Tremendous Delerium | Elland Brewery

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Elland Brewery
England, United Kingdom

Style: English Dark Mild Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 05-21-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Reviews by Bobdope:
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4.35/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this poured from draft into a gobblet style glass at the Yard House in San Diego, CA. It was refreshing, light, and crisp. It had a very light head with some basic retention. This beer that looks this light but had a nice big taste with light carbonation. Which in turn would make it very social. I have had it poured from a bottle into a pint glass once before at a tasting. I perfered the draft personally. But if you have the chance to try this rare beer take it.

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4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Presentation: A Guest Beer on sale at the Brown Cow, Keighley during a recent Pub Crawl of said city with a few fellow BA’s and many friends. Six Handpumps had 4 regular Taylor’s brews but I opted for the first of two guest beers on the 5th Wicket - only Eastwood & Sanders could tempt me away from the excellent Timothy Taylors.

Dark black coffin shaped E&S Pumpclip had the words ‘Tremendous Delerium’ (each spelled with two –e’s I double checked) in a dark blue scary ghostly Halloween. Listed at 4.3%ABV, and allegedly brewed to mark (celebrate?) the final divorce papers coming through for a Keighley & Craven CAMRA Member!!

Appearance: Dark black body with a creamy brown head that had excellent retention. The conditioning is just perfect, a gentle tip of the glass after the first swig revealed a tan colored milky haze that quickly rose up and joined the underside of the creamy tight cap. Just about perfect.

Nose: Light nose, dark malts with a soft roasted nose and some hints of burnt toast. Firm, yet gentle in strength.

Taste: The texture makes such an impact on this one, but the gentle roasted malts take the first half and a balancing bitterness nicely wraps up the back end. The 4.3% is nicely handled. Reminded me more of a strong Dark Mild with a little more roasted malt and hops for good measure, hence the listing a Dark Mild Ale, its the closest I could come up with. Very tasty!

Mouthfeel: Silky smooth and creamy with a texture that could come from an Angram Handpump deep in the heart of Taylor’s land.

Drinkability: Utterly Effortless. It simply slipped down. Oh this was so damn drinkable, it’s why I lost the game of Pool in the back room of the Brown Cow - well that is my excuse and I’m sticking to it. Seriously quaffable stuff!

Overall: Another Winner in the long and ever growing list of Eastwood & Sanders creations, well from the latter half of the duo anyways.

Tremendous Delerium indeed.

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3.94/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tremendous Delerium from Elland Brewery
4.15 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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