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

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RATINGS: 896   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled conditioned. Keg: Filtered.
In 1996, the brewery innovates and launches Barbãr, 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zilverenmaan (19) - Schoten, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2016
Prachtig, helder bier met complexe gele tinten die helemaal tot hun recht komen dankzij het nauwelijks aanwezige koolzuur. Aroma en smaak verder complexloos honingzacht. Licht moutig. Niet uitgesproken zoet, geen bitterheid geproefd. Voor de liefhebbers.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (937) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2016

Aroma:
Slight/medium aroma of malts, caramel, honey and spices.

Appearance:
Clear/hazy golden/amber beer with a slight/medium off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium/heavy sweet with malts, caramel and honey; ends slightly/medium dry with spices.

Overall:
This beer is intense, complex and balanced. The spices and honey create an almost perfume like aroma and flavour. I guess this beer could easily be mistaken for simple, but I myself do believe it is not.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael27 (808) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 22, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken (vom Händler des Vertrauens). Goldbraun mit schöner weißer Schaumkrone. Leicht säuerlich in der Nase. Dominant ist der Honiggeschmack, der zum Glück den Alkohol überdeckt.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (2049) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 18, 2016
Cervesa dolça on predominen els tocs acaramelats tant en gust com en aroma. Cerveza dulce dónde predominan los toques acaramelados tanto en sabor como en aroma.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Peb (56) - BELGIUM - JUN 16, 2016
On est sur des céréales, du miel. Pas mal, mais écoeurant (cf. autres commentaires). Finales longues.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cervmagpt (655) - PORTUGAL - JUN 6, 2016
Review based on the BJCP2015 guidelines (style 25C, adapted). Bottle 33 cl - Batch L19102017, AROMA: a predominant honey aroma with a faint malty-sweet grainy background and peppery phenols. APPEARANCE: gold color and translucent. medium-low white head with medium-low retention. TASTE: predominant honey flavor, with a faint cereal-sweet malty background and a slight peppery note. medium-low to low bitterness with an almost dry finish. PALATE: medium carbonation with medium-low body. faint alcohol warmth. OVERALL: a very interesting belgian golden strong ale, with a honey touch.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alex60 (199) - - MAY 29, 2016
bouteille 33 cl - couleur dorée, miel, odeur de miel, goût : miel, sucré et céréales, plutôt pas mal mais peu vite être écoeurant

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alvaro78 (275) - Sevilla, SPAIN - MAY 26, 2016
En aroma miel y especias Buen aspecto con carbónatacion con espuma persistente En boca predomina la Malta y miel ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markschiedon (586) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 22, 2016
Drinking from a 33cl bottle. In the aroma a hint of honey, flowers. The clear yellow beer has a medium white head. In the taste honey, a bit bitter. Medium carbonated

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MetalMurphy (452) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 16, 2016
tap @ brussels. golden colour, medium body, malty and a bit honey, quite good belgian strong ale


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