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Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) - Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

282 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 282
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 15
Gots: 24 | 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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Saind

Netherlands

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

03-21-2014 08:59:37 | More by Saind
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legmar

Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

03-19-2014 04:06:02 | More by legmar
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thehmmthehmm

Thailand

4/5  rDev +2%

03-14-2014 16:09:24 | More by thehmmthehmm
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-11-2014 03:29:40 | More by jim_carignan
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BrewViking

California

4.48/5  rDev +14.3%

In the glass it's a light-brown color with a fairly large off-white head. The honey comes through in the smell and taste; it's like the best kind of blonde or white, but with a bit more flavor packed in than usual. There is almost no bitterness. Highly carbonated.

I strongly recommend Barbar.

02-18-2014 04:39:13 | More by BrewViking
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BKBassist

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-11-2014 06:47:16 | More by BKBassist
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-10-2014 02:44:27 | More by Goldndomer
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TwiggyCZ

Czech Republic

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

02-08-2014 18:51:42 | More by TwiggyCZ
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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%

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.

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
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
88 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.