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Leffe Tripel - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002)
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RevMikeT

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

05-13-2014 19:40:56 | More by RevMikeT
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PopTheTop

Germany

4.06/5  rDev +5.5%

I purchased this beer from Beer Planet in Brussels in a 12 pack of assorted brews. I was excited to try this one after seeing that it had a pretty good rating. I kept it in the back room until I found the correct glass for it.

Before pouring the beer, I slowly turned the bottle upside down to mix in the contents that settled at the bottom. This beer poured nicely into a Abbaye de Leffe Trappist style glass with very little head. The color was a slightly milky, golden color. Towards the bottom of the glass were very small, dark particles from the bottom of the bottle and noticeable carbonation bubbles all around the glass.

I'm not an expert at detecting different smells in the beer but I could definitely smell the alcohol at 8.5%. The smell was pleasant and inviting.

The first sip of beer was pretty strong but delicious. This brew has very good mouthfeel and doesn't leave a bad aftertaste like some of the similar beers I have tried. It has a very nice carbonation feel to it and the taste of alcohol isn't very pronounced while drinking despite the ABV.

Other things I noticed while drinking were the lack of lacing on the glass and the relative ease of drinking. This beer was very good and is definitely one that I could drink quite often.

05-11-2014 17:07:49 | More by PopTheTop
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NightINgale

Russian Federation

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-09-2014 17:50:32 | More by NightINgale
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azorie

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

05-04-2014 15:13:40 | More by azorie
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samEBC

Belgium

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-26-2014 18:45:00 | More by samEBC
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saintjulien

France

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-10-2014 12:09:14 | More by saintjulien
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knot

Belgium

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-23-2014 19:05:52 | More by knot
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SGriner

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-02-2014 23:54:34 | More by SGriner
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ketan324

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

02-26-2014 16:23:49 | More by ketan324
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Jah_Json

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

02-05-2014 13:27:29 | More by Jah_Json
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BJSmit

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-01-2014 15:33:42 | More by BJSmit
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SmashPants

Australia

4.4/5  rDev +14.3%

Bottle: traditional 330mL bottle, stylish label. I like it as a package; stylish.

Appearance: poured into a tulip glass. Pours a hazy amber-orange with plenty of fine carbonation across the profile. A one-finger fluffy white head hangs about for a time before settling to a creamy cap. Plenty of thick lacing. A fantastic-looking beer.

Aroma: mmm, that's a proper tripel right there. Toasted malts, honey, caramels, citrus and spices.

Taste: again the toasted malts with some wheat and clove, some bittering hops.

Aftertaste: the hop bitterness drops away pretty quickly, to be replaced by sweet malts. Very, very drinkable.

Mouth feel: a moderate body with just enough of that fine carbonation to carry plenty of flavour through. A good mouth feel.

Overall: I'm a big fan of tripels and a big fan of Leffe, so I had high hopes for this one. Thankfully and once again Abbaye de Leffe have once again delivered. A fantastic tripel - one of the best. Complex and easy drinking - I'll pay the extra bucks for this one.

01-25-2014 08:38:49 | More by SmashPants
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innominat

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-24-2014 21:24:46 | More by innominat
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-12-2014 22:42:33 | More by mattmarka1
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Saind

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-06-2014 11:45:18 | More by Saind
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Sirre

Netherlands

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-05-2014 18:40:58 | More by Sirre
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ChrisCBeets

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-23-2013 00:46:43 | More by ChrisCBeets
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Pog-Mo-Thoin

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

12-15-2013 05:59:39 | More by Pog-Mo-Thoin
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

12-10-2013 19:07:16 | More by byronic
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Eir

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

12-06-2013 16:59:27 | More by Eir
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Anacross

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-10-2013 20:52:40 | More by Anacross
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-05-2013 17:09:47 | More by dcmchew
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

10-20-2013 15:22:37 | More by Sspeer1
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janubio

Spain

4.09/5  rDev +6.2%

330ml. bottle, pour into a Leffe glass. Cloudy yellow to orange colour, with a dense and compact head that leaves some lace when it vanishes. Lots of sediments floating around. Smell is at first yeasty, earth, then it opens to what it seems a lot of spices, clove, coriander cardamom, orange zest, fruits... Dense and creamy palate, taste of orange zest, spices (as in the smell), notes of honey, flowers... Probably my favorite on e from Leffe.

10-19-2013 13:30:16 | More by janubio
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evergreen_machine

Ohio

5/5  rDev +29.9%

10-15-2013 19:54:06 | More by evergreen_machine
Leffe Tripel from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
86 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.