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

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RATINGS: 3355   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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3.7
Nische (2236) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 6, 2017
Bottle at home a while back. Pale, clear golden pour. Fruity aroma and taste with banana, citrus, some yeast, spices, hay and honey. Nice balance. Great beer.

3.9
Nonshaugen (613) - Fetsund, NORWAY - APR 1, 2017
33 cl bottle. Clear, light golden amber, thick white head, medium carbonation. Nice aroma of citrus, bubblegum and some grass, but not as up front as expected. Mouthfeel is fizzy and dry. Flavours of citrus, grass, hay, bubblegum, alcohol and some dark fruit notes at the back, long aftertaste. Great beer, a bit too "sharp" at the palate for me, but a very enjoyable Belgian.

3.7
Eastwood (345) - Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 1, 2017
Mitica cerveza belga, rubia, fuerte, de color pajizo. Bastante alcoholica. Tomada mil veces

3.2
DonGregorio (413) - POLAND - MAR 30, 2017
Shared bottle. Light gushing! Pours unclear yellow with small white head. Aroma of phenolic notes, clove, spiciness, coriander, pear, some banana. Taste is light to medium sweet, light bitter, clove, spice, white fruit, pear. Medium body, average to lively carbonation. Decent.

4.5
Rehkopff (73) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2017
Fantastisk Tripple. Kraftig karbonering giver et flot skum. Ultra klar og let tilgængelighed. Dejlig mundfylde, der glider over i en dejlig eftersmag. Verdens bedste Tripple. Punktum. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
snoworsummer (5696) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2017
Draft. Pours clear bright gold with a creamy white head. Tastes like dry herb, faint citrus, light bubblegum, biscuit malt, and grassy hops. Light body and medium carbonation. Smells like light herb, faint citrus, some bubblegum, and biscuit malt.

3.7
exeter (535) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 24, 2017
Pours a dark hazy colour with "bits" floating in it. The taste is of citrus, banana, and grassiness with the ALC hidden well.

3.4
Banzale (311) - FRANCE - MAR 21, 2017
Bu au brasseur à la place de moeskroen. Bouteille de 33cl. Couleur dorée pure belle brillance . Mousse corpulente aéré et bien présente. Au nez : céréales , malts , houblon et fruité. En bouche : c’est les céréales bon corps .moelleux, note fruité type banane , un peu de pins également . Assez long en bouche . Un bière simple avec du corps sans plus.

3.7
HerrBierkoenig (1452) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 18, 2017
From tap at Damian Bottle Shop, Bratislava, Pours almost clear golden liquid, big frothy white head, Aroma: sweet, fruity, peach, belgian phenolic notes, spicy, subtle hop aroma, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, light bitter, light sour, fruity, peach, candied orange, belgian phenolic notes, spicy, slightly malty, Palate: medium body, soft carbonation, creamy mouthfeel, long sweet phenolic aftertaste, slightly watery body. Overall: very good, enjoyed.

4.4
commonshawn (1259) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2017
750ml bottle with commonmac during March madness. Gold with thick white head and good lacing. Bright belgian yeast nose with some fruitiness and floral character. Taste is sweet, fruity, yeast, really nice. Just an overall great pleasant beer. On the light side, which is sometimes perfect.


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