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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1655   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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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.


2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
wnp22 (685) - Toronto (Roncesvalles Village), Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2003
Draught: Almost no aroma - slight sour scent. Appearance is very nice in the glass - black with light tan coloured head. Flavour was weak - no bold flavours anywhere. Very watery. Kept trying to pick up on something interesting, but nothing happening here.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
ClarkVV (3891) - Allston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 3, 2003
Draught Thick foamy chocalate tinged head. This had some deep ripe fruit tones in it, but I thought they were lost quickly. Tastes much better as it warms up and the sweetness does not take over completely. Also had some cookie/honey taste in it, not a very good description, but there was a good body to it. Needs much more complexity though. Problems with carbonation even on draught.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewboy (152) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 5, 2003
Being a dark brew man, and also a great fan of other Leffe brews, it came as a treat to sample this one off the tap. It has all the malty chocolate flavours you expect in a premium brune, and leaves you wanting another.

1.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Mads Langtved (2245) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - APR 27, 2003
Like a yeasty pale beer. Like a bad triple with brown coloring agents. Not very traditional.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hugerat (452) - somerville, Massachusetts, USA - APR 27, 2003
Slightly sweet, yeasty aroma. Flavor is also fairly sweet with roasted malt. Smooth finish, but not as good as I expected.

1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
Hildigöltur (5104) - København, DENMARK - APR 22, 2003
This Leffe has the same nasty yeast aroma and flavour as the other Leffe beers. I cannot help it, but I think they're awful.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
larsniclas (5521) - Billdal, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2003
A little sweet, some perfume but fresh. An oily palate. A nice surprise to me even if it's not my kinda beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rickgordon (3843) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2003
UPDATED: APR 14, 2004 Bottled. Dark mahogany colour. Malty aroma with vague citric notes and also yeast. Lively mouthfeel. Tasty and full-bodied with yeast and fruit notes. Very well balanced but a bit undecisive. The flavours don't really come through, and the finish is a bit short.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mindtheft (28) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 8, 2003
Draught: This is a damn tasty beer. At first it tastes very malty and the after taste is oakish with a hint of roasted coffee. An enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (9954) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2003
Bottled. Red brown, yeasty head. Dark complex flavours with fruit, raisins, oak. Tastes sweet and toffee like.


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