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

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RATINGS: 3228   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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4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wnewberr (100) - Huntersville, North Carolina, USA - OCT 17, 2012
One of my favorite Belgian beers. Peppery aroma with a bit of spice in the flavor as well. Full body with a long finish. Hints of banana in this one as well. Love this beer!


3.5
TomHendriksen (614) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 19, 2017
Fles geprobeerd met LiekevdV. Het is een goudgeel bier met een volle witte schuimkraag. Het heeft een frisse citrusachtige smaak.

4.1
NiklasT (63) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2017
Light golden, apperance very much like a classical pilsner. Aroma betrayes that it is not, though. It is spicy and acid, like a typical belgian Tripel or strong blond ale. High in carbonation. Taste continous the spiciness, with a slight sweetness and in the end a moderate bitterness. Very nice!

3.4
Inoven (800) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2017
Flesje gedronken tijdens vakantie. Goudgeel troebel bier met flinke schuimkraag. Aroma is citrusachtig en moutig. Smaak is eveneens fruitig en iets hoppig. Nasmaak is iets bitter.

3.3
Cybuch (480) - Muszyna, POLAND - SEP 16, 2017
W aromacie przyjemna, słodka brzoskwinia. Z czasem wychodzą nuty przyprawowe. Barwa ciemnozłota, klarowne, piana drobna, obfita, utrzymująca się. W smaku wytrawne, sprawia wrażenie głęboko odfermentowanego, podobnie jak mocne lagery, mogło by być nieco gęstsze i słodowe. Przyjemnie owocowe na finiszu. Alkohol dobrze ukryty. Goryczka niska o ziołowo-przyprawowym charakterze, wysycenie dosyć wysokie. Klasyka, trzeba spróbować, jednak jest to przeciętna, "nudna Belgia".

3.5
Desverger (12212) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 16, 2017
[email protected], Copenhagen (06/08/2017) - pours gold with a white head. Sweet fruity and malty with white sugar sweetness, casting sugar, citrus fruity notes,yeasty, lots of spices into the finish.

2.9
jedrol (108) - Bydgoszcz, POLAND - SEP 13, 2017
Bottle (best before date: 09/18) Appearance: gushing from the bottle, big white head, clear with many particles of yeast in it. Aroma: something resembling sour beers and phenols. However, there were no notes of alcohol at all so it seemed to be much more lighter the it was. Taste: sweet and phenolic and nothing much happens. I'm afraid that there was something wrong with my bottle :(

4.1
biilz (118) - SPAIN - SEP 11, 2017
Один из лучших и самых самобытных и уникальных по вкусу бельгийских элей. Множество оттенков мешает легкое алкогольное послевкусие. Всем советую попробовать этого розового слоника .

3.7
ska (231) - ITALY - SEP 7, 2017
33cl bottle, medium lasting white head, hazy golden color, spices and yeast aroma, citrus and metallic notes, balanced hops flavour, medium to full body, dry finish with grass notes, nice fake ceramic bottle, high retail price

3.3
ffaoe (838) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - SEP 2, 2017
malty aroma, hints of citrus. gold and clear in color with huge long lasting head. malty with light notes of banana/clove

4.3
Piepenhenrich (589) - Steinbach, GERMANY - SEP 2, 2017
Strong, powerful and rich in taste, with an abundance of different flavors, which correspond well in this complex composition. Tops.


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