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Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

274 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 15
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-10-2000)
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houtappel

Romania

5/5  rDev +27.6%

01-21-2014 16:16:06 | More by houtappel
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safaricook

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-19-2014 20:46:01 | More by safaricook
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krome

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

01-08-2014 19:07:43 | More by krome
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hishoosh

Washington

4/5  rDev +2%

11-22-2013 19:22:09 | More by hishoosh
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timsoder

Utah

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-20-2013 10:30:45 | More by timsoder
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Cindy_C

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +27.6%

11-10-2013 05:07:22 | More by Cindy_C
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ste5venla

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-03-2013 18:04:24 | More by ste5venla
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dcmchew

Romania

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

10-31-2013 11:13:39 | More by dcmchew
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2%

10-31-2013 03:44:39 | More by jaydoc
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Sspeer1

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -23.5%

10-20-2013 14:59:56 | More by Sspeer1
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Dragophant

Israel

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

10-19-2013 16:17:42 | More by Dragophant
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discodoni

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

10-11-2013 20:55:36 | More by discodoni
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Haydn-Juby

Quebec (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Golden and honey like in appearance. A thick head of large bubbled foam floats over the beer retaining itself nicely and leaving streaks of lacing down the sides of my tulip. Some bits of sediment are visible.

S: Sweet smelling. Not too much ABV on the nose.

T: Sweet malts. Really to do this beer justice leave it out of the fridge for a while and let it warm. The honey becomes a bit more present and a bit of bitter Curacao also peaks its head out. Sweet malts are also available , I'm assuming some kind of pilsener malt. Hops profile is low and only comes though as bitterness although slight but provide good balance.

M: Ultra Ultra dry. Perhaps among one of the driest beers I've had. I can assume this is due to the honey seeing as it is highly fermentable and leaves a fair amount of alcohol with little residual sugar. This is not to say the body is too thin , which it's not. High carbonation typical of a Belgian is definitely there making the beer even more refreshing.

O: A pretty good beer overall. I would drink this again if the price was right but not really something I would hunt down.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2013 02:33:00 | More by Haydn-Juby
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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-26-2013 02:17:06 | More by Jame515
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MorSlaught

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

09-04-2013 01:44:58 | More by MorSlaught
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2%

08-17-2013 23:10:26 | More by Canada_Dan
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Darkhnum

Israel

4/5  rDev +2%

08-09-2013 18:13:18 | More by Darkhnum
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wurmburner

Massachusetts

4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Surprising to have this on tap at Mission Pizza great mellow family blue grass pizza pub in Fremont CA, and I ordered a pint after a taste, the bartender not knowing where it came from, so I figured it must be a new brewery in CA. Wrong and feeling ignorant. I just really like the subtle honey undertone of this. Surprisingly strong for the mellowness of it. Very golden and lovely as I sit at table on sidewalk as the sundry to the west. Aaaaah, California, but this is Belgium in a suburban East Bay buzz, and it feels and tastes so right!

Serving type: on-tap

08-02-2013 01:52:18 | More by wurmburner
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trebbates

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-27-2013 03:01:39 | More by trebbates
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Absumaster

Netherlands

3.23/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A golden amber beer with a nice head.

The smell has some honey supported by a light dextrinous malt base. The yeast gives the beer a fruity smell that combines well with the honey. There are notes of peach and lychees.

The taste is a nice honey flavor with the fruity yeast character giving the beer a Belgian taste with fruit, light solvent and some clove, peach and lychees. The malt taste is a little thin but for a blonde beer this is ok, the mouthfeel is a little thin.

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2013 19:32:56 | More by Absumaster
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Bradthoc

Nevada

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

07-13-2013 20:59:10 | More by Bradthoc
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

07-11-2013 00:04:53 | More by WOLFGANG
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mosco2147

California

4/5  rDev +2%

07-10-2013 03:52:52 | More by mosco2147
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +2%

06-30-2013 01:22:22 | More by mrfrancis
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SimonTja

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

06-22-2013 23:28:50 | More by SimonTja
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
88 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.