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Fort - Dogfish Head Brewery

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FortFort

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BA SCORE
83
good

945 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 945
Reviews: 490
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 19.02%
Wants: 139
Gots: 213 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Dogfish Head Brewery visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
Fruit / Vegetable Beer |  18.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

An ale brewed with a ridiculous amount of pureed raspberries (over a ton of 'em!). Fort has a Belgian-style base, then we follow a similar fermentation process to the one we use on our other super-high ABV beers, 120 Minute IPA and World Wide Stout.

49 IBU
ABV varies from 15-18%.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-05-2005)
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Navalartichoke

Virginia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

09-09-2013 02:13:50 | More by Soto
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ari32

Georgia

4/5  rDev +8.7%

09-08-2013 14:34:43 | More by ari32
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kristougher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +8.7%

09-08-2013 00:43:54 | More by kristougher
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DantheRN

New York

4.5/5  rDev +22.3%

09-07-2013 01:42:07 | More by DantheRN
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iDrake

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

09-05-2013 21:02:30 | More by iDrake
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Sarah-Jean

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +8.7%

09-05-2013 20:12:24 | More by Sarah-Jean
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ghscott

Florida

3/5  rDev -18.5%

09-03-2013 13:20:54 | More by ghscott
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

09-01-2013 01:44:45 | More by dfhhead25
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davet100

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-28-2013 19:39:34 | More by davet100
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Varkias41

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-27-2013 14:13:56 | More by Varkias41
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scxcrunner

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

08-25-2013 01:12:13 | More by scxcrunner
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beerhan

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

08-20-2013 23:20:44 | More by beerhan
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-11-2013 14:23:07 | More by ChipMurray
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TonyTalon

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

08-05-2013 13:16:35 | More by TonyTalon
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Integritous

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +29.1%

07-29-2013 01:56:14 | More by Integritous
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cp45

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

07-28-2013 20:22:28 | More by cp45
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harsley

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-26-2013 15:54:36 | More by harsley
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.7%

07-22-2013 18:49:31 | More by BlissJunkie
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kustard

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

750ml bottled 07/09/07.

Consumed from Duvel tulip.

A - murky brown, head retention almost nonexistent, foam creeped out of bottle a couple minutes after opening

S - cherry, vinegar, tiny bit of funk, caramel, brown sugar, figs

T - sour, fruity, tart. Belgian base comes through. Dry finish. Some faint cough syrup. Balsamic vinegar.

M - good bit of alcohol burn on front of tongue but booze creeps up on you. Despite the foaming, not much carbonation. Coats mouth with that lingering tartness.

O - this was my white whale after drinking one fresh a few years ago and not realizing that some aging could do it some good. Love the sour and tart character this takes on. Beyond 6 years could accentuate the vinegar qualities. Belgian base readily apparent. 5 years out is probably prime time.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2013 02:34:07 | More by kustard
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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-19-2013 17:28:59 | More by jjf3792
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bmjivi221

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

07-16-2013 23:37:48 | More by bmjivi221
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harpus

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-10-2013 19:40:09 | More by harpus
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

2011 bottle - it's been way too long since i last had this (2010).

a nice clean light amber pour with 2 fingers of head which diminished slowly and left behind a nice frothy lacing. smells of port wine barrels, raspberries, caramel. the flavor is VERY sweet, tons of raspberry, a huge alcohol warmth is a bit overwhelming but goes down smooth after the first few sips. lots of caramel, berry, wine barrel on the end of the palate. full body with low carbonation.. sticky on the lips, very booze heavy and warm.

this is an outstanding beer and i'm sad it hasn't been produced regularly in 2 years now. dfh needs to bring this one back for good, even if it's a small 12oz bottle like 120/wws.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 00:39:19 | More by facundoCNB
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2013 01:41:19 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
Fort from Dogfish Head Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 945 ratings.