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Lucifer - Brouwerij Het Anker

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BA SCORE
86
very good

389 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 389
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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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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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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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
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constantine_272

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5.3%

03-23-2014 03:36:19 | More by constantine_272
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.05/5  rDev +6.6%

lucifer is a wonderful example of the belgian strong golden or pale ale. it pours a hazy blonde color with an inch of patient white head that leaves heavy rings as it drinks. a nose of banana, much like a hefeweizen, but cleaner than that, without the spice. other fruit esters are present as well, and there is a light floral quality. the flavor is very similar, yeast driven. on tap i get quite a bit more hop than i do from the can, which may be slightly dated, but i almost prefer the mellow hop bitterness to a more robust experience. the carbonation is through the roof on this, which gives it refreshment value and also makes it seem much lighter than its 8% abv, which will trick you into an early and heavy buzz if you arent careful. love the cereal grain qualities, and the way the yeast becomes so summery as it finishes. under appreciated i think, this is a beer of very high quality that is widely available. a great illustration of this often butchered style. a true belgian classic.

03-18-2014 18:18:59 | More by StonedTrippin
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DuffDaddy

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -34.2%

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CowsandBeer

Kansas

3.63/5  rDev -4.5%

Random find at the liquor store on the way home from work. 16 oz can with “L2240 13:44” printed on the bottom. Poured into a Tallgrass Brewery Cervoise style glass.

Appearance: Pours a big frothy head with a clear golden body. Lots of carbonation action with the expected rings of lacing.

Aroma: Bubblegum sweetness, peppery yeastiness, ripe bananas, some bittering noble hops, and a fruity note not unlike oxidized pears/apples.

Taste: Peppery phenols upfront, nice fruity sweetness, bubblegum sugars and a bit of hop bitterness. A very pleasant bready finish. Slightly warming.

Mouthfeel: Effervescent with a medium mouthfeel.

Overall: A very sweet, effervescent strong ale. I really enjoyed the nice oxidized fruit notes and the pleasant malty finish, but there was too much of the candi/bubblegum sweetness for my tastes. With that said, you can tell it’s of a higher abv but you certainly can’t detect any notes of alcohol, due in large part to the sweetness. Overall, it’s nothing to go out of your way for but enjoyable nonetheless.

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Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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Mississippi

4/5  rDev +5.3%

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South Carolina

3/5  rDev -21.1%

01-22-2014 03:57:59 | More by Ainjyll
Lucifer from Brouwerij Het Anker
86 out of 100 based on 389 ratings.