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Brewed by Brouwerij Het Anker
Style: Belgian Strong Ale
Mechelen, Belgium

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
New version of Lucifer brewed by Anker (after the take-over of Riva-Liefmans by Moortgat).


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ccex (1188) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2013
750 ml bottle pours a hazy light golden color with huge frothy white head and decent lacing. Aroma is full of Belgian yeast. bananas, and cloves with touches of floral hops and lemon. Taste is initially sweet with a dry finish. There’s funky acidic aftertaste until it warms up. Body is medium with very active carbonation. Good, but I’ve tried much better in this style, including some from Canada or the U.S.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 11, 2013
11.2oz bottle, from Party Source. Lot: 17/11/11. Totally hazy white / yellow color. Good big white head, thin bit retains, leaves decent lace. Bigger body. Soft, smooth carbonation. More dry overall. Lemon, floral hop flavor. Sweet, floral, zesty taste. Light bite in the finish. Not too much belgian yeast. Light banana. Cornbread. Lightly spicy (peppercorn, others). Some lightly acidic funk. Bright, citrusy belgian-strong. Pretty nice flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sten (735) - Westerlo, BELGIUM - MAR 7, 2013
Golden coloured beer with a white head. Sweet alcoholic aroma. Sweet and watery taste with a strong malty aftertaste. (Bottle 33cl)

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jimmythespoon (472) - - MAR 3, 2013
Pours golden yellow. One of the better belgian golden ales, slightly more yeasty aroma. Good solid belgian ale, but the style unfortunately doesn’t have much to offer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
unclemike (2871) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - FEB 28, 2013
can Pours a mostly clear yellow, very foamy and active head. The aroma is musty yeast and bosc pear. The taste is fruity with notes of apples, pears, and stone fruit. Sweet underneath. Has some spiciness too - stale white pepper and coriander. The finish is slightly bitter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (7354) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Smell has bubblegum, some floral hops. Banana, clove and booze. Pours pale blonde, some lacing. A little booze. Leaves sour and sweet with the booze. Carbonation a little below average and booze a bit heavy. On tap at Taberna Lupulo.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lawman357 (93) - Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Nice... from a can (sweet!!!,great for backpacking and camping). Pretty simple, great representation of the style, nothing outstanding, though.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malty_MacHops (688) - Eastanollee, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2013
Solid Belgian Golden. Aromas of honey and fruit with a touch of yeast. Deep golden with a pillowy white head. Balanced but a little towards the sweet side. Medium plus body with lively carbonation and a crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10934) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 8, 2013
Bottle 330ml @ home
Pours clear golden with a white head. Aroma has notes of malt, yeast, some fruits and citrus. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (4755) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 28, 2013
Found this at Paul’s Grocery in McCall, ID. Pours hazy yellow with a medium-sized white head and moderate lacing. Nose is ripe fruit and some yeast. Medium in body. The flavor is a good balance between malts and flavorful; yeast. Finish shows grapefruit and some spices. Tasty. Good Belgian.


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