Delirium Tremens | Brouwerij Huyghe

Delirium TremensDelirium Tremens
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Delirium TremensDelirium Tremens

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-02-2001

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750 ml bottle into signature tulip glass, best before 4/2014. Pours moderately cloudy golden amber color with a 1-2 finger dense and fluffy white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts the whole glass. Dense soapy lacing clings on the glass; with a large amount of streaming carbonation retaining the dense head. Aromas of big grape, apple, lemon zest, pear, banana, clove, pepper, coriander, honey, candi sugar, bread, floral, and yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with a moderate malt balance. Taste of big grape, apple, lemon zest, pear, banana, clove, pepper, coriander, honey, candi sugar, bread, floral, and yeast earthiness. Lingering notes of light fruits, lemon zest, banana, clove, pepper, coriander, honey, candi sugar, bread, floral, and earthiness on the finish for a while. Fantastic balance and complexity of fruity/spicy yeast esters; with a good amount of malt balance and no cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium-full bodied; with a slick and moderately prickly mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic Belgian strong pale ale. Great balance and complexity of fruity/spicy esters with good malt balance; and very smooth to sip on for the ABV. A highly enjoyable offering as expected.

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Delirium Tremens from Brouwerij Huyghe
Beer rating: 87.3% out of 100 with 5,793 ratings
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