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

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RATINGS: 3359   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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3.8
BoydJustitz (58) - Maryland, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Golden beer with creamy lasting white head. Mild carbonation, somewhat sweet with a slight alcoholic burn. Complex Belgian strong yeasty beer nose. Taste of grapefruit and tangerine carrying on from aroma into the flavor, followed by citrus dryness. A good Belgium blonde beer almost exactly like Duvel... Hence the same description.


3.9
Scrumpy369 (782) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 18, 2017
On tap at hoppy loft. Clear yellow colour small white head. Nose is apicey yeasty phenols. Light cilantro. Taste is medium phenols low bitterness. Definitve cilantro. Nice, and where else to drink it?

3.8
human313 (6) - - JUN 15, 2017 does not count
Good blonde beer. Albeit a little high in alcohol. Not sour, not bitter, not sugary. Cant say spot on because that depends on the human tasting the beer.

3.4
midovark (883) - Balassagyarmat, HUNGARY - JUN 15, 2017
Pours deep golden with everlasting head. Decent strong blonde ale, pleasantly fruity enough, but nothing much more than this.

3.3
zacgillbanks (5123) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2017
Bottle from Marks and Spencer, Team Valley, Gateshead. A hazy very pale straw coloured beer with a large rocky head of white foam. It has a sweet, floral fruity, honey and soapy flavour followed by earthy citrus and a thin soapy fruity finish. Ok but not great considering the ABV.

3.2
TEJA (3010) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2017
Bottle best before 2009 sampled 20170609. Short off white head. Opaque solid golden color. Sweet caramell aroma and taste. Mild phenolic and light body and bitterness.

4.1
madnorwegian (221) - FRANCE - JUN 9, 2017
Pours golden yellow with white fluffy head. Much like a Duvel but a littlz darker color. Smells of peachesband cream. Bubble gum. Candied fruit. Taste is more bitter and less sweet than the aromas would leadbyou to you think. Overall very much my style of beer. Almost like a triple.

3.4
Frothmeister (791) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2017
330ml bottle. Pours a lightly hazy pale golden hue with a three finger off white head. On the nose candied fruits, sultanas, heavy mineral notes, honey, and cloves. Taste wise, sweet, with sultanas, a light earthy note with an undercurrent of minerality, faint bananas clove, and corn syrupy hard candy that heads into spice, mineral notes, more of the dried fruits, with some metallic bitterness in the finish.

3.3
hermes0017 (27) - POLAND - JUN 7, 2017
W życiu nie widziałem tyle pływającego syfu w piwie. Pełno drożdży. Samo piwo - belg jak belg. Nie jestem fanem stylu, więc specjalnego wrażenia nie robi.

3.6
Rider0nTheStorm (34) - Ablis, FRANCE - JUN 7, 2017
A la pression. Une bire assez bonne qui a le gout de la Belgique. Bonne mais na rien de dsaltrant!

3.4
kryspin3 (88) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - JUN 7, 2017
Złociste, zamglone. Obfita, grzysta piana, średnie pęcherzyki. Zostawia lacing. Szybko opada. W aromacie gruszki, jabłka, morele, kwiaty, żelazo, korzenne fenole. W smaku niestety żelaziste. Poza tym jabłko, gruszka, pieprz, słd. Słodkawy, fenolowy i lekko alkoholowy finisz. Wysycenie średnie. Goryczka jest, raczej niska. Rozgrzewające. Zostawia uczucie pieczenia na języku. Byłoby bardzo dobre, gdyby nie ta metaliczność.


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