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Pelforth - Heineken France


A Heineken Brewery


Established 1914 when tre brewers in the frence town Lille got together and made a beer, they called it Pelican. The name comes from a popular dance at the time. The beer was a lager.

In 1935, Jean Deflandre, made an ale from two different types of malt. He named it Pelforth 43, Pel for Pelican, and forte the frence word for strong. Because the beer contains a lot of malt (43 kg/hL).

In 1972 was the name of the brewery changed to Pelforth.

Français de Brasserie bought it in 1986, and the company was acquired by Heineken in 1988.

Pelforth Ambrée
Introduced in 2003
Pelforth Ambrée. 2004.

25 cl. 6,0% ABV.

Pelforth Blonde
Pelforth Blonde. 2004.

25 cl. 5,8% ABV. Top fermented.

Pelforth Brune
Strong caramel and honey taste
Pelforth Brune. 2004.

25 cl. 6,5% ABV. Top fermented.

The sommelier Olivier Poursier chose a serie of beers which will be good companions for food. Pelforth Brune was one - good for chocolate desserts.
Pelforth Brune. 2005.

75 cl. 6,5% ABV. Top fermented.

Pelforth "43"
Pelforth "43".

Brasseries Pelican, Lille.

Pelican Export
Biere de Luxe

Pélican Export.

Skatteklasse A

Brasseries Pelican, Lille.

George Killians
George Killian's was ab Irish brewery founded by monks in the 1400-hundred. The brewery closed in 1956, where Brasserie Pelforth acquired the right to brew the beer on licens.
George Killians. 2004.

Style Irish Red.

25 cl. 6,5% ABV. Top fermented.

Porter 39

Porter 39. Union de Brasserie 33 Av De Wagram.

Birra doppio malto.

33 Export

"33" Export. 4,8%, 1991.

Biére Fine & Légère. Union de Brasseries S.N.C. Rueil-Malmaison.

"33" Export. 4,8%, 1994.

Biere Finement Brassee. Amstel Rueil-Malmaison.