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Leffe 9 - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 13.75%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website

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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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

drewface, Jan 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

frontalot, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of MarkoNm
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
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.

MarkoNm, Dec 08, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

pipinmalikonj, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Anacross, Nov 10, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev -3%

dcmchew, Nov 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jibjib513, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Duff27, Sep 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

jeiiVP, Sep 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

SGToliver, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

EBeckett3, Aug 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

SoPeL, Aug 12, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Hobbit, Aug 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

RobertRedmoon, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of damndirtyape
3.58/5  rDev -3.5%
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.

damndirtyape, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of IchLiebeBier
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
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

IchLiebeBier, Jun 15, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

ronaldo_epr, Jun 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Ciocanelu, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

DutchBeerDrinker, May 20, 2013
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4.03/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

Kemmerlin, May 09, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Evil_Pidde, Apr 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

randylangford, Apr 26, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.85/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige head that has very good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Moderate aromas of dark fruits, light fruits, pale malts and yeast is present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell but has notes of spices and hints of alcohol towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. No dryness is perceptible.
O: This beer hides its alcohol rather will and isn't very difficult to drink. It has a lot of dark fruits for the style and seems a little like a Belgian Strong Dark Ale in some ways.

metter98, Apr 20, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Rohkey, Apr 08, 2013
Leffe 9 from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.