Leffe Brune / Brown - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
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Reviews by Stunner97:
3.55/5 rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Appearance- dark dark brown with big thick bellowing tan head, very nice full appearance
Smell- slight malt, sweetness, yeast spice citrus,
Taste- slight sweetness up front but really dominated by a ton of belgian spice on the back end, good balance
mouthfeel- medium bodied with a lot spice and almost tingly from that spice on the finish
Drinkability/overall- like the regular leffe i find this to be a nice value belgian brew, it may not be the most complex but in terms value its excellent, always wanted to try this one not sure overall if i i like it better then the blonde but also not all that drastically different, definitely worth an occasional visit
Serving type: bottle
02-28-2012 01:00:21 | More by Stunner97
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3.81/5 rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
This beer isn't a thick or heavy one, showing appropriate body in its medium brown color with some deep bronze shining through in the light. The tan head is a rocky and creamy cap one finger in height. Lacing is deposited patchily and in good quantity.
Dark chocolate and caramel are on the nose with a bit of a smoky edge and a mild tartness making things interesting as dark fruits come in. A bit of earthiness is in here as well. The sourness takes an interesting turn at the very end as it mingles with the not-quite-burnt note.
There's a bit of spiciness, and the earth works at the end to really hold things together for just a good balance and depth.
The tartness tingles, and malts are displayed on the tongue primarily with caramel notes. A touch of earth and toast make up the bulk of the flavor, and spiciness, while muted, is present lightly. It doesn't maintain the full character of the smell, but it puts it together for the most part.
It's creamy and a bit crisp on the tongue, combining with the tartness that translates into a bit of a tingle. The body is a light medium.
Serving type: bottle
04-01-2014 20:40:49 | More by Brenden
Leffe Brune / Brown from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 1,123 ratings.