Delirium Tremens | Brouwerij Huyghe

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Colour and sight: pale blond, the fine and regular effervesce ensures a fine and stable head.
Scent: Slightly malty, a nice touch of alcohol, spicy.
Flavour: Feels like the sound shot of alcohol is igniting the mouth. In reality the tongue and palate are warmed. The taste is characterized by its roundness. The aftertaste is strong, long-lasting and dry bitter.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,827
Reviews:
1,727
Ratings:
5,903
pDev:
11.86%
Bros Score:
4
 
 
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5/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Knickfan3
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.28/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scottsbeer
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ben_tries_brews
4.83/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of chitoryu12
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Gold with a bit of amber. Decently tall, foamy head with limited staying power.

Smell: Dried fruit, citrus, sweet malt.

Taste: Subtle raisins, citrus, and hops. Low key and easy to drink.

Mouthfeel: Thin and extremely carbonated.

Overall: An excellent high-alcohol sipping beer.

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4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GaryG7
4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorites. The smoothness belies the high alcoholic content. I don't like the bitterness of the IPA style so this beer has become my "go to" when drinking with IPA snobs. They don't know what they're missing!

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4.75/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.36/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.81/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

If this is my introduction to Belgian strong ales, boy do I like Belgian Strong Ales

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3.25/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.09/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.88/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.58/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I am drinking the pint size canned version of this Belgian craft beer classic. NO DATE on the can. Wow this beer is amazing tasting. The 8.5% abv is completely hidden. In addition to, I like the blue color of the can with pink elephant, I think it is cute looking. This beer leaves a marvelous looking head & foam lacing as I take sips of it. I paid $5.00 for this pint size can, so that is quite expensive. The price should be lowered a little bit in my opinion. I don't see too much floaties, consequently then this leads me to believe that my can is not too old. A great way to describe this beer is that it taste like your average tasting German Hefeweizen with a little bit of a sourness added to it & a tiny bit of earthy refreshing mint. The only other Belgian strong pale ale that I have had was Duvel which I think is slight better than this beer not by much maybe a point or two better. I highly recommend that you try some of this beer if you can get this in your area. Cheers! A- (90-94) score range

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4.66/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 5,903 ratings