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


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RATINGS: 867   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VoodooBear (49) - San Juan, - MAR 13, 2013
Presentation: 11.5 oz. brown bottle, served in a pint glass. Appearance: Deep, reddish amber color. Looks clear when held up to the light. Gets a one finger light tan head and leaves some good lacing. Smell: It’s a very strong, spicy smell, mainly of pepper. There’s some faint rye and hop aromas as well. Taste: The pepper character is right up front. There’s some rye notes and a small amount of bitterness. All that pepper leaves a spicy aftertaste that can be unpleasant to some people. Mouthfeel: Light, a bit watery even. It has low carbonation and finishes dry. Overall: This is going to be a love or hate beer for most people. The only things spicier than this are going to be beers with actual chilies in there. Overall, it’s a good rye beer, but you’ll only enjoy it if you like, or at least appreciate the overwhelming pepper character it has.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dutchbeerpages (1975) - 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.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrChopin (3810) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1488) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (999) - - SEP 21, 2015
Brown pour. Nose is spices, pumpkin pie, pepper. Taste is peppery, more spices, some rye, peppery finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2140) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - SEP 5, 2015
Bottle from saveur-biere.com. Dark red copper color. Thin beige head. Medium bitterness, low to medium sweetness. Finish is long and slightly hot. Flavour is spicy, malty, chocolate, pepper. This is very tasty, as usual for these guys.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tognetta (493) - Campinas, BRAZIL - AUG 19, 2015
(Perdi a avaliação mais completa) Picante, herbal, levemente defumada. Dulçor e amargor bem equilibrados. Aftertaste apimentado, picante, adocicado. Ficou devendo no corpo e consistência da espuma, mas é muito boa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GenDV138 (4100) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Bottle at the RateBeer WWWW Tasting shared by solidfunk, thanks! Golden orange with off-white head. Aromas of spices, herbs. Tastes of light herbs, spice, citrus. Light body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fashawn (492) - Montesarchio, ITALY - AUG 13, 2015
Onestà. Ambrato carico,limpida,schiuma bianca. Aroma di malto,caramello, cioccolato e soprattutto peperoni verdi. In bocca è la stessa, con un bell’intermezzo di cioccolato e il finale con il seme di peperone in evidenza. Ritornano nel retrogusto invece la nota di peperoni piccante. Buonissima scorrevole e carbonata mediamente,leggera ma non disconnessa

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
geovanicalixto (25) - Fortaleza, BRAZIL - AUG 6, 2015
Coloração âmbar escura com espuma caramelo persistente. Aroma com toque de pimenta. Bom corpo, carbonatação média. Retrogosto forte e persistente de pimenta.

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