Delirium Tremens is a blond beer by Brewery Huyghe. It is a top fermentation beer with a bright yellow color, nice carbonation and a thin, but stable head. It has a mainly malty flavor, with hints of spices and a slightly dry aftertaste.
This Delirium beer was elected ‘best Beer in the World’ at the World Beer Championships in 1998, and it has gained worldwide popularity since. Delirium beer, with its famous pink elephant as symbol, can be found in beer pubs all over the world. It has an alcohol content of 8.5%.
Both the name and the logo of this beer refer to phenomena that appear when you have drunk too much alcohol. Delirium Tremens is actually a medical term for the phenomenon where an alcoholic shakes, shivers and sweats when being removed from alcohol. The pink elephant is sometimes seen by people who had a bit too much to drink. There is also a fruity version of this world famous Delirium beer, called Delirium Red, which is based on the same beer but with the addition of red fruits.