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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
81
good

3,255 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 3,255
Reviews: 1,261
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 45
Gots: 455 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Pale Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-21-2001

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Ratings: 3,255 | Reviews: 1,261 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of rugene
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Birmz
1.35/5  rDev -62%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.25

Wife works for bud and brought this home from work..... hate it but I'm not much of Belgian guy anyways more of a stout and sour type guy. Though it looks great and pours good, it lacks a lot of quality

Photo of TheMole
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AlexFields
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BuddyZ
3.06/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of kkleu357
2.76/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

On tap. Had a nice golden color to it, but the beer is just way too darn sweet. Tastes too much like candy banana. Very sweet smell as well.

Photo of DylanBrkhff
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mlkluther
3.67/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stephen_cagle123
3.94/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of atone315
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of polopaul20
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juan-araujo
4.09/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
3.99/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear dark gold, almost amber color. White creamy 2 finger head, lasting 2 -3 minutes, with thick legs.

Aromas and flavors of fruits, citrus, clove, and herbal spices. More sweet than sharp, very flavorful and perfumed , but with a slight alcohol taste.

Slick light body with ample carbonation. Short but well intensified finish, ending on the sweet side with a fruity aftertaste.

Overall : Fresh and tasty, but a little too much for a pale ale, taste more like a wheat beer or tripel.

Photo of BRB1978
4.19/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nelsonsaigon
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Saigon (bottle)

I am neutral on this beer.

Photo of CraigP83
3.61/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Golden with nice head retention. Taste is bubblegum toothpaste, a little spicy like a winter ale but that Belgian yeast is overwhelming in this one

Photo of jakewatt135
3.73/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle says best by 05/06/15
Don't know how old it makes it but it's been sitting in my fridge for close to a year.

Tried a bottle of this a year ago and hated it but kept it around to see if age did anything. And this could be my palate changing but it isn't half bad. Nothing special here but a decent clove with a slight banana flavored beer. I remember the aftertaste being unpleasant before but now it is very smooth and enjoyable.

Photo of breakingbland
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbird22
3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of cbcrunch
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of biteme398
3.57/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of M477
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Grogsky
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ctwybeerguy
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
81 out of 100 based on 3,255 ratings.