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


on tap

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RATINGS: 499   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
New version of Lucifer brewed by Anker (after the take-over of Riva-Liefmans by Moortgat).

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (10970) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (4947) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (7994) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pours light hazy golden with a huge frothy white head. Aroma of yeast and citrus. Taste is dry, light citrus with yeast and a light alcohol burn at the end. Smooth palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ShivanDragon (3509) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2013
geel/gouden met schuimig witte kraag.
aroma: fruitig, floraal, gist en zoet.
smaak: licht appelzurig, pilsmout, iets peperigs maar verder zachte smaken.
medium body, glad in de mond, afdronk; droog en iets van gras. subtiele smaken

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TampaBeer (257) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2013
Nice aroma, although not strong. Pleasant color with a little bit of cloudiness. Very good belgian flavor - well rounded. Sweet. Crisp, satisfying palate. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
blonde hazy color on the pour with a foamy head. has a floral scent with a hint of sweet aromas. clean on the palate and mellow after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnoud (312) - Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA - JAN 3, 2013
2013.01.03 - Het Anker Lucifer 11.2oz bottle in pint glass. Pours a hazy yellow, not really gold. A fat 1-2 finger white head subsides quickly to a white cap/film with some lacing. Aroma is yeasty and some phenol/esters (?), a bit earthy. Taste is carbonation and a mild bit of burn on the front end, a bit fruity maybe mild banana ester on the middle with mild sweetness, slight bitter on the back end. Seems like a well done beer, but not really my cup of tea. I like many Het Anker brews so I gave it a try. Enjoyable but not likely a repeat purchase for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
thanatosti (1501) - Culemborg, NETHERLANDS - DEC 22, 2012
33 cl. bottle @ home, bought @ Hogerdijk, Culemborg. Lucifer was very happpy to see me, and by that I mean the bottle was a gusher; always a shame to spill good beer. It turns out to be a hazy golden color with a white head. Fruity yeasty aroma. Aroma and taste are in line with the most prominent example of this style, the Duvel, but less pronounced. All in all a decent Belgian strong blonde (which should be a seperate style on Ratebeer by the way).

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