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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Ale
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
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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."


cmarron's rating

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cmarron (5) - EVANSTON, Illinois, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Aroma: Fresh Sugar cane, floral honey are the centerplay of this beer with some hope and phenol spicyness on the background. Very inviting. Appearance: Medium golden color, very clear. Pours a large creamy, persisting white head. Flavor: Fresh sugar and honey are the center piece. Reminds one of sweet clementines, brought up by the slight phenolic spicyness characteristic of the Belgian yeast. Moderate-low hop bitterness balances well the sweetness of this beer. Mouthfeel: Bubbly, effervescent as it hits your mouth. Champagne like. Smooth with a moderate warming alcohol. Overall: This hits the Belgian Blond Ale style perfectly. A great beer, very inviting. Sweet,b t well balanced by the hops and phenolic spicy character of the yeast.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ChtiBreizh (49) - Rennes, FRANCE - APR 17, 2015
The classic one. In most french bars you got the choice between this or heineken. In bottle tends to make much foam. Cloying swetness and yeast flavours. I used to regard this has a good option but times are changing

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
leffeleffe (2) - - APR 16, 2015 does not count
Pas touche à ma Leffe bande de branquis. Leffe Leffe pour tous les barakis, Leffe Leffe c’est ma bière c’est ma vie!

2.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Travlr (14668) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2015
During one of my many trips to Belgium, I had the privilege of escorting a young couple to places like De Dolle, Alvinne and Struise. After all those, we stopped at a beerside bar in Gent (you know the one) and the young lady ordered this, which we all tried. Her opinion, unsolicited, was that it tasted lifeless and dull after all the other fine beers we had, and I must heartily agree - light, watery, subtle in both flavor and aroma.. However, I was pleasantly surprised to read in the description that this is an "abbey beer," so on my next trip to Belgium I must look for the Leffe Abbey.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Alexi91 (112) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 14, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: Gift (Bristol). Sweet with fruity aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (206) - SCOTLAND - APR 12, 2015
750ml bottle, shared. Clear and golden with a lingering white head. Yeasty aroma, sweet biscuity flavour with a nice bitter finish

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gbgbrouge (291) - SWEDEN - APR 11, 2015
Poured from bottle, clear gold with high creamy head. Aroma with notes of banana, yeast, some bread and herbs. Taste is full and semi dry, with an underlying sweetness. Lots of CO2 carry notes of cereal, banana, earth and herbs. Nice companion!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej (909) - Hauglandshella, NORWAY - APR 11, 2015
Tap. Clear golden with a small but lasting white top. Aroma is light sweet with candy and pale malts. Hints of banana and yeast. Taste is light sweet. Light fruity yeast notes and a light maltyness. Fairly dry finish. Lingering hints of clove. Mediym body and co2.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klm1 (331) - - APR 11, 2015
Dark golden colour with tiny cradmy head. Aroma of some herbs, hops and thats it. Flavour is similar; very poor for belgian beer, unmentionable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1324) - Georgia, USA - APR 9, 2015
Old rating. Dark gold pour. Malty body with plenty of yeasty/clove-y Belgian goodness. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bewyder (189) - FRANCE - APR 8, 2015
Dorée foncée, sans trouble, rondeur douce, alcool en bouche. Une industrielle plus qu’honnête, non sans caractère. Trouvable facilement partout en France, bue occasionnellement.


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