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Delirium Tremens - Brouwerij Huyghe

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4,509 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,509
Reviews: 1,546
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 12.11%
Wants: 191
Gots: 483 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-02-2001)
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

airbag11, Mar 30, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +15%

adamcthomp, Mar 30, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

swetsastonic, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of intensify
3.98/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into the Duvel tulip. The "D" etched on the bottom of the glass complemented this beer very well.

P- Honey colored body with a soapy 1 finger head. High level of fizzy bubbles rising from the "D" on the bottom of the glass.

S- Banana, orange peel, mango, peach, slight biscuity aroma and candy sugar.

T- Biscuit/Breadyness, banana, mango and candy sugar.

M- Fizzy and over carbonated for my taste. The "kick" from the carbonation masks the warm flavours of this beer. Light bodied and a dry finish.

O- Very solid and well constructed Belgian Ale. Not perfect by any means, but is a treat to share with a friend or two or your other half.

intensify, Mar 30, 2012
Photo of gaahvey
4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a wheat glass

Appearance: A solid two fingers of creamy head with a bright white color. The brew appears a hazy copper color, or dark gold.

Smell: Scent strongly gives off banana aromas, there seems to be some spice notes in the background. Slight lemon zest.

Taste: Full bodied, hefeweizen like style. Lemon zest and some banana flavor up front with a clean finish. Leaves very little after taste. Beautiful lacing along the glass.

Overall : Very desirable.

gaahvey, Mar 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

st9647v3, Mar 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

msgraceffa, Mar 29, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.1%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
Photo of EmperorBevis
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Lemon yellow sun body with thick huge white head.

Icing sugar and wheat aroma, light and sarsaparilla in effect on the nose.

Taste is half and half real barley strains slight spiced notes in there heavy on the alcohol.

Good mouthfeel lively carbonation leaves an interesting brew
would get a kinky party going ;)

EmperorBevis, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of karait95
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pale yellow color very bright with a rocky withe head that dissipates slowly and leaves some traces on the glass,

S: Barley backbone with some alcohol and also some spiciness smell is pleasant and should contain some herbs and fruits not clear to distinguish but present no doubts.

T: High alcohol is present but not overwhelming and the flavor is nice, intense barley with some fruits and some hops also balanced tasting.

M: Excellent sensation, balanced and well built, some sweetness and little bitterness are present and a lasting ending.

karait95, Mar 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9%

GPGURU, Mar 27, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -33.4%

jcr8611, Mar 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Pantera10, Mar 27, 2012
Photo of areich6
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoying with my good friend pchul4.

A: Pours a beautiful light golden color with a small amount of frothy, lingering head.

S: Smells exacly like bananas, and strongly too. Looking forward to this one.

T: There is a slight banana flavor evident along with a noticable amount of bitterness from the hops. At 8.5% the alcohol is not noticable whatsoever.

M: Extremely smooth and easy drinking, I could definitely drink a whole 6 pack of this.

O: Great Belgian brew.

areich6, Mar 27, 2012
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4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A- First impression comes from the high level of carbonation. Only poured myself half the bottle and it gave me a full inch of head. Other than that very light orange/yellow

S- Banana hits you in the face. Beyond that some pale malts and a hint of clove, no hopes to be found

T- Nose but stronger. Also as it warms some alcohol comes out but not in a bad way at all. Definitely worth the price IMO

M- Little too much carbonation for me. Wish it could tone that down a bit

O- As I said before I don't mind the $5 for 12oz at all as this was a good one. Worth trying at least once

pschul4, Mar 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

mt24turner, Mar 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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5/5  rDev +21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe
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