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 Barbãr Brassin.
Issue of high fermentation, Barbãr winter Brassin is a brown ale containing Honey (2,5%). It is consumed cold, at approximately 5°C.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
MarkoNm (442) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - APR 21, 2014
Pours a clear, deep brown almost black color, topped with a tan colored head, with decent retention. The aroma is malty with the addition of some honey. The taste is bittery, finishing with a roasty feel. Quite strong but drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
melush (518) - SPAIN - APR 18, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cerveceria Internacional. Color marron oscuro, casi negro. Sabor a malta, con ligerisimo regusto a miel. Bastante carbonatada.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jjsint (652) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - APR 16, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 22, 2014 Bottle @ Post Office Vaults, Birmingham. Served in hazy glass so the blackness and the beige head can only be approximated. Smell of fresh vanilla, burnt caramel, bitter chocolate and oak chips. The alcohol is obvious from the aroma. A glorious full molasses and clove sweetness greets the lips on the first sip. Full, syrupy palette, with the tickle of the carbonation like forepIay before the final carnal swallow. I don’t get so much honey from this, but I love it all the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VincentKabel (152) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - APR 14, 2014
Dark brown beer with a off-white head. High carbonation. Besides an malty taste nothing that makes this beer stand out. This beer is made with honey and that is the only thing that makes this something of a special beer. Not to much but just enough to give this beer a nice twist.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stersy (2) - SPAIN - APR 14, 2014 does not count
Cerveza negra de un aroma dulzón, que refleja el uso de la miel en su elaboración. Amargor agrable.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
traak (73) - FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Délicieuse encore meilleur en brune que en blonde, miel dosé à la perfection.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bohort60 (14) - St-Nazaire De Dorchester, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 31, 2014
Mousse fugasse...ne laissant aucune trace sur mon verre...mais bon belles arômes de bière belge...l’orange domine (presque grand marnier) ainsi que le caramel. en bouche l’alcool nous réchauffe...le goût coule au palet...et est très persistant. J’aime!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mathieuc (1166) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Pours a dark brown with an ample offwhite (chamois even) head that leaves really good lacing. Nose is mostly of honey but there is also a definite fruity character to it. Taste is of raisins, plums and honey. It isn’t really sweet per se, though, just really malty. Honey isn’t big and bold here, it’s more of a background thing. Body is medium, carbonation medium-high. Alcohol is well hidden. A fair BSDA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
RaduLuchian (39) - München, GERMANY - MAR 16, 2014
A dark-red coloured bock with subtle honey, fruity aromas and caramel taste. Thick body with brownish head and a slightly bitter-sweet aftertaste. I would definitely recommend this this beer to bock enthusiasts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanVah (109) - SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
På flaska från Belgien. Kaffefärgad med en hög beige skumkrona. Luktar kalt kaffe. Först har den an svag smak av kaffe som följs av en syrlig citrussmak.

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