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Leffe Brune / Brown - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,240 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 1,240
Reviews: 454
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.06%
Wants: 32
Gots: 101 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001)
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SleepyMonk

Australia

2.9/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Chilled brown glass bottle with brown foil wrapped around the neck and cap.

Poured into a Leffe chalice glass it produces 2 fingers of carbonated head that fizzles away quickly with a collar of lacing.

Held to the light the color is a deep tan blended with a red hue. Very reminiscent of a cola.

The aroma is horrendously thin and one needs to drag away deep and often to receive moderate amount of malt and grainy yeast.

Malt and hops on the taste with dry roasted dark fruits also blending in to the palate.

Sweet fruit flavors rise up quickly in the mouth and fall away whilst still maintaing a tactile sticky gum-like feel as the alcohol begins to dry the entire thing up.

Not a great beer when it comes to Belgian standards but a lot better than most commercial mass produced beers out there

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2009 11:37:31 | More by SleepyMonk
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Leffe Brune / Brown from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 1,240 ratings.