Delirium Tremens - Brouwerij Huyghe
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4.51/5 rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
A-Sunny yellow-gold. Deep orange edging. Crowned with a white float of foam. This average head dissipates fairly quick but is a beauty when alive. Scant lacing. Fun to stare at the body, which has lively champagne esque bubbles shooting upwards. A bubbly beer.
S-Soapy. Banana. Clove. Yeasty. Orange. Apple juice. One can pull various fruits primarily citrus. And the penchant baked goods & spices that are Belgian trademarks are apparent.
T-Bright citrus. Sweet & sour. Apricot. Bananas and oranges dominate. Dashes of spices like clove and nutmeg. The harmony of fruit and spice give a cider taste. One must sip this beer I feel. To experiment and decipher flavor and to enjoy the top shelf quality of Tremens.
M-Low/moderate body. Refreshing. Thickens with time a tad, body more on thin-watery side. This works though if the taste is very juicy and sweet. Palate is left moist and tickled via carbonation. And yet an interesting drying effect comes via yeast I'd have to believe. This cool tongue trick replenishes & refreshes, yet dries out the tongue which keeps you sipping.
O-A beer that has to be tried. One will come back to it here and there. For some it's a favorite beer. Tremens may be the best quality affordable non-whale Belgian Strong Pale Ale along with Goose Island's Matilda. There is better in the style though that drinkers will seek out. I wish the head was better because the body color is truly as if the sun was squeezed into your glass. Smells great. Tastes great. Feels like a sticky champagne. Drink It.
Serving type: bottle
01-02-2014 23:48:26 | More by shacawgo24
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