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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
80
good

2,700 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 2,700
Reviews: 1,204
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 23
Gots: 158 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-21-2001)
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ChopsMeister

Minnesota

1/5  rDev -71.8%

09-27-2012 22:10:09 | More by ChopsMeister
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fx20736

New York

1.1/5  rDev -68.9%
look: 3 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

You know a beer is bad when you think you'd rather drink Budweiser than one more gulp. This beer looked like apple juice and was just as sweet, sickly sweet. Could not taste anything else. After 3 swallows the rest went down the drain. Absolutely horiible and easily the worst Belgian I've had.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2011 16:56:27 | More by fx20736
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macesq

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -64.7%

06-15-2014 02:09:52 | More by macesq
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chippo33

Vermont

1.25/5  rDev -64.7%

03-13-2013 23:22:36 | More by chippo33
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kvnstfrd

Missouri

1.25/5  rDev -64.7%

05-23-2013 04:47:55 | More by kvnstfrd
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PaulsBrew

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -64.7%

11-19-2012 23:20:36 | More by PaulsBrew
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

1.25/5  rDev -64.7%

04-27-2013 16:22:22 | More by Jason1337
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TWebb

South Carolina

1.29/5  rDev -63.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.25

Someone left the beer out in the yard...
Really, rather than drink Leffe Blonde, try this instead (it's cheaper, more sanitary, and tastier):
find the cheapest, nastiest malt liquor. Pour some in an open bucket. Get a dead mouse. Drop it in. Catch 6-8 live cockaroaches. Throw them in. Stomp and kill 3-4 more cockaroaches. Throw them in. Let this sit out in 90 degree heat for 5 days (cover if rain approaches). Pour it back in the bottle, being careful to spill as much as possible, and put it in the refrigerator. Never ever drink it. Give it to the beersnobbiest person you know and tell them it's the newest high dollar Belgian thing. Just watch and listen. They will swirl it around, think for a moment, and tell you it's much like Leffe Blonde, only better.

Serving type: on-tap

09-28-2013 00:25:42 | More by TWebb
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Keegan

Germany

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

03-11-2012 19:08:19 | More by Keegan
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twizzbeatz

Florida

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

03-07-2012 01:00:18 | More by twizzbeatz
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mclanem

Massachusetts

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This beer looked totally normal at first, golden color had little head to it, and smelled kinda sweet. To my surprise when I drank it, this is the worst beer I have ever had period, maybe it is just me I don´t like sweet beer but this was terrible I did not take a mouthful or drink more than first touched my tounge on first sip. NOT for those who don´t like sweet beer. BAD BAD BAD

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2006 20:51:19 | More by mclanem
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tennisoscar1

Delaware

1.5/5  rDev -57.6%

06-09-2013 03:44:11 | More by tennisoscar1
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thourgood

California

1.73/5  rDev -51.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A: brownish gold _ viscous.
S: malt, fruit, acitone
T: bitter and sweet at the same time.
Mg: sickening
Db: I drank several.. but u didn't like it
Ov: not good. I did not enjoy this beer. Too much raw malt taste and no balance whatsoever. Lots of carbonation but viscous at the same time. Gross.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 22:37:46 | More by thourgood
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ChanceK

Texas

1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

02-16-2012 03:13:26 | More by ChanceK
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caseyrobertson

New York

1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

04-03-2014 21:46:25 | More by caseyrobertson
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tizride

California

1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

07-15-2012 02:49:06 | More by tizride
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jdavidk93

Georgia

1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

05-27-2014 00:59:42 | More by jdavidk93
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KenC

New Jersey

1.78/5  rDev -49.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

A_Nice straw yellow color, medium head. Noted the carbonation.

S_Just OK, yeast aroma. This is followed by a bit of hay.

T_Like it smells... yeast and hay. The finish is dry with a ton of alcohol.

M_Medium feel with an alcohol linger. Liked the carbonation.

D_It's well made beer, just nothing that appealed to me. I won't bother with this again. The aftertaste was the final "straw".

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2011 01:34:20 | More by KenC
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AgentZero

Illinois

1.88/5  rDev -46.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - It's golden, with some bubbles coming to the top. Big head, some lacing.

S - There isn't a whole lot of smell on this one, it's like someone took a beer and just turned the volume down on it.

T - This is just horrible. Maybe I got a bad bottle, tastes like metal and copper. Disgusting.

M - Other than the bad taste, light bodied, sits alright in the mouth, decent carbonation.

D - Once again, easy enough to drink, other than the horrible taste that makes me want to spit it out.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2009 03:11:34 | More by AgentZero
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

1.93/5  rDev -45.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

This is a pretty bland, processed tasting Abbey ale.

The pour reveals a deep gold beer with a copious ivory head that recedes quickly. It leaves lots of lace behind. The aroma is of perfumey Belgian malts and sugars, quite sweet really. There a subtle spicyness in the nose as well. The taste is flawed. It starts of quite well with a passable malt presence and good spiceyness. Then a metallic saccarine sweetness emerges. The mouthfeel and drinkability of this beer is ruined by the sweetness. It leaves a chemically aftertaste thats not pleasant at all. Ive experienced this with other bottles as well. This is definitely a beer Im staying away from.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2004 23:37:40 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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kaneel

France

2/5  rDev -43.5%

08-02-2012 21:37:41 | More by kaneel
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uziangis

Ohio

2/5  rDev -43.5%

01-13-2012 02:19:08 | More by uziangis
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SakellariosVouvalis

Virginia

2/5  rDev -43.5%

10-28-2012 22:33:10 | More by SakellariosVouvalis
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Anatole

Belgium

2/5  rDev -43.5%

09-19-2013 11:24:01 | More by Anatole
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bobojuice

Florida

2/5  rDev -43.5%

08-16-2012 16:47:06 | More by bobojuice
Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
80 out of 100 based on 2,700 ratings.