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 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (2905) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2014
330ml bottle shared with jeevan. Pours dark brown, thick, but short-lived, beige head. Aromas mostly dark sugars and light herbs. Taste dominated by the candi sugar though. Sweet finish as well. OK, but I prefer beers to be less sweet.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
androman (317) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2014
33cl bottle @ home. Dark reddish-brown color, strong brownish head. Aroma fruit, caramel, honey, licorice notes, cinnamon notes, slightly roasty, malty. Alcohol is slightly present. Taste light sweetness, medium bitterness, salty notes. Medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, medium bittersweet finish with soft honeyish sidetaste. Honey is not as much present as in the general Barbar beer, this one is closer to an average belgian strong ale. Good but not that exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sinfull (792) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Dark brown-red color , mid-sized beige head. Aroma is sweet , with notes of fruits and honey. Taste of caramel , raisins , fruits with hint of alcohol. Full body, low carbonation. Sweet fruity aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (6892) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 2, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein minimal trübes rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr malzig süß, alkoholisch, belgische Hefe. Geschmack sehr malzig alkoholisch, fruchtig, würzig

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Icedwarf (270) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAR 1, 2014
Donker bruin bier. Smaak is licht zoet, framboos en niet hoppig. Smaak bljift niet lang hangen.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Whatup14 (684) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 27, 2014
Bouteille 330ml. Couleur brune foncée presque opaque, mousse beige tirant sur le gris aérienne et imposante. Arôme de miel de sarrasin, malt, fruits confits, alcool. Goût de malt, mélasse, dattes, léger côté floral. Carbonatation moyenne-élevée, corps moyen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MonsterMagnet (156) - NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2014 33cl bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head that quickly disappears. Fruity and sweet aroma. Fairly oily mouthfeel with sweet taste of raisins and honey, hints of metallic. Aftertaste of honey and a slight bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
g_georgiou (166) - CYPRUS - FEB 6, 2014
Dark brown with a hint or red body. Beige head. To the eye seems like it has a thick consistency. Aroma is caramel, raisins some dark fruit. Medium sweet to sweet taste. Quite thick texture but carbonation breaks the oiliness a bit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Intakium (2) - SPAIN - FEB 2, 2014 does not count
Buena cerveza, aroma y sabor agradables, aunque peca de dejar demasiado sabor alcohólico en paladar

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
txitxi40230 (79) - - JAN 28, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl avec bouchon "bouteille de lait" .. bière belle, mousse épaisse, goût de miel onctueux, qui reste en bouche, une bière comme je les aime....

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