Delirium Nocturnum | Brouwerij Huyghe

very good
2,825 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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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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

The beer is hazy and brown with hints of ruby. The beige head is about a half inch thick and leaves plenty of lacing in its wake. The aroma offers Belgian yeast, sweet malt, caramels, alcohol. Lots of yeast comes through. Sweet caramels soaked in alcohol. A present sweetness exists throughout. Distinctly Belgian, with dark fruits and light spices. Medium bodied with moderately high carbonation. Alcoholic warmth is there, most notably in the finish. Overall, a tasty brew. I would have this again.

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Photo of ZinFanDave
3/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of nyctrance2
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3/5  rDev -24.1%

Photo of knmal89
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of Giggy
4.42/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: dark brown with ruby highlights. Tan creamy head. Very interesting bottle and label.

S: caramels, yeast, dark fruits, oranges, and apples.

T: malty, burnt coffee. Sweet red grapes, sour cherries, complex herbs.

M: nice carbonation, alcohol content hidden well.

O: smooth, creamy. Definitely a sipping beer.

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Photo of InfernoBoss
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of TDRudy
4.59/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark, dark amber color with an red-ivory head. One of the prettier belgians I've had in a while.

Strong aroma of black cherries, tart apples, hints of caramel and bittersweet chocolate.

Mouthfeel is like the burst of an unripe bosc pear, tingling but smooth.

Flavor is tart medicinal, fading to apple and cherry with an herbal hint, fading into a smooth malt.

All in all substantially superior to it's more popular cousin (Tremens), and definitely entered among my favorite beers.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Delirium Nocturnum from Brouwerij Huyghe
3.95 out of 5 based on 2,825 ratings.
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