Delirium Nocturnum | Brouwerij Huyghe

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89
very good
2,816 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

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Ratings:
2,816
Reviews:
915
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
12.91%
 
 
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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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Pours a dark amber, syrup-like in both taste and appearance. I taste a hint of molasses, the alcohol being hidden somewhat at about 8.5%. It pours with a thick head that quickly goes away; Certainly a highly carbonated beer.

It has a sweet, sticky taste, and it'll fill you up. Strong hints of caramelized sugar and molasses overpowering other tastes in the beer. Incredibly rich body, this is a beer you'll want to sip delicately and slowly.

Overall, this is a well above average beer. For a dark Belgian ale, I'd say it's worth the price you'd probably find it for at most places (about $12 for a pint at my local liquor store). I'll admit I'm not as familiar as I should be with this type of style, but it's a really solid beer, and one I'd recommend to people.

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Delirium Nocturnum from Brouwerij Huyghe
3.95 out of 5 based on 2,816 ratings.
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