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Lucifer - Brouwerij Het Anker

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BA SCORE
86
very good

376 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 376
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 14
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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cjgiant

District of Columbia

4.01/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

(brewed or bottled 06/24/2013)

A: hazy light straw yellow with quite a bit of effervescence that leads to a significant medium large bubbled head that lasts quite long. Just seems a little too light, but head retention is great

S: light fruitiness of lemon-lime, strawberry, with the lightest hint of yeast

T/M: very crisp and fruity, similar to nose, with a hint of banana a little later. There is also a subdued dryness to it under the carbonation. The interesting part of this beer is how this dryness turns into a peppery spiciness that lingers a bit. I might even say this spice bite has a taste of fresh jalapeno. Outside of this, there isn't much in the way of bitterness or sweetness in the end feel.

O: I really enjoyed this beer for it's crispness and mildly interesting ending. I think it has a bit of Belgian taste to it without being too funky or banana-tasting (like some Belgians seem to me). Definitely something to sip on a nice spring/summer evening.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 20:48:12 | More by cjgiant
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ckollias

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-15-2014 16:16:57 | More by ckollias
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countrybat

California

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-14-2014 03:29:40 | More by countrybat
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George2744

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

06-04-2014 00:04:18 | More by George2744
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ramrod666

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.3%

06-03-2014 19:32:09 | More by ramrod666
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a snifter

Appearance – The beer is served a light golden color with a one finger head of pure white foam. The head has a decent level of retention, slowly fading to leave a decent level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma of the beer is largely as would be expected for a BPA with a decent showing of some fruity smells of orange, peach, and banana along with some spice aromas of pepper and clove. A bit of bubblegum and some candied sugar are there as well along with some hoppy smells of a grassy and lightly floral nature.

Taste – The taste begins with a somewhat fruity flavor with the presence of both peach and orange present. Along with the fruity flavors are some light cracker flavors as well as spice of pepper and clove. As the flavor advances, some of the fruity flavors decrease being replaced by bubblegum as well as a bit of yeasty banana. Toward the end some hop flavors also join the flavor profile with them being composed mainly of an earthy and citrus nature. The mix of flavors that is then left at the end of the taste, ends up leaving one with a somewhat clean and crisp BPA flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the thin side with a carbonation level that is on the average side. The thin body is nice for the crisp nature of the beer and with the average carbonation, which still supported the flavors nicely, creates a nice easy drinker.

Overall – A fairly nice and easy drinking BPA. A good one to try.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2014 22:36:40 | More by Darkmagus82
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-27-2014 17:59:20 | More by Latarnik
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Twal

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-23-2014 04:38:12 | More by Twal
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afsdan

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

05-22-2014 20:21:21 | More by afsdan
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fthegiants

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-22-2014 17:11:48 | More by fthegiants
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oriolesfan4

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

05-13-2014 03:45:41 | More by oriolesfan4
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maxeirp

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-06-2014 22:51:38 | More by maxeirp
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vhmf1978

Brazil

4/5  rDev +5.3%

05-03-2014 16:47:20 | More by vhmf1978
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msquared36

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-28-2014 01:17:18 | More by msquared36
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DerwinWentworth

Utah

3/5  rDev -21.1%

04-20-2014 21:13:40 | More by DerwinWentworth
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Kerne

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

04-20-2014 15:58:57 | More by Kerne
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LADYBEAST

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-19-2014 04:35:54 | More by LADYBEAST
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SuperMario

California

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-19-2014 04:35:51 | More by SuperMario
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YobroitsJoe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-19-2014 04:07:33 | More by YobroitsJoe
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ezperkins2

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-18-2014 08:15:27 | More by ezperkins2
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SoupKitchenBeerSnob

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

04-13-2014 19:55:04 | More by SoupKitchenBeerSnob
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Poupae

Thailand

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-12-2014 09:44:17 | More by Poupae
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

04-09-2014 04:24:28 | More by justinm4bama
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ArtZan

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-06-2014 02:07:10 | More by ArtZan
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

04-05-2014 19:08:24 | More by kylehay2004
Lucifer from Brouwerij Het Anker
86 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.