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

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RATINGS: 609   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pyobon (899) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2014
(Bottle) Great looking beer, very dark but ruby red when held to the light, with good tan head. Pleasant aroma - red berries, toffee, raisins. Full body with creamy carbonation and some stickiness. Good, and different, taste - quite light and fruity like a soda at the start, but this quickly gets replaced by a dark toffee sweetness and by finally by burnt sugar bitter notes. Unusual and very pleasant.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Holmen2 (682) - NORWAY - JUL 11, 2014
Dark brown. Short beige head. Slightly sour aroma of caramel and mature white cheese. Fruity taste of dark caramel. Fizzy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4090) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle from L’échoppe Médiévale cons 2014-07-06 St Pierre la Mer AR: bonbons, caramel, some soda I had when I was wee AP: dark hazy brown, fizzy lively sand brown head F: fizzy, syrup, Coca-Cola, sugary feeling, burned sugar, medium low bitternees, finishes burned almonds

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yy0pp (484) - - JUN 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2014 Bottle 33cl. Klub malých pivovarů. Dark reddish-brown color, fruity and sweet aroma. Great belgian strong ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adster (164) - HUNGARY - JUN 22, 2014
Gyorsan fejlődő, tömött habkoronájú és egészen mély vörös, inkább már fekete színű főzet. Illatában a pörkölt maláta jegyeit hordozza egy cseppnyi méz aromájával, mely ízében is fellelhető, csakúgy, mint az aszalt gyümölcsök és némi kékszőlő jelenléte.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (616) - New York, USA - JUN 17, 2014
It pours a very dark brown color that has coppery highlights. The body is nearly opaque and it forms a big tan foamy head that has very good retention. It also makes nice lacing on the glass. The aroma has sweet, fruity and spicy character with just a hint of hops. The flavor has a wonderful natural sweetness from the honey and malted barley. Dark sweet fruit notes of raisins, figs and plums mix with coriander, bitter orange peel and a touch of earthy yeast. Hop flavor is very mild and adds just a hint of bitterness. The alcohol adds a nice warming quality and it finishes slightly dry. Its palate is medium to full bodied with a smooth creamy texture that is tempered by its lively carbonation

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1141) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 10, 2014
D’un brun des plus foncés ayant une mousse mince, mais compacte et qui persiste en laissant une couche d’écume qui s’accumule ŕ la parois du verre. Ça sent le caramel, les herbes folles, les épices, les bananes et la crčme. C’est subtil tout ça mais ô combien agréable. Ça goűte les fruits secs, les dattes, les raisins avec des épices et de l’alcool qui termine en douceur, laissant derričre lui une traînée sucrée et acidulée, ou peut-ętre légčrement amčre. Plaisante ŕ boire. M.A. 060615 (1080-210514)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (901) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2014
Aroma: intense malty sweets, caramel, brown sugars, molasses. Appearance: dark clear brown/black, medium frothy beige head. Taste: medium sweet. Palate: strong caramel, toffee, molasses, nice malty sweets, medium carbonation, average-long finish. Overall: very nice Belgian Strong Ale, nice and sweet in aroma and palate. Bottle from Beer of Belgium, Ypres.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jvhemert (329) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 6, 2014
AROMA: dough, cherries, nuts, honey, alcohol APPEARANCE: brown, clear, white foam, frothy, TASTE medium bitterness, lightly sour, lightly sweet PALATE: medium body, sticky, average carbonation, bitter, long finish, astringent, OVERALL: nice balance of aromas and taste; bit too much alcohol aroma and slightly sticky.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
Celest (126) - - MAY 28, 2014
Nice bottle! Nice glass. Brown colour. Caramel, brown sugar, biscuits, chocolate. Okay bock beer in the belgian view


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