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

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RATINGS: 3265   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
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ansbeer (24) - São Paulo, - DEC 29, 2012
Uma strong ale que sabor marcante, com seu malte torrado, ela deixa um amargor explendido na boca, uma verdeira e otima cerveja, me adimirri com sua textura e seu paladar, são marcantes e sem duvida deixará saudades quando acabar a garrafa. Acredito que combina muito bem.com carnes e pratos de sabores fortes. Recomendadissima


2.8
yaff (65) - la fontalaye, FRANCE - NOV 22, 2017
Vertigo Caen. Bière blonde forte légèrement épicée assez agréable et fluide en bouche , cependant je trouve qu'elle ne se démarque pas assez pour être inoubliable.

4.1
planetabirra (13) - york, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 21, 2017
Appearance: light amber with 2 fingers head, and great column of carbonation Aroma: fruity malty , hops and phenols Taste: caramel, bananas,a bit spicy at the end

4
jorgeheleno (8) - - NOV 20, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2017 Cerveza dorada con encaje belga característico. Especiada y con sabor que rememora a la pera. Cuerpo medio.

4.2
serch_kaiba (22) - - NOV 19, 2017
Bottiglia 33 cL @ Valhalla Pub, Pavia. Biondo pallido, abbastanza limpida, carbonata, schiuma chiara e persistente. Al naso spicca prepotentemente il malto e le spezie. In bocca è calda, dolce a inizio beva e con una chiusura amara, secca e persistente. Belga purosangue.

1.6
dzenkalpic (86) - TURKEY - NOV 14, 2017
Buğday birası. Aşırı asitli, çok fazla köpüğü de var. Malt tadı fazla alınamıyor. Gövde bulanık.

3.1
dchad56 (548) - - NOV 9, 2017
Bottle - Golden amber with large white head. High carbonation. Sweet coriander, faint banana aroma. Slight ting on tongue, but soft. Decent tasting, alcoholic finish. 8.5% strength - beer to sip!

4
bigdickmoney (2) - vallensbæk strand, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2017 does not count
Wonderful belgian Beer. Lots of carbonation, slightly hazy, beautiful light color. Nose: Very belgian - Bubblegum, clove, hay, a little funk Taste: Very crisp and refreshing. Very balanced bitterness, dry, floral. If you like belgian beer, you're gonna love this.

2
Olbluys (2) - New York, USA - NOV 4, 2017 does not count
Okay. Belgian-strong pale blond, slightly malty, spicy dry bitterness. Not a favorite but better than the others I️ tried. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
Barea (101) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 3, 2017
Bottle. Aroma: cloves, honey, spice, red fruit, yeast. Yellow color, big white head, medium body, high carbonation. Taste: alcohol, honey, spice, earthy, citrus, herbal hops. Nice long lasting bitterness.

4.2
Bill Becker (1804) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 31, 2017
From Nov 2007 I got this one in a trade with Wasatch. Thanks John! This pours from 11.2 oz bottle a hazy straw gold (that eventuates to a cloudy look by the final pour) with a huge head of foam and lots of sticky lacing. The foam hardly recedes at all during the entire session. Nice. The smell is fairly light but has notes of yeast and fruit. The taste has a nice yeast flavour along with some dark fruit and some citrus that peaks near the finish. More sips in and I'm getting some banana and a light touch of clove. Very nicely flavourful. There's definitely a sour snap hiding in the background and ends up in the finish. Nice warming there as well. The body is medium light and the carbonation is light. This is a nice sipping Ale not overly assertive with any one flavour but it's darn tasty. I'd get this again.


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