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Delirium Noël - Brouwerij Huyghe

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1,713 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,713
Reviews: 741
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.92%
Wants: 67
Gots: 165 | FT: 4
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Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: taez555 on 02-03-2002

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3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on Christmas eve, poured from a bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: Beautiful!!! Deep orange/amber, two figures of off white fluffy marshmallow like head. Text book lacing down the glass. This is what a beer should look like.

Smell: Spice, Peaches, Fig, Plums, Apricots. Some alcohol. Notes of woody/nuttyness.

Taste: follows the nose with the fruit but that's about it. A little bit of spice but not like I smelled. You can taste the alcohol for sure. To sum it all, it's a belgIan strong dark but not really a christmas version.

Mouthfeel: not to thin and not to thick, a nice balance. No alcohol bite but you know it's there. Good carbonation, easy to drink.

Overall: probably would get again next year if I saw it on the shelf while shopping but not somthing I will seek out and would probably skip over in preference of other holiday beers. It will definetly get you feeling good at 10 abv.

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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Photo of SStein
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33cl bottle poured into a Delirium Noel Glass

It is a deep red brown color, with about a 2 finger white head. One the head is gone there is constant lacing.

As it pours there is a spicy fragrance. Also smells of bananas. Smelling the glass after the head dissipates the spicy smell is more prominent. Also smells more of darker fruits.

As you drink there is a taste of the darker fruits; cherries and figs. Definite spice notes as well.

There is solid carbonation throughout the drinking. The alcohol is also prevalent as you hold it in your mouth.

Overall it is solid Noel Beer. It's higher alcohol content will definitely keep you warm on those cold, wet winter nights.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.13/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle to chimay goblet

A: nutty brown to red with an small tan brown head semi translucent

S:not a very strong but you can definitely smell the spices in beer not much else there though

T: interesting with lots of spices blended well with the malt the abv is completely hidden definitely matches holiday flavors well

M: smooth and oily very thin but goes down very easy with no alcohol with a clean finish

O: represents Christmas flavors work and could pare well any Christmas meal. That isn't it this is a really solid beer on its own with great taste and mouthfeel I will be back next Christmas season

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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

Deep, copper-colored body crowned with a very nice, creamy, sticky white head. Heady malt aroma laced with some alcohol notes; ripe fruit and melon hints. Taste is a rich mixture of syrupy malt sweetness and ripe fruit; strong caramel malt; certain spice-like background that nicely complements the malts and alcohol; somewhat sour and acidic; up-front alcohol flavor but nothing that really detracts from enjoying the other wonderful flavors. Medium-bodied; a bit fizzy on the tongue; sharp, clean, dry finish.

A really enjoyable holiday strong ale. Nice all-around balance of flavors and alcohol and nice enjoying with holiday company gathered around a wood fire...

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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