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Brewed by Brasserie Lefebvre
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Rebecq-Quenast, Belgium

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RATINGS: 682   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned. Keg: Filtered
Previously known as Winter Bok
ABV 8%-8.5%.
Because the warrior needs to rest in winter as well, the Lefebvre Brewery has produced for you, from October to February, a winter Barbăr Brassin.
Issue of high fermentation, Barbăr winter Brassin is a brown ale containing Honey (2,5%). It is consumed cold, at approximately 5°C.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MetalMurphy (314) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 14, 2016
bottle @ brussels. dark brown colour, heavy body, with honey aroma in the background, quite good belgian beer

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
comperchris (68) - - MAY 12, 2016
Served in chalice at 3•. Pours very dark brown with a big crisp white head which lasts all the way to the bottom. Smell is underwhelming, not really of anything. Taste is sweet with subtle honey and malty undertones. Alcohol content is not readily apparent but builds in the aftertaste. A very enjoyable drink which I shall certainly have again.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (309) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - MAY 9, 2016
Gyenge gyümölcsös, halvány karamelles beütésű illat. Gyümölcsös, nagyon picit citromos jelleg, kevés karamell íz is felfedezhető, és persze a háttérben folyamatosan ott lebeg a méz. Nagyon enyhén keserű. Szinte semmi utóíz. Kifejezetten testes sör.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ttheilen (370) - USA - MAY 6, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MatusBeer (278) - Košice, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 23, 2016
330 ml bottle. Dark black colour with stable head off. Aroma of yeasts,banana,candies. Taste of biscuits,chocolate, light herbs, honey sweetness. Nice

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10571) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 19, 2016
Draught @ Basement Beer Bar, Aalborg
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, dried fruits and floral. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and light to medium bitter with a long dried fruity and caramel finish Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (3335) - NORWAY - FEB 17, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown body with a small lighter head. Caramel aroma with raisins and honey. Taste adds a mild spicy edge, presumably yeast esters, with chocolate and red fruit. Malty finish, with a bit short aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ardeo (94) - Flémalle, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2016
Bičre brune foncée en 33cl produisant peu de mousse. Les arômes sont agréables avec des notes de speculoos, café, d’autres. La bouche est sucrée, douce avec le miel en saveur de fond et encore le speculoos ;-)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gala122 (22) - - JAN 14, 2016
33 cl Belgian Strong Ale. It has a different taste compared to other blck beer. It has a fruit and sweet flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Desverger (6951) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle - pours dark brown verging black with tan head. Roasted malty with medium sweet malt, some caramel, treacle, dark dried fruit, some nice spices, goes down well.


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