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Brasserie Lefebvre

Brasserie Lefebvre
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Category: Belgian Style Pale Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Brasserie Lefebvre
Barbar

Category: Belgian Style Pale Ale

Date Tasted:
Country: Belgium
Alcohol: 8%
Brilliant gold color. Fruity, floral aromas and flavors of white potpourri, pineapple sauce and cake, and jasmine tea with a supple, lively, finely carbonated, fruity medium-to-full body and a tingling, complex, long finish with notes of orange spice cake, rose hips, praline, and lettuce finish. A very floral and fruity beer that could almost be a mouth freshener of sorts.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Spicy & Complex, Sweet & Fruity, Malty & Funky
Aroma Aroma: white potpourri, pineapple sauce and cake, and jasmine tea
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of orange spice cake, rose hips, praline, and lettuce
Bitterness Bitterness: Medium
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own
Recipes Pairing: Swedish Meatballs, Lasagna, Brie
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A very floral and fruity beer that could almost be a mouth freshener of sorts.

The Producer or Importer

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The Producer or  Importer
421 Wando Park Blvd, Suite 200
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464
USA
1 843-881-0761

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Belgian Style Pale Ale

Belgian style pale ales are pale straw to amber in color and range from 4-6% in alcohol. These beers are medium in body and are characterized by a moderate fruitiness, medium to sweet malt flavor, and a floral, spicy hop finish. Hop flavors may range in intensity, but tend to be slightly more delicate than the hop profiles found in American or English pale ales. Hop flavors range from floral to spicy to black pepper. Beers in this category may also have varying degrees of flavors derived from Belgian yeasts. These flavors should not dominate the overall flavor profile of the beer, but instead compliment the complex hop aromas and flavors. Noteworthy examples of this style include: Orval Trappist Ale, Brewery Ommegang BPA and Russian River Redemption.

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