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Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Abbey Dubbel
Leuven, Belgium

bottled
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RATINGS: 1693   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.


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 (5103) - 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 (5607) - 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 (10220) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 8, 2003
Bottled. Red brown, yeasty head. Dark complex flavours with fruit, raisins, oak. Tastes sweet and toffee like.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rauchbier (3606) - Isle Of Beer, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - MAR 3, 2003
Bottled. Deep ruby red, initially good head that quickly collapses, and moderate condition. Surprisingly complex aromas (despite my expectations) of roasted coffee, chocolate and wood smoke, almost porterlike. Sweet malt in the mouth and a slight lingering roast coffee note in the short finish. Starts with promise but fails to deliver in the end.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hansen (6602) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2003
Nice harmonic complexity between sweetness and bitterness. Dark and clear. Big head and lacing


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