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


on tap

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RATINGS: 208   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Editor’s Note: The original Jenlain Blonde from 2000 until March 2005 was 6% and still exists under the new name of Jenlain No. 6. A new Jenlain Blonde, of 7.5%, was introduced in March 2005.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nigos (631) - Ipswich, Suffolk, - JAN 3, 2007
Golden amber hue with a creamy head. Orange, yeast and fruity nose. Orangey taste with pear fruit and yeast. Decent biere de garde.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ascelja (15) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle 0,75l
Aroma: Nice fruity – mostly peaches and apricots, slightly raspberries, citrus fruit, grapes; hint of coriander and another spices, grains, bread, slightly floral.
Appearance: Semi-clear amber to gold body with thin white foam.
Flavour: The first gulp was very fruity, sweet rich and full taste of apricot and another fruit with hints of melt and hop. After this the taste followed to malt, yeast with bitterness on background. Final was intensive hop with flowers. In the palate medium carbonise.
Overall: Gourmet beer. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
kapusil (588) - HUNGARY - JUN 27, 2014
0.75l bottle. Clear orange body, white head. Aroma of coriander, bread, grains and some light fruityness. Taste of coriander, bread, ripe peach and just a touch of floral hops in the finish. Quite sweet beer with a sticky, silky mouthfell. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cristobal37 (261) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Unimpressive color, but immediate retribution after the first sip. Appears fizzy and yellow, but in fact is hardly carbonated. Sweet and sticky carpeting your tongue delightfully. A bit sticky mouthed after a few sips but the finish and flavors that stick around are more than welcome. Honey, molasses, pear flavors. Another example of a great warm weather Belgian beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanoi (374) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 14, 2014
Bottle from notes. Nose is herbal, floral elderflower. Taste follows, with a very slight bitterness from the hops. Mouthfeel is slightly too carbonated. The lack of hops is consistent with the style but, is ultimately the downfall of the drink,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ronaldtheriot (1219) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Jenlain Blonde has a thin, off-white head, a semi-clear, orange-gold appearance, some bubble streams, and an enormous amount of suspended, powdery sediment. The aroma is extremely faint, but one might pick up a ghost of fruit and light malt. Taste is of syrup & apricots, sugar, light malt, and mild, background bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium and somewhat soft, and Jenlain Blonde finishes semi-dry, easy drinking, and not the slightest bit alchohilic. RJT

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BenOver (64) - SLOVENIA - MAY 24, 2014
Pours nicely, slight foam, gentle sour aroma. Taste is mild and not pronounced, a good beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rotaldinho (77) - Paris, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
The blonde golden dress is accompanied by a moderately abundant and persistent foam. The nose is rather low intensity floral and seems to have a slight bitterness. A light and smooth mouth leads to a final low to medium intensity hop trend releasing aromas of flowers. Better than the 5 blonde jenlain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoaquimLuiz (13) - - APR 18, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2014 Coloração dourada belíssima. Espuma consistente e de muito longa duração. Aroma cítrico e de frutas maduras. Média carbonatação. Sabor frutado com final cítrico e um pouco adstringente. Não se percebe os 7,5% de álcool. Corpo leve a médio, retrogosto suave. Um pouco de uréia no aroma inicial que melhora com passar do tempo. Cerveja interessante, mas nada expetacular.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Kita (1027) - Koper, SLOVENIA - APR 6, 2014
Can, 0.50l. Clear golden amber color with medium creamy white head and good lacing. Aroma is yeasty, fruity, grainy and herbal. Taste starts with sweet malt and honey, following is refreshing yeasty and grainy with spicy mouthfeel and moderate hoppy finish. Medium body, slick texture and average carbonation in palate. Pretty decent brew...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
MarkoNm (480) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAR 29, 2014
Didn’t really know what to expect. Poured a hazy amber color (between amber and gold) and was topped with a thin white head. The aroma is easy to pick up - some malts along with the fruity aroma. It starts sweet and fruity, slightly yeasty feel, followed by a bittery body with slightly off-putting metalic feel and quite obvious alcohol feel. Not my favourite, to be honest.

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