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

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RATINGS: 806   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 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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (4162) - Den Haag, - APR 27, 2010
Bottle, hauwitzer, orange pour, large dense off white head. Fruity hoppy aroma with some yeast and spices. Flavour is medium bitterness with some sweet fruit and faint honey.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
skatanarchy (75) - - 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 (520) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jjsint (1213) - Ely, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2015
Bottle at the Masonic Arms, Kirkcudbright. Golden yellow, clear with generous carbonation. Sour lemon and yeasty aromas, but the taste is special: sweet, intensely honeyed with enough of a yeasty/malty backbone to remind you this is a beer, not Pooh’s alcoholic Hunny Pot. Massive but appropriate carbonation on the palette.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sccp1910 (13) - BRAZIL - APR 26, 2015
Cerveja de alto teor alcoólico, 8%, porém disfarçado pelo sabor adocicado, proveniente da adição de mel. Não é das melhores Ales, porém não deixa de ser boa.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Haterd (37) - NETHERLANDS - APR 11, 2015
Honingbier maar zeker niet te zoet. Lekker biertje maar niet een die ik vaker dan een paar keer hoef te drinken ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
xbro (13) - - APR 6, 2015
Mooi donkergoud biertje met een duidelijke honingsmaak. Niet te overheersend.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
luklaer (144) - BELGIUM - APR 4, 2015
Now this was nice! Extremely tasteful honey beer (although I didn’t really taste the honey...)

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Alusmamuts (781) - LATVIA - APR 1, 2015
Light amber / honey yellow with medium white head. Mild fruity aroma. Excellently balanced sweet and sour fruity (peaches) taste followed by right amount of bitterness. Mild bitter aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Whatup14 (941) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 30, 2015
Bouteille 750ml, brassée par Brasseurs RJ. Couleur dorée trouble, mousse blanche évasive. Arôme de levure, miel, malt. Goût de levure, miel, épices légères. Carbonatation moyenne-élevée, corps moyen.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PlutonowyMan (85) - POLAND - MAR 18, 2015
Piana drobno p?cherzykowa, w kolorze z?amanej bieli, nie utrzymuje si? zbyt d?ugo, pozostawia lekki film na powierzchni trunku. Aromat niezbyt intensywny, nieco owocowy, nuty jab?ek i s?odycz charakterystyczna dla miodu. Wszystko to do?? delikatne i nie nachalne. W smaku jest tylko miód, ale w ilo?ci umiarkowanej, nie jest zbyt s?odko. Goryczka znikoma taka jak przy mocnej herbacie, z ka?dym ?ykiem na finiszu jest mocniejsza. Generalnie Barbar nie przesadza w ?adn? stron?, alkohol dobrze ukryty, pije si? lekko i z przyjemno?ci?.


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