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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
80
good

2,741 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 2,741
Reviews: 1,207
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 26
Gots: 175 | 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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harrymel

Washington

2.13/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Best by 22SEP13

Golden with some white sheet and excellent clarity. Smells like standard belgian yeast with some metallic tones and a bit of banana and petunia. Pretty uneventful nose. Flavor is buttery with banana and some soil along slight coriander and bits of belly button lint. Medium bodied with mild carb and a slicking finish. Not impressed with this and will likely not visit again.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2012 05:00:40 | More by harrymel
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bobojuice

Florida

2/5  rDev -43.5%

08-16-2012 16:47:06 | More by bobojuice
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rayj212

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-16-2012 02:41:29 | More by rayj212
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Perducci

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-15-2012 03:14:03 | More by Perducci
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johnyb

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-15-2012 02:29:10 | More by johnyb
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-14-2012 23:53:07 | More by pintofparadise
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pandatron

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-14-2012 01:41:46 | More by pandatron
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Happyhopper

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-13-2012 23:34:17 | More by Happyhopper
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martyjhuebs

California

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-13-2012 19:43:17 | More by martyjhuebs
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danthehopslamman

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-13-2012 19:17:10 | More by danthehopslamman
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RockinFink82


4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

08-13-2012 08:02:54 | More by RockinFink82
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bendern

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-13-2012 00:54:04 | More by bendern
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Vyronian

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-13-2012 00:51:59 | More by Vyronian
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pisomojado8

Minnesota

2/5  rDev -43.5%

08-13-2012 00:33:56 | More by pisomojado8
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Edgerrin32

Saskatchewan (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-12-2012 21:27:38 | More by Edgerrin32
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Chuck_25

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-12-2012 01:31:13 | More by Chuck_25
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Dweedlebug

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-11-2012 07:02:30 | More by Dweedlebug
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bryrowe


4/5  rDev +13%

08-09-2012 15:16:33 | More by bryrowe
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enbotellabuey

New Mexico

3.45/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is not too bad. It's certainly not the best Belgian pale/blonde I've had, but I would say that it is a average to above average for the style. The head is good. The aroma is quite good--very pronounced bubble gum. I like that. The initial taste is good. Very good fruit flavor--reminiscent of Juicy Fruit gum. The aftertaste is the problem. It is definitely a little funky. I can't quite put my finger on it. It has a great fruity start, a pretty pleasant bite in the middle, then a funky aftertaste that brings to mind artificial sweetener. The aftertaste sticks around for quite a while, so it makes you forget the better aspects of the beer. It gets better as it warms up, but it still retains that peculiar, bitter, and slightly metallic aftertaste. I will try this beer a couple more times. Perhaps pairing it with some cheese will help.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2012 04:59:29 | More by enbotellabuey
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ABokononist

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-07-2012 20:55:22 | More by ABokononist
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JeffTheJuice

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-07-2012 19:38:09 | More by JeffTheJuice
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hellraisinT1000


2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

08-05-2012 05:56:15 | More by hellraisinT1000
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Peller80


4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

08-05-2012 04:29:38 | More by Peller80
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gradestarr

Oregon

4.15/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deecint!!
This bottle pops with more force than almost anything else in glass. I hit the dog who was laying peacefully by the front door from 25+ feet away in the kitchen when I popped this particular one with the corner of my flip phone. (by accident obviously) Following a pour into ___ (anything concave) there is a fatty off white head!! It is on the ridiculous side but hey cool i guess these belgian goldens are supposed to be carby. Good lacing n whatever.
Smells like bananay and yeast. Little bit of some overripe fruit. Good, pretty strong.
It's not quite a trippel in ABV but seems just as complex in the assortment of malt, sweet fruit and spice flavors in the front and in the middle and dry feeling once a sip has been sipped. Really satisfying; light but flavorful as anything.
Umm there are a shload of bubbles.. as mentioned before. That and light is how it feels in your mouth.
And all told for $8.49 for the sixer, it's a darn good deal for an Belgian that's authentic in taste AND origin.

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2012 06:08:39 | More by gradestarr
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Rdel444

Louisiana

5/5  rDev +41.2%

08-03-2012 14:31:09 | More by Rdel444
Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
80 out of 100 based on 2,741 ratings.