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Leffe Radieuse - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

214 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 214
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 14
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-30-2001)
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Ratings: 214 | Reviews: 122 | Display Reviews Only:
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

06-25-2013 22:09:31 | More by SimonTja
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TheBeeraholic

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +6.4%

06-16-2013 15:00:35 | More by TheBeeraholic
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Bellonc

Spain

2.5/5  rDev -33.5%

06-16-2013 13:32:20 | More by Bellonc
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Appearance: Copper colored body; small head with good lacing

Aroma: Malty; slight hops; dried fruit

Taste: Malty start with dried fruits in the mid; light hop finish

Remarks: Did not score A, T, S, M at that time; so please disregard those scores

06-15-2013 15:24:13 | More by IchLiebeBier
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MTNboy

Germany

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

A red amber body that is slightly clear. There is average carbonation to the body. The aroma is a little fruity and has a mild spice. The flavor is malty, very sweet and some tones coriander. There is a bit of prune and raisin esters. There is a dessert like finish. It has full body with some warmth but not as much as one might think.

06-04-2013 21:19:01 | More by MTNboy
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crosenkrantz

Switzerland

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

05-27-2013 23:07:46 | More by crosenkrantz
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desint

Belgium

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-24-2013 12:51:36 | More by desint
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pin

Australia

3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-21-2013 18:06:27 | More by pin
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DoubleJ

California

4.19/5  rDev +11.4%

I've had a taste of Radieuse before, but being at Leopold in Den Haag brought me a chance to drink a bottle on my own. Coming from a 330 ml bottle, on to the beer:

Beauty in a glass is a ruby red with orange and brown hues, a long lastng head, and webbed lacing around the glass. The aroma of dark candi sugar, soft yeast, prunes, and red grapes sets the tone for a fun aroma. Even more fun is the taste; while sweet, brings a lovely fruitiness, toffee, clove, and soft enough to continues to be consumed. It's medium bodied witha slight syrupy feel.

Given my lack of previous success with Leffe, I'm a little surprised by how much I enjoyed Radieuse. I would be glad to meet this beer again.

05-15-2013 03:54:39 | More by DoubleJ
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hotsudge

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

05-15-2013 01:16:52 | More by hotsudge
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Bandi

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

04-20-2013 17:24:19 | More by Bandi
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metter98

New York

3.78/5  rDev +0.5%

A: The beer is clear reddish brown in color. It poured with a half finger high light beige head that died down rather quickly, leaving some lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark fruits and spices are present in the nose - cloves seem to stand out in particular among the spices.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and seems to be dominated by favors of dark fruits and cloves along with some hints of yeast.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The alcohol is well masked from the taste so this beer is rather easy to drink considering its strength.

04-20-2013 17:22:59 | More by metter98
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Poupae

Thailand

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-24-2013 14:16:29 | More by Poupae
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kurgan3

Poland

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-21-2013 18:57:36 | More by kurgan3
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shick1

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

03-11-2013 16:18:19 | More by shick1
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PolarBear3

Australia

3.44/5  rDev -8.5%

A - Pours a brown copper colour with off white frothy two finger head that retains fairly well

S - Strong sweet candy like aromas with malts. Plum, some cherries with a hint a vanilla.

T - get the sweet malts and dark fruit straight up and slighty bitter and a little boozy on the finish.

M - medium bodied with medium carbonation

O- Fantastic aromas on the nose which promised so much but I thought was a little disappointing in the end. Worth a try but not he best of the Leffe variety.

03-07-2013 11:08:34 | More by PolarBear3
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alugeris


4/5  rDev +6.4%

02-12-2013 18:12:44 | More by alugeris
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Twal

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-19-2013 05:11:15 | More by Twal
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BILF

Israel

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

01-14-2013 18:17:13 | More by BILF
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RyGlas


1/5  rDev -73.4%

12-25-2012 17:59:26 | More by RyGlas
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BoringBunny

Russian Federation

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

11-11-2012 18:36:41 | More by BoringBunny
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FLima

Brazil

3.88/5  rDev +3.2%

Nice thick and consistent head. Copper red color.
Fruity aroma from cherry, also cloves and coriander. Good carbonation.
Sweet taste from malt combined with spices, and hints of plum. A little citric and not so bitter.
Alcohol (8.2%) was very well hidden, just left a slightly warmth in the aftertaste. Very balanced beer. Being Brazilian, I see Inbev products with some caution, but in this case we should be thankful that they are able to produce beer with such quality at decent prices.

11-11-2012 00:42:47 | More by FLima
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TeamUgly

California

3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

11-05-2012 11:22:34 | More by TeamUgly
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KAJJ324

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-04-2012 14:02:15 | More by KAJJ324
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warpedrevolution

Washington

4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-26-2012 19:58:28 | More by warpedrevolution
Leffe Radieuse from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.