Delirium Red | Brouwerij Huyghe

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brouwerij Huyghe
Belgium
delirium.be

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as La Bouffonne Rouge

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-28-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
539
Reviews:
109
Avg:
3.45
pDev:
18.26%
 
 
Wants:
34
Gots:
187
For Trade:
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Ratings: 539 |  Reviews: 109
Photo of FLBeerGuy
2.9/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of icemanls4
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.55/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of matcris
3.82/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very opaque, murky, rust. Very cherry up to a bright light, with loads of bubbles streaming up and a pillow-like, two fingers of cherry head that slowly recedes and sticks. Definitely get the almonds and tart cherry in the aroma, and....hand lotion? Yup. In the flavor, the lotion becomes like a sweet and tart cherry yogurt, and the almonds are still there, a plenty. Good, full carbonation, thick and almost milk shake smooth, and dry on the finish. So, different, for me, that I'd buy it again just for something really different, occasionally.

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Photo of The_Bujon
3.95/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Delirium's fruit beer is indeed a decent beverage.

Everything about this drink is as you would expect. Pours a deep cherry red, not much head.

Aroma is all sour cherry, and the taste is exactly that. Very refreshing and a decent hitting 8% is most pleasing.

Silky smooth to drink, like a freshly pressed juice with a touch of carbonation, very sweet aftertaste.

If you're going to have a fruit beer, then this is the one to go for!

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Photo of stevehagy
2.98/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MasonHulin
4.23/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jamiesonwhiskey
5/5  rDev +44.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Shit is mother fucking delicious! Like sex...in my mouth... but more delicious! It Warrants the taste of Cherry Pie as a cool drink of beer such a sweet surprise!

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Photo of mishi_d
4.33/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.42/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.2 oz. bottle

Pours slightly hazy ruby red with a creamy light pinkish khaki colored foam head. Smells like rich bright cherries, almond, woody oak, sugary syrup, vanilla, caramel, molasses, toffee, toasted nutty malt, sweet spice, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Tastes like sweet almond, tart bright cherries, woody oak, sugary syrup, vanilla, caramel, molasses, toffee, toasted nutty malts, some spice, with floral earthy herbal grassy pine. Feels medium-light bodied, creamy and thick with moderate smooth carbonation. Overall a nice Belgian cherry ale.

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Photo of n2pux
3.83/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mousel
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gobearswalter34
4.49/5  rDev +30.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L- Pours a cherry red with a thin, off-white head. Plenty of carbonation. Slight, spotty lacing.
S- Cherry Jolly Rancher! Some red wine smell.
T- A wonderful, cherry taste with the backing of Belgian yeast. The cherry is awesome. Not too sweet or tart as I am not big on the sours. I always like more yeasty and bready taste in my Belgian.
F- Good warming effect.
O- This really blew me away. This is the first fruit beer that is comparable to New Glarus. If there was a little more Yeast in the taste...oh boy!

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Photo of Switz160
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 54V4G3
3.39/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mtbdonn
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Antyk
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joeasalasg
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of lafoulon
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oberon
3.89/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours into a small tulip glass a reddish brown mix with a think pink color head atop that leaves a few of broken rings of lace behind as it settles.A mix of sour cherry,toasted cereal grain,and almonds in the nose,like others of said some cultured yogurt is detected as well.As a non sour drinking an/or eating person for that matter I'am shy on purchasing anything remotely close to a sour but this was on the tamer side in that department for me.Slightly lactic and juicy with sweet finish.I wouldn't call this tart but it's gotta bite,much better than the average score...in my opinion.

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Photo of shiu-chan
3.46/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Red rubdy pour with little or no head.
Sour cherry and hawthorn nose.
Black Cherry, sour cherry and sweet on palate with little carbonation.
Overall, too sweet for a beer, more like a sparkling dessert beer or cherry cider.

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Photo of PorterLambic
3.81/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Musineer
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Delirium Red from Brouwerij Huyghe
3.45 out of 5 based on 539 ratings.
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