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Leffe Royale - Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 11.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | 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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Photo of endovelico
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Light mohoganny. Medium-high effervescence. No floaties. One inch of thick white foam.

S: Spicey and brisk. Coriander upfront with an assortment of other spices also detectable at the back.

T: Medium high intensity. Follows on the nose. Slight hop flavour detectable.

P: Bitterness low. Medium to full bodied. Low carbonation. Alcoholic flavours blend well and are enjoyable overall.

O: Polished, sophisticated and of enough complexity even if it's not a very bold take on the style.

Photo of Jbennette
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of mille_K
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of backslide311
4.75/5  rDev +27%

Photo of patre_tim
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Takahiro
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

33cL bottle (6pack)

A: gold- to slight tanned, very clear, lingering head
S: grain, caramel, fruit (banana) and cloves,
T: bit tannic, husky malty grain, some oak? some hint of vanilla, has got some whisky-like finish. hint of alcohol sweetness
M: very elegant touch, finishes dry, with a hint of sweeness
O: as i put it, this beer has some finesse to the taste. it does NOT have the strong phenols of the blond that i tasted. a good beer.

Photo of koladiola
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of RuudJH
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I like Leffe , it has a good reputation it scores well in bars as they have easy accessible uncomplicated brews steers the young clear of the terrible mass produced lagers.
Orange brown colour, creamy head, nice carbonation. Great lacing.
Citric aroma, a little bit of banana in there. Also some pine.
Taste is quite bitter. Crisp clean finish.
Pretty good beer, actually. It's balanced with sweet and bitter, it's refreshing and has a pleasant aftertaste as well.

Photo of Ty1607
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of PretzelCity
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Wessel
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of cfalovo97
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of saintjulien
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of valianes
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of EdmundBlackadder
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of BJSmit
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of Saind
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of innominat
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of frontalot
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of NightINgale
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of BeerMeColorado
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of orangesol
2.75/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of BlackHaddock
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.

Leffe Royale from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
85 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.