Brewed by InBev Belgium
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Leuven, Belgium


on tap

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RATINGS: 814   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
Strong and generous amber-coloured abbey beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - JUN 5, 2007
Bottle. Dark brown with ruby hints, thin off-white head. Malty and fruity, winter fruits, sherbert, caramel and strong nose. Mouth is more malty and caramel, some alcohol, sharpness, then some bitter relaxed palate. OK, good, little sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (18564) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2007
deep brown/ruby, light fruity malt, rich malt and slightly sour raisins. alchohol shows too much with a little tart fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cab (866) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2007
Bottle.33cl. This is not the best leffe, but never the less it is a good beer, from a big brew-house.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DruncanVeasey (7882) - NUNEATON, TOP, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - MAY 27, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2007 Bottled, Inspire, Coventry. Spritzy red pour blanketed with Gilette. Sweet, cakily malty nose. Opens with a lick of copper penny but develops some cardboard and alcohol. Kind of a turbocharged Belgian John Smith’s. Horribly thin, tinny and papery on top a Tripel Karmeliet. lightweight and characterless for the ABV. But have drank it before and enjoyed it. On this showing, very disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrRomero (1976) - Nolanville, USA - MAY 26, 2007
33cl bottle purchased in Luxembourg: poured reddish/brown with a medium sized off white head. Moderate bubblegum aroma, caramel. Flavor is candyish, bubblegum with moderate sweetness. Little bit of caramel. This is a nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
goozen (3562) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2007
Bottle 0,33ltr: One of the finest of Inbev, every big bad thing have something good. Amber looking brew, with fruity, caramel taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berkshirejohn (5397) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 12, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 14, 2007 33cl Bottle from Sainsburys. Reddish chestnut with a thick white head; rich aroma of candied fruit, alcohol and malt; nutty and caramel flavours, with a long fruity and slightly bitter finish; alcohol rather too obvious for my taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Panzerfaust (680) - Hanga Roa, Easter Island, CHILE - MAY 6, 2007
Bottled at Sicosis Pours a beautiful, clear dark ruby/brown color. Head is medium, white and creamy. It leaves a gorgeous lacing. Aroma is strong with a malty/yeasty character with lots of fruity smells. There are notes of berries, chestnuts, peanut butter, plums and a lot of caramel. Well balanced and interesting. Flavor is bittersweet, fantastic, nutty and caramelly hints and some light herbal, grassy touches complemented by a nice alcoholic kick. Not extreme but very classy. Body is medium with an oily texture. Carbonation is low which leaves space for the flavors to shine. Nice, mildly alcoholic finish. The best Leffe i’ve tasted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - MAY 6, 2007
Bottle. Brownish-yellow colour with a short lasting bubbling off-white head. Sweet fruity-sour aroma. Sweet and fruity flavour with some bitterness to it. Good mouthfeel! Good warming and fruity brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ChrisThomson (522) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 6, 2007
(DTW Luzern 07) Ok, but aftertaste ruins this one. Pours nice copper-brown with minimal head. Taste of fruits and spices with nice maltiness, but has a sharp bitter aftertaste that lingers too much.

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