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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 327   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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.


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2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoju777 (153) - - DEC 24, 2012
75 cl bottle from franprix. Less than 3 euros. Absolutely no aroma. Amazing. Purplely red. Very Christmas-y!!! Tastes like beer. A little sour. No describable flavor. Very weird. Not bad, but kind of creepy in the lack of distinctiveness.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdleder (279) - Kongerslev, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2016
33 cl. flaske. 6,6 %. God frugtagtig juleøl. Let skum. I den lidt mørkere afdeling. Købt i Bruxelles .

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hrc_Cro (346) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 7, 2016
0.33l bottle. Dark red color with nice browny head. Aroma of caramel, malt, spices, fruits and honey. Taste is bitter and sweet. It is extremely well balanced with just enough sweetness for a Christmas beer without it being too sweet.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AndySnow (5958) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2016
How: Bottle.
Where: Toft Vin Islands Brygge, Copenhagen.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Malt, caramel, fruit, alcohol, yeast, spices.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Caramel, malt, spices, alcohol, fruit.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
BenWesthof (195) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2016
Nice dark red color, and light fruity aroma. The advertisement poster promised hints of clove and caramel. The former were barely noticeable, while the latter were pleasantly intertwined with dark fruity tones.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HerrBierkoenig (910) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 28, 2015
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 08/09/16 Pours clear red to brown liquid, big frothy tan head, Aroma: spicy, honey, malty, herbal, caramel, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, spicy, caramel, honey, malty, red berries, bit faint, Palate: medium body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel, medium long caramel aftertaste, Overall: fine, occasionally drinkable, but did not really excited me. Bit faint, lower drinkablitiy, boring aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ST247 (487) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 27, 2015
On tap @winterbar.amber color with adhesive white head. Grainy, dark fruit, bit metalic

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PapaCanard (13) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 26, 2015
Magnifique bouteille de 0.75 litre et magnifique bière brun-rouge avec p eu de mousse. Puissant arôme de clou de girofle qui peut déranger les palais non avertis. Reste de caramel après déglutition. Une bombe de Noël.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
androman (1290) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 24, 2015
33cl shared bottle at home from Biernavigatie.nl. Body is clear brown, head is medium, beige, medium bubbles, average lasting, good lacing. Nose is dried fruits, slightly smoky, flavor is malty, raisin, spices, bread. Medium sweet, medium umami, light sour. Finish is medium lasting roasty medium bittersweet, light fruity sour, light umami. Medium body, dry sticky texture, fizzy carbonation. Easy dessert beer, not too exciting.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
Pierrevdv (2) - - DEC 24, 2015 does not count
Quite a nice beer. Nothing to special or to christmassy to it, a light caramel taste, perfect for a beginning of a dinner.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wiedrzensky (560) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 23, 2015
Shared bottle. Clear amber with thick reddish creamy head. Aroma of dark malts, dark chocolate, floral, bubblegum. Taste is light to moderate sweet, light bitter, candy mouthfeel. Medium body, creamy texture, sweet candy aftertaste.


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