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

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RATINGS: 650   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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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 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.


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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
profane (40) - - FEB 15, 2007
Draught. Very fruity (apple) Very sweet beer. Quite persistent alcohol. Short end.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
karpik (129) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - MAY 30, 2015
Sweet, fruity aroma - plum, cherry, black currant. Dark brown colour, not very tall tan head. Taste is sweet and fruity, just like the nose. Bitterness is low. Overall nice beer, nothing special, but just good.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lbianchi66 (81) - FRANCE - MAY 16, 2015
Robe brune, légèrement ambrée. Mousse bien. Le miel domine, mais on sent aussi des saveurs de fruits noirs, pruneau, biscuit et levure. Légèrement sèche en bouche. Longue en bouche. Texture épaisse et carbonatation très fine: super texture. Une excellente bok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PauloAG (162) - BELGIUM - MAY 1, 2015
330cc fliptop bottle. Pour dark ruby brown with tanned head. Behaves almost coka cola like. Very fizzy. Roasty bitter, sweet honey and dark caramel. Heavy carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1370) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 12, 2015
0,33L swing-top bottle (from Wine of Galilee, Talllinn). Pours dark ruby-black with light tan head. The head stays for some time. Aroma is fruits, plums, minerals. Flavor is sweet, fruits, citrus, plums, caramel, burnt sugar, metallic notes, and spices. Finish is sticky sweet and fruity. Overall: good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mithe (1045) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 12, 2015
(tap 0,3l @ Picollo (Opava))
Aroma: Fruity (cherry/raspberries/apple cider), fruity sour.
Appearance: Dark brown color. Minimal, light brown head.
Taste: Medium sweet, light fruity sour.
Palate: Medium body. Light sticky. Very light warm finish.
Overall: Fruity sourish belgian.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alusmamuts (843) - LATVIA - APR 11, 2015
Drak brown with rich but quickly disappearing light brown/dark beige head. Good balanced taste of malty sweetness, some sourness followed by a good hops and roasted bitterness. Easy drinkable ang enjoyable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Marduk (3625) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 10, 2015
330ml bottle. Murky dark brown color. Small size, brownish head, stays. Plastic, caramel, sweet, raisins, alcohol in aroma. Roasted malts, alcohol, faint chocolate, dark fruits in taste. Roasted cereals and alcohol in aftertaste. Crisp mouthfeel. Roasted oats in burps.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (225) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown with small white head. Spicy aroma, yeast, bread, pastry, grass, leaves, light caramel. Taste is light sweet, fruity, pastry, I felt like I was having liquid cake. Medium to full body, lively carbonation, creamy texture. Very pleasant, dessert beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1477) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 28, 2015
6.3.2015. Dark brown with big coarse brown head. Spices and dark fruits on the nose, also sweetness, caramel. Taste is malty, honey, dark fruits, warming alcohol. Not overly complex but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6352) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 4, 2015
Bouteille de 330 ml achetée à la SAQ Beaubien (Montréal, QC) au coût de 3,05$. Arôme: Légère odeur de fruité et d’épices. Apparence: La couleur est brune. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de miel fruité avec une pointe d’épices. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de miel en arrière goût. (Rating #6174)


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