Leffe Brune Belgian Ale Multi-Pack (12 Beers)

Number of Beers
12 Beers
Style
Abbey Beer
Country
Belgium
Brewery
Leffe
ABV
6.5%
Bottle Size
12 x 330ml
Serving Temp
5 to 6°C
6.5%
Abbey Beer
Belgium
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Case Contains:

12 x Leffe Brune 330mL bottles

Beer Details

A World Beer Awards medalist, this authentic Abbey brown ale has been brewed since 1240. Its origins can be traced back to the monks who brewed it as a means of purifying the water to help contain a post-war epidemic in the village. This warm, dark beer is an excellent choice in front of a cosy fireplace and shared with good friends while creating timeless memories.

Tasting Notes & Appearance:

Leffe Brune is a full bodied dubbel that pours deep brown in colour. With a sweet and fruity aroma, prepare for a malty, nutty, caramel taste sensation that perfectly captures the traditional Belgian abbey taste. Hints of coffee and chocolate. Pairs well with a charcuterie board appetizer, as well as "spicy, caramelised, or sweet and sour dishes."

"Bought this on a whim, having never tried it before. So glad I did. A really nice balanced brown ale that feels like a luxury. Perfect for cold nights in Scotland with feet up in front of the fire. Matches well with a wee malt whisky. Heaven." -Martin, 31/01/2021

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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