Leffe Blonde | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

Leffe BlondeLeffe Blonde
BA SCORE
41.7%
Liked This Beer
3.56 w/ 3,924 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:
#38,692
Reviews:
1,391
Ratings:
3,924
Liked:
1,636
Avg:
3.56/5
pDev:
15.73%
Alströms:
2.81
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
1,032
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 3,924 |  Reviews: 1,391
Photo of KevinL
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spectru
3.64/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BenMaalouf
3.63/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Castolo
3.95/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kollan
3.88/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spezz
4.5/5  rDev +26.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Phatstar08
4.03/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of StreetDog30
4.44/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: looks like a light beer

Aroma: smells like a sweet beer

Mouthfeel: cold and wet

Taste: very very good

Overall: This is the best tasting beer I have tried.

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Photo of apartin
3.11/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Erik-P
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MKV
3.77/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: A bright golden color with a large head.
Smell: entirely unremarkable
Taste: tastes of grain and yeast. Perhaps a bit to the bread side of things, but by no means overpowering. Some sweet notes as well.
Feel: Very smooth, well carbonated but not too much.

A very solid Belgian blonde. Nothing spectacular, but will always deliver.

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Photo of thomasdidymus55
3.24/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not bad...not Good kinda in between
C+

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Photo of MTGoeltz
3.97/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Vetbidder
3.73/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Golden see through look to this brew with a dissipating head. I'm getting a clove and yeast scent from this beer, smells right for a Belgian. Has a spicy clove flavor with the clove mixing with the yeast character into the finish along with a slight hop bite also on the finish. Seriously carbonated feel.

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Photo of Bwbrev
4.21/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TreyIsWilson
3.83/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Pours a clear gold with a large foamy white head. The head leaves tons of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma is Belgian yeast, banana and cloves.

T - The taste follows the aroma. The taste is Belgian yeast, banana, clove, candied sugar, pear and some light white pepper.

M - Medium body with medium/low carbonation. Soft mouthfeel with a crisp dry finish.

O - This is a nice Belgian blonde. The flavors are a touch sweet but definetly wouldn't turn one down.

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Photo of EMH73
3.67/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear golden color with a one inch white head that faded pretty quickly to a cap that left a little lacing. Smells and tastes of Belgian yeast, banana, clove and sweet malt. Finishes with a little bitterness and an astringent quality. Medium bodied and carbonated.

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Photo of BeerSexLove
2.45/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 1.75

Ugh, the clove overtook this beer, it was almost pungent. The smell, look and feel were pleasant but I could not get past the taste.

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Photo of andrewh995
3.69/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal clear copper gold with a white head. Smells of Belgian yeast, bananas, and bubble gum. Tastes of banana esters, Belgian yeast, bubblegum, and sweet caramel. Medium bodied with medium carbonation and a rich creamy feel. Overall it is a very tasty Belgian pale, and while it has its flaws, it's cheap, and that's what really matters.

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Photo of Dewsby
3.19/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

L: It looks delightful, with a lovely white head. Decent lacing.

S: Smells fine for the style. Small amounts of skunk can be detected Heineken style.

T: Tastes acceptable. The light malts provide a lovely bready/hay flavor that serves as a good backbone for the slight bitterness from the hops and the detectable funk. I'm not floored, and the balance could be better.

F: Medium to high carbonation. Great for palate cleansing with a meal.

O: Ehh. If offered I'd happily drink one. It isn't bad for the style at all, but I'd sooner grab a "Belgian" produced in the US.

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Photo of Lucular
3.48/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Macamah
3.39/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MonkeyPilates
2.75/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of edrip222
3.76/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaPan
3.52/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Leffe Blonde from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
Beer rating: 41.7% out of 100 with 3,924 ratings
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