Delirium Nocturnum | Brouwerij Huyghe

BA SCORE
89
very good
2,808 Ratings
Delirium NocturnumDelirium Nocturnum
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Mitchster on 12-12-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,808
Reviews:
913
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
12.91%
 
 
Wants:
190
Gots:
643
For Trade:
1
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Photo of cmcquirk
4.64/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Corburk
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of claricealess
3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice Dark Brown color, poured a huge Head, roasted and chocolate malts. Caramel! Backend is a bit warm and bitter

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Photo of OKCNittany
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vrtx64
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pundit_of_Potability
4.55/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

The ale pours with a three finger head, lots of lacing, and a dark nutty brown color. Smells of dark malts, caramel and nuttiness (with a hint of fruit). The beer features the beginnings of fruity-appleness; next is the nutty, dark roasted malts blending in....and then a slightly tart and bitter finish, accompanied and finished by a massive zip of dry carbonation that finishes like a champagne. Quite enjoyable. The tartness and nutty bitterness linger until you take the next sip--which you want to take right away because of the satisfying dry finish that makes you want to say "ahhhhhh." Distinctly potable. #18 out of 60 beers I reviewed.

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Photo of AJmon13
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fscottkey
3.35/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

A: [4.00] The bottle has a date code that I can't decipher. It does have the ABV (8.5%). The beer is a nice mahoganey brown and it forms a fat 3-4 finger dense off white head.

S: [3.25] Apples, caramel, pie spices,

T: [3.50] The flavor is aggressive but hard to describe. Caramel, peat, toffee, chocolate notes, brown bread and leather. As it warms it starts to get Belgian yeast esthers.

M: [2.75] Very tingly carbonation. This makes it feel thinner.

O: [3.25] This tastes, to me, like a Scotch Ale with extra carbonation. It is aggressively carbonated. The beer is decent but the carbonation distracts from the subtlety of flavor.

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Photo of pajfuwen
4.28/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of phantomanboy
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of npendres
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pineapple_playa
3.92/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uniobrew31
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ealanjones
4.16/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pkalix
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of user785335
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark ruby black with an off-white, slightly red-tinged large fluffy head.

Smell is malty sweet with toffee and raisin.

Taste is plum and brown sugar, with the Belgian yeast very nicely subdued

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.24/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Foley67
4.46/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ltdsaint
3.89/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdub70085
4.53/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buckyp
4.83/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cbcrunch
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of andpit
3.26/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Delirium Nocturnum from Brouwerij Huyghe
3.95 out of 5 based on 2,808 ratings.
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