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RATINGS: 419   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Lectio Divina is a cross between an abbey double and a saison. Open fermentation with a saison strain and a dose of wild yeast at bottling add to the complexity.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JockPhillips (12) - - JUL 11, 2014
750 ML bottle 2013. Dark orange rust almost earth brown pour with lasting medium head. Bright wild nose. Some fruit. Refreshing and nicely wild finish.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (399) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Saint Somewhere Lectio Divina is a well-executed Belgian Strong Ale. Aroma of prunes and plums coming from this dark orange-brown pour with a thick tan head that holds throughout the drink. Taste is heavy prunes and plums with a touch of funkiness. I wouldn’t say Lectio Divina is a standout Belgian ale, but is certainly enjoyable.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kokobucks (13) - - MAY 16, 2014
Pours Amber but hazy. Lacto taste though spoiled milk did come to mind at times. --- RATED

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
andrewje41 (306) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 12, 2014
750 Ml bottle. Cork blew off this one before I could even touch it. Pours reddish dark with a fruity, berry aroma. Flavor of apples and berries with a little pepper and wild yeast. Finishes a little sour with more dark fruit. This one is different. Not bad at all.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Cousin_Larry (284) - - MAY 2, 2014
Wow is this stuff overpriced. Bought a bottle of 2010 vintage and thought it tasted like caramel cigarettes. Maybe Saint Somewhere can sell the recipe to Camel.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2269) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Bottle sent by Weezel, thanks! Pours a really hazy orange brownish with an off white head and lots of lacing in the glass, aroma is pretty interesting, some sweetness mixed with a kick of a little bit of funk and barnyard and fruit at the same time, the flavor has a sweet and caramel front end with a fruit yet funky finish, slightly sour but nothing crazy, just a little different, interesting for sure.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickTheRick (308) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 17, 2014
Le bouchon de liège a "poppé" dès que j’ai enlevé le bidule métallique qui le "protégeait". Du danger en partant, j’adore ça. L’épaisse mousse beige qui trônait au sommet de la robe très trouble (surtout à la fin) et cuivrée s’est effritée très rapidement. Une odeur de ketchup aux fruits et de bretts nous fait complètement oublier que l’on a affaire à un hybride entre une saison et une dubbel. Le côté dubbel n’est plus là du tout ou presque, autant au nez qu’en bouche. Très acétique et pétillante, un aspect sucré et épicé discret se pointe en toute fin de gorgée. Les bretts sont omniprésents, apportant un caractère assez fruité (mangue) à la bière. Sur papier, c’était invitant, mais en réalité, c’était correct, sans plus. Bouteille âgée de 2 ans (2012).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5899) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 30, 2014
750ml bottle, from Dutch’s. Shared with friends over a game of Catan. Totally hazy red orange color. Thin khaki head. Some loose dots and ropes of lace, nothing sticks. Medium to bigger body. Soft, kind of sharper carbonation. Gets smooth after a chance to mellow out, though. Finishes dry. Bigger bitter taste, lightly spicy. Nice dark fruit, belgian yeast, light spice aromas. Kind of peppery. Maybe a very light bit of tartness to it gets more noticeable as I go, not really "sour" though at this point. Solid, interesting saison.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeq215 (65) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark orange-reddish color with a large head that disappears quickly. Smells of some fruit, berries. alcohol. Taste is tart, with a lot of fruit and alcohol finish. Not bad but the tartness takes over in a not-so-good ways.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours deep ruby, two finger off white head Smell juicy, light tangerine, tangy, peach and earth, strawberry Taste very light tart, bretty, bit of hops, strong alcohol, very carbonated Medium body Ok I guess


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