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Leffe Royale - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
84
good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 12.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A. visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: stevoj on 06-28-2012)
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BlackHaddock

United Kingdom (England)

2.56/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Posh looking .75 litre cork and caged bottle poured into 3 Leffe stemmed tulip/chalices on 20th Dec 13.

Looked fine, an orange hue to the golden almost clear body, with a white covering that hung around: nicely carbonated, you could see the bubbles rising through the beer.

It went a bit downhill after that: the aroma was grainy and slightly fruity but as the beer warmed it became metallic and not so pleasant.

The taste also went iffy as it warmed a little, started off crisp and sharp with a semi-sweet lead it then turned on me; again being metallic, the alcohol also became apparent in the mouth.

Drink it fast and cold or not at all.

Serving type: bottle

12-21-2013 07:45:22 | More by BlackHaddock
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byronic

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

12-10-2013 19:06:44 | More by byronic
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Evil_Pidde

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-18-2013 18:36:56 | More by Evil_Pidde
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Coren

Belgium

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

10-17-2013 13:42:11 | More by Coren
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

10-03-2013 08:05:57 | More by GRUUMSH
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jibjib513

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

10-02-2013 22:23:01 | More by jibjib513
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-13-2013 17:58:19 | More by safaricook
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SGToliver

Washington

4/5  rDev +7%

08-23-2013 07:21:21 | More by SGToliver
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rredshift

Germany

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

08-13-2013 20:09:42 | More by rredshift
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Petitetouale

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-12-2013 03:41:15 | More by Petitetouale
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joek440

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-12-2013 00:45:19 | More by joek440
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-10-2013 17:30:34 | More by Sturmthis
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Filosoof

Netherlands

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another disappointing brew from the Leffe guys. Maybe it's their best, but overall it is again lacking something that would make me happy.

L: dark golden look, with nice lasting top, with fine bubbles.
S: the Leffe-yeast is very mentionable, malty but milder than the regular Leffe blond.
T: difficult to say, malt with a touch of citrus;
M: round, alcohol feels too strong, though it's only 7,5%, overall a bit disharmonic;
O: this seems the best Leffe can, and it's quite okay, but I find it still a bit too poor

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2013 18:32:25 | More by Filosoof
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-13-2013 02:11:29 | More by tbryan5
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

07-04-2013 23:54:06 | More by WOLFGANG
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-25-2013 22:10:29 | More by SimonTja
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Aliano

California

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

06-09-2013 19:33:32 | More by Aliano
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ystazi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

06-07-2013 17:09:32 | More by ystazi
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MTNboy

Germany

3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer has a golden color with an orange hue. The body has a good bit of carbonation to the body that leads to the ivory head. There is a decent lace. It has a great crisp smell with a hoppy finish but mainly clove, yeast and malt dominate. This beer had a nice hop presence but was not as strong as I thought. I like the citrus flavor mixed with spice. It has a medium feel.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2013 21:44:35 | More by MTNboy
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drewface

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7%

05-02-2013 20:02:06 | More by drewface
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RD1163

California

4/5  rDev +7%

04-06-2013 03:53:05 | More by RD1163
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korene84

California

5/5  rDev +33.7%

04-04-2013 23:44:07 | More by korene84
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BierMeJohn

Germany

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-29-2013 20:05:11 | More by BierMeJohn
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beerpirates

Belgium

3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

33 cl bottle Poured into my lost abbey stemware glass

Very nice colour, deep golden, light amber with a huge three finger head on top, white in colour, thick and creamy. Very good retention after losing its 2/3 of height. Average activity in the glass.
Light aroma of dark fruits and yeast , cinnamon
Taste is quite sweet and fruity, mostly dark fruits, plums, cinnamon ,some raisins too, with a slighty metalic aftertaste.
Medium body and high carbonation. Quite dry on the palate. Alcohol very well hidden. A good all day beer

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 19:53:08 | More by beerpirates
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aztraz

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-25-2013 19:29:52 | More by aztraz
Leffe Royale from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
84 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.