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Leffe Blonde - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
81
good

3,106 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor

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Ratings: 3,106
Reviews: 1,228
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 16.06%
Wants: 38
Gots: 351 | 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 TheBeard89
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

TheBeard89, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of nigst2
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

nigst2, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of OregonMicrobrew
3/5  rDev -15.5%

OregonMicrobrew, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of proctah
4/5  rDev +12.7%

proctah, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of kilad
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

kilad, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of C2H5
3/5  rDev -15.5%

C2H5, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of hockenbeer
3/5  rDev -15.5%

hockenbeer, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of barnesrocket
4/5  rDev +12.7%

barnesrocket, Feb 18, 2012
Photo of nrs207
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

nrs207, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of rangerred
2.7/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

330ml bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance is a crystal clear medium gold with a one finger head. Really good lacing.

Smells of clove, banana, and some bubblegum. A touch of pears and caramel is also detectable. The aromas are a little weak.

Flavors of clove, pear, and bubblegum dominate but are quickly overtaken by alcohol which is odd considering this beer is only 6.6%. Some yeast lingers throughout but is quite weak. Finishes a touch sticky.

Overall this is not a very good beer. The flavors are not prominent enough and the alcohol is way too noticeable.

rangerred, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of ChanceK
1.75/5  rDev -50.7%

ChanceK, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of suspect
3.4/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 11.2oz bottle into a Duvel Tulip.

A: Pours a crystal clear golden color with slight copper hues. Two finger head was the result of a relatively aggressive pour.

S: Bready yeast hits first followed by some spices and some malt but it doesn't really mix all that well. Picking up alcohol notes as well even though the ABV is only 6.6.

T: Taste is improved over the smell in that the malt base shines through and the spices are really well presented.

M: Light/Medium body. Perfectly carbonated.

O: Easy drinker with good flavor. Really enjoyable.

suspect, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of ChaseTheAce
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

ChaseTheAce, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of JAHMUR
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

JAHMUR, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of PeteRiz
2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

PeteRiz, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of Ajlvt
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Ajlvt, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of vencad
3/5  rDev -15.5%

vencad, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of TexPederson
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

TexPederson, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of FrankieW
3.88/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Drinking it in Lebanon, and was poured into a typical beer mug. Great light golden colour, creamy white head that did not last very long. Hints of fruity goodness in the aroma. Nice light feel on the mouth, not over carbonated, and sweet taste. No overly bitter after taste.

FrankieW, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of Cariadmum
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Cariadmum, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of rwrk42
2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pour: A yellow color with some off white head which dissipates quickly
Smell: Sweet with caramel malt. Very faint, not much in terms of hops
Taste: Very smooth with a malt taste followed by yeast wheat like flavors. Alcohol not that apparent.
An okay belgian pale ale but was hoping for a bit more.

rwrk42, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of Tyrawlings
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Tyrawlings, Feb 12, 2012
Photo of ZAP
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-Golden color...off white head..

S-Yeasty...bubble gum...some cloves...a little banana

T-Nice bubble gum/banana sweetness...some light cloves....more flavor than I expected...

M-Finishes a little airy....short finish....body is light side of medium to medium

O-This is nice drinker with some nice flavors to it. Bought a single and am glad I did. Not sure I'll ever buy it again though with so many other options of Belgians out there..

ZAP, Feb 11, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

HarmonMW, Feb 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

oldp0rt, Feb 10, 2012
Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
81 out of 100 based on 3,106 ratings.