Leffe Blonde 0.0 (Alcohol Free)

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Style
Blonde Ale
Country
Belgium
Brewery
ABV
0.0%
Bottle Size
330ml
Serving Temp
4-6 °C
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This is Leffe Blonde without the alcohol. Period. The smell and taste is close to being identical. It’s a mite sweeter than the alcoholic version and there’s a strong biscuit maltiness to finish but otherwise, this is the same Leffe Blonde you all remember, minus the alcohol.

Brewery Info

Leffe. It’s one of the world’s most recognisable Belgian beers. Understandably so, it’s had more than 800, albeit tumultuous, years to build a brand and nail that quality. There are few beers that have quite such a development time.

Abbaye de Leffe in Dinant was founded in the 12th century and, like most abbeys and churches, they built a brewery to serve drinks to parishioners and pilgrims. Most people, including children, drank beer of some sort as it was much safer to drink than water.

Over the intervening few centuries, Leffe marked itself out as a brewery of quality. The abbey was seriously damaged in the years around the French Revolution but managed to keep brewing until 1809. During the First World War, many of the brewing kettles were melted down for ammunition.

It wasn’t until 1929, when the abbey was re-established, and in 1952, Father Abbot Nys, along with brewer Albert Lootvoet, decided to start the brewery taking inspiration from its original recipes. Leffe Brune was available again. It’s no longer brewed at the abbey (they produce way too much for that), but Leffe remains officially an ‘abbey’ beer. Today, there’s a museum opposite the abbey in Dinat – Maison Leffe – where you can taste the beer.

Today, there are nine varieties of Leffe, plus occasional limited run beers. The Brune is one of the best examples of its kind, a deep brown beer full of sweet fruit flavours but enough tartness to make it drinkable. Even stronger is Leffe Radieuse full of fruit aromas – orange rind and coriander seeds are particularly apparent; it’s a long, warming drink. The Blond is, of course, a classic pale abbey beer, with a beautiful gold colour and a rich head. Best served in a Leffe chalice of course.

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First alcohol free beer
80%
Review by
Quite strange for the first few sips, but then tastes quite nice. Not as nice as regular blonde, but very acceptable when the you need to drive later. Will definitely buy again.
Decent tasting
80%
Review by
Very good for a 0.0% abv beer. Leffe Blond itself is my favorite beer so i am slightly biased.
Best zero alcohol beer I have tasted
100%
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It's not quite the normal Leffe Blonde but it's close enough & a tasty beer in its own right.

Still has that distinct Leffe character & is a refreshing drink without the boozy effects.

Highly recommended!
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