Nutrition Facts for Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens is the name of a Belgian beer brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe. The nutritional content of Delirium Tremens is similar to the general nutrition value of beer, although the specific brewing process and the ingredients affect the overall nutrition profile.

Delirium Tremens is a pale blond Belgian beer. (Image: Givaga/iStock/Getty Images)

Delirium Tremens

Delirium Tremens is a traditional Belgian style beer because it is refermented in the keg or bottle. This means the beer is unfiltered and is also sometime referred to as a beer on lees. Beer on lees contain particles of the yeast, or fermenting agents are bottled with the keg or bottles, allowing the beer to continue fermenting even after it has been bottled.

Beer Profile and Alcohol Content

Delirium Tremens is a pale blond that contains 8.5 percent alcohol by volume. It is a pale blond color that has a fine effervescence and features a stable but foamy head. The scent is slightly malty and spicy. The flavor of Delirium Tremens is well-rounded with a strong, long-lasting bitter aftertaste. The tongue and palate feel gradually warmed when consumed the beer due to the high alcohol content and the spicy character of the beer.

Nutrition

In one serving of 330 milliliters of Delirium Tremens, there are 200 calories. Of this there are no calories from fat. One serving of Delirium Tremens contains 12.8 grams of carbohydrates but no fat, cholesterol, sodium, dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals or protein.

Precautions

Alcohol may lead to increased calorie consumption. As well, much alcohol, including beer, contains many calories per serving with no other nutritional benefits. Overconsumption of alcohol can lead to health complication such as alcoholism, liver trouble or disease, heart disease, weight gain and even obesity. Choosing to drink light beer that contains fewer calories can help reduce the number of nutrition-free calories you consume. Appropriate levels of alcohol consumption are considered to be one drink per woman per day, and up to two drinks per day for men.

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