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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
80
good

2,860 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 2,860
Reviews: 1,208
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 16.1%
Wants: 28
Gots: 225 | 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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Maakun

Afghanistan

3.08/5  rDev -13%

Clour is golden, small white head that doesn't last too long. Leaves a thin layer.

Smell is cloves, malt. It's quite light, there's a hint of fruit and some other spices, but it's a bit flat.

Taste starts sweet and spicy. Cloves, yeast, banana. Then some malts and more fruit, like plums. After it's warmed up a bit there's more cloves and sweetness, some korainder and other spices coming in. The sweet cloves gets a bit overpowering for my taste. There's hardly any hops to balance it out. Aftertase is more cloves, and only now a slight bitterness.

Mouth is medium with nice carbonation, but the spicyness doesn't really fit well with it.

It's not bad, but I don't care much for the heavy cloves and sweetness. It's a commercial beer ofcourse, but would be much better with more balance.

12-18-2012 19:38:33 | More by Maakun
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rjvanston

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-18-2012 03:25:55 | More by rjvanston
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Vigilante

Nevada

3/5  rDev -15.3%

12-17-2012 23:04:17 | More by Vigilante
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Chetti

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +34.2%

12-17-2012 09:32:45 | More by Chetti
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KatieKaBoom


3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-16-2012 07:10:36 | More by KatieKaBoom
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mchen

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-16-2012 00:36:02 | More by mchen
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Torch20


3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-11-2012 19:46:35 | More by Torch20
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Evan47

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +13%

12-10-2012 04:07:14 | More by Evan47
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gcamparone

Rhode Island

3.88/5  rDev +9.6%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Purchased in Wakefield, Rhode Island

A- Pours a golden clear body resembling an adjunct. The head is nice though, rises a good 3 inches before reduceing to a round chunk of foam in the center of the glass. Leaves some uniform lacing.

S- Unripe bananas, cloves, belgian spices, crackers, some slight skunk.

T- Wheaty, malty, nice banana notes mixed in with a spicy clove taste.

M- Medium carbonation, medium body. Pretty drinkable.

Overall I was pleasantly suprised with this beer. It definitely hits all the good points of a traditional belgian while still being affordable.

12-10-2012 03:15:20 | More by gcamparone
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-09-2012 19:56:20 | More by cliff1066
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godlessape

Georgia

4/5  rDev +13%

Poured this into my Palm snifter glass, and watched the gorgeous two finger head sink gracefully down to a respectable cover into the honey colored body.

I'm smelling a very subtle clove aroma mixed with caramel, banana bread, white sugar and wheat. I'm liking this a lot.

What I taste is surgery sweet and fruity with just a kiss of peppery hop bitterness which balances things out just right.

The mouthfeel seems medium to heavy.

Overall I could, with out a doubt, recommend this one. I'm glad I tried this beer (the price was way right) and I look forward to more Belgian brews.

12-08-2012 04:10:25 | More by godlessape
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finado

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-07-2012 05:34:04 | More by finado
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HellesTrinker

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

12-07-2012 02:04:31 | More by HellesTrinker
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-04-2012 03:33:20 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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4/5  rDev +13%

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Topolino

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-03-2012 02:52:34 | More by Topolino
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BigRob329

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

12-02-2012 22:53:06 | More by BigRob329
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mwar

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

12-02-2012 20:30:18 | More by mwar
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rolive

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-02-2012 19:46:48 | More by rolive
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-02-2012 17:12:18 | More by bshiban
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Lukebell15

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-02-2012 03:27:42 | More by Lukebell15
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Karpowich


3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-02-2012 02:09:59 | More by Karpowich
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

12-01-2012 12:34:26 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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Vivs85

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

12-01-2012 02:50:08 | More by Vivs85
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BillieWest


3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

11-30-2012 20:48:50 | More by BillieWest
Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
80 out of 100 based on 2,860 ratings.