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Delerium2… with a fun bottle to boot! (Check out the pink elephants!)  Delerium Tremens is a strong Belgium pale ale — 9% — brewed in Melle, Belgium, and imported to the U.S.  It’s crisp and citrusy like the popular Belgian white ale “Blue Moon” but less sweet and more potent.   My waiter at Brasserie Beck calls this his “catch up beer” — perfect for joining a group of friends who are already a few drinks down.  Turns out DT was also named “Best Beer in the World” in 1998 at the World Beer Championships in Chicago.

So, what’s the name mean?  Delerium Tremens is Latin for “trembling madness.”


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