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Leffe Blonde | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-21-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#39,811
Reviews:
1,399
Ratings:
3,958
pDev:
15.73%
Bros Score:
2.81
 
 
Wants:
86
Gots:
1,049
Trade:
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Photo of TheCrowsEye
3/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of joharitaylor79
4.17/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Laxlyon
2.56/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Tstromer
3.41/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vainosuomi
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: clear, pale amber, light head
Smell: dominated by the Belgian yeast—banana, clove.
Taste: fruit (banana, pear, citrus) and spice flavors from the yeast backed by sweet, bready malt. Light bitterness on the finish
Feel: medium body, moderate carbonation

Pretty easy drinking and easy to find.

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Photo of brother_rebus
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BenHoppy
3.86/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Perfectly drinkable but not Earth shattering.

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Photo of unclekeith
3.49/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
3.38/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of G-Style
4.39/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheCoolCro
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McWooze
3.33/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bajengurkan
2.81/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of detgfrsh
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From an 11.2 oz bottle dated best by 28.12.18. Clear copper color with a finger of white head. Smells of yeast and clove. Medium, slightly sticky mouthfeel. Tastes of bananas, spice, bread. On the sweet side. Similar flavor profile to a tripel, but lower ABV. A good beer, especially for the price.

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3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CloudStrife1
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ewpass
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear gold with good head. Banana and vanilla on the nose. Light malt body with Belgian yeast notes. Firm carbonation, very drinkable.

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Photo of simplyside
3.72/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spike
4.05/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 75cl bottle with a champagne style cork.
L: Clear, pale copper with a massive, foaming head. Looks great in a tulip glass.
S: Yeasty & dusty. Plus banana.
T: A more malty, sweeter take on a Belgian pale ale with a soft, citrusy finish.
F: Sharp, foamy mouthfeel.
O: It's a big, global brand but it's also not half bad (especially at £3 for 75cl).

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Photo of JohanVonStrauss
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was the first beer I was given when I turned 21 and after having several others since I can say this is still one of my favourites. Looks and feels great. Beautiful pale ale without the bitterness of an IPA that has become so popular

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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of scottyshades
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Roguer
3.65/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beautiful transparent burnished gold brew. Strong head production and good retention.

Nice aroma, floral, bready, and sweet. Lemons, cloves, honey, grass.

A touch too sweet on the palate, nearly cloying on the finish. Pears, bananas, spices, wheat bread. Light bitterness. Long finish.

Lively and active. Not quite balanced.

Reminds me of a lower ABV Tripel.

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Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 3,958 ratings
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