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Leffe 9 - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
84
good

113 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 113
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%


Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-06-2006)
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Reviews by brentk56:
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brentk56

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Arrives with a hazy honey color capped by a couple of inches of foam; both retention and lacing were good

Smell: Malt forward, with banana and honey elements

Taste: Malt forward flavors take the stage, front and center, with the banana and honey elements joined by a spicy yeast character at mid-palate; after the swallow, the alchohol becomes apparent and washes it all down in a balanced finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A very respectable BSPA; it is a shame that Leffe exports only the Blonde to the US

Serving type: on-tap

05-13-2011 04:30:26 | More by brentk56
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Surprisingly this one turned out to be my favourite Leffe so far.
Pours out with an amber/redish color and a very hefty white head. There's lots of carbonation also.
The aroma is hoppy and there's also a slight aroma of alcohol, but all in the limits of gentleness.
The taste is decently hoppy, slightly fruity sweet with some alcohol. The finish is bittery and comes with a slight spicy kick, which is nice.

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Leffe 9 from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 113 ratings.