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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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 (152) - - 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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
20107589 (405) - randers, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2015
fruity aromas, appear, dark amber, with a small head. taste light bitter and sweet. average carbonation, and a long bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6141) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 15, 2015
On tap at Dranken Geers. Pours clear brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of dark fruits, caramel, light spice, toffee and malt. Flavor is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ManVsBeer (5225) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Bottle from Cocktails, Littleborough. Chestnut-red with a frothy head. Includes winter fruity pale malts in both aroma and taste with the former sightly more stated in this respect.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
spacecube (1155) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2015
330ml bottle, pours dark amber reddish brown with a foamy off white head. Aroma is caramel malt, cherries, light spice. Medium body with creamy oily texture, fine lasting carbonation. Finish is well balance, lightly bitter with cherry aftertaste. Pleasant stuff!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreamer (134) - PORTUGAL - FEB 20, 2015
[33cl thanks to ruigo] Clear dark reddish amber color. Small beige head, but persistent till the end. Carbonation is medium and medium body. Aroma is nuts, dried fruits, spices and caramel. Taste is caramel, sweet, malt, yeast and some bitterness. Aftertaste is long, dry and sweet.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gangstergafje (70) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - FEB 15, 2015
Greet beer. Dark amber colored. Nice layer of foam which covers the beer til the end. The beer is sweet, like a christmas ale is supposed to. Nice hints of red fronts and spices. I seriously recommend this beautiful beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (2381) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - FEB 12, 2015
Nespressoish minidraught@Geers 02/2015 - a very late Feb Xmas, thirsty after biking. Rubybrown pour. Nose of gentle liquid caramel, candied cherry, cinnamon. Drinks quite easily and none too syrupy, wihout a real yeast signature almost like lemonade, leaving nice dulcet, filtered but palatecoating traces of fruitcake, honey, cherries, spiced caramel without ever really becoming cloying. Nice little spiced hop presence there as well. Not half bad actually, for kLeffe. Although I do wonder if Xmas beers are supposed to be this good thirstquenchers.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Erzengel (4893) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - FEB 8, 2015
*Old rating, best before 16/03/10. Malzig-süßliches Bier. Hauch von Alkohol, leichte Röstaromen, verbranntes Karamell. Im Nachgeschmack abgestimmt herb-malzig mit karamelliger Süße. Sehr süffig, nicht zu tief, nett.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonlbv (8) - - JAN 31, 2015 does not count
Bière sucrée,un peu trop, avec de grandes notes de caramel, de raisin. Agréable et douce en hiver. Mais trop sucrée pour une autre saison.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rami_pl (264) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 24, 2015
Ladne piwo - piekna barwa brazowo-miedziana ze szkarlatnymi przeblyskami, bujna piana (niestety redukuje sie do obraczki w kilka minut), brudzi szklo... Aromat dublowo-swiateczny - rodzynki, banany, puietnikowo, karmelowo, przyprawowo. jakies inne kwaskowate owoce, karmel (po lekkim ogrzaniu), slod... bardzo fajnie zlozony. Smak podobnie - karmelowa slodkosc, slodowosc, owocowa kwaskowatosc, rodzynki, piernikowo-przyprawowe klimaty. Dosc wytrawne, wysokie wysycenie (szczypie w jezyk), niska goryczka. Sumarycznie: troche jak leffe brune, tyle ze nieco a) rozwodnione (i to psuje odbior) b) dodane przyprawy. Wole brune, ale Noel tez przyjemne


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