Leffe Blonde | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

BA SCORE
81
good
3,868 Ratings
THE BROS
66
poor
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Leffe BlondeLeffe Blonde
BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,868
Reviews:
1,370
Avg:
3.59
pDev:
15.6%
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
998
For Trade:
0
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Photo of VonZipper
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MizzouBrew
3.84/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giangio
3.42/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Juiposa
2.08/5  rDev -42.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of williamphelps
3.96/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A little lacing over a thick bubbly head that fades to nothing. Color is a brow orange hue. Aroma is a combo of malt (wheat and sourdough bread) and yeast (yogurt, vanilla ice cream, clove, sweet) with just a hint of orange and peaches. Palate is lots of vanilla and clove in an very sweet and unbalanced combination; mirrors other flavors of aroma. Pros smooth texture, medium plus intensity. Cons unbalanced and singular vanilla and clove flavors, foamy mouthfeel. 80/100.

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Photo of CharlesK
4.24/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FLBeerGuy
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joshautry
1.11/5  rDev -69.1%
look: 2 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1

Photo of Atg1095
3.22/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of HyphenatedAmerican
3.16/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of meghan_erikson
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours with a bright golden color and a very large, nice white head. The nose is ripe banaas, belgian yeast, some honey and malts. Taste is as nice as the nose: Malt and fruits, again the ripe bananas. yeast, very light bitterness. Medium lasting finish. Good stuff.

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Photo of JNPIII127
4.07/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of siebevl
2/5  rDev -44.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Photo of Rifugium
3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pianoblook
3.93/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rszopko17
2.98/5  rDev -17%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Look: Looks like honey

Smell: Light, fresh, pleasant

Taste: Fruity (banana), apple cinnamon after taste

Not bad, but I personally felt it was too sweet. Plus I am not a huge fan of banana flavored drinks.

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Photo of Joymas
1.99/5  rDev -44.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75

Photo of Hephaestos
3.67/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmarod7
3.77/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Leffe Blonde. Overall a beer I would have to just to be nice to whoever ordered it for me. Too strong when it comes to the smells of Belgium yeast. Does pour a nice head though.

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Photo of Bojerkenshire
4.25/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zonian1
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of KMillard
3.02/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours orange, fore taste is sweet bannana and cloves with a syrup feel on the tongue. Aftertaste and nose is a bit of a trainwreck, but a brief wreck at that. Not an everyday favorite, but good for one now and then.

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Photo of akopczyk
4.03/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
3.59 out of 5 based on 3,868 ratings.
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