Leffe Brune / Brown | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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very good
1,821 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
Belgium
abbaye-de-leffe.be

Style: Belgian Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,821
Reviews:
527
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
13.39%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
514
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,821 |  Reviews: 527
Photo of ugurcan
3.31/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BlackVeg
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.42/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DispyDnb
3.24/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of prisdefer
2.79/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of beer488
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My first leffe brown. Wasn't expecting much but was pleasantly surprised. Nice brown color inthe glass with a very thick caramel colored head. Aromas are sweet caramel and malt. Tasted great, sweet, caramel, malt, with very little hoppy bitterness. Very easy drinking.

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Photo of StuMonkey
4.12/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Boo-urns
4.35/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zotzot
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SSGCujo
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sk4p
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of yaron73
4.68/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Guppy314
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From a bottle, pours as a clear dark brown with a tan one-finger frothy head of average retention. Really inviting aromas of caramel and spicy malts. Flavors are malt-heavy (essentially zero hops even on the backend). Sweetness like toffee with perhaps some spicy raisin tastes. Interesting!

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

Photo of Bobra_Fredgin
3.38/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is really good. I drank and I was like, "Wow! This is really good!". It's a mix of lemon meringue, cherry, vanilla, orange, cinnamon, and vinegar. It was creamy in my mouth then exploded! Hopefully you guys have a similar experience!

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Photo of PA-hunter
4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured 11.2 oz bottle into snifter glass. 6.5% abv

Appearance- Pours a dark brown with a reddish tint. Huge off white head that is slow to recede.

Smell- Caramel, brown sugar, prunes

Taste- A rich caramel malt flavor with light hints of toasted bread. Picks up more of a fruity taste of darker fruits such as grape and fig. Minimal chocolate flavor. Finishes bold with a pepper spice note and hints of toffee.

Mouthfeel- Medium in body with active carbonation.

Overall- I enjoyed this as it had decent complexity. Reminded me of a dubbel. Not sure on what sets this style apart but this is a very smooth beer.

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Photo of jgiordano88
3.12/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SassaDog
3.89/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OlaB
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

L: gives a dark brown color. Have a small top of head when I pour it in the glass. The head are disolving rather quickly. Some lacings on the glass.

S: roasted malts, caramel, dark fruits.banana and spices

T&F: the taste is very sweet the whole time,you can feel roasted malts and caramel in the start. Is a fruitiness in the sweet taste and I also sense a spicy flavour in the taste. The finish is bitter and dry,and I sense the sweetness in the aftertaste for a long time.i would have liked the malts where noticeable in the taste.

O: Is a little to sweet for my taste, I would have liked it more malty.else it is a good beer but far from extraordinary

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Photo of cuttlery
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nickthom24
4.32/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Mousel
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Houborg1
3.76/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Leffe Brune / Brown from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
3.81 out of 5 based on 1,821 ratings.
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