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Jenlain Blonde - Brasserie Duyck

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124 Ratings
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Ratings: 124
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 18.29%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brasserie Duyck visit their website

Style | ABV
Bière de Garde |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brakspear on 11-02-2002)
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New Jersey

3.12/5  rDev -4.9%

08-17-2014 18:01:21 | More by brend2b
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1.96/5  rDev -40.2%

Pours a clear gold colour, whispy white head, not much lace. Pretty dull.

Smells grainy. Sweet with creamed corn, rice and rolled oats. Honey as well. Smells... Bad. Not just boring. Bad.

Taste is rubbish as well. Grainy, rice, corn, puffed oats. Fairly dull, overly sweet. No balance, no finesse. Meh meh MEH.

Thin, bit gluggy at times from the solvent sugars. Bad.

Do not like. Will not drink. No construct proper sentences.

07-18-2014 02:31:35 | More by laituegonflable
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

07-04-2014 14:41:27 | More by Soterios
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3.56/5  rDev +8.5%

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.


06-10-2014 23:00:50 | More by RonaldTheriot
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3.48/5  rDev +6.1%

750ml bottle served in a tulip glass.

A: Pour a clear golden yellow forming a medium bubbled white head. Medium retention and some lingering and molasses lacings left in the glass

S: Sweet grains, vanilla and honey. Malty and fruity. Flowery and bit citrus hops

T: Sweet malts upfront with strong notes of honey. Notes of oranges and flowery hops. Moderate bitterness. Balanced

M: Medium body. Molasses. Medium carbonation. Sweet malts aftertaste

O: Good drinkability. Good beer

06-09-2014 13:11:28 | More by eduardolinhalis
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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

05-19-2014 02:00:22 | More by mikefuski17
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

05-13-2014 01:09:29 | More by KindaFondaGoozah
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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

04-20-2014 17:50:19 | More by MaevaS
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

04-02-2014 11:08:49 | More by BJSmit
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2.2/5  rDev -32.9%

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.

03-29-2014 20:35:14 | More by MarkoNm
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

02-02-2014 19:39:08 | More by magnusdave
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

01-20-2014 12:24:25 | More by Schmoog
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

01-12-2014 01:26:03 | More by kkmiller76
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3.21/5  rDev -2.1%

Beautiful golden color with over 6 fingers of thick and fluffy head with great retention and leaving lots of laces. Apparent carbonation and with floating particles at the bottom of the bottle.
It has a light tartness to its aroma with notes of lemon and a hint of horse blanket. I wasn’t expecting this last one.
Sweet flavor with hints of oranges, tea leaves, champagne, pear soaked in alcohol and green apples.
Medium body with good carbonation and a citrus acid feeling.
It is a mix of a Tripel, Sour and a bit of Belgian IPA. Worth a try, not sure I would have this again.

12-07-2013 17:34:34 | More by FLima
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New Jersey

3.61/5  rDev +10.1%

Quick review: saw the bad reviews on this, so I wasn't expecting much. I was pleasantly surprised when I tried it and it was somewhat floral and pretty smooth and light.

I had a bottle that was somewhat aged, so I don't know if that somehow affected the flavors. Served in a tulip glass, garnished with an orange. A little too sweet if I had one criticism, with the cloying floral notes often present in a cheaper Belgian style Trippel. Nice mouthfeel, a little on the smaller side.

BOTTOM LINE: I probably wouldn't get this again because there are better beers for the price, but I would get it again for about $5 per 750ml. Nothing really special about it.

11-29-2013 01:51:17 | More by tkdchampxi
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Croatia (Hrvatska)

2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

11-21-2013 11:34:01 | More by pipinmalikonj
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3/5  rDev -8.5%

10-31-2013 03:43:59 | More by jaydoc
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New York

3/5  rDev -8.5%

10-13-2013 12:29:00 | More by gshackles

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-14-2013 19:45:31 | More by WOLFGANG
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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

07-14-2013 17:03:08 | More by mrfrancis
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

07-01-2013 12:58:49 | More by Brewsed
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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

05-21-2013 11:19:34 | More by Janeinma
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North Carolina

3.43/5  rDev +4.6%

A: Pours a lightly hazy light to medium golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some deep golden yellow + light orange highlights. The beer has a half finger tall sudsy white head that quickly reduces to a mottled very thin film that covers about 75% of the surface of the beer and a thin ring of medium sized bubbles at the edges of the glass. Light to moderate amounts of carbonation are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet malts, sweet light fruits (apple and a touch of grape), and just a light hint of spices.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of sweet grainy malts with moderate flavors of sweet light fruits (apples dominate). Very light hints of herbal hops and a touch of spices. Minimal amounts of bitterness which fade quickly are observed.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: I remember drinking this beer way back in the mid-1990s when this was a very interesting beer but unfortunately it did not stand the test of time for me, the industry has moved on but these guys have not changed in the least.

04-20-2013 20:36:02 | More by dbrauneis
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

04-20-2013 20:31:16 | More by smithj4
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District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

03-24-2013 23:53:32 | More by 6thstreetbrewpub
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Jenlain Blonde from Brasserie Duyck
76 out of 100 based on 124 ratings.