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Leffe De Noël - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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79
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40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Dark Ale |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thierrynantes on 12-09-2007)
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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

02-15-2014 20:17:36 | More by EdmundBlackadder
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Belgium

3/5  rDev -12.5%

01-08-2014 21:08:42 | More by samEBC
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

01-01-2014 11:41:39 | More by SimonTja
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

12-18-2013 19:35:03 | More by GRUUMSH
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Anacross

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2%

11-10-2013 20:51:53 | More by Anacross
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janubio

Spain

3.36/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

300 ml. bottle. Nice red mahogany colour, very big head that take its time to fade and leaves a big lace. Smell of dried fruits, some caramel and some spices, but not clearly discernible. Sticky palate, taste of spices and dried fruits, but, as with te smell, not discernible. Again, it's out of date, so I'll have to try it again, my first impression is of a good but not exceptional beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-07-2013 22:15:42 | More by janubio
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SGToliver

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

08-23-2013 07:20:23 | More by SGToliver
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ronaldo_epr

Texas

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-02-2013 23:14:55 | More by ronaldo_epr
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desint

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

05-24-2013 12:51:10 | More by desint
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BierMeJohn

Germany

3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

03-29-2013 20:02:00 | More by BierMeJohn
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

03-23-2013 06:02:19 | More by grahamboudreaux
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eduardolinhalis

Switzerland

3.65/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

330ml bottle served in its own chalice.

A: Pours a deep amber clear color forming a medium bubbled light beige head. Medium to low retention. A small layer remains in the top forever but only few lacings are left in the glass

S: Sweet and a bit spicy. Notes of cinnamon, caramel, nuts, toffee and dark fruits: plums, mainly. Strong notes of Belgian yeasts: Quite bready and earthy. Caramel and slightly roasted malts and a bit of flowery hops in the end

T: Sweet upfront. Caramel, toffee, caramel malts, dark fruits. Again, notes of plums. Strong notes of Belgian yeasts. Final is slightly bitter

M: Medium body. A bit molasses. Medium carbonation. Bittersweet Belgian style aftertaste which is more sweet than bitter in this one

O: Good drinkability. Easy beer. A bit warming too. Nice winter beer

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2013 15:11:16 | More by eduardolinhalis
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AnitaBrewski

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

12-28-2012 16:28:03 | More by AnitaBrewski
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Ry1975

Germany

3.5/5  rDev +2%

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6string

Germany

4/5  rDev +16.6%

12-17-2012 04:44:58 | More by 6string
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mactrail

Washington

3.55/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Handsome chestnut color in the glass. Looks very clear and flitered with no sign of sediment. Decent foam and quite finely carbonated in the mouth.

Fairly light body for the rich taste. Main flavor is nutty, roasted malt. It tastes like a little spice, but whether any is added I can't identify a familiar flavor, though clove comes to mind as I sip. Warm and very easy to drink. Malty with a slight bitterness at the end. Sort of a token Belgian yeasty dry flavor makes a brief appearance, though it does add some surprising complexity.

From the 33 cl bottle purchased in Namur, Belgium. In spite of this being another InBev industrial product-- they don't even say where it was brewed-- it's quite drinkable and grows more interesting as you sip.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2012 16:14:24 | More by mactrail
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Keegan

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

07-15-2012 18:21:12 | More by Keegan
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stevoj

Germany

3/5  rDev -12.5%

06-01-2012 17:06:56 | More by stevoj
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TheMyers


4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-19-2012 02:06:52 | More by TheMyers
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Jose9e

Netherlands

4/5  rDev +16.6%

05-09-2012 19:47:57 | More by Jose9e
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djura

Serbia

3.73/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got it from France,0,75l champagne bottle.

A-Nice amber ruby color. Darker foam,lasting for minute or two. Medium carbonation.

S-Chocolate malt,sugar,coffee and i think roasted barley. Almost nothing from fruits.

T/M-Real Christmas worm ale. High alcohol volume,high carbonation,bitter aftertaste. A bit watery. It is not spicy enough.

O-Expected more from leffe and Christmas ale,but in all it's good.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 10:07:23 | More by djura
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rekel

Netherlands

2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

03-31-2012 17:32:54 | More by rekel
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jhtipton

Spain

3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 25 cl bottle into my affligem chalice. Nice redish brown tint with mild head and minor lacing. Relatively clear and dark. Smells of malts Christmas spices and molasses like sweetness in taste. A pretty god Christmas ale with some mild bitterness but not too different from their browwn.
Will try again as it is overall a nice dark ale.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 15:27:45 | More by jhtipton
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SuperSpy

Georgia

3.13/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nut brown, almost crystal clear. A huge rocky head that leaves lace sticking to the entire glass.

Generic Christmas spices and a hint of sweet malt.

Lighter bodied than I expected. Very little carbonation. Some sweet malt upfront, a few dark fruit flavors, and again with the generic spices. Bitter earthy hops toward the middle and the finish. Semi-dry and a hint of cherry in the aftertaste.

Not a bad beer. Easy to drink but not a terribly impressive beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2011 01:40:28 | More by SuperSpy
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Leffe De Noël from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
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