Leffe 9 | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

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BA SCORE
53.2%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 186 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Jason on 03-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,565
Reviews:
78
Ratings:
186
Liked:
99
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
12.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
49
Trade:
0
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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of metter98
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear amber in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high light beige head that has very good retention properties and hardly died down.
S: Moderate aromas of dark fruits, light fruits, pale malts and yeast is present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell but has notes of spices and hints of alcohol towards the finish.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation. No dryness is perceptible.
O: This beer hides its alcohol rather will and isn't very difficult to drink. It has a lot of dark fruits for the style and seems a little like a Belgian Strong Dark Ale in some ways.

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Photo of Rohkey
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of kurgan3
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of alugeris
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Douberd
3.53/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle 330 ml, at home, poured into a tulip glass. ABV is 9%
Impressive appearance with a live deep orange/light amber colour, a finger of white, soapy head with very good retention and lots of activity in the glass.
Aroma of bananas, yeast, plums, some spices.
Taste is sweet and fruity, becomes slighty bitter afterwards, a bit hoppy and another bit alcoholic.
Quite carbonated, medium dry on the palate. Medium to full body.
Nice beer, goes down easily despite the high ABV.

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Photo of hockeyfighter19
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of CincinnatiChris
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of RJ32S
3/5  rDev -18.7%

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

750ml bottle purchased in a Paris supermarket (3.70 euros...???).

A: Pours a brassy clear light amber with a small white head.

S: Clean sweet malt - molasses, cakey graininess, a bit of alcohol.

T: Very sweet. Notes of maple syrup, sugary pale malt, mild herbal note. The 9% is somewhat perceptible. Finish is dry.

M: Tight, crisp, fine carbonation, medium-bodied, a bit syrupy.

O: A bit too sweet and syrupy.

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Photo of CoverMePorkins
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of Kornoms
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of 4ster
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of jonb5
3.68/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle, poured into a large tulip shaped wine glass. Dark golden colour, 2 finger well retained head, clear. Aroma was wild belgian yeast. Tasted yeast and sweet berries, had the usual Leffe sharpness. Slight burn from the booze at the finish but it generally it was hidden well. Smooth mouthfull, well carbonated, slightly chewy. Overall enjoyed it, unmistakably Leffe.

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Photo of harpus
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of hanlonrn
4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Photo of Chrily
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of TheMyers
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Jose9e
4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jmtpi
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of brinch
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of stevoj
3.84/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

One of my favorites from the Leffe family.Color is burnished copper, head is only present at first pour. Slight alcohol aroma, but not as present in taste. Taste reminds me of caramel and toffee. Drinking this on a fall day while cooking soup and baking cheese...perfect!

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Leffe 9 from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
Beer rating: 53.2% out of 100 with 186 ratings
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