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

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RATINGS: 308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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"Hoogwaardig belgisch blond bier, meesterwerk van de meesterbrouwers van Leffe" "High quality belgian blond beer, masterpiece from the masterbrewers at Leffe"


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Koelschtrinker (10516) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - FEB 23, 2013
Belgisch hefiger Antrunk, leicht süß. Etwas dunkler werdend, weiter hefig mit geringen aber typisch belgischen Gewürznoten. Milder Ausklang, süffig, nett. 10/11/10/10/9/10

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rosenbergh (6710) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 23, 2013
330 ml bottle. From bierzwerg.de.
Clear lively golden colour with a small white head. Sweet caramel, banana, pear essence, starch and some malt in quite unpleasant aroma. The flavour is alcohol, mild bitterness, mild hops, sweet caramel and mild maltiness. Rather unpleasant. I don’t like Leffe and this is not an exception.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Brandman (2069) - Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2013
Clear coppery body, white head. Aroma has vegetable, sweet malt, alcohol, pear lemonade (made with essence). Quite oversweet. Flavour is just lemonade. Not my kind of a beer. Not blonde not tripel, just nothing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borup (5824) - Albertslund, DENMARK - FEB 20, 2013
Bottle from Belgisk Bryg. Amber colour with a white head. Aroma and flavour of spice, fruit, caramel and yeast.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Benfi (532) - DENMARK - FEB 20, 2013
Pours a hazy golden/light amber with a massive white head, aroma is vibrant with yeast, orange pith, and spices. Taste is slightly metallic, wheat, with some booze on the end, really thick foamy mouthful.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
R2k2 (338) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2013
Nice, sweet aroma with a touch of alcohol. Nice dark honey-colored beer with a white layer of foam. Nice bitter taste with a little touch of licorice on the background. The aftertaste is also bitter, with a dry aftertaste. Heerlijk, zoet aanwezig aroma met de zwoele toets van alcohol. Mooie donkere honingkleurig bier, met een mooie witte schuimkraag. Lekkere bittere smaak met een lichte dropsmaak op de achtergrond. De nasmaak is eveneens bitter en heeft een droge afdronk.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hawthorne00 (2415) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 16, 2013
Golden amber with a white head that’s soon a coat. Aroma is doughy and herbal with raw sugar, banana, cloves. Smooth and very sweet with pepper and herbs at the end as bitterness emerges. Nothing wrong with it, nothing interesting about it.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tanazuka (23) - - FEB 11, 2013
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ruigo (1075) - PORTUGAL - FEB 11, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2013 Apart from the more lightness and a more filtered appearance I did not see much of a difference fro the Blonde. And I still prefer the Blonde and not only just because of the price.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
langeveld12 (219) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a small frothy light brown head that mostly diminishes. Body is clear and sparkling, hue is amber. Aroma contains grape, raisin, caramel, dough, spices and alcohol. Flavor starts off light acidic, to go to sweet and to finish in bitter and a bit boozy alcohol. Body is light with watery texture and fizzy carbonation. Aroma is promising, but drinking it is a bit a disappointment. It is a bit flat in the flavors (low complexity) and I don't really like the malty aftertaste. A fine beer to drink on an evening out, not recommended for enjoying a beer at home.


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