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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 275   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 21, 2008
33cl, from Geers Oostakker, not complex brew, not balanced, yet easy to drink, clear, good head, simpel X-Mas brew, nothing special

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bonfunck (149) - Waasmunster, BELGIUM - NOV 27, 2008
33cl bottle from local shop, standard leffe nose, gentle aftertaste, not complex plate, not bad but there better Christmas beers

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bontus (642) - Flanders, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2008
On tap 25cl, kerstmarkt Gent. Pours caramel clear brown with a beige head. Nose is a tiny bit of spices. Aroma of burnt malts and thats about it. Flavor is ok. Watery texture, low carbonation, short dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2009
Bottle 33cl.
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, roasted, brown sugar. Flavor is moderate sweet and light to moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20081213]

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Plovmand (6592) - Helsinge, DENMARK - APR 21, 2009
Bottle. Clear reddish brown body with a medium light brown head. Sweet malty aroma with some yeasty and dark fruity notes. Notes of berries in flavour with lots of sweetness. A malty brew that is not very xmas like but drinkable.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bierkrug (2133) - - JAN 6, 2011
330 mml bottle in Germany. Ruby red brown with a large head and great lacing. Aroma is raisins and smoke with bready yeast and earth. Spicy and warming. Flavor is sweet winter fruit with lots of spices. Some toffee malts with a peppery finish. Decent.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2011
Amber with a small off-white head. Aroma of caramel and malt with a weak cardboard note. Sweet caramel and fruit flavour.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wim (2875) - Weelde, BELGIUM - DEC 3, 2008
dark red amber coloured body with a white head a malty sweet fruity aroma a sweet malty herby fruity taste with a fruity bitter finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerViking (2686) - Brentford, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2008
Bottled: Sweet and malty, with a pleasing bitterness and fruity vinous undertones, but a little too heavy on the spices - cloves? nutmeg? Pleasant enough but nothing special.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gmonroe10 (243) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2008
Bottle. Pours a dark red, nice beige head, medium size. Nose is sweet malts, vanilaa, slight alcohol and also slight spice. Flavor is raisins and toffee, small bitterness on the finish. Ok, smooth and clean perhaps too much so.


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