Leon | Omnipollo

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3.86/5
Very Good
171 Ratings
LeonLeon
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Omnipollo
Sweden
omnipollo.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Leon is whole-cone hopped and fermented dry using a champagne yeast. The yeast and the hops (Amarillo & Simcoe) in combination with a variety of malts.

Added by bark on 04-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,863
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
171
pDev:
10.36%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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14
Gots:
27
Trade:
1
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Photo of superspak
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

330 ml bottle into tulip glass, best before 10/13/2016. Pours lightly hazy bright golden orange color with a 2-3 finger dense and fluffy off white head with great retention, that reduces to a large cap that lasts. Nice dense foamy lacing clings around the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pineapple, pear, apple, pepper, cracker, bread, herbal, floral, grass, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of big grapefruit, tangerine, lemon zest, orange peel, pineapple, pear, apple, pepper, cracker, bread, herbal, floral, grass, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Good amount of peppery yeast spiciness and earthy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of grapefruit, tangerine, lemon/orange zest, pineapple, pear, apple, pepper, cracker, bread, and herbal/grassy earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, and moderate pale malt flavors; with a great malt/yeast/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. High carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, crisp, and fairly sticky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent hoppy Belgian pale ale. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of bright citrus hops, fruity/spicy yeast, and moderate pale malt flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PatGreer
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamFuel
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alex-Alkis
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tykechandler
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Waggman
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Poupae
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fettpopps
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ArsMoriendiOU818
4.04/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of cwxc818
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kevroe
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Theogre83
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jonatanlauritzen
4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.16/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nmann08
3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlazerT
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle. Golden, little hasy with big semi-densed white head. Good lacing. Perfect head retention. Aroma is fruity, grassy, citrus with touch of belgian yeast. Alos some spices (pepper) are noticable. Taste at first is ligh bitter, but after a while it turns into medium/strong bitter. Very fruity with some biscuit and grainy notes, but still belgian yeasty character is noticable.
Dry, watery, ligh to medium body, medium carbonation, fresh and crisp palate. Finish is dry and semi-bitter (hoppy). Good, refreshing beer with nice belgian notes.

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3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of markgugs
3.61/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.29/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.52/5  rDev +17.1%

Leon from Omnipollo
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 171 ratings
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