Leffe Nectar | Abbaye de Leffe S.A.

Leffe NectarLeffe Nectar
BA SCORE
3.18/5
34 Ratings
Leffe NectarLeffe Nectar
BEER INFO

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

Style: Bière de Garde

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by thierrynantes on 08-21-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,199
Reviews:
14
Ratings:
34
pDev:
22.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 34 |  Reviews: 14
Reviews by thierrynantes:
Photo of thierrynantes
3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (25 cl.) tasted in 2012.

Appearance : golden color with white foamy head.
Smell : yeasty aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : honey adds a touch too sweet, with low ABV.
Drinkability : an average beer in the style Belgian ale. Full name "Nectar Tradition des moines".

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More User Reviews:
Photo of DeanBB
3.17/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Robertas
3.94/5  rDev +23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keegan
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Csouye
1/5  rDev -68.6%

Photo of AntoineTheS
1.85/5  rDev -41.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Totally unbalanced, I even wonder if it is really a beer with so much sugar in it.

I do think a beer can be called Nectar and be a success, by being very smooth and maybe a little bit sweet, but this Leffe Nectar is not.

Maybe for soda ot sugar-likers.

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Photo of Hobbit
4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

Photo of frontalot
3.25/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of vinicole
2.9/5  rDev -8.8%

Golden brown. Well carbonated without producing much head.
Typical Leffe aroma of yeast, this one mixed with honey and citrus notes.
Immediate and overwhelming honey sweetness. Digestive biscuit and yeasty flavours somewhere in the distance.
Sticky lips and too much for my liking.

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Photo of Foley67
3.62/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thommo_nk
3.48/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Extremely sweet, too much for me personally however the beer is definitely well crafted. Think this beer could benefit from a higher ABV. Like the 750ml bottle size and the free Leffe glass as well

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Photo of MaxOhle
2.99/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Shanex
3.37/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

33cl bottle poured into the proper Leffe Chalice

Golden brown. Well carbonated without producing much head.

Typical Leffe aroma of yeast, this one mixed with honey and citrus notes.

Immediate and overwhelming honey sweetness. Digestive biscuit and yeasty flavours...

A good offering from Leffe. Not much

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Photo of saintjulien
4.5/5  rDev +41.5%

Photo of Dec27
3.39/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of boqonx
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of Everydayoff
3.22/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

250ml bottle poured into a chalice.

Clear golden orange in color with pretty good foamy white head, it gradually dissipates to a lasting bubble sheet on the surface and leaves some lacing on the glass-side.

Grain, bread, and husk lead a nose together with earthy and herbal hop as well as yeasty spice. There is a mild ester like lime and pineapple together with some musty note. Honey is there too with a hint of molasses.

Sweet and sour in the taste from its honey and fruity yet musty yeast flavors, then it is crisp spice with sweet molasses then some herbal hop bitterness at the end. Malt acts as a base of the flavor structure with its grain, husk, and bread.

Medium body with semi-smooth mouthfeel and active yet lively carbonation, the feeling is crisp with a dry finish with its sweeping sweetness.

Honey blonde ale? Umm... no major offensive but there is also no reason to revisit.

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Photo of der_meister
3.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of backslide311
3.75/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of Martine
3.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beerthirtysa
2.66/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Very much like a German radler but without the citrus (or at least not very much). Golden, honey-hued in the glass, with a slightly off-white head that doesn't last long. Not much nose; just a little malt, honey, and candy sugar. Tastes just the same, with a very sweet finish, almost treacly or syrupy. Mouthfeel is nice, with low to medium carbonation. Fun once, but I'll be reaching for something else next time I visit Cora.

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Photo of Bruno74200
2.85/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of josanguapo
2.12/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From Belgiuminabox. In Grimbergen glass. Reading JHTP11 Ch14. The honey addition is artificial and cloying, it doesnt improve the brew but just the opposite. Better stick to a standard leffe blonde

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Photo of Sirre
2.25/5  rDev -29.2%

Photo of kaliber_ua
4.18/5  rDev +31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Leffe Nectar from Abbaye de Leffe S.A.
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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