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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 3150   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 íconnoisseurí beer that is easy to drink."


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dedollewaitor (15230) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2006
clear golden with little quick disappearing white head. Malty and spicy aroma. mouthfull is watery - thin texture. Finish is spicy and a bit bitter! This blonde is highly overrated! Much better "Belgian blondes "out there!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snowden719 (130) - USA - JUN 16, 2006
Golden color with medium white head. Blegian malty aroma that smells of spices. Flavor is fairly simple, but the maltyness is really nice in the beer, and the beer is suprisingly full bodied. High sweetness for an ale. Low bitterness ,but it kicks a bit at the end to keep the sweetness from being cloying. A very solid belgian ale.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (7272) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2006
Draft at the Met Grill. Headless, but beautiful dark straw colored body with some white film on top and a bit of lace. This isnít much of a beer-loverís restaurant, if anyoneís keeping track: no one on staff seemed to know what style any beer on the list was, and the list didnít always say (for those of you outside Seattle, this is a little surprising due to their prices). Anyway, the beer had a good aroma of sugar, yeast, and the tiniest whiff of hop. Medium body, carbonated enough to be refreshing with steak and potatoes. The candi sugar hides until the very end, just appearing for the finish. Very tasty, refreshing, and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2006
bottle, 11.2 oz. easy and tasty, a strong feel of alcohol, becoming a fan of this style. Will drink this again.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cheeta (1181) - LangŚ, DENMARK - JUN 10, 2006
Moderate yeasty aroma. Huge creamy off-white head. Excellent lacing. Mostly lasting longevity. Yellow body hue. Moderate bitter initial flavor. With an oily texture.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Pinball (11793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2006
Very good, even stood up to hot chinese food... Not my type of beer though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bgoguen (53) - Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Leffe is one of my favorite Belgian blondes. It has great flavor, color, aroma; itís the whole package. Iíve bought two six-packs over the last year and would buy it more often if there werenít so much beer out there that I still havenít tried. Leffe is a must try for any Belgian Blondie enthusiast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Canuckistani (41) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2006
Not qute the same quality as the Brune, but still tasty. Lively carbonation. A bit light-flavoured, but that is mostly perception brought on by limited sampling of primarily extremely strong beers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglefan538 (3009) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 2, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 18, 2007 Re-rate, draft again, 11/07: Pour was pilsner like in color and head, lacing only decent. The aroma had some belgian fruity ester aspects, bread, earthy, and grass. Flavor was predictable from the flavor, the finish somewhat dry from hops and carbonation, though. Fairly balanced, but not my cup of tea. Original rating: A nice Belgian, but it just seemed they cheated and put too much candy sugar in the brew. Hops were noticeable, but again, not enough balance. Some spiciness detectable. Golden yellow in color with decent carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JasonG (776) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JUN 2, 2006
Pale yellow color with orange tinge, with medium sized, thin, pure white head. Aroma is pretty estery, lots of bananna, faint pepper notes, touch of caramel, vanilla. Flavor is malty, reasonably sweet, fair amount of bananna, caramel, light pepper notes. FInish is pretty sweet.


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