Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) | Brasserie Lefèbvre SA

Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)
BA SCORE
72.2%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 396 ratings
Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Belgium
brasserielefebvre.be

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 10-10-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,380
Reviews:
174
Ratings:
396
Liked:
286
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
11.99%
Alströms:
4.38
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
99
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 396 |  Reviews: 174
Photo of duceswild
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Bujon
4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is one I was desperately hoping to be awesome.....

Pours amber/golden clear, head is disappointing, gone like the proverbial wind.

Aroma is sweet, but malty and honey comes through.

Taste is similar, first taste is malt, then honey makes this a smooth beverage.

Feel is a touch effervescent, but refreshing and certainly summons you to another sip.

Overall, almost brilliant, not as good as I had willed, but still very good....more head and less fizz in favour of a caramel note and boom it would be a world beater.

Still a great brew.

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Photo of ObakeFIlter
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dweedlebug
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of logicalparadox
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yoann
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle to a tulip
A - Golden and perfectly clear
S - Sweet malts but the honey isn't exaggerated
T - Not much to say
M - Pretty light
O - Nothing really bad but not much personality.

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Photo of emincems
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

nice orange color with strong head. tastes semi sweet grains, floral hops and honey. aftertaste is also sweet. warm finish. easy to drink for a strong ale. underrated.

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Photo of mtbdonn
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JakeScully
4.47/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

An excellent Belgian strong Pale Ale with heavy note of honey (miel ) .12oz bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip.

I had never heard of it before but it's great and will buy this one again. Worth it,

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Photo of Dazka
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnArktor
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of pioppo
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sherillc
4.49/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Golden caramel colour. Herbal, floral and citrus aromas. The crispness and carbonation balances the higher alcohol content and slight sweetness from the honey very nicely. Flavours are of wild flower honey, orange blossom, cardomom, malt and a hint of bitter herbs. Delicious. Wish it was more readily available where I live.

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Photo of yaron73
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mcpat1993
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty good flavour

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Photo of Jcarriglio
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBierdimpfe
4.38/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Veiled honey color with storming activity. Creamy beige 3 finger sparkling head, lasting around 10-15 minutes, with strong legs. Flavors of caramel and honey, sweet grains, wheat, citrus, Belgian yeast, coriander, floral and herbal spices. Tender sweetness with zesty sharpness. Slick and smooth medium body with crispy carbonation. Medium strength finish, superb intensity and quite accessible, lingering sweet malts with a dash of honey. Low perception of alcohol, more treacherous than a Tripel. Soft delicious flavors. Very fresh and a pleasure to drink. Overall superb quality craft.

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Photo of Giangio
2.57/5  rDev -34.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DylanBrkhff
4.17/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Psg5062
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Savaseri
3.05/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of wonothesane42
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Beginner2
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed in MJ's "Great Beers of Belgium."

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Barbãr (Belgian Honey Ale) from Brasserie Lefèbvre SA
Beer rating: 72.2% out of 100 with 396 ratings
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