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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 3191   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg and bottle: Filtered.
Uses Vieux Temps yeast.
"Leffe Blond is a pale abbey beer, with a full, sunny, golden colour. It has a smooth and full bodied taste and a rich creamy head. Like all the Leffe beers, it is a ’connoisseur’ beer that is easy to drink."


4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hazmatt (363) - Virginia, USA - SEP 25, 2007
Bottle. Brilliant golden color, huge billowy h\white head provides alots of lace. Very fruity aroma with sour, bready notes and hints of raspberry and peach. Flavor is from prominent yeast strain, pilsener malt, toast, maybe some candi sugar. Noble hops are subtle. Some spice notes in background. Pretty dry. Very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sm89walt (1934) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 24, 2007
Bottle. Golden with a thick, frothy white head that leaves a nice lacing on the glass. There’s plenty of carbonation visible. It’s aroma is marginally malty with banana overtones. It is smooth on the palate and has an apple backdrop beneath a good malt component and there are hints of alcohol. The finish is pleasantly bitter without lasting too long. Crisp and refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gpnterojd (179) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 24, 2007 Pours deep gold. The aroma is frothing with banana and some yeast. Full bodied. Sweet, caramel and banana ride alongside an alcohol warmth. Dry hops in the aftertaste. Good beer -- but I prefer the brune.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - SEP 20, 2007
9/18/07 On draught. Aroma is estery fruit forward with pepper tones followed by some sweet malt. Appearance is a clear gold with a solid white head. Flavor is almost as estery with a distinct spiciness and a bit more malt character. No hops. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a medium carb feel. Overall, this is another approachable Belgian that never seems to get the respect it deserves.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EHSRanders (1993) - Tjele, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2007
Bottle. Clear golden colour with large frothy white fully lasting head. fruity aroma. Sweet fruity flavor. Nice easy to drink beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - SEP 18, 2007
bel colore biondo carico buona schiuma persistente poco profumata in bocca leggera facile da bere lievemente amara

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (6327) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - SEP 17, 2007
In Belgium, I saw Leffe everywhere. In the train station. In every bar. It was a common beer. In Missouri, it’s a big deal when a store gets it. That said, it’s a nice beer. Not the greatest Belgian I’ve ever had, but refreshing, clean and "easy" to drink. Worth the purchase. Hard to believe it’s an InBev factory beer.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
theviolet (177) - New York, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2007
Heavy yeasty aroma, light fruits as well. Clear golden appearance, fizzy little head. Don’t like the way it looks. Don’t like its taste. Alcohol and light malt in the flavor.Some woodsy taste. Full mouthfeel, not too bad. Wouldn;t get it again.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerloverEJ21 (131) - Georgia, USA - SEP 14, 2007
Not bad, but to be honest, I thought this was mediocre. On the pour, small head. Clear, yellow in color. Fruity, sweet taste. Nice flavor, mild malt, but nothing special.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5534) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 14, 2007
Just got this on a trip out east and see we now have it here in St. Louis. I’ve got my fingers crossed its reasonably priced because this would be a great stand by beer. Pours blond (of course) with a good sized off-white head. The aroma has light fruits (white grapes and nectar fruits), lots of yeast, lightly toasted malt and a touch of sweetness. Medium body with a good deal of prickly carbonation. The flavor starts with hearty toasted rich malt, some soda like qualities, earthy yeast and spices that lean towards coriander and pepper. The finish is much thinner and has a sharp tinniness to it.


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