DaMenace123 (253) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Yeasty aroma. Yeasty flavor with orange hop taste. Good head, lacing.
joe1510 (501) - Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2007
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Leffe Blonde poured crystal clear light copper. A lot of carbonation bubbles rise from all over the bottom of my tulip glass to the frothy white head. As the head settles it leaves behind sticky chunk lacing. This beer would get a higher rating excepte the head fades rather quickly and then the lacing shrinks up.
The smell comes through with an aroma of cloves and a metallic twang. Theres a weak pepper and yeast spiciness that’s hard to pick up clearly.The entire aroma as a matter of fact is subdued.
Tastes begins with very a freshly baked bread maltiness as the backdrop. The clove comes through mid-palate along with a little more of the metallic flavor. There is a mild spiciness on the finish that must be from the yeast used. Solid flavor but nothing exceptional.
Mouthfeel is good. Medium bodied and lively carbonation. The carbonation tingles the tongue and cheeks and livens things up. Slightly oily. My only complaint, and it’s a small one, is it seems to be a little light on the finish.
Drinkability is above average. I could drink a couple but the spices are too much to drink anymore.
Overall this is an available beer and a solid starter beer for someone looking to get their feet wet in the Belgian styles.
cking (1175) - North Canton, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rated 7/20/06: I’m giving this one 8’s all around and for good reason, this is one great Abbey Ale. Aroma is slightly wild and yeasty, I also detect a wheat quality. Sharp golden color favoring a faint amber tint, the pour created a massive white head that took it’s time to simmer down. Good lacing with nice carbonation. Mouthfeel is unbelievably filling with a sweet smooth finish. Awesome flavor, reminds me of a hefe-weizen at first but more complex. That familiar Belgian earthiness is present, backed by a peppery spicy and floral taste. What an all around great one we have here, I can imagine enjoying this on any occasion.
BuckeyeSammy (612) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2007
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2007 As a belgian style beer this is slightly above average. I would drink this on a rare occasion. This beer has a nice finish. R U going to the mall later .
tmlalltheway (26) - CANADA - MAY 20, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not a bad beer. Nice golden colour, fruity aroma with a nice kick at the end.
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAY 18, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
33 cl bottle. Poured a clear golden color. Head was foamy and white with good retention and lacing. Attractive aroma of clove, light yeasty bread dough, and some cereal grain. Flavor was similar with the addition of some subdued flowery hops. Slightly sweet on the tongue. Pretty decent beer made by a big brewing operation.
jimmy01 (39) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tried both draught and bottle. Golden sweet beer with moderate alochol content
wilderthanyou (758) - Guelph, CANADA - MAY 10, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a solid golden colour with a thin creamy cap. A fruity yeasty aroma. The flavor like the aroma is fruity with notes of yeast, and finishes with a hoppy grainey taste. Not bad, the palat is well carbonated with a bitter finish that sorta sticks to your mouth. All and all a decent brew.
mvcramer (243) - Lexington, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 7, 2007
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Golden color with a thin, foamy head. Leffe is a good import - you can find it around in most craft/import locales. Sweet flavor consistent with a golden. Somewhat slick texture and a pleasantly mild bitterness to the finish. A very fine, drinkable golden.
ChrisThomson (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2007
2.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 8/20
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2007 First Leffe product I ever had, and still find it enjoyable. Nice golden colour with frothy white head. Aroma of caramel, almonds and others. Tastes is smooth and sweet.