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

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RATINGS: 909   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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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4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anfractuosity (356) - - MAR 28, 2013
Sweet tasting beer which comes from the honey presumably. Nice.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hopverdju (899) - BELGIUM - JAN 18, 2017
Donker goudblond met witte schuimkraag. Geur: moutzoetig, honing, wat kruidig, gistkarakter. Smaak: zoet, kandij, honing, wat fruitigheid die doet denken aan sinaasappel zeste. Sprankelende koolzuurprikkel die ervoor zorgt dat het allemaal fris blijft. Volmondig. Afdronk: zoet, fruitig.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ysok02 (1210) - Mons, BELGIUM - JAN 7, 2017
Robe blonde, mousse crémeuse, peu persistante. Nez alliant fruits, notes maltées, pointe de miel marquée. Bouche à l’attaque ronde, fruitée et miellée, élégante, agréable et équilibrée avec une belle bulle onctueuse. Une bière bien faite.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
buczykij (40) - Limanowa, POLAND - JAN 1, 2017
Barwa ciemno złocista, klarowne. Piana średnio obfita, drobno i średnio pęcherzykowa, biała, średnio trwała, ładnie zdobi szkło - koronka. W aromacie wyczuwalny alkohol ale raczej przyjemny, aromat słodkawy, subtelne nuty biszkoptowa oraz melasy. W smaku podobnie jak w aromacie, lekka słodycz, nuta biszkoptowa. Delikatne rozgrzewanie od alkoholu, mocne wysycenie, średnia treściwość.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AssKicker (307) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - DEC 28, 2016
Bue à la pression. Couleur dorée foncée, bien limpide, mousse faiblarde. Nez sur l’amande. En bouche c’est intense, genre abricot/pêche. Alcool bien présent mais partiellement masqué par la rondeur apportée par le sucre moins violent que dans mes souvenirs. Pas mal.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ArturoIta (2) - Bergamo, ITALY - DEC 20, 2016 does not count
Birra dal colore ambrato, intenso. All’olfatto risalta il profumo del malto, dolce e intenso. È una birra per niente amara, bevendola si sente la dolcezza e l’intensità del malto con una lunga persistenza in bocca. Birra molto corposa. Nel finale esce il sentore di miele caratteristico di questa birra, leggero e non invasivo, ben equilibrato con il sentore erbaceo del luppolo.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerMuse10 (53) - SPAIN - DEC 6, 2016
Los estilos belgas con miel funcionan bastante bien. En este caso cerveza bien hecha, No muy compleja. No noto demasiado la miel tampoco. Mucha carbonatacion. El alcohol se nota un poquito

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nutjes (530) - Heestert-Zwevegem, BELGIUM - NOV 28, 2016
33cl-fles van bij Tabac&Co - Palais des bières te Dottenijs (in Famiflora). U: Helder donkergoudblond met een witte schuimkraag. G: Mout, gist, honing, floraal en marsepein. S: Zeer zoet, floraal, bleekmout, gist en honing. M: Semi-volmondig met een medium carbonatie.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SvanteL (392) - SWEDEN - NOV 26, 2016
Gul. Doftar ljus limpa, honung och mogna äpplen. I smaken finns honung, ljust bröd och en fin fruktighet. Rätt sött men en fin beska på slutet gör att det blir ett riktigt trevligt öl. Provning på De Klomp

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
johnarktor (73) - FRANCE - NOV 17, 2016
Aroma: cereal, yeast, spice, honey ; Appearance: golden, hazy, white foam ; Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter ; Palate: medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rotaldinho (177) - Paris, FRANCE - NOV 15, 2016
Golden caramel colour. Herbal, floral and citrus aromas. Orange blossom, cardomom, malt and a hint of bitter herbs.


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