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Leffe 9 - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
84
good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 121
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

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Brazil

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-13-2014 02:36:07 | More by vhmf1978
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Saind

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-27-2014 11:05:34 | More by Saind
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drewface

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

01-13-2014 03:01:50 | More by drewface
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Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-06-2014 21:30:59 | More by frontalot
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MarkoNm

Slovenia

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2013 11:15:06 | More by MarkoNm
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pipinmalikonj

Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

11-21-2013 10:53:07 | More by pipinmalikonj
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Anacross

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-10-2013 20:42:00 | More by Anacross
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dcmchew

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-05-2013 17:08:43 | More by dcmchew
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jibjib513

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

10-04-2013 00:50:38 | More by jibjib513
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Duff27

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-28-2013 19:53:20 | More by Duff27
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jeiiVP

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

09-06-2013 15:26:54 | More by jeiiVP
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SGToliver

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

08-23-2013 07:22:19 | More by SGToliver
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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-16-2013 02:51:33 | More by EBeckett3
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SoPeL

Poland

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-12-2013 15:21:59 | More by SoPeL
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Hobbit

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +21%

08-02-2013 02:55:57 | More by Hobbit
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RobertRedmoon

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

08-01-2013 02:03:37 | More by RobertRedmoon
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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Cafe Leffe in Lille. Served in a 25 cl Leffe Chalice.

Appearance: Clear amber, rocky light tan head, thin strands of lacing on the glass.

Smell: Metallic, a little musty, with some underlying caramel sweetness every now and then.

Taste: Malty, tiny bit boozy, mild bitter finish. Some fruity esters throughout.

Mouthfeel: Nicely thick, sticky - just right carbonation.

Overall / Drinkability: Not bad - I think it would be better with food. I had already eaten so I had this with friends and discussion. One was enough. A little bit too mild in flavor - there are better Belgian strong pale ales out there. With this much ABV - you want some more flavor and taste to back up the alcohol and the higher cost per glass.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2013 21:31:56 | More by damndirtyape
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IchLiebeBier

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Amber/organgish; medium, cream head; clear

Aroma: Malty; citrusy; spicy; cloves

Taste: Juicy malt; cloves and orange on start; semi-sweet; slightly syrupy finish with a little bitterness; very good

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

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2013 15:24:03 | More by IchLiebeBier
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ronaldo_epr

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

06-02-2013 23:15:20 | More by ronaldo_epr
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Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -26.1%

05-24-2013 12:50:58 | More by desint
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-21-2013 12:35:37 | More by Ciocanelu
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DutchBeerDrinker

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-20-2013 20:50:53 | More by DutchBeerDrinker
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Kemmerlin

Colorado

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A: light amber or dark gold in color poured a 2 finger width head collapsing to a thin film in about 30 seconds but leaving good lacing on the glass.
S: as with the style banana and raw sugar are prominent but a faint scent of raspberry mixes in to make the beer very tempting to sip deep.
T: sip deep indeed. Of course banana and sugar are the main characters. But the alcohol content brings out these flavors even more while adding a punch in the mouth.
M/D: the alcohol content distracts you from the smooth and medium body but as stated above brings out the flavors. Overall a great beer to add to your rotation if you light Belgian beers.

Serving type: bottle

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Leffe 9 from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.