Leffe Radieuse | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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307 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-30-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
307
Reviews:
134
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
14.51%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
84
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 307 |  Reviews: 134
Photo of rulisekmartin
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mozartandmadnes
3.82/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of josanguapo
4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bought at Supercor Express Tomares. Good beer and easy to find in spanish supermarkets.

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Photo of Luweezy
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roman_V
4.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Limelite
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HurrahBeer
4.14/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of boqonx
3.46/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of bjd88
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kamilgracki
4.37/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hansavijaticar
3.91/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Red-brown, weak head. Smell and taste: candies, caramel, peaches, honey, cinnamon, raisins. Nicely balanced, but not very exciting, just as Leffe Blonde and Bruine. Winter beer, goes well eith brown cake.

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Photo of SmashPants
4.27/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Format: traditional 330mL bottle, stylish label. I like it as a package; stylish.

Appearance: poured into a wide-mouth trappist glass. A clear, mid red-brown in colour with a finger of creamy beige head that leaves extremely thick lacing down the glass. Looks pretty darn good.

Aroma: some fruits here with a touch of sherry, bread malts and plenty of Belgian yeasts.

Taste: definite heavy fruits here with strong Belgian yeasts and an almost cake-like biscuit and bread malt character. A touch of warming alcohol. Very, very drinkable.

Aftertaste: the flavours linger through. A lovely beer.

Mouth feel: medium in body with a moderate to medium carbonation. Quite smooth in feel.

Overall: one of my favourite Belgian strong dark ales. I do love myself a tasty Leffe. I'll pay the AU$100 a case - every now and then.

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Photo of WynnO
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KingSlayer
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dougology
3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of olradetbalder
2.25/5  rDev -40.6%

Photo of Hananya
4.6/5  rDev +21.4%

Photo of ajdemma
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of AlexAfonin
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Liorgrin
4.72/5  rDev +24.5%

Photo of Kgoldsbe
4/5  rDev +5.5%

A dark strong ale much more similar in texture to its dark ale counterpart than you would expect. Subtle bitterness to start that mellows quick and transitions into a sweet toasted malty finish as it leaves your mouth.

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Photo of satyrcan
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of BonzoBall
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

This is the BEST of the Leffe range. Good flavour and aftertaste.

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Photo of titvs
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Review based on the BJCP2008 guidelines (style 18E). Bottle 33 cl - Batch 49 02:38. AROMA: sweet malty notes with some background notes of dried grapes. mild spicy alcohol notes. no hop aromas. APPEARANCE: amber color and translucent. average ivory and moussy head with low retention. low lacing. TASTE: sweet malty background with low esters and phenols. some spicy alcohol character. medium-low bitterness. finishes medium-dry. PALATE: medium-low body with medium-low carbonation. OVERALL: a not so complex belgian strong ale. average at most.

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Leffe Radieuse from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
3.79 out of 5 based on 307 ratings.
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