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

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RATINGS: 814   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PietS (61) - Bergen op Zoom, - AUG 11, 2013
Flavours are sweet and spicy, but the beer is fresh and full as well. Easy to drink, on any occasion.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Wanderings878 (13) - ITALY - MAY 26, 2015
Bottiglia. Colore dorato, ambrato lieve. Tre dita di schiuma con media durata. Aroma di miele e malto, piů una lieve nota fruttata e caramello. Gusto ben bilanciato, sempre miele, contrastato da un finale amarognolo. Media carbonatazione. Interessante.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gangstergafje (169) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - MAY 25, 2015
The beer has a light yellow amber color. The beer has a little layer of white foam. The beer has a bit sour smell and a little bitter aroma. I am not sure what I smell, but it sure smells familiar. It had the same herbal smell like the ’dubbel lam’. The beer has a sweet taste of honey. It had a nice tingly sensation. There was some alcohol tastable. Overall, not s bad beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jorn69 (1566) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2015
Tap @ Delirium Café, Brussels 150514. Fruity, yeasty and malty, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, sweet and yeasty.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
szeli (19) - GERMANY - MAY 12, 2015
Sehr malzig, sehr süß, SEHR alkoholisch. Meiner Meinung nach deutlich zu alkoholisch. Das Aroma ist malzig-süß, auch der Honig ist zu erkennen. Generell leider zu unrund, der Alkohol ist zu stark präsent und überdeckt den eigentlich feinen Geschmack.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TaxiDriver (1553) - Stadland, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2015
Bottle. A sweet aroma, malty, spices and honey. The small white foamy head has a short duration. The body is cloudy and orange to brown. A malty and light bitter taste. The body is medium strong to strong, dry and creamy with a normal carbonation.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
susonagger (71) - spain, - MAY 9, 2015
NOTA DE CATA: - Aspecto de la cerveza Barbar: De aspecto turbio y color rubio, presenta una espuma densa, cremosa y muy consistente. - Aroma: Con notas de té. Levadura y especies con toque suave de miel. - Cuerpo/sabor: Muy dulce sin llegar a ser empalagosa.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
dreamer (142) - PORTUGAL - MAY 5, 2015
Golden to orange color, with medium and long lasting head. Low carbonation. Body is thing and oily. Aroma is honey, coriander, yeast and malt. Taste is sweet, caramel, fruity, spicy, herbs and low bitterness. Aftertaste is medium and sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vincent68 (257) - Nitra, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 5, 2015
Fľaša 0,33 l. Intenzívna aróma sladu a pšenice, vysoká hustá pena, farba jantárová. Chuť sladkasto-sladová, sušené pomaranče, koriander. Chuťovo zaujímavý špeciál.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
skatanarchy (86) - - APR 28, 2015
브라세리 레프브르 - 바바르 벨지안 스트롱 에일 8% ABV 한국에도 수입되어 친숙하지만 꿀이 첨가된 벨지안 스트롱에일로 여전히 특이한 컨셉. 8도란 것이 믿기지 않도록 잘 넘어간다. 꿀이 발효에 관여하진않은&# https://twitter.com/MaekJuBot

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 27, 2015
Poured from a 330 ML bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a great honey smell (go figure) along with malt and caramel. Appearance- This is a golden amber color with a thick off-white head. Taste- Fantastic taste of honey and malt. World class flavor in my book. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- World Class, that sums it up. It is a "must try" beer.


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