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93
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Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Melle, Belgium

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1596   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Kleur en uitzicht: Kastanje amber. Een fijn, wit, romig en wandklevend schuim. Geur: Een complex geheel van caramelmout, fruitigheid, kruidigheid, zoetheid van de alcohol. Smaak: Flinke portie alcohol, sterk kruidig, lichte bitterheid. De afdronk is zoet, kruidig en licht bitterig.

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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harbuck76 (134) - El Cajon, California, USA - DEC 11, 2009
Pours a dark brown with average off white head. rich and malty with some spice . dark fruit. Has a nice burn.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
john44 (2630) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 13, 2017
Bottle. As "Delirium Christmas" - Dark Amber. Strong, sweet (syrupy), very fruity and spicy ale. Fruits (cherry, citrus, apple). Malty, caramel, brown sugar. Yeasty. Warming in the finish, but alcohol well hidden. (2008)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (3434) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 10, 2017
Bottle at home. Poruöenie deep amber color, huge white head. Aroma of strawberries, caramel, cherries, herbal. Taste is sweet, strawberries, cinnamon, cherries, caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ozzy70 (967) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 29, 2017
Draft. Pour was dark amber, lasting off white head. Aroma of dark fruit, caramel, yeast, raisin. Taste was moderate sweet, spices, dark fruits, alcohol.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rod_beer (59) - DF, MEXICO - JAN 26, 2017
Hazy brown colour, thick beige head with long time lacing. Fruity aroma, like a christmas fruitcake, cherrys, caramel, molasses, cinnamon and malt. Balanced taste between sweet and bitter, very fruity flavor, hints of cinnamon and other spices, caramel, nuts and malt. Medium to full body, slightly astringent sensation on the end, the alcohol taste and sensation is present from the start to the end. Very good, should be available all year long.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
phranq (121) - - JAN 25, 2017
Probably 4 year old bottle. Pours brown red with offwhite head. Lots of floating yeast? Boozy smell of malt. Taste is ok roasted malts and biscuit.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DarkMagus (509) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2017
Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with a thick fluffy white head. No yeast sediment in the glass at all. Aroma of sugar cookie, caramel, spiced rum, dried dark fruits, candi sugar, and a hint of alcohol. Flavors were similar with lots of candi sugar, spices, cookie/biscuit, warming alcohol and a very slight bitterness. Thick and syrupy mouthfeel, very well carbonated, with a slick and sticky mouthfeel. A great beer. I prefer it to the regular DT.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gyhallmanti (356) - Groningen, NETHERLANDS - JAN 11, 2017
33cl bottle at home. Pours a clear ruby colour with a creamy off white head which lingers for a long time. Aroma of spices, caramel, yeast, toffee, prunes, dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet, medium bitter with a acidic finish. Notes of spices, dark malts, apple juices, raisins, prunes, yeast. Texture is oily, medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klukas (206) - Rijeka, CROATIA - JAN 7, 2017
Enjoyed: Poured from a bottle into a trappist glass. Appearance: Blurry copper colour; Rich thick head with ďspringĒ in the centar. Aroma: Dried fruit, alcoholÖ Palate: Full body, creamy, moderate carbonation with many small nibbling bubbles. Taste: Sweet, caramel, dried fruit, mineral water, roasted or brown sugar, old banana; moderate bitter/sweet alcoholic aftertaste. Overall impression: Enjoyable, tasty, complex, strong.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Grumpelmies (164) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 4, 2017
Bottle. Copper coloured. Nice creamy long lasting head with beautiful lacing. Aroma of yeast, sugar, red (dried) fruits and malts. Taste of caramell, nuts, raisins, plums, yeast and sugar. Manages to be sweet, spicy and bitter at the same time. Highly carbonated. Quite balanced and the alcohol is incorporated very well but it doesnít put me in a very festive mood. I prefer the other Deliriums.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thmsboyd (198) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JAN 2, 2017
330mL bottle BBE: 09.18 (aged for approx. 18 months). Chilled to well-chilled (around 6 degrees). Pours a cloudy deep red with large, billowy, yellow head with extensive lacing. Masses of orange, sherbet, rolled oats, lemon, coriander, bubblegum and clove on the nose. Heavily sweet with a real candied note, and a touch of alcohol astringency. Full-bodied with a somewhat sticky texture, high carbonation and a spicy finish. A really interesting nose promises much, but perhaps this has taken Tremens a bit too far, and lost some of its balance.


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