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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Montreal, Canada

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 872   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Routes des épices (French for "Spice Route") is a rye beer brewed with both black and green peppercorns. Initially, the beer reveals flavours of fresh grain and malt, which give it notes of chocolate, caramel, and fruit. The pepper flavour and aroma is fully revealed in the finish, which leaves a pleasant, spicy, tingling sensation on the tongue.


Rangi's rating

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rangi (669) - - APR 29, 2013
A nice tasty interesting beer. Noted slight tingle on the tongue from the peppercorns but would have liked a bit more. Solid beer just not giving enough of that spice for me.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheJestersBeer (2308) - SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2016
341ml bottle. Pours a clear, deep reddish amber, with a beige head. Malty, spicy, peppery aroma, caramel, hops, bell peppers (?). Dry, medium body and bitterness, balanced CO2. Malty, spicy taste, pepper, caramel, hints of butterscotch, faintly hoppy. The peppercorns linger in the aftertaste, quite nice. (2016-02-06)

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Moebbels (613) - FINLAND - JAN 27, 2016
A murky brown body with a modest head. Nose is dominated by black pepper laced with some coffee and roasted cocoa beans. Taste has nice nice roasty and sweet flavours but the aftertaste is dominated by a rather strong peppery burn.lively carbonation and quite palate. The nose and taste upfront are fairky standard and even a bit bland but the pepper really comes on the finish and gives a hefty punch.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nealblind (1395) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JAN 21, 2016
bright orange yellow pour. Aroma ginger, honey, tangy caramel. tastes ginger, slight bite of pepper on the end. not much rye here somewhat mild amber beer.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tristanlaugher (27) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 13, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2016 From a bottle. Malty. Dark Amber in color. Not overly fragrant. Tingling feeling in your mouth with a nice after taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (1199) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - JAN 8, 2016
340 ml bottle. Garnet color with a small creamy beige head. Toasted grain aroma has chocolate and rye notes. Slightly spicy toasted malt flavor. More chocolate and dark fruit. The peppercorns come late and add a rich spiciness. It made me sneeze. More complex as it warms. Tasty and unique.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (2012) - Wilnis, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2015
Rye beers.. I love rye beers. I love this rye beers. I feel the pepper but it isn’t overwhelming. Chocolate, molasses, sweet with a kick. Gift from uckelman.

3.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doomsday (20) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 28, 2015
Très bonne bière. Gout de poivre très présent mais agréable. Se marie bien avec gout d'alcool ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3999) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 23, 2015
[ Bottle ][ 1oz ][ @tasting ][ $0 ][ Shot glass ][ 08.15.15 ]
sepia, thin cream ring. Chocolate, light licorice nose, flaked wheat softness. More sugar front palate, light oat mid with faint roast, no balancing bitterness. Slick oily body, gritty with sugar, faint oxidation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1507) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2015
dense beige head leaves foamhead and structured lacing. brown colour. aroma is peppercornmix, caramel, candysyrup. taste like aroma, massive taste of pepper, hot and spicy stuff that builds up and continues, leaves the tongue tingling for sure! ;) medium body and carbonation. bottle 33cl

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (1026) - - SEP 21, 2015
Brown pour. Nose is spices, pumpkin pie, pepper. Taste is peppery, more spices, some rye, peppery finish.


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