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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1883   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional Belgian abbey beer with a deep brown colour and a full, sweet and fruity aroma.
Ingredients: dark and torrefied malt, corn, water, hop and yeast.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
sm89walt (1822) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - SEP 10, 2007
33cl bottle. Leffe Brune is a brown beer with a frothy and enduring beige head that leaves a nice lacing. The aroma is very fruity - bananas - with a touch of caramel. The flavour is similarly sweet and light bodied with notes of liquorice. Clean but sugary finish. Interesting for my first Abbey Dubbel but I wasn’t especially keen on it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LordCorkscrew (1774) - Ronco Scrivia (GE), ITALY - SEP 9, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 18, 2007 La migliore delle Leffe che ho assaggiato, con media complessità sia nell’aroma che nel sapore (dati, per una birra commerciale, quasi sorprendenti); corpo neanche troppo acquoso. Buona.______________ENGLISH TEXT HERE______________Best Leffe I tasted, with medium complexity in aroma and flavor (astonishing for such a mainstream brew); body not too watery. Nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drewbeerme (3901) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 3, 2007
on tap. pours reddish brown with white head. nose is distant but bready and plums. flavor is bland but nutty with dried plums. mouth feel is watery, carbonation is slightly fizzy. a souless mass produced belgian ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hapjydeuce (977) - Carlsbad, California, USA - SEP 2, 2007
From bottle...had this one at a small pub in north Vietnam in my travels. Hazy brown with a medium sized head, laces away after a few minutes. Very sweet flavor with cinnamon and caramel background. I could drink lots of this stuff if the price was domestic. A pretty straightforward brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
heavy (2270) - Split, CROATIA - AUG 31, 2007
0,33 l bottle. Dark brown colored with big ocher head. Aroma of sweet malt with caramel. Flavor really sweet, maybe bit too much for my taste, some caramel mixed with yeast. Not much carbonation, creamy texture and, unfortunately, sweet but short finish. Very good beer but there are many better.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3728) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 28, 2007
draft - Pours brown with a substantial head and a yeasty, malty aroma. The flavor is sweet and malty with yeast and a little fruit in the background. Medium bodied and lively, it’s not complicated, but it’s a good quaff.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stdavid (6) - ITALY - AUG 27, 2007 does not count
Poured into a Leffe goblet, brown with red highlights, good head. Smells of dark malts, candy sugar and yeast. Tastes sweet at start malt overall, then burnt coffee and liquorice, yeast too. Lightly bitter at the end. A "simple" dubbel, easy to drink but nothing more.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerheart (237) - Erie, Colorado, USA - AUG 24, 2007
This was my introduction to Belgian beer while I was on a business trip to Luxembourg. And the bartender let me bring the Leffe goblet glass back. As such, it has a special place in my heart, though I’ve since discovered many finer Belgian brews. Pours a dark brown with amber highlights. Has the nice, brown Belgian head with beautiful, light carbonation. Tastes of bread, cocoa, roasted hops, and raisins. Finish with a toasted alcohol burn. This is nice. Wish it were distributed in the US, like it’s blonde sibling.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5218) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2007
A beefier, browner version of its blonde cousin. Tim Webb calls this one a "tasty but safe" beer and I can’t put it any better!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brix (647) - DENMARK - AUG 17, 2007
Tasted 2007-07-22. Has the colour of a watered down cola drink. Smells like cloves and caramel. Tastes like banana, burned sugar, cloves and molasses. Round taste!


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