elefant can be so great when winter is coming, in belgium or at my home. (Drink belgian beer when outside is cold is my idea of beer, i miss you Belgium).

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Renatorocha9 (4) - - OCT 31, 2016 does not count
Torrefao e alcool na medida certa, torna a cerveja licorosa e prazeirosa a cada gole

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yased (210) - MEXICO - OCT 27, 2016
De cerveceria Huyghe esta Dark Belgian Strong Ale de 8.5% ABV y una muy atractiva presentacin, siendo esta la versin obscura a su contraparte Delirium Tremens una Golden Belgian Strong Ale. En apariencia es una cerveza con amplia corona de espuma color arena, buena retencin, burbujas de compactas a amplias, el color es un marrn obscuro de destellos rojizos, carbonatacin constante y cuerpo mediano. En aroma es tostada y ligeramente achocolatada, condimentada, clavo presente, algo de coriandro, licorosa y acaramelada. El sabor es sumamente completo hay un dulzor y cierta torrefaccin al inicio, seguido de el espaciado a clavo, coriandro, caramelo, chocolate, el alcohol esta presente pero bien equilibrado, final semi seco y retrogusto a costra de pan con algo de frutos secos.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MetalMurphy (571) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2016
bottle @ beer company (budapest) brownish colour, strong body, high carbonated, sweet taste, and some unidentifically elements; I like the delirium tremens much more than this, but its okay as well

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlutonowyMan (662) - POLAND - OCT 26, 2016
Kolor ciemno czerwony, br?zowy, mocno zamglony. Drobno ziarnista piana, o barwie be?owej, d?ugo nie zmniejsza swoich rozmiarw, pozostawia mnstwo w?sw. Aromat zio?owy, przyprawowy, jest pieprz, jest s?odowo??, troch? ciemnych owocw i kwiatw. W smaku s? ciemne owoce, pieprzowa ostro??, dalej ciemne s?ody, delikatnie palone, karmel i nieco kandyzowanych owocw. Na finiszu goryczka (IBU26), lekka, sucha, przypalona. Wysycenie jest zdecydowanie za wysokie, momentalnie "zapycha". Alkohol ma charakter rozgrzewaj?cy, nie przeszkadza.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Orange_times (245) - UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2016 Pours in dark brown colour with small brown head. Aroma of plum, parfums. Lightly sweet, lightly bitter. Medium body, thick feel, medium lasting finish with almond and plum notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
puredelusion (345) - Lviv, UKRAINE - OCT 24, 2016
0.3 bottle. Pours brown color with thin white head. Aroma of plums, fruits and flovers. Flavor is bloody complex, very light sweet, medium bitter, fruits, almond. Well hidden alcohol. Short sweet finish. Light body, average carbonation. Totally amazing beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chucklemation (1541) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a foamy, long-lasting off-white head that leaves behind plenty of lacing. Aroma is caramel and toffee malts with Belgian yeast notes. Flavor is sweet caramel and toffee, with coriander spice, touches of roast, and Belgian yeast. Well-carbonated, with a smooth body, boozy. Quite good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FinnIckler (264) - GERMANY - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle from bierlinie. Pours reddish brown. Smells boozy, toffee. heavy carbonation. Somehow sweet and bitter at the Same time. Palate is bitter, bread, dark fruit. Sweet finish. Very complex, but a Touch to boozy. Still great.

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