1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

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

Not Rated.
Leffe Brune / BrownLeffe Brune / Brown

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
85
very good

1,477 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 1,477
Reviews: 482
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 41
Gots: 232 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,477 | Reviews: 482 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Jose9e
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Domochevsky
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of 2neardead
2/5  rDev -47.1%

Photo of MeneerBeerSnob
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of petluo
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of Wordslinger
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of AdamBear
4.5/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A-dark brown with a thin tan head

S-comes in with good dark belgian sugars and bubble gum, strong scent

T-great taste of dark roasted malts. roasted sugars and bubble gum. its a quality taste with a matching after-taste

M-creamy medium carbonation with a good dry finish

O-a great and easy drinking dark belgian. i could have a lot of this.

Photo of Jwale73
3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

11.2oz. bottle served in my Ommegang tulip. Pours a brownish-mahogany hue with a dense, three-inch, tan-colored head that eventually settles into a frothy mass - textured clumps of lacing are exposed during the tasting. Nose is somewhat subdued - nutmeg/allspice, medium-toasted malts and a suggestion of yeast. Taste follows nose; however, malty quality is a bit more assertive in the flavor profile. There is also just the merest hint of toffee. Mouthfeel is medium-light with an assertive carbonation. Overall, a pretty good beer. Spiciness is definitely reminiscent of the Blonde; however, the malt profile definitely makes it distinctive in its own right.

Photo of alb0327
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of wells9uk
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of ThinkAgain
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of josborne42
5/5  rDev +32.3%

Photo of drtth
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of hendge
2.5/5  rDev -33.9%

Photo of RedBear84
4.03/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I tried the Leffe Brune in a Sam Adams tasting glass. The shade of brown is toward the darker of the style. A fine, creamy light tan head fully lasted ten minutes though there was some through to the end. This sent is nutty and like caramel. ( The unique nuttiness is reminiscent of the Leffe Blonde Ale.) To my pallet there is a slight sour aftertaste I could do without. The beer would be better with a steak.

Photo of vfalstad
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of fisherbray
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of CDS86
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Niklas
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of rale
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of wil08son
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of 500MLperWeek
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of halo913
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of drabmuh
4.05/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle gifted my Matt. Thanks! Served in a goblet. Beer is brown and hazy with a tan head small bubbles. Some lacing, moderate carbonation, nice retention. 

Aroma is estery and sweet. Nice yeast. 

Beer is sweet and bready. Nice finish light in body. Mildly nuttiness / roast. I'd have it again. 

Photo of Jsmitty1967
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Leffe Brune / Brown from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 1,477 ratings.