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RATINGS: 432   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RickTheRick (730) - 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).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9090) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mikeq215 (69) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcnielsen (2771) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle at Exira Beer Summit IV. Thanks to adnielsen for bringing the bottle. Pours a hazy orangish tan color with white head. Malty, slight nutty, caramel, funky aromas. Very tangy, caramel, dusty, yeasty flavors. Not a huge fan of this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 28, 2013
Bottle @ Exira Beer Summit IV. Thanks to Dr. Owl for sending. Pours a murky reddish orange appearance with a cream colored head. Candy sugar, orange candy, spicy funky yeasty, slightly spicy cinnamon aroma. Tangy tart grape/vinous, black cherry, caramel, funky yeasty flavor. High carbonation. Doesn’t blow my mind and kind of a creative idea but not my favorite. Shows a bit of age.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (560) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Cloudy orange unsettled look. Small head and no lacing. Smells like fingernail polish. Doesn’t taste as bad, but wouldn’t try it again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Luvystypotables (1228) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Large head dissipates quickly, caramel colour. Aroma of acetone, yeast and raisins. Tastes of raisins with an acetone palate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1324) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Poured from a bottle. Hazy orange color, large off white head that dissipates rather quickly. Grape and finger nail remover smell. Wild yeast and grape and alcohol flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
JBPortland (1293) - Portland, Maine, USA - OCT 31, 2013
750ml bottle hazy chestnut brown big 3 finger head. Nose is tart, cherry notes, musty, lacto, soil, earthy. Mouthfeel is on the thin side and extremely carbonated, a bit too much. Taste is musty, earthy berry, spices, nutty, dark fruit notes. Finish is tart, grains, fruity, spice, bready. Some decent flavors trapped in there but overall pretty messy. Just OK. (From 10/30 notes)

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