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RATINGS: 421   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BigMilly8 (389) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2007
From 750 ml bottle : Pours a hazy amber/orange color with a foamy white head that leaves spotty lacing around the glass. Nose of tropical fruits, peach, apple sauce, yeast, bread dough. Taste is fruity sweet. Palate has some tart to it, and again like the Saison, could use some more carbonation in my opinion. Still very good brew from FL.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - SEP 23, 2007
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2008 Bomber tasted at Saarlander’s SoCal tasting with saarlander, cquiroga, dirty_martini & kittiesandbeer, JohnC and others. Cloudy yellow amber color. Small bubble head. Nice yeasty aroma with corriander I believe. A nice small amount of sour. Easy to drink.7,4,7,4,16:3.8 Rerate: 3/30/08: Fordest tasting: 7,3,7,3,15:3.5

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - SEP 22, 2007
I’m not sure if I should thank cquiroga, saarlander or dirty_martini well, whoever brought it, it’s a very nice beer. Golden pour, nice sweet/tangy flavor. Very nicely done

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
djtimeless (222) - Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2007
Pours out hazy goldish amber. Strong fruity smell, creamy white head. This is a very tasty saison, farmhouse stye belgium ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9228) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2007
Bottle… Pours a cloudy orange/amber with a small, creamy, white head. Malty, estery nose offers notes of tropical fruit, resin, brand-new sneakers, red apple and praline. The flavor is sweet and grainy with an abundance of caramel accompanied by pear, peach and apple esters. Lightly acidic. Medium-bodied and lightly creamy with modest carbonation. Sweet, malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 17, 2007
750ml. Practically needed a chainsaw to get the cork out. Cloudy, auburn-amber body. Small white head that settles to a very thin film with a pronounced edge. The aroma shows vinous white fruits, candy sugar, Granny Smith apples, and a funky, semi-sour farmhouse yeast. The flavor has a lightly toasted caramel base, with sweet and sour apples and lemon chiffon. Minimal hop presence. Medium duration tangy finish. High sugar content is quite apparent as it sits pretty heavy in the stomach. Still, the palate is not overly cloying. Interesting brew. Glad to see something like this coming out of Florida.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
afterglow (1047) - Florida, USA - SEP 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy copper with a two finger lasting off-white head that leaves good lacing. Aroma of yeast, citrus, yeast spice, and very light caramel. Taste is citrus, yeast, light yeast spice, and very light caramel. Medium mouthfeel that finishes dry with a mild amount of bitterness and light spicy finish. Very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jonboy32818 (30) - orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 10, 2007
Aroma of candi sugar, plums and a little yeast. Color is almost orange, with a 1 inch head in a duvel tulip. Flavor is grapes and the ever so slightest touch of sour. Palate is smooth with a dry finish. Glad to see this brewed here.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 6, 2007
Yeasty aroma, apple skins, kumquats, hints of pear, with a slight spice in the background of the aroma. Pours a cloudy orange amber, with little head. Smooth, a little tartness, candi sugar is apparent, with a slight cidery flavor, some sweet citrus. A nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2007
Courtesy SoLan. Pours a hazy dark orange with a very small off white head. Smells of big Belgian yeast, some orange citrus, mild candy sugar, and fruits. The flavor is a little tart, pretty sweet, with a decent amount of funk. A little hint of some sourness with tart skins of fruits. Not awesome flavor, but semi-interesting. The candy sugar showed up more in the front and turned into funk towards the end. Not bad.


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