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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
81
good

2,948 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 2,948
Reviews: 1,217
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 30
Gots: 276 | 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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Photo of Mxslms
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I drank this straight from the bottle. The smell is light and fruity, appealing. It has a light feel to it with a strong taste on the way down. Definitely strong fruit taste. It is well carbonated and was a quick, refreshing drink. This is above average but not something I would drink regularly.

Mxslms, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of Fossilhunter
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Fossilhunter, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of TWStandley
4/5  rDev +12.7%

TWStandley, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of pkalix
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

pours a golden blond with a nice head which dimishes quickly (or as quick as it needed for me to drain the old gizzard...)
smells fruity, weak kind of fruity for a belgian...
tastes like a belgian. kind of fruity. surprised at THE BROS' score. i dont feel it's a 66.
although it's not one of my favorite belgians it does have some refreshing qualities to it. i didnt know it was an anhauser busch product until i read it by a previous reviewer, but i agree with his take- rate the taste, not the company. but dang, i need to start reading these labels better. sucks when ya turn 40- cant read anything anymore with out a magnifying glass.

update: yep, it musta been around christmas. i cant say the taste is a 4.5. let's drag it down to a 4.25 and leave it at that. it looks pretty in my glass, but i'm not sure i should have given it a 4.5 there either. i AM very generous with my ratings, however. if it's decent and gets me there, i usually dont deduct a whole lot. and that makes my ratings top-heavy. but it's too late to go back and change them all now. i've had some good ones and my preferences change, but usually after a few (or a bj) i get soft and the whole world is just good. i cant help it....

pkalix, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of benimmyeo
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

benimmyeo, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of ercxi
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

ercxi, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of mdturco
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

mdturco, Dec 30, 2012
Photo of Scott_at_Beer_Frog
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Scott_at_Beer_Frog, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of BillyPirate
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

BillyPirate, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of GoHabsGo
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

GoHabsGo, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Beerman1977
2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Beerman1977, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of mullenite
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

mullenite, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of MercerTraieste
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

MercerTraieste, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of Sipchue
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Sipchue, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of jpmajors
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

jpmajors, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of BeerBeast
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

BeerBeast, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of tastybeerinmybelly
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very crisp, clean, and refreshing beer. I usually like some darker Belgians, but this is a nice change of pace. It has the standard fruity Belgian taste with a decent amount of carbonation that leaves a somewhat spicy aftertaste. There are better Belgians out there, but this one is not bad at all. One of "The Brothers" has this beer rated at a 2.2. That is worse than Budweiser. I find that ludicrous.

tastybeerinmybelly, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of Brian15
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Brian15, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of LoFiDave
3/5  rDev -15.5%

LoFiDave, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of hdfvr3
1/5  rDev -71.8%

hdfvr3, Dec 27, 2012
Photo of Ethanol4one
3.95/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Presents wonderfully clear and clean in the class, both color and massive froth, with a light banana, clove aroma, followed by a light clove malted tast, balanced against very little to bitter the flavor.

Made a nice starter beer, when followed by a few strong, hopped up American IPAs (Sam Adams' Latitude 48) at the tree trimming party where no trimming took place.

Ethanol4one, Dec 26, 2012
Photo of Bnoise11
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Bnoise11, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of RyGlas
1/5  rDev -71.8%

RyGlas, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of GeoffRutherford
4/5  rDev +12.7%

GeoffRutherford, Dec 25, 2012
Photo of ejimhof
3/5  rDev -15.5%

ejimhof, Dec 25, 2012
Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
81 out of 100 based on 2,948 ratings.