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

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RATINGS: 791   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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.


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
sic1314 (3880) - Leiden, - JUL 11, 2013
Poured a clear light amber with a white head. Aroma of the honey and caramel malt. Medium body, the flavour is overly sweet and a bit cloying.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PauloAG (48) - BELGIUM - JAN 25, 2015
330cc fliptop bottle. Blonde honey coloured beer. Nose is some malt and honey. It is honey all the way through. Even the mouth feel. Some fruitiness also. Mostly sweet. Very nice bragot.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
maxgregoriou (5) - ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015 does not count
Tried from the bottle in brussels, smooth easy blonde with a beautiful sweet honey aftertaste. Dangerous.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stephane_Houle (158) - - JAN 18, 2015
Apparence: D?une couleur jaune miel pratiquement opaque, elle est coiffée d?une bonne mousse d?une durée moyenne. Effervescence quasi inexistante. Arômes: Au nez, ce sont des légères arômes de malt et des notes miel.Saveurs: En bouche, c?est un corps moyen. Au goût, c?est de légères saveurs de malt avec des notes miellé. Finale de durée moyenne, avec pratiquement aucune effervescence et une légère amertume. Fiche techniqueStyle: Bière Belge forteFormat: 750 mlTaux d?alcool : 8,5%Température: 8°C - 10°C

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mark_Eck (844) - - JAN 14, 2015
Pours a golden amber color. Aroma and taste are sweet with honey and hints of fruit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Martijntjepils (5) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 12, 2015 does not count
Honey taste in the beginning followed by the warmth of the 8% alcohol. Not very hoppy at the end. Easy to drink heavy beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
StueyD (1282) - Heacham, Norfolk, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
A mid amber golden coloured beer with a frothy white head. A mildly spicy, fruity aroma, with a hint of wet paper! Dry mouthfeel. A dry, biscuity malt flavour is soon taken over by a slightly tart fruity hop flavour that lasts well into the finish. Tasted at the Delirium Cafe, Brussels. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjansen1310 (70) - Soest, NETHERLANDS - JAN 9, 2015
33 cl bottle. Pours a dark honey coloured beer with medium head. Smells like honey. Tastes like honey. Somehow it’s so easy to drink and still so interesting that it really is somethin else!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luegomeloacabo (50) - A Coruña, SPAIN - JAN 7, 2015
I enjoyed the soft and weak honey taste and the charming orange golden colour. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hb8000 (16) - - JAN 3, 2015
@Kuala lumpur bar a nice in balance beer with nice hints off honey and very drinkable

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rob_D_UK (1026) - 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.


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