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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2977   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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 íconnoisseurí beer that is easy to drink."


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bridge (659) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 26, 2005
Poured clear golden honey colour with a fluffy white head. Laced quite well. The initial aroma is heavily yeasty, with some grass, bubble gum and peppery alcohol notes. The flavour is slightly sweet with good finishing bitterness. The palate is of medium robustness, and a bit metallic. This slides down very easily indeed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sten (706) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - AUG 25, 2005
Golden colour with a fast diminishing head. A yeasty aroma with a fruity taste with a yeasty undertone. A nice beer but I prefer the brune one. (Bottle 33cl)

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kfarrnd (113) - Oldsmar, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2005
Bottle -- Honey colored with a thick white head. Aroma has slight touch of hops and a bit of fruit. Palate is clean and refreshing. Sweet, light fruit and honey in the flavor, with some malt tones on the finish. Very nice ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
darkko (99) - Kingsport, Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2005
Nice gold color with thick head. Flavor is malty and clean. Hop bitterness is adequate. Had this in France on tap. Very refreshing. A great ale.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheCid (5) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 22, 2005 does not count
Excellent taste to a beer that packs a mighty wallop. Itís a sweeter beer, crisp and easy-drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sloth (2622) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - AUG 21, 2005
Large white head, excellent lacing, sticky and lasting. Clear light gold color. Nose is fruity with light caramel notes, lightly floral. Body is med/light with a creamy texture. Mildly sweet malts, notes of honey, pleasently fruity and yeasty. Finish is medium sweet, fruity. An easy quaff.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
savitska (163) - Smyrna, Georgia, USA - AUG 20, 2005
To look at this beer, you might think itís a lager, maybe even a pilsner. To smell it, you might think itís a wheat beer. Taste it and youíll know itís an abbey ale. Spicy, fruity and a touch of alcohol. Went well with my steak and drank a little too quickly for the price.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bask (305) - Leuven, BELGIUM - AUG 19, 2005
Amber color, with an aroma of lemon citrus and other fruits. The taste has both the sweetness expected from a blond beer, with fruity notes, as some more unexpected bitterish flavours. It is easier to drink than its brunette sister beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nquantz (28) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - AUG 19, 2005
Rich amber color with medium-sized, tan head. Banana and lemon aroma. Medium-bodied, slightly sweet, malty taste with a hint of the higher abv in the finish. All in all, a beer that is easy to drink, especially in the summer (like a wheat beer).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HazelRah (276) - Summerland, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 16, 2005
Transparent yellow with foamy white head. Nose implies sweetness and reveals some yeastiness too. A banana flavour jumps out at my tongue as does an overall spiciness which is accented by alcohol notes after a couple of sips. Leaves a pleasant feel in mouth although the alcohol starts to gain the upper hand.


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