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Leffe Radieuse - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
84
good

230 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 230
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.82%
Wants: 15
Gots: 22 | 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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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev +7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Darkhnum, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of magpieken
3.63/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

330ml bottle. BB 24/10/15. Pours bright, amber colour with a large, dense off white head. Aroma of coriander, roasted malt, plums, cherries, banana and citrus. There’s a bit going on here. Medium sweet, malty taste, quite reminiscent of a Scotch Whisky. Full body and luscious texture with a gently warming alcohol sensation. Medium dry finish.

magpieken, Aug 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Hobbit, Aug 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

felipeprates, Jul 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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.

MTNboy, Jun 04, 2013
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4.19/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

DoubleJ, May 15, 2013
Leffe Radieuse from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.