Barentsz, Bears & Beer. When Willem Barentsz attempted to navigate the northeast passage, his crew fought twin terrors: polar bears and frozen beer. Our white ale, with its refreshing fruity notes, is a tribute to the restless and rugged spirit that kept Barentsz going. White ale is a beer style typical to the Lowlands. We give ours an appealing twist by spiking it with both refreshing citrus and fragrant fruit.