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

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,376 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,376
Reviews: 468
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 37
Gots: 166 | 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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Photo of Kromes
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A clear dark brown color with a huge shaving cream tan colored head. Sheets of lacing all down the glass.

Toasted malt, banana, clove aromas.

A nice sweet toasted malt flavor that blends with a touch of clove and fig with some other fruity esters in the background. A rather large candi sugar flavor and sweetness is also present.

Medium body with higher carbonation and a sweet finish.

A good Belgian ale. Would go well with a meal or dessert, but drinking by itself may get a bit overwhelming from the large amount of sweetness.

Kromes, Sep 09, 2012
Photo of Snipe-Snout
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Snipe-Snout, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of mychalg9
4/5  rDev +6.1%

mychalg9, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of crobinso
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

crobinso, Sep 04, 2012
Photo of Suigintou92
4.75/5  rDev +26%

Suigintou92, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Dapperticus
4.75/5  rDev +26%

Dapperticus, Sep 02, 2012
Photo of Aelwyn
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Aelwyn, Aug 31, 2012
Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

duceswild, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of DioS
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

DioS, Aug 28, 2012
Photo of beerpadawan
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

beerpadawan, Aug 27, 2012
Photo of KTCamm
4.05/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a twelve ounce bottle into a pint glass.

Pours very dark brown with full inch and white puffy foam. Laces and sticks. Dark roasted brown. Nutty. Some yeast. Caramel taste that evolves into a chewy tasty bitter. Rich taste, flavorful. Full mouthfeel. Pretty good brown.

KTCamm, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of Bix
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Bix, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of Lee_Hancock
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Lee_Hancock, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of BraveGator
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

BraveGator, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of DarrellK
4/5  rDev +6.1%

DarrellK, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of VirtueVsVice
3/5  rDev -20.4%

VirtueVsVice, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of rangr514
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

rangr514, Aug 20, 2012
Photo of MaximalC
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a handsome fig color with a decent amount of khaki foam. The aroma is citric and slightly boozey, with perhaps a hint of Belgian spices. The flavor is pretty mild for a Belgian ale, but pleasant, with a gentle malt backbone that is equal parts roast and caramel. Some hop bitterness is present, but only enough to lend balance. As with the nose, whatever spices are present are modest. The bitterness lingers just a bit in the finish, but not excessively so. A fairly ample, but thin, layer of lacing envelopes the glass as the beer recedes, lending a handsome appearance. The malt character begins to assert itself more as the beer warms, and this is hardly a bad thing, as I felt the mouthfeel was just a tad thin initially. Overall, this is a very balanced and well-rounded Belgian dark ale from Leffe (I'd go so far as to say I prefer it to their blonde, which I also enjoy).

MaximalC, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of 4ster
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

4ster, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of LXIXME
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A real big light brown head slowly falls into a nice lacing above a clear burnt red colored beer.

A well balanced aroma consisting of light yeast, caramel malts, and dark fruits.

Light caramel malts, light yeast, dark dried fruits, hints of coffee blend well in a dry tasting (almost like a wine) beer.

An almost parching dry aftertaste on this medium bodied beer.

A pretty decent tasting brown, I enjoyed it more than I thought I would have.

LXIXME, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of smalenberg
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

smalenberg, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of CWhite
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

CWhite, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of illini4x4
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

illini4x4, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of caseyhoward
4/5  rDev +6.1%

caseyhoward, Aug 11, 2012
Photo of tfsimpkins
4/5  rDev +6.1%

tfsimpkins, Aug 08, 2012
Leffe Brune / Brown from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 1,376 ratings.