Leffe Royale | 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 Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stevoj on 06-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
157
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
11.23%
 
 
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8
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Photo of korene84
5/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of Humbaz
4.96/5  rDev +32.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Mike_Aguirre
4.79/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Very fancy looking beer that delivers what it promises. Apperance, aroma and taste are right for the style. It´s delicious and complex. Also very affordable in Mexico. One of my favorites.

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Photo of backslide311
4.75/5  rDev +27%

Photo of peagasus
4.75/5  rDev +27%

Photo of Nesy
4.65/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.58/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dragon79
4.53/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rredshift
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of Sizzo
4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of cesarrdgz
4.49/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tiene un color dorado muy limpio, los olores al momento que la abres son súper notables y agradables, buena cantidad de carbonatación, y tiene buena retención de sabor una vez que la tomas

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Photo of Ivixor
4.33/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brew_Darrymore
4.27/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of _nano_
4.26/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Melomanemusher
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of fortyfield
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Aliano
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of BartMcStout
4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of nelloug
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of krtaires
4.24/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FatsoSvuLLo
4.2/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Augustiner719
4.18/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 750ml corked and caged bottle into a Duvel Tulip.

Pours a nice bright prance color, similar to a west coast style DIPA with that glowing orange hue to it. BIg head that recedes rather quickly, but leaves some lacing down the glass. Aroma is strong baked apples, clove spice, and some caramelized orange peel/ candied orange peel. Has a pastry like bready quality to it. Malty but also nicely acidic with a clean and crisp finish. Mouthfeel could be a little brighter, more along the lines of a Duvel would be ideal. Has medium carbonation but high carbonation really would do this beer better. Great for pairing with foods, and probably as versatile as hefeweizens in the beer and food world. Overall, this is a nice brew, worth grabbing a bottle or two. I believe it comes in 6 packs, at least here in switzerland, but the champagne bottle format is really cool, especially with the blacked out bottle and gold foil.

cheers!

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Photo of kevinl6
4.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I'm a fan of the other Leffe products and was pretty excited to try this one. 330ml bottle, black and gold label. Poured into a Corsendonk glass.

A: A perfect blend of gold/amber, a rich appearance.... minimal head that sticks to the glass.

S: Very similar to Leffe Blonde, not very strong. Picking up on some orange and spice.

T: Again similar to the blonde, at first. Sweeter and richer though, again the orange, and a nice alcoholic finish. Very well balanced.

M: Surprisingly full, light carbonation, a little dry.

O: The bottom line is that if you are a fan of the blonde and the brune like I am, this is a must try. If you don't like those products, then this one probably won't do it for you either. I thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Photo of vaughtex
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%

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Leffe Royale from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
3.74 out of 5 based on 157 ratings.
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