Brewed by Duyck
Style: Bière de Garde
Jenlain, France
Serve in Stem glass, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 603   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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The most widely-available of the bieres de garde.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Renobob (637) - Besançon, FRANCE - MAR 25, 2014
Bière de base certes mais qui se boit avec plaisir lorsqu’elle est bien fraîche. Belle ambrée.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jado (528) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - MAR 24, 2014
From 750 ml bottle. Pours a clear copper-amber with a thin white head and moderate carbonation. Aromas of grassy noble hops, white bread, caramel and a hint of lemon. Taste is rather different with pear, baked apple, raisin and toffee at the front. Light lemony bite in the mid palate with a clean finish. Fruity aftertaste. Not my favourite Jenlain but pretty good all the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2456) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 23, 2014
Bottle @ The No Creepy Country Ticks Tasting, courtesy of deanso. Pours a clear orange beer with a big white head on top. Aroma of butter, malts and caramel with a big yeasty presence as well. Flavor is very artificial, light sweet and boring. Medium long, light sweet aftertaste. Really not that good actually.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (3805) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma is malt, caramel, hay, some floral notes. Flavour is mild floral hops, caramel, faint malt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3291) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - MAR 21, 2014
Poured clear medium amber with a small white froth. Aroma of sweet grainy malt. Medium body, flavour of the aroma, caramel malt. Dry, sweet end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Douberd (2296) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 17, 2014
Bottle 750 ml at home, poured into a tulip glass. recently expired as I see, but it’s a Biere de Garde, so I guess it’s okay. ABV 7.5% Very dark orange colour on the body,one could say light amber. Transparent body, no activity in it. Small off-white head with low retention and minimal lacing left behind. Aroma of malts, caramel, well that’s it, maybe some toffee a well and some floral notes too. Sweet taste with lots of caramel in it, quite malty, toffee and some butter. Medium body, carbonation on good levels, heading towards the high side but without being annoying, good dryness on the palate. Overall an okay beer, nothing to get excited about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
traak (73) - FRANCE - MAR 11, 2014
Une bière peu chère, pas exeptionnel mais au moin c’est un vrai ambrée qui se laisse appréciée.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2436) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - MAR 10, 2014
Bottle, 9C. Clear copper with a white head. Aroma of sticky bread crusts, raisins, quinces, gentle spices. Lowish carbonation. Sweet, malty with some dried fruit, creeping bitterness with spices, maybe just slightly metallic. Alcohol hidden, although it’s rich. Bitterness is discreet but insistent in a way that I really liked. Not a thriller but a classy and pleasant drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ColaKid (52) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 1, 2014
A good Belgian style amber but not quite up to a Belgian brew. Good but not as good as The classics.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
imaragingbull (570) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 27, 2014
Pours clear amber with well retained white head and good lace. Aromas of noble hops, sweet toffee and grains. Med chewy lightly sweet body, light med carbonation, noble hop lingers through lightly hoppy and mineral finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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