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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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La Divine de St Landelin is a high density top fermentation beer with specially selected yeasts. After a prolonged storage period the beer is packaged in a traditional swing-top cap. It has fruity, woody and caramel aromas as well as a certain bitterness persistent upon the palate.
Soft and generous, La Divine is a “grand cru” of St Landelin and has an abv of 8.5%.
Ingredients: Malt, wheat, rice, hops, spices.
Note: Labelled as 8% abv in the USA.

Bronze Medal at Concours Général Agricole 2008

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (8214) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 21, 2013
750 ml bottle. The aroma is softly spicy and earthy. A dank sort of damp aroma along with a soft malt sweetness and a fairly herbal hoppiness. Earthy and woody with a little bit of light caramel. The malt profile is quite distinctive here - a mixture of dry caramel, toasted grain and some earthiness. There is a touch of coriander/clove here, but it is very, very subtle. A touch of cooked fruit but it’s also subtle. This is pretty nice actually - not a typical BdeG - but it has many of the characteristic elements.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinsenn (981) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 17, 2013
Bottle, courtesy of yrcrz. Pours clear amber with a white head. Metallic aroma with some hoppy and caramel notes too. Taste is smoky, with wood and caramel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chris__hartley (274) - Ontario, CANADA - JUN 14, 2013
It pours orange with a reddish tint; the head is off-white and foamy (with large bubbles). The aroma has notes of: orange-zest, short-bread, wet grass, pepper, and alcohol. The taste is medium-light sweet that finishes lightly dry; there are notes of: orange-zest, pepper, alcohol, a woody characteristic, and malty sweetness. The palate is medium-light bodied, slightly stick, with medium carbonation, and a medium spicy finish. Overall, pleasantly drinkability, without being too simple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6164) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 1, 2013
Bottle, shared with my wife. Medium amber, hazy, average off white head. Sweet and malty, honey and a bit of marzipan, cooked pear. A bit sticky, low carbo. Not really feeling this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogbomb (863) - ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2013
Small bottle. Pours amber gold with a few floaties and a thin white head. Nose of banana and alcohol wheatiness. Raisins, dough and sandalwood in the taste. Quite a surprising bitter sting in the finish, which lasts. Decent, but feels a little "false".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2129) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 20, 2013
Single, swing-top from the LCBO at 8.5% ABV. Best before 15.06.14 on front label. Pours a golden, light amber colour with a white cap that has good retention and lots of dirty lacing. Belgian Ale yeast nose with the hints of wheat, bananas, spices, apples and a little alcohol. The yeast is milder, but present in the taste, with hints of fruits (mostly apples) and spices. Medium-bodied with a slight oily mouthfeel and no burning. Goes down quite well. For those who like strong Belgian Ales with bananas, apples and spices that are not cloudy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bunget (442) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 17, 2013
750ml bottle. Clear orange body, medium to small beige head with good retention, some lacing. Aroma of sweet malt, herbs, floral hops, caramel, yeast. Taste dominated by a bold amount of yeast, sweet malt, herbal hops, caramel, touch of coriander, alcohol. Dry and mineral. Alcohol a little too prominent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TylerJonScott (69) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2013
Pours a copper color with an off white head. Aromas of coconut, apple and banana. Tastes about the same with Carmel and smokiness. Pretty tasty and unique.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shaynsawchuk (361) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 14, 2013
750 mL bottle. Pours amber caramel with a thick white head and lots of lacing. Nose of banana, coconut, bread yeast, caramel malt, allspice and a touch of smoke. Fairly sweet, medium bodied with a full mouth feel. Interesting and unique but a little sweet for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6324) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - MAY 9, 2013
Bottle 750ml
Aroma:nice dryness on caramel base on it. Some alcohol, slight fruity sweetness. Not overly complex but very nice presentation. 7+
Look: clear amber gold with medium plus fine white top. Good lace shown.
Taste: medium bodied. Quiet dry, slight mineral follow up. Tad champagne like. Some bitterness on lips. Alcohol at end. very nice brew.

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