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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 298   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
With its amber color, fruity and spicy bouquet, and its creamy foam, Leffe Biere de Noel is a beer full of character. Very expected during the holiday season, it continues the tradition of master brewers who kept their best barley and hops to brew once a year. Leffe Biere de Noel makes your aperitif a moment of intense flavor.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
MesandSim (7117) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2009
A Mes rate. Bottle at mums on Boxing Day.
Ruby Amber colour with a thin film topping. Burnt plastic and sugar aroma with lots of dull yeast. Tastes like the regular leffe blonde with a touch of caramel malt and some more burnt sugar. Awful medicinal finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jesperhammer (3170) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2009
19-DEC-2009, bottle @home. Dark amber/red with nice high beige head. Beautifull. Very yeasty nose. Definately a Leffe. More spicey than the regular blonde and brune, bur the same yeast based beer. Quite high in carbonation. Very creamy. Overall very nice, and I could easily drink more of this for X-mas:-)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wekker84 (1690) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2009
330 ml bottle a dark brown colored beer aroma yeast and sweetness taste a lot of sweetness some spices and candies

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2269) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - DEC 15, 2009
Spiced aroma. Brown color. Medium and sweetness, a decent christmas beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2009
Brown colored brew. Aroma is malty. Flavor is sweet malts, yeasty, fruits, Not really interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10286) - FAROE ISLANDS - DEC 10, 2009
Botella. "Bire de Nol Kerstbier". Clear nice dark brown colour with a medium beige fairly well lasting head. Pours clear and dark golden brown with a small tan head. Deep malty bit spiced aroma. Good mouthfeel. The flavour has a soft sweetness with a deep pleasant maltiness, some spice and soft bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
charlotte (4430) - rdovre, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2009
Bottle.Orange colour with fluffy head.Aroma of fruits and cherry.High carbonation with flavor of cinnamon and caramel,sparkling and fresh fruity finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheDog (537) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2009
Bottle. Golden brown reddish colour with beige head. Aroma and taste of caramel, bread and citrus. Not too sugary sweet as some xmas brews and this deing a very nice and balanced Leffe. Not a long finished but I want one more. Its nice.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bloekie (210) - BELGIUM - NOV 20, 2009
Amber brown clear body. Soap-reminding foam which decays very very quickly and is very unappealing. Taste is bitterness and leathery, not good at all. In the aftertaste there is a hint of sour cherries which makes up for a bit of the awfulness. Overall not a good beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brandman (2227) - Helsinki, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2009
330 ml bottle. Clear red/brown body with tanned head. Aroma has cherries, spices, cardamom, some alcohol, and surprinsingly some sourness. Flavour is metallic somehow. First taste is cherry and some sourness, taste goes away very fast. Some maltiness in taste and also a strong spice, just cant point out what. Thin mouthfeel.


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