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

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RATINGS: 392   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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The authentic Belgian abbey beer: Leffe Vieille Cuvee has a creamy and very aromatic taste.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
minutemat (1878) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2014
330ml bottle from Les Crepes de Sophie, Shrewsbury. Highly carbonated which begs a slow savour.. presents a floral, aromatic yeast quality with hints of a tripel character and a blackberry aftertaste the further in you go. Quite possibly the best Leffe out there.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
WilleLW (182) - Lund, SWEDEN - JAN 6, 2014
Amber colour with a fluffy head. Aroma of Belgian yeast, banana and berries. Also some burnt sugar. Taste of cane sugar, esters, some molasses, berries and some orange and red apples. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bamsen78 (3403) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear darkish amber with stable off-white head. Clear aroma of fruit and caramel malt. Sweetish flavour of malt and caramel, with distinct fruity (berrylike?) notes and touches of hops. Discernible alcohol presence. Bittersweet aftertaste. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
teorn88 (2721) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 24, 2013
33cl bottle at A Tutta Birra, Milan. Dark amber coloured, with large, creamy off-white head. Aroma is yeasty, dark fruits and spicey. Interesting and nice taste; full bodied, malty, and fruity with a slight bitter aftertaste. Quite good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Shain (86) - ISRAEL - DEC 20, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2013 Low carbonation. Malty - fruity wine like taste. Gentle bitter-sweet flat taste that swallows clean and smooth with little to no after taste. Good balance if sweet to bitter. The taste is nice but is too clean and constant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MichaelAwesome (4566) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 20, 2013
Nett und fruchtig, wenn auch etwas leicht auf der Brust. Rosinen mit Pflaumen, dazu etwas Alkohol. Nicht schlecht.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mgajdaczewa (603) - Katowice, POLAND - DEC 7, 2013
Jeden ze słabszych w rodzinie leffe. Niezbyt wyraźny aromat drożdżowy, przyprawy z dominującą kolendrą. W smaku jak na belga mało treściwy, lekko przyprwowy, kolendra jako dominująca przyprawa wypadła nieźle, ale tylko jako ciekawostka.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (3550) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - DEC 2, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2013 Das Bier liegt dunkel und schon fast dickflüssig im Glas. Die Flasche mit ihrem Lila am Hals sieht edel aus. Beim Blick auf die Zutaten (Wasser, Gerstenmalz, Mais, Hopfen, Zucker, Koriander. Curacao) frage ich mich, wie das ganze wohl schmecken mag. Der Geruch ist schön voll-malzig-süß. Im Mund liegt es sehr schön vollmundig-ausgewogen-süffig. Die 8,2% sind kaum wahrnehmbar. Meine hohen Erwartungen hat es erfüllt - bis auf die angegebenen Gewürze. Von Koriander und Curacao keine Spur. Nicht mal mit gutem Willen zu schmecken. Im Abgang ist es schön weich-süffig mit schönen fruchtigen Anklängen.
--> Durchaus empfehlenswert.
Test vom 6.1.2008, Gebinde: Glasflasche Noten: 13,14,12,13,13,13 - 13,00

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alethol (106) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 1, 2013
Nice beer, but less impressive than thought, probably because of its light body. However, good balance and not too sweet. Very enjoyable.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
rabbit17 (8) - - NOV 24, 2013 does not count
Leffe reste pour moi une bete noire Jarrive vraiment pas a en boire Le gout est trop prononcé a mon palais


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