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

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RATINGS: 367   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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New version of Lucifer brewed by Anker (after the take-over of Riva-Liefmans by Moortgat).


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
b33r (668) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2014
Pale yellow color with huge fluffy white head that lasts forever and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma has light hops with strong spicy yeastiness and some sweet bubblegum. Flavor has strong spicy Belgian yeasts with mild malt. Pretty good overall, but pricey.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
HammerTroll (450) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 29, 2014
Hazy pale yellow color, huge fluffy white head, lacing. Fruity aroma, mostly banana, some yeast and caramel. Pleasantly sweet. Thin body, soft carbonation. Not bad.
(Stella beer to go 0,33l bottle)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (427) - CROATIA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle; pours gold with a white head; aroma is citrus fruit and spice; taste is malty and then has some citrus bitterness; finish is dry; overall this beer seems to be missing something; it’s not bad but it’s not that great either....

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2117) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - AUG 25, 2014
On tap at Barrels & Bottles. Pale Golden and hazy appearance with a sticky, lacy white head. Aroma and flavor of Belgian yeast, fruity esters, bready malts and light alcohol. Medium sweetness. Just OK for a Belgian Strong.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
veceo (485) - CROATIA - AUG 25, 2014
Hazy pale yellow color, big white head that quickly disappeared. Some lacing. Medium body, flat carbonation. Huge banana aroma, malts, yeast, spices. Unfortunately, watery texture. Medium sweet taste. Interesting but watery.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rayaron (117) - ISRAEL - AUG 24, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at Beer & Beyond, Tel Aviv. Light golden yellow, a bit cloudy, with small off-white head. Sweetish aroma, bready, corn sugar, rice, a bit cheesy yeasty. Flavor is yeasty, corn, alcoholic, light sweetness, rice. Medium dry, lively carbonation. Light to medium body. Sweetish aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2014
On tap at ’t Antwaerps Bierhuyske, july 30. Pours hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is sweet malty, grain, citrus, ripe banana, spices. Taste is Medium sweet malty and fruity, light spicy and herbal bitterness. Medium bodied, soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
humlelala (968) - DENMARK - AUG 22, 2014
(75 cl bottle from Vinius, Chios; BBD: 07/02/16; Lot 13009) Pours a hazy golden with frothy, white head. Good retention and beautiful lace. Aroma has notes of fruity esters, green apples and spicy hints of Belgian yeast. Oily texture, medium body, lively carbonation and an astringent, warming finish. Flavour is boozy, spicy and relatively dry. Ok for what it is but far from being my favourite from Het Anker.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BertVDS (10) - - AUG 19, 2014
Vol verwachting, maar toch een beetje teleurgesteld. Veel te zoet bier voor mij persoonlijk. Het anker heeft veel betere bieren dan dit.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikske79 (1103) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 14, 2014
Een lekker stevige biertje met een goede smaak aan. Ik vond dat het aan de verwachtingen voldeed

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monkeychugg55 (857) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Hazy golden orange with a nice frothy head. Dried fruit, raw barley, raisin, and nellow spices in the aroma. Flavor is but wuite the same and adds a licorice flavor.


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