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


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RATINGS: 743   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
martjoobolut (634) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 23, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 09.01.2016 (from some random alco store @ Merekeskus, Tallinn). Pours clear golden-amber with white head. The head stays. Aroma is fruits, Belgian yeast, phenols, spices, and honey. Taste is sweet, fruits, a lot of spices, wheat and alcohol. Overall: not bad, but a little bit rough around the edges. Maybe an aged version would be better?!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2337) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2014
750 ml bottle from Gatineau IGA (brewed under license by Brasseurs RJ. Pours a cloudy dull golden colour with moderate-sized white head. Aroma is spicy and floral with some honey. Flavour is rather spicy, some honeyish sweetness and floral notes. Average body. Carbonation on the lively side. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Serapac (94) - CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 14, 2014
From a bottle. Golden bier with smallish white head. The honey dominates the aroma, but not in a pushy way. Palate more balanced, sweet spices, malt. Although not my type of beer, it is not without its appeal. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VincentKabel (192) - Haarlem, NETHERLANDS - APR 9, 2014
Clear golden color with a clear white head. Pretty high carbonation. When you read on the label that this beer is made with honey you are afraid that this beer will be to sweet for words. But its actually a very balanced beer. Malt, Flowery, Honey and a mellow aftertaste. Pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Toomio (188) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 3, 2014
Vähän jo jumiskossa. Aika hyvin skipattiin lentokenttäbussi. Hieno väri, aika suomimeininki luostariolueksi.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
freretoc (624) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl, une couleur dorée et une grosse mousse, bière assez bien équilibrée avec juste ce qu’il faut en miel, elle est pas incroyable mais permet de passer à autre chose quand on est pas habitué à la bière

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (616) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 3, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33 cl. Arômes dominés par le miel. Goût sucré mais pas trop quand même. Correcte mais sans plus.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vincentvega72 (59) - - MAR 29, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 20, 2014 Goudgeel bier (8% alchohol) met bloemig aroma. De alcohol proef je goed door. Bier met een hoppig karakter en smaken van citrus, honing, vanille en tarwe. Veel koolzuur. Niet slecht maar ook geen hoogvlieger...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (555) - SPAIN - MAR 28, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en Cerveceria Internacional. Color dorado. Sabor a malta, miel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sinfull (806) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Golden color , small white head. Aroma of malt , flower , honey and alcohol. Sweet malty taste with spices and honey. Full body , moderate carbonation. Sweet aftertaste with minimal bitterness.

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