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Delirium Noël - Brouwerij Huyghe

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BA SCORE
87
very good

1,713 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,713
Reviews: 741
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 67
Gots: 165 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
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Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: taez555 on 02-03-2002

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4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

S: Figs, breadiness, slight belgian phenolics

L: Fairly clear dark brown, light tan head with an inch retention. Amazing.

T: Light bready malt with some soft figs and raisins. White pepper comes next with a medium earthy and slightly herbal bitterness. Notes of dried ginger, eucalyptus, raisin. Finishes quite dry with a touch of residual spice.

M: Medium high carbonation, medium bodied, alcohol fairly well hidden.

Not bad, solid belgian ale with some great flavors. I still prefer Delrium Tremens to this though.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Photo of BMMillsy
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a Delirium Tremens glass. Pours a clear amber color with a large, lasting, frothy, creamy, beige head. Very pretty. Smell is tart cherries and yeasty funk. Nice smell. Head won't dissipate! Waiting...waiting...*Final Jeopardy tune ensues*...waiting. OK. Let's do this. Taste is leathery and doesn't really follow the tart aroma. Sort of bland and a lot less flavor than expected. Bit of fruit. Slight booze and breadiness. I just haven't been impressed with the Delirium line. Expensive, bland, and an ugly bottle to boot. Sad face, as I was excited to try it :-(

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3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a golden to amber - depending on the light. Good head at pour reduces down to a thin head just on top with a trace of lacing present. Smell is somewhere between a strong Belgian ale and a hint of sour. Taste is more Belgian ale up front but then fruit - fig, plum, prune - and Christmas spices take over on the back end. This beer should be drank on the colder side - too much sitting brought out less desirable flavors.

Delirium Noël from Brouwerij Huyghe
87 out of 100 based on 1,713 ratings.