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

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RATINGS: 379   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.


Jeppe's rating

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jeppe (2631) - Ølbutikken, - APR 12, 2004
Orange brown beer with a nice head. Fruit, berries and Leffe yeast in the aroma. Flavor is fruity and yeasty (again that distinctive Leffe yeast) and too scented for my liking. A very thick and somewhat cloying beer. Leffe is definately not my favorite!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Calisky (724) - ALSACE, FRANCE - SEP 6, 2014
Belle couleur ambrée cuivrée, mousse beige qui disparait. Nez fruit caramelisés. Gout fruité, levures, malt, forts fruits caramelisés avec note raisin, caramel, herbe grasse et bonne amertume. Très légère en bouche et buvable, très bonne leffe!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (698) - SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en El Corte Ingles. Color ambar oscuro. Sabor a malta, caramelo, especiado, ligeramente a alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (951) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl de el c. Ingles, tomada en junio de 2002. fecha cons pref para antes 05-2003. lote DDPD. Cuerpo medio de 8.1 vol con buena sensación alcohólica. Sabores y aromas intensos. Bastante buena, para repetir.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikske79 (1242) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een heel lekker bier met een uitgesproken smaak. Echt een aanrader om eens te proberen.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ragnampiza (425) - Rome / Lecce, ITALY - JUL 16, 2014
330 ml bottle. Dark sunrise orange/light amber, pretty clear, with a huge, fluffy and persistent slightly off white head. On the nose warm bread, some christmas pudding like notes, candied oranges, a hint of leather and some light alchool in the far background. Slightly bitter upfront, but as expected it become extremely sweet, almost cloying. Fruity, slightly spicy and boozy, lots of toffee/burnt caramel presence.The alchool could have been better hidden. Average to lively carbonation, medium body, oily texture. So so.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonnyConga (87) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - JUL 10, 2014
Pours clear dark copper. Aroma of malt and dark fruit. Tastes dark fruit, biscuit, malt and alcohol. Smooth bitter finish but a bit of a phenolic after taste. A decent Belgian. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brianza_ale (91) - ITALY - JUN 30, 2014
Quite big and thick off-white head with good duration, colour is dark brown ruby almost clear. Smells very malty, sweet, dried fruits and sugar. Taste is all malt, caramel, raisins, spices adn syrup. Quite good clean palate, despite the very high sweetness, mimal bitterness at the end. Average carbonation, almost no hop presence at all. Really a bit much too sweet..

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pollopinolo (3) - - MAY 17, 2014 does not count
Bottle at home. Powerful aroma with fruit and malt. Taste has dark fruits, sweet caramel and herbal hops. Very long and sweet final.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finwe (412) - Grankulla, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2014
330 ml bottle from Bierzwerg. Pours dark amber brown with an off-white head. Aroma of sweet caramel, malt, yeasty fruity tones and sugar. The flavour is spicy, fruity and malty sweet with only a slight hint of hops. A sweet malty finish. A good Belgian ale.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mothroy (81) - - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle at home. Dark amber colour with a good creamy head. Burnt caramel and figs in the flavour but not too sweet. Has the typical Leffe character of maltiness. One of their better beers.


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