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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Benfi (566) - DENMARK - DEC 1, 2012
Pours dark copper with light copper coloured head. Malty aroma. Fairly hoppy, full-bodied flavour. Pleasant christmas beer

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BoltonDK (561) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JAN 4, 2014
Bottle at home, thnx Hansi. Sweet nose, caramel, sugar, fruit, spicy, pepper. Red brown clear color, offwhite head. Medium body, sweet, spicy, pepper, prunes, caramel. :) Bolton Brew.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bikesandbeers (547) - san diego, California, USA - NOV 6, 2005
First rating for 2005! On tap at Cafe Leffe in Arras, France. Red-brown with a good beige heady. Sweet yeasty aroma. Flavor is sweet with notes of roasted malt, carmel. Thin and watery. Uninteresting. Not a great beer, but by no means bad.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheDog (532) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GSAP (525) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 10, 2011
Thin aroma, a bit of grass. Taste is delicate, maybe not completely convincing, but hints of cherry and apple are present; the long finish is malty.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KoNrRiI (517) - Århus, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2012
0.33 bottle. Aroma seems to be rather equally divided between hops and malts, some christmas-like spicy additions in the background along with a delicate alcoholic scent and a subtle. Dark scarlet color and a small off-white head of very poor retention. Taste is pretty pleasant, sweet and malty, not very intricate. The beer has medium body and a fine creamy feel, however carbonation is somewhat to lively for this kind of beer which I feel should be enjoyed with family or a group of friends on a cold afternoon by a fireplace. The aftertaste is short and sweet, does not leave any sour or bitter residues. Overall it is a fine beer, very well suited for winter, quite drinkable for its kind and not overly sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
psilosophy (512) - vitry en artois, FRANCE - DEC 20, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 6, 2011 Bouteille de 75cl. Ambrée rougeoyante, mousse moyenne de tenue correcte. Un bon équilibre entre les épices et des arômes plus fruités. Une "noêl" très correcte. Trouvée à intermarché - Montigny en Gohelle

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
eManu (460) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 11, 2010
Pours a a dark red color with a small off white head that desapeared quickly. Aroma of malts and some sweet red fruit sirup and some spices. Flavors is a bit metal, with roasted malts, a hint of red fruits, some caramel and spices. Good carbonation, with a sweet bitterness. A little to sweet and the over taste of sirup is clear. Its drinkable but nothing great.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
delnoche (456) - Alamogordo, New Mexico, USA - NOV 20, 2010
33cl bottle poured into a Chimay Trappist glass. Dark amber with one finger creamy off-white head. Aroma is barnyard. Flavor is the typical Leffe yeast and not much else. Medium body, medium carbonation. Medium-lasting finish, moderately bitter with some barnyard notes. Boring.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deusax (451) - Grenoble, FRANCE - FEB 23, 2012
2010 version Transfering data from personal beer file. I drank this beer a long time ago. I’ll update this rating if I have the chance to drink it again.


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