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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 2994   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   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."


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChazMania (659) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 9, 2006
Bottled. Aroma of bananna and a bit of flowers. Mildly sweet flavor and the yeast is noticeable. Easy to drink, even my wife likes it! She doesn’t like my nornal hop intense beer. I need to find some Leffe Brune as I’m told its great.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
YK23 (465) - Haifa, ISRAEL - OCT 9, 2006
Medium bodied, sweet, too sweet for me, ripe fruits, some yeastiness and wheat like notes and also some spicyness, an ok beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3861) - Henrietta, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2006
(draft @ The Old Toad - Rochester, NY) Clear gold in color with a thin white head. Aroma is spicy and slightly sweet with hints of yeast and some malt. Flavor is dry and yeasty with some grainyness in the middle and a sweet and spicy finish. Almost wheat-like at the end with the coriander, yeast, and other spices. Very easy to drink though.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stefano (1900) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 3, 2006
Clear light copper body. The aroma is sweet, yeasty, and slightly spicy. The flavor is fruity and yeasty, with a bit of alcohol present. It’s smooth, but stays nicely on the tongue.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2006
On tap. Pours a translucent golden yellow with a finger of white, soapy head. Aromas of sweet pears, muscat grapes, sugar, bubblegum, and other yeasty spice. A little bit on the sweet side, but also contains a distinct grainy, herbal character. Light bodied, sugary mouthfeel with a mild, tongue warming carbonation. The malt dimensions have a light, grainy quality, and are supplemented by some notes of hay and herbal spice. Very yeasty, but the malt background doesn’t stand up to the yeasty side strongly enough.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Augustijn55 (82) - Izegem, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2006
Bottle, 33cl. Golden with white lasting head. Aromas offers a yeasty sweetness and a distinct note of hay/flowers. The sweetness is a little over the top in the flavor. This beer was about 15 to 20 years ago much better !

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LeoN (26) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 2, 2006
Tap and Bottle(330ml). Tap is better. Great golden yellow colour. Great head, sweet begining with a slightly bitter ending. Loved it...i tried in a bottle but was not so satisfied like in the tap. Worths drinking it more than once.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slacks (615) - Bolton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2006
330ml Bottle: Poured a pumpkin colour with a fairly thick marshmallow head that behaved oddly. It was big to start, faded away to almost nothing, but countered afterwards with excellent lacing and some good retention as it warmed. Aroma of apples and grapes alongside caramel malts, but sadly quite faint. The flavour is peppery apples and cloves with those faint touches of hops hitting the back of the tongue. No problem tipping this one back, but not as good as the Brune.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ukntcme (22) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2006
Nice foamy head, full flavor with a hint of cinnamon. Its light brown in color and leaves a pleasant after taste.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tranquillity (1453) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2006
Bottle at bierhuis rotterdam, helsinki. Brings back memories of my Amsterdam/Vlissingen trip... The belgian alternative to Koff, I suppose. Aroma with fruit, berries. Very light brown colour. Very foamy palate, taste of cloves, finishes with raisins. Nice, in a good way.


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