Delirium Noël | Brouwerij Huyghe

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87
very good
1,951 Ratings
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80
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Delirium NoëlDelirium Noël
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by taez555 on 02-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,951
Reviews:
789
Avg:
3.89
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
89
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282
For Trade:
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5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Appearance - A thick caramel note to it. It is almost opaque to the point you cannot see it. There is a vibrant red tone, almost a caramel color. There is a two finger head; almost like a rich molasses.

Smell - Very overpowering, but not in an abrasive fashion. It warms the nostrils and brings home that Christmas feeling. Very festive with a distinct fruity essence. High expectations.

Taste - There is a powerful punch that comes with this bear. It overwhelms the pallet with strong citrus notes. So much diversity of flavors, it is baffling. Almost mystical. Truly defies logic.

Overall - Eerily drinkable, delightfully effervescent, there is no hyperbole great enough to even take a shot at this titan of a fermented beverage review. Legitimately one of the great ones.

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The absolute best beer I've ever had. I think it's because I prefer a more Christmasy beer but this blew my mind. Well worth the price, and very delicious for the alc%. Not to mention it's a beautiful bottle.

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So what do I end with after a Great Divide Belgian Yeti? Christmas in July tells me a Delirium Noel.
Wow. I am thoroughly impressed. It says its 10 percent alcohol. It's so fruity that's all I can focus on. Complex fruit flavors. Don't be afraid to follow an imperial stout with this one. Damn I wish I could tell you what fruits. Some people say cherries but I don't get that. Maybe fresh plums and dark grapes. It's unique but totally enjoyable. Get ya two. Drink one and squirrel away one for later.

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Delirium Noël from Brouwerij Huyghe
3.89 out of 5 based on 1,951 ratings.
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