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Delirium Nocturnum - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

2,354 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,354
Reviews: 852
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 111
Gots: 256 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 12-12-2001)
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.39/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Delirium Nocturnum has a thin, egg shell, root beer like head, a clear, light reddish-brown appearance with numerous visible brown chunks suspended throughout. The aroma is of a milk chocolate candy bar and mild brandy wine. The taste is of figs, Three Musketeers bars (milk chocolate and nougat), wood, barley malt, and sugar. There are other flavor notes, but I can’t place them. Mouthfeel is light, watery, and very carbonated, and Delirium Nocturnum finishes semi-dry, rich, sweet, and fairly drinkable. This beer is not the least bit cloying and the alcohol is well hidden. Overall, I find it interesting and enjoyable.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jun 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6%

petermethot, Jun 25, 2013
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klawburke, Jun 21, 2013
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ronin926, Jun 20, 2013
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Morey, Jun 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

MoistPope, Jun 14, 2013
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3.71/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark brown with a sand-colored/khaki-colored head, about a finger thick with good retention. A simply beautiful brew. Just the right amount of translucence -- not entirely clear, but not murky or dirty.

S: Some fruity notes -- namely dried stone fruits like apricot. Perhaps a bit of citrus. Light hops and caramely malt. Agitation provokes the alcohol. A little bit of cocoa in the finish, but it is very subtle. I think the alcohol masks the potential, though.

T: Cocoa is the first taste I picked up on the palate. The hops and the fruit slide in after the initial malty cocoa phase. The aftertaste is a bit yeasty with only an afterthought of the fruit. The fruit is definitely more in the smell than in the flavor. Lingering spice in the prolonged aftertaste.

M: This is a bit more carbonated that I would like, but the mouthfeel is still pretty nice. It bubbles up on the palate immediately.

O: This is a fine beer, but I'm not convinced that this is as good as it has been talked up to be. Definitely worth the money and definitely worth the try. Good beer.

BingCrosby7, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

ackeeper, Jun 12, 2013
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Delirium Nocturnum from Brouwerij Huyghe
90 out of 100 based on 2,354 ratings.