Brewed by Duyck
Style: Pale Lager
Jenlain, France


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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Filtered, and lagered but unpasteurised.
Launched in 2000 as Jenlain Blonde. Changed to Jenlain No. Six in March 2005, with Jenlain Blonde name being used for a new 7.5% beer.
With its splendid golden hues and fruity tones, Jenlain No. Six has a distinctive bitter finish and a hoppy nose. The barley-scented liquor sparkles under its light, foamy head. Light and thirst-quenching, with a rich characteristic savour, it is best served at between 5 and 6°C, with a meal or as an aperitif.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nagash (207) - Paris, FRANCE - OCT 1, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2004 Fruity, strong bitterness, well balanced, original taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5567) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 20, 2012 Sept, 2002. Jenlain Blonde, Bottle Full mouth - over sweet. A little too thick to be refreshing, and not enough variety to make interesting. [2.0]
March 2003 Jenlain Blonde, Bottle Hops are quite flowery in a Pilsner style with that hint of hay which suggests Saaz. Nose is honey yeast. Finish is mildly spicy. Other than a fairly firm mouthfeel this comes across as a bottom fermented beer. [2.4]
June, 2006 Jenlain Six, Can. Like the Jenlain Amber this tastes like a pale lager with a touch of speciality malt. The speciality malts gives a touch of must and rosemary. There’s some sweet fruit in the finish. An unremarkable lager, though quite drinkable. [2.0]
Oct, 2010 Jenlain Six, Can. Leclerc, Valreas. Stale tap water and light mineral notes. No awareness of strength. Modest fruit and malt. Modest all round. [2.1]

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
eddieerb99 (4) - battle creek, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2002 does not count
One of the best french ales, light in color but robust and full flavored a great summer drink, the blonde is a big step up from the brown. This squeeks by 3 monts as the best French ale

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
caesar (6685) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 23, 2002
Tastes a bit like a pilsener. Nothing special. Smells bad. Appearance is nice pale, with small but lasting head. Taste is bit sweet, watery. Dry palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mwesth (279) - Skovlunde, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 24, 2005 Fruit and vanilla in the aroma. The taste developes a lot in the glass, so don’t drink it too quick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kåstå (1273) - Mol, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2002
Hop and a faint smell of vanilla caramel. Golden yellow, medium head, small bubbles. A bit sweet. Some harshness comes in at the end. A well balanced beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OlJuntan64 (1265) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUL 4, 2002
I also like this fruity beer better than the regular Jenlain. Pale yellow clear with small but slowly evaporating head. Intriguing aroma - woody, hops, fruity caramel, floral nectar, pasta/cookie dough, and Vanilla!! Medium body. Smooth, somewhat oily feeling and looking, sweetish caramel and and reasonable bitter balanced start. Dry slightly raw finish. A very interesting beer for a blonde. A good job lads - keepem coming!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2002
Above average and better than the regular Jenlain. Slightly cloudy appearance. Lacked the alcohol taste of regular Jenlain, too - which is a good thing. Very pleasant brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
karsten (240) - odense, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2002
Fruity, earthy nose and flavour. Light-bodied and lager-like appearance considering it’s 6 % alcohol content. Very overpriced!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
malbert (105) - odense, DENMARK - JUN 12, 2002
Fruity with a lagers appearance with a sweet finish.

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