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


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RATINGS: 903   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PintjeFritz (219) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - SEP 8, 2016
No detail information about the malts, hops and drinktemperature on the labels. Clear golden beer with short cream-colored head, fizzy carbonation, smell is honey, light body, malty and yeast but the honey is dominated, finish is very light after hops, (I have 0.33l bottle with batch L09052018 11:13)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nathanvc (262) - Brugge, BELGIUM - SEP 3, 2016
Pours clear and yellow with a fast disappearing white head (I reckon not how it should be). The aroma contains malts, yeast, fruits, honey, butterscotch, herbs and spices. It tastes light sweet and medium bitter, and ends spicy and alcoholic. Full body, slick texture and fizzy carbonation. Actually not that honey-like, there could have been more of that and a bit less of alcohol.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blueshawk (451) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - AUG 28, 2016
- trüb-gelbe Farbe mit guter leichter Schaumbildung - leichte Aromen nach Honig, Banane, Koriander und Hefesäure - passende Carbonisierung - im Antrunk ist zuerst der schöne rezente Malzkörper zu erkennen - kurzfristig kommt der erhöhte Alkoholgehalt zum Vorschein, bevor er sich dann wieder in den Hintergrund verzieht - im Abgang kommt der Honig dann gut erkennbar in Verbindung mit einer leichten Hopfenbitternis zur Geltung Fazit: Endlich einmal ein Honigbier, in dem der Honig auch erkenn- bar ist

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2596) - oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 6, 2016
Botella 33 cl. Colección (r890) tomada en junio 2002. Lote 0350. Fcpref fin 2003. Ligeros sabores maltosos y dulces con finos toques de miel. Buena.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Louke (78) - Swalmen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 29, 2016
Stevig bier. Veel smaken aan dit bier maar toch overwegend zoet maar met genoeg ruimte voor andere aroma’s en smaken.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
KoNrRiI (1260) - Århus, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2016

0.33 tap.
A clear, gold color with a small, off-white head of poor retention. Aroma of medicine, molasses, and wet clothes. Taste also smacks of medicine, molasses, herbs, and in this case some malts too - pretty weird. A medium body, a slick texture, and an average carbonation. Finish is long, in fact too long considering how bad it is. Overall the beer is bad, regret the purchase.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Werthergoethe (310) - Moscow, RUSSIA - JUL 16, 2016
Весьма неплохо& крепкий эль с явным медовым послевк& крепост& пива чувству& но жесткос& не "спирто&#

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zilverenmaan (40) - Antwerp, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MelvinKalksma (1101) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - JUN 27, 2016

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

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

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

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.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Michael27 (1115) - 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.

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