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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Previously at 8.5% abv.

Established 1854. By Felix Verscheure, greatgrandfather of Omer Vander Ghinste, in Kortrijk. Brasserie LeFort became part of the Brewery Omer Vander Ghinste in 1911. LeFort is a dark, complex ale with an intense taste. Refermented in the bottle.

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3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hopverdju (896) - BELGIUM - JAN 16, 2017
Donkerbruin bier met een rode gloed en beige schuim. Geur: moutzoetig, fruitig, kandij. Smaak: moutzoetig, een lichte bitterheid, kandij, wat fruitig, peer. Goede koolzuurprikkel. Medium volmondig.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hednom (161) - Messelbroek, BELGIUM - DEC 13, 2016
Bottle 33 cl, pours a Brown colour with a beige head, aroma of malts, medium Sweet taste and slight Sweet aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rubin77 (1360) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 27, 2016
F: big, pale brown, average retention. C: dark brown. A: malt, hint of spicy, nuts, molasses, caramel, banana, dried fruits. T: malt, light cherries, nuts, molasses, caramel, herbal, medium body, too much carbonation, not very good balanced and too sweet, alcohol warming, 0,33l bottle from Prik&Tik Kampenhout.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomHendriksen (209) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2016
Fles gedeeld met LiekevdVen. Het bier is donkerrood van kleur en heeft weinig schuim. Het bier heeft een mooie volle smaak.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zacgillbanks (4780) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 27, 2016
Bottle from Continente Supermarket, Portimao, Portugal. Dark red-brown in colour with a thick white head of foam. It has a sweet medicinal cherry flavour with chocolate and liquorice notes followed by currants and dried fruit on the smooth, creamy finish. I cant tell if this is really good or really fake!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (12477) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear brown with a large, frothy beige head, long retention with good. Aroma is moderate bready and caramel malt, dates and figs with light earthy hops and Belgian yeast spices. Flavor is moderate bready and caramel malt, light earthy hops and bitterness with earthy Belgian yeast spices and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DijkBier (243) - AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2016
Bottle in cafe in Utrecht, pours clear dark brown with a firm tan head. Hardly aroma, first soapy, later a small tone of banana and yellow fruit; some unknown weird element in it. Taste of roasted malts, light to medium sweetness, banana. OK, but not a very specific or complex beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mateuszk (2420) - Poznań, POLAND - OCT 18, 2016
Bottle. Very dark amber in colour, small white head. Notes of caramel, malt, fruits (raisins, plums), medium sweet in taste. Medium body, moderate carbonation, sweetish finish.

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   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
CyborgX (75) - THAILAND - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle - No distinct aroma, first taste was strange bready bubblegum, with a strong dominant taste of some nasty unknown ingredient, that almost turned my stomach and had me throwing up! Another craft beer not worth the price of the bottle it was sold in! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jybi (140) - FRANCE - OCT 1, 2016
Dun brun fonc, la Lefort, prsente une belle mousse de couleur crme denviron 2 cm dpaisseur. Le nez est rond, sur le malt, le caramel avec une pointe de caf. La premire attaque est souple sur le caramel et les crales, trs lgrement citronne. Les armes de caf prdominent ensuite, le tout sur une agrable amertume donnant une touche de fracheur la bire. Le final laisse ensuite davantage les armes de pruneaux sexprimer avec en arrire got une point de chocolat. Lampleur en bouche et la longueur sont bonnes et le tout bien homogne. On regrettera seulement un manque de variations dans les armes. Aucune surprise ne ressort dans cette dgustation pour pousser plus loin le plaisir.


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