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The history of the Omer Vander Ghinste Brewery dates back to May 1892. In Bellegem, a rural village in West Flanders within a stone's throw of the French border.
Some of the Brewery's Range
Vander.Ghinste Rood Bruin - This was the first beer brewed by the brewery in 1892. Released under the names of Ouden Tripel, Bellegems Bruin, VanderGhinste old brown (used up to 1982 and from March 2012 to 2016) and currently Vander.Ghinste Rood Bruin (from 2016).
OMER Traditional Blond -
Bellegems Witbier -
Brasserie LeFort -
Tripel LeFort -
Over the years the brand identity is updated and re-launched with subtle changes, a change of Logo or a new font.
Sometimes this brand update is done by the new owners after a brewery has been sold, other times just to give the brand a fresh new look on the ever growing market.
Below are some notes to help identify some of these changes and an aid to reference the year of the glass.