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

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RATINGS: 782   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Bottled conditioned. Keg: Filtered.
In 1996, the brewery innovates and launches Barbăr, ale with honey.
Born of the ancestral know-how of a family brewery, Barbar beer will please you with its malt taste and subtle flavour of honey. It is brewed using water drawn from artesian wells on the site of the brewery, at Quenast, a small village to the south of Brussels. This area is well-known for the quality and the diversity of its beers.
Barbar beer is prepared from a secret and harmonious mixture of barley malts, hops and honey carefully selected by our Master Brewer. The traditional brewing method, associated with our unique strain of yeast, and the secondary fermentation in the bottle, gives Barbar the authentic flavour of a very special ale.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (901) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
Golden amber in colour that was served in a mug. The aroma was of citrus, honey. Flavour was a little bit sweet, with some malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tampierre (861) - Pilsen, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 23, 2014
Bottled , Cesky Brod , CZ , Malt,fruit,honey and spices aroma , Clear golden color with bigger lacing head , Sweet taste with sour dry finish , Medium body , Average carbon , Pretty good but not my cup of beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alengrin (2464) - BELGIUM - DEC 22, 2014
Classic and typical Belgian honey beer with hazy deep golden blonde colour and medium off-white, sticky, creamy head. Sweet, with noticeable unfermented honey, peach, candied orange, bready, slick malt sweetness enhanced by the honey, spicy hints, yeasty finish with some grassy hops and warming alcohol as well as lingering sweetness. Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AGCostaNeves (19) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - DEC 20, 2014
Light yellow color and slightly cloudy. A white collar and well trained and medium to high size. Citrus and floral notes, plus honey, of course appear in promeiro smell. Very good flavor. Super floral, and it is a perfumed beer, very characteristic of honey, flowers with a light citrus footprint. The flavor is intense and comes with the features revealed by the aroma. The carbonation is medium and dry and slightly bitter end set the tone of this Belgian beer. It is a very interesting Beer, with plenty of character and denotes an elaborate mixture and especially with aroma and intense flavor. Honey and orange appear all the time, a delight, but tends to be a bit too sweet. Certainly not this is a beer to be taken in quantity, but has an average drinkabilidade so to speak and let that feeling that in the future deserves drink again.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
chromeotaphor (54) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 11, 2014
Ontzettend fris luchtig licht aroma, zoetig fruitig kauwgom achtig. Prachtig helder gouden kleur met champagne achtige carbonatie. Redelijke schuimkraag die langzaam weg trekt. Vrij prikkelend in het begin met veel aanwezigheid van carbonatie. Daarna warm zacht en heerlijk soepel rond in de afdronk door te toevoeging van honing. Tikje te waterig. Lekker anders maar heerlijk. Doet denken aan delirium tremens.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HerrBierkoenig (353) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 8, 2014
From 0,33l bottle, BBD: 18062016 Pours light hazy golden liquid, big soapy white head, fell down quickly, Aroma: strong fruity aroma, peach, bubblegum, strawberries, elderflower, Taste: medium sweet, light to medium bitter, light sour, fruity, bubblegum, peach, Palate: medium to full body, oily texture, lively carbonation, long bubblegum bitter finish, Overall: very interesint, beautiful aroma, fine taste, too intensive carbonation, but good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjik83 (662) - - DEC 4, 2014
************************************************** + Redelijk Matig Niet mijn smaak ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ippopotamo36 (367) - Rome, ITALY - DEC 4, 2014
0,33 bottle with perfect glass pairing at Exit bar in Peje/Peć - Kosovo. Pours golden with a certain solid white foam. Nose: honey, light caramel, honey candy. Mouth: malts, honey, yeast. Ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mircoas (127) - ITALY - NOV 30, 2014
33cl @ bottle. Mi pare di capire che le birre al miele non facciano proprio per me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5781) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle at Th Fiddler. Pours clear golden brown with a white head. Aroma of honey, light fruits, belgian yeast and light herbal notes. Flavour is over moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.


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