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

bottled
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RATINGS: 780   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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.


BHeart's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BHeart (72) - - SEP 1, 2012
Wow! Subtle and tasty. Peppercorn is subtle, felt in the tongue tingly finish, and only occasionally wafting into the smell. Smells more chocolate or caramel. Unique,spicy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tiong (3071) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 12, 2014
341ml bottle from Saveur-Biere

Bottled 10/2013 - Pours dark amber brown with a small white head. Aroma of spices, rye, syrup, malts and dark caramel. Taste is smooth, malty and sweetish with notes of rye, spices, syrup and toffee. Finish is smooth and sweet with some maltiness, rye and spices. Okay quite balanced rye ale as the spices are quite subtle.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
unclemike (2180) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - APR 8, 2014
Slightly roasty spiced peppery aroma that is somewhat faint. Transparent amber color with a tan/yellow head. Start is roasty with hot pepper touches. Finishes with some spiciness, but not too spicy . Finishes roasty and smooth. Interesting and well-balanced.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (139) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 5, 2014
Draft pour. A lot of chile and pepper on the aroma. Very smooth beer with a lot of vegetable and spice. Points for being very unique. Good stuff

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
freretoc (441) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 2, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl, une couleur ambrée mais aucune mousse, une bière agréable et étonnante une belle attaque sur le malt très agréable qui dure peu puis ensuite une petite attaque poivrée qui pique un peu la langue sympathique.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (452) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 2, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Couleur brun foncé, peu de mousse. Au nez, gros hit des épices suivi au palais par des notes de céréales, caramel mais pas sucré. Le poivre est très présent et s'installe sur la langue au fur et à mesure de la dégustation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewTom (154) - - MAR 31, 2014
Sweet & spicy smell. Complex taste building to a big peppery finish. A great beer to pepper your mouth whilst eating a steak. Rated by BrewTom

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fritz123 (783) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Boca Raton, FL. Tulip at home. Pours a very deep amber with a thin white head. Very little lacing. Aroma of malts, pepper, roasted corn, and smoke. Taste is similar with a heavy pepper influence, roasted malts, light smoke, and rye bread. Mouth is peppery and almost numbing. Finish is pepper and bread. Medium light body and some carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
biirusaikou (410) - - MAR 24, 2014
Roasted cocoa, pepper aromas. Rich malty flavors, nuts, strong chili finish. A quite popular local brew, nice match with smoked meats.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OPIE788 (261) - Ohio, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown color with a tan head. Mostly malt aromas with a bit of pepper. Sweet caramel malt uo front that fades into a nice peppery finish.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Danev76 (113) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 12, 2014
Nice mild spice aroma. Slightly cloudy dark brown amber colour with excellent head. Nice spicey pepper bite with a warm finish. Med body and carbonation ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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