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RATINGS: 435   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
aubreya (676) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUL 20, 2008
The color was hazy deep amber brown. The head was foamy, off-white, and creamy. The aroma was very spicy, sweet, some hops, and malty. The flavor was spice, jello, dark fuit, and raisin. The palate was medium-bodied. The finish was warm and spicy.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (676) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2010
Red brown pour with a foamy beige head. Aromas of candy sugar and pepper. Taste is primarily yeast with some sugars and a dry apple finish. Tastes more like a double than a saison.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - AUG 31, 2008
Bottle from Iowaherkeye - thanks Joey. Sweet apple and honey aromas with some roasted scents. Caramel brown with a flat head. Dry roasted malt, light caramel, apple juice, fruit cake, and a light spiciness. Creamy and somewhat flat with a light dryish finish. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bdigital (658) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 1, 2008
Bottle: Courtesy of beerlando...thanks Bryan. Murky amber color with a massive rocky tan head. Pleasant bready malts, belgian yeast, spiced citrus notes in the nose with hints of clove. Very quaffable, heavily carbonated mouth feel...flavor consists of some biscuity malts, clove and bananas. Very good stuff.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
pintocb (651) - Hoon, Georgia, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Caramel brown....big, fluffy head. Aroma is funky....and fruity. The flavor is dark fruit followed by a nice sour bite. Great mouthfeel.....crisp, but full. My only complaint is the alcohol presence. A few years in a cellar would be nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Quake1028 (633) - Tampa, Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2007
Tampa RB Gathering Beer #5....pours a caramel brown body with a small, lasting dirty white head....nose of candied sugar, yeast, plums, malts and dark fruits....flavor very much the same, nicely done balance between the very sweet sugars and the balancing malts....medium bodied, sweet on the palate....medium finish....good stuff, the Saison is better

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidobutai (621) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DWestrick (614) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 22, 2014
bottle. Typically avoid the Belgian styles as they’re not my favorite, but this was quite good. Very complex

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McGarnigle (607) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 16, 2010
750 ml caged cork bottle. Big pop, and then the beer flows and flows. A gusher, and even after my first pour foam keeps rising out of the bottle opening. Cloudy amber-orange pour, the head fades. Fizzy at first, then a bit flat, maybe because of the gushing. Taste is very fruity (tangerine and whatnot) and too sweet and not tart. Cloying, really. I have to think I may have gotten a bad bottle that screwed up the carbonation and took away any balancing tartness. I’d like to give it another shot, but I paid $13 for this.


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