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Leffe De Noël - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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80
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41 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 16.03%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | 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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3.45/5  rDev +0.6%

mattfancett, Aug 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

educorgan, Jul 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

EdmundBlackadder, Feb 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

samEBC, Jan 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

simont1, Jan 01, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

GRUUMSH, Dec 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Anacross, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of janubio
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 Again, it's out of date, so I'll have to try it again, my first impression is of a good but not exceptional beer.

janubio, Oct 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

SGToliver, Aug 23, 2013
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

ronaldo_epr, Jun 03, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -19.8%

desint, May 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

BierMeJohn, Mar 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

grahamboudreaux, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of eduardolinhalis
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

eduardolinhalis, Feb 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

AnitaBrewski, Dec 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Ry1975, Dec 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

6string, Dec 17, 2012
Photo of mactrail
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.

mactrail, Oct 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Keegan, Jul 15, 2012
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3/5  rDev -12.5%

stevoj, Jun 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

TheMyers, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Jose9e, May 09, 2012
Photo of djura
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.

djura, Apr 02, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -27.1%

rekel, Mar 31, 2012
Photo of jhtipton
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.

jhtipton, Dec 26, 2011
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Leffe De Noël from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
80 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.