Delirium Tremens was launched on 26 December 1989. The beer uses three different yeasts and is packaged in a bottle that is painted to resemble cologne ceramics. The label exemplifies different phases of the production of "Delirium Tremens" and that the "Pink Elephant" was up and ready to conquer the world.
In 1992, the "Confrerie van de Roze Olifant" (Brotherhood of the Pink Elephant) was founded to promote Delirium Tremens and other beers of Melle.
Delirium Tremens was named as "Best Beer in the World" in 1998 at the World Beer Championships in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Stuart Kallen gives it the number one spot in his The 50 Greatest Beers in the World.
| Size||33 CL|
| Region Produced in||Aalst|
| Alcohol Content||8,5%|
| Tasting Notes||Colour and sight: pale blond, the fine and regular effervesce ensures a fine and stable head.
Scent: Slightly malty, a nice touch of alcohol, spicy.
Flavour: Feels like the sound shot of alcohol is igniting the mouth. In reality the tongue and palate are warmed. The taste is characterized by its roundness. The aftertaste is strong, long-lasting and dry bitter.|
| Product Dimensions||23 x 5,5 x 5,5 cm|
| Storage Instructions||Storage away from direct light in a cool and dry place|
| Manufacturer/Producer||Brouwerij Huyghe|
| Country Produced in||Belgium|