This is our second beer of the LeFort label, but it is actually the original beer from the brewery.
We detailed a little history of the brewery when we featured the LeFort Tripel, and to complete the story we need to tell you that the original brewery on the town square in Kortrijk used to be home to a fort. Now you know how they got the name!
This beer is a Belgian Strong Dark Ale – the kind of catch-all beer style for big dark Belgian beers that aren’t dubbels, quadrupel, stouts, etc.
Malt is the hero of this beer, with four different malts in the malt bill. Chocolate and a little caramel are the dominant flavours. Belgian candi sugar adds that bit of sweetness though the beer does dry out toward the finish.