Leffe Blonde | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

Leffe BlondeLeffe Blonde
BA SCORE
3.56/5
3,934 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#39,061
Reviews:
1,395
Ratings:
3,934
pDev:
15.73%
Bros Score:
2.81
 
 
Wants:
85
Gots:
1,036
Trade:
0
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330ml bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance is a crystal clear medium gold with a one finger head. Really good lacing.

Smells of clove, banana, and some bubblegum. A touch of pears and caramel is also detectable. The aromas are a little weak.

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S: Bready yeast hits first followed by some spices and some malt but it doesn't really mix all that well. Picking up alcohol notes as well even though the ABV is only 6.6.

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Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 3,934 ratings
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