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Abbaye De Floreffe Prima Melior | Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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191 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Belgium
brasserielefebvre.be

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Special Reserve Ale exclusively for the use of the Abbot and his guests. A rich brown beer seasoned with Anise & Coriander, secondary fermentation in the bottle, based on the brewing tradition of Floreffe Abbey, founded in 1121.

Ale brewed with spices (star anise, orange peel).

Added by LarryKemp on 02-05-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,971
Reviews:
116
Ratings:
191
pDev:
13.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
23
Trade:
1
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4.28/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark amber color, two finger beige head, excellent lacing, good carbonation.

S: Belgian yeast, oak, raisins.

T: Classic Belgian taste.

F: Full bodied, creamy, dense, overly carbonated.

O: Very good beer. Really enjoyed it.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.13/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.35/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of josanguapo
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

From Alcampo. In Teku glass. Watching The Sopranos 1x02. Some licorice. There is something adictive in this beer that have made me enjoy it more the more I drank it in both nose and mouth

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4.04/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Almost opaque dark brown color, with a copper hue, and storming activity. Slightly creamy light brown 3 finger head, lasting around 5-10 minutes, with a bit of lacing. Flavors of dark berries, cherries, oak, nuts, molasses, citrus, herbal spices. Thick fruity sweetness with sour earthy spices. Slick oily medium body with crispy carbonation. Strong finish, a little dry and sour like wine, lingering dark fruits, orange and clove, with a sour candy like feel of plums. Deliciously flavored, and a complex palate. Feels like Port and would serve this as an appetizer from all that sugar, thus not very fresh, yet warming. Overall excellent quality craft.

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4.27/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark brown wit a massive foam head.
S: Smells dark fruit, sweety.
T: Bittersweet,tart and dry.
F: Alcohol not well hidden but smooth.
O: Like it at all.

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3.47/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into Chimay chalice. Creamy head covers black beer (brown really, but you can’t see through it). Smell of coffee and chocolate. Taste: licorice/anise, chocolate, burnt toast. Has a bite to it...sweet and then mildly tart/sour.

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3.53/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

330 ml bottle, Beergium - Pours dark brown with a large tan foamy head. Nice small lacing. Medium carbonation. Smell - Yeasty, dark fruits. Taste - Sweet, plummy, light malty finish. Enjoyable strong ale

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4.71/5  rDev +26.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours deep brown, almost black with a very wide capuccino color foam head. Smell is sweet of malts, lots of anise and citric. Taste is not sweet at all, extremely well atenuated, strong and complex. Chocolate, citrics, anise, very nice beer overall.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Flashback #232

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3.61/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.43/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mercarood
2.36/5  rDev -36.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Te dropperig en zoet. Not mysterieuze cup of tea

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4.12/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.71/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.91/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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2/5  rDev -46.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

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Abbaye De Floreffe Prima Melior from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Beer rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 191 ratings
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