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Lucifer - Brouwerij Het Anker

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BA SCORE
86
very good

388 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 388
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 14
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brouwerij Het Anker visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-30-2009)
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AJmon13

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.3%

Very enjoyable and smooth taste, without being as bitter as the name might suggest. That being said, I would have preferred a bit more spice in such a beer.

08-20-2014 03:24:05 | More by AJmon13
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Susanblairsimpson

New York

3.12/5  rDev -17.9%

08-19-2014 02:50:35 | More by Susanblairsimpson
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admh1972

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-18-2014 19:56:59 | More by admh1972
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Summer92

Mississippi

4.08/5  rDev +7.4%

08-17-2014 17:45:56 | More by Summer92
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petewheeler

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-16-2014 20:30:54 | More by petewheeler
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frontalot

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

08-16-2014 10:19:35 | More by frontalot
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BKotch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-10-2014 06:48:02 | More by BKotch
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Recondopf


4/5  rDev +5.3%

08-09-2014 02:39:16 | More by Recondopf
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nkelley77

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-09-2014 00:48:02 | More by nkelley77
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aszatk01

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

08-01-2014 22:42:31 | More by aszatk01
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-31-2014 11:59:38 | More by papat444
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

07-30-2014 20:13:56 | More by Canada_Dan
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Bieniek30

New York

3/5  rDev -21.1%

07-30-2014 01:20:55 | More by Bieniek30
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boqonx

Hong Kong

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-29-2014 12:19:19 | More by boqonx
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.7/5  rDev -2.6%

Let's get this straight - a CANNED BSPA coming from the makers of Keizer Blauw?! How will this not be awesome? 16.9 oz can into a wine glass.

A: Pours a hazy gold color. The head is a finger high, with a bubbly white shade. Retention...well, it's excellent, and the frothy texture practically sticks to the glass with fury. As such, there is a shit ton of lacing left behind.

S: This really brings a nice fruit note - mainly white grapes and apples, but also a distinct expression of sherry. After a while, some peppery yeast appears, giving it a great spicy touch. While slightly simple, it offers all the notes I like in the style.

T: It's very fruity to start, again bringing the grapey and sherry-like flavors like the nose suggested. Bready flavors build up in the middle before finishing on spicy notes of black pepper, sesame seed (!), and - unfortunately - metal shavings. Luckily, some citrusy qualities help me forget it's mild metallicness some. Ramp up the citrus, cut down on the metal, and this could even beat the mighty Duvel.

M: Creamier and softer than most in the style. While it lacks the bone dry finish I like in Duvel, it makes up for it in its rich feel (and to be fair, it's still quite dry). Oh yeah, no alcohol can be detected at all, so the danger factor is here in full force. Carbonation is a bit softer than Duvel - and truth be told, it might have an even better feel than Duvel does.

O: This is another solid Het Anker offering, only this time it's IN A CAN! None of the Belgian-ness is lost, either. It's a bit too metallic-tasting to be a proper Duvel killer, but it still fulfills everything I want from the style: it's an 8% beer that drinks like it's 5%. Plus, cans.

07-28-2014 21:13:07 | More by ThisWangsChung
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snansel

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

07-24-2014 18:01:50 | More by snansel
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-24-2014 02:19:26 | More by DrBier
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creepinjeeper

Illinois

5/5  rDev +31.6%

07-22-2014 16:57:03 | More by creepinjeeper
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zeff80

Missouri

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-20-2014 19:49:12 | More by zeff80
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D3aniss

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-19-2014 06:29:36 | More by D3aniss
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-19-2014 05:27:33 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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KAF

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

07-17-2014 02:44:37 | More by KAF
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-17-2014 01:33:46 | More by rudabegga9
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risteardj

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

07-16-2014 20:19:30 | More by risteardj
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sleazo

New York

4/5  rDev +5.3%

07-15-2014 18:01:13 | More by sleazo
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Lucifer from Brouwerij Het Anker
86 out of 100 based on 388 ratings.