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Delirium Noël - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,546 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,546
Reviews: 713
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.18%
Wants: 54
Gots: 92 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taez555 on 02-03-2002)
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October 10, 2014

11.2 oz bottle; tulip

A – Dark orange to ruby amber, pinkish hues where the light passes through most. About three inches of thick, uniform head, slightly off white with tan or pinkish tint. Foam fades slowly, evenly, high retention.

S – Funky Belgian yeast, peppery with some mild acidity. Lots of malty sweetness and some mild alcohol warmth/burn, not a flaw. Some red apple, fig, perhaps prunes, fruity and sweet.

T – Golden raisins, light toffee, with bright cherry slightly present in the background. Herbal hop aromas, bitterness is there but seems low due to high carbonation and sweetness. More peppery flavors from the yeast, just the smallest hint of garlic and/or cloves, and some cola notes.

M – Very high carbonation, a massive hit of biting bubbles, backed by acidity, with a slight bite or tickle on the back of the tongue. Bitterness lingers in the aftertaste. Alcohol present but well-masked.

O – Excellent balance and a complex aroma and flavor profile, washed mostly away by the millions of scrubbing bubbles. Would love this with some roasted, garlicky meats, or crispy potatoes.

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750ml Bottle from Total Wine Tampa FL - 2012 edition

Appearance – Brown colour with an above average size fizzy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for over 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell – Malts, caramel, yeast, dark fruits

Taste & Mouth - There is an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and a yeasty spiciness. There is also some raisins/plums , and some herbal notes.

Overall – Pretty tasty stuff. A nice amount of juicy dark fruit flavour and the ABV is well hidden. Not a whole lot of a christmas flavour going on though, which is maybe a good thing.

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Delirium Noël from Brouwerij Huyghe
87 out of 100 based on 1,546 ratings.