Delirium Nocturnum | Brouwerij Huyghe

Delirium NocturnumDelirium Nocturnum
2,836 Ratings
Delirium NocturnumDelirium Nocturnum

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Mitchster on 12-12-2001

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a reddish-brown hazy liquid with a solid 2-finger mocha head. Very nice looking.

S: Sweet, candy-like aroma, plenty of malt body with rum-raisin overtones. Almost wine-like, without the bitterness.

T: Top-shelf Belgian flavors here. Overripe fruit, candied fig sweetness. Some alcohol warmth and bite are noticeable at the finish. A faint aftertaste sticks around, but nothing major.

M: Creamy, bubbly, well-carbonated.

O: A top-shelf brew here. Well balanced and tasty. Not quite Gulden Draak, but then nothing else is. Overall this a solid A-.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: gave it a good down-the-center pour, and got a deep brown beer with a fat head of fine tan foam

S: some dark fruits, chocolate-smelling malts (like dry cocoa)

T: interesting amalgam of chocolatey and dark fruit flavors; subdued bitterness, but not overly sweet either - well-balanced; tastes of expected Belgian-y yeasts

M: surprisingly thin - expected a little more body/syrupiness; high carbonation (maybe from my pour?) added to the lightness - not a bad thing in-and-of itself, but also not quite what I expected from a BSDA

O: I just tried the Delirum Tremens, and it came up a slightly lesser Duvel. This beer bears immediate comparison to Gulden Draak, and again, for me at least, it falls slightly short - on its own merits, a must try - but as a BSDA, maybe a little too light on the palate and flavor profile. I expect a heartier ale in a dark Belgian.

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Delirium Nocturnum from Brouwerij Huyghe
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 2,836 ratings
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