Hertog Jan Lentebock | Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)

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Hertog Jan LentebockHertog Jan Lentebock

Brewed by:
Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)

Style: Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Brabander on 04-18-2010

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Ratings: 31 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of danflux
3.8/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Roelleke1986123inkijk
4.56/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marius
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BdM
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zet
3.76/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mercarood
2.27/5  rDev -38.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A little disappointed. Served fresh on draught but for me not oké

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Photo of redgorillabreath
3.83/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On the creamy side compared to what I expected. Wonderful flavor, slightest alcohol bite.

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Photo of BeerDrinkersWorldTour
3.88/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Streaming golden amber body with shaving foam like head that has excellent retention.

S - Sweet sugar like malt some mild alcohol and light hop note to finish the whole thing off. Decent but nothing special.

T - Lovely and crisp and a massive improvement on the smell. There is great malt sweetness perfectly cut by fresh bitter hop. Delicious.

MF - Great tingle, boozy and fresh with nice body.

O - Highly drinkable this is a wonderful little beer. I am a fan of Hertog Jan and this beer is another fine addition to a great line up.

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Photo of jsmellington
3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Zybqotron
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of RCH1
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of NightINgale
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of biernack
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of celoleite
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of jasperfriedrich
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of BJSmit
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of MTNboy
3.37/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not bad, it remind me of somewhere between an American and a German bock. It had ha hay like color with an orange hue. The white head and lace were both moderate. Malty bread like flavor with just a mild citrus ester. A lit bit medicine like in the finish. The aroma was a little more heavy on the malt than some of the other lenteboks I tried. It was a bit like malt liquor. The mouthfeel was thick and sticky.

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Photo of freneticamnesic
3.81/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A -Poured a clear orange gold, very quickly dissipated head with lacing left behind

S - Lemon and roasted nuts, very pleasant and summery

T - Roasted malts, very floral hops, buttery caramel and coriander, with a sharp lemon and hoppy finish

M - smooth and quite carbonated, has a nice 'zing' to it

O - Overall, this had a lot of nice flavours going on, and really has a good spring/summer feel to it. It might be the lentebock style, as I'm not that experienced with them, but this had a bit too much lemon in it for my preference. Other lentebiers that I've had (lentebier, not lentebock) were not quite so dominated by the lemon as this one, so unfortunately it's not up on my list of favourites, as I usually enjoy Hertog Jan's selection a bit more.

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Photo of RueSailmana
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of DoubleJ
3.97/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Doerak Biercafe, on to the beer:

This lentebock is light orangish in color and topped with a two inch head. A free show of lace is given, as much wraps around the glass. The fun aroma of honey, clove, nutmeg, and vague spice gives the beer a little distinction from other sweet springbocks. Ironic, because the taste is less complex, yet I like the way it tastes better than I like the aronma. Modest honey blossoms hit the palate, and with a little syrup and kiss of alcohol, provides a simple but delicious note. Given the cool weather at the time, it hit the spot.

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Photo of Jose9e
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Absumaster
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A crystal clear, golden orange beer with a big bubbly head. Slow rising strings of carbonation.

Smell is bready, with a more than average malt presence when compared to a pilsner. The malt adds a doughy and honey smell.
The beer is clearly bottom fermented as there are some sulfur traces in the smell.

Taste is sweet malty with honey and bready notes. The yeast has not added a lot of character, maybe some low sulfuric notes.The mouthfeel is not too sweet and fits the style. The bitterness seems to develop over the glass and starts to increase.

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Photo of Arno
3.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

appearance: bright gold / yellow. Airy foam, not sticking for to long.

smell: Didn't smell much at first, but after tasting i got a bit of honey, mango and orange.

taste: Very light and refreshing. Bit of honey sweetness. Fruits like mango, a tiny bit of a orange taste and flowers. All very well balanced, nothing really overpowers. Low on malt flavors.

mouthfeel: Light, thin, quite some carbonation going on, but short and tingly, giving it that freshness.

Overall: Not the best or most exciting Lentebock (Spring Bock) maybe, but a very easy going and refreshing one nonetheless. Great spring/summer beer, like they should be.

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Photo of brinch
2/5  rDev -45.8%

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Hertog Jan Lentebock from Arcense Stoombierbouwerij (Hertog Jan Brouwerij)
3.69 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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