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Brewed by Brasserie Artisanale Millevertus
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Breuvanne-Tintigny, Belgium

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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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L’Amarante est le nom d’une épicerie fine à Virton (B) tenu par une sommelière herboriste et un oenologue patenté. Avec leur collaboration, nous avons marié une de nos bières avec 2 poivres exotiques. Un an de travail pour une bière très aromatique, douce et puissante à la fois, un équilibre parfait des arômes houblonnés et poivrés. Ce partenariat en appelle d’autres… Pensez-y !

Amarante is the name of a delicatessen in Virton (B) held by a licensed herbalist sommelier and winemaker. With their cooperation, we married one of our beers with two exotic peppers. One year of work for a very aromatic, sweet and powerful at the same time, a perfect balance of flavors and peppery hoppy beer. The partnership calls other ... Think about it!


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7905) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 7, 2012
Bottle. Pours dark amber with off white head. Nose/taste of fennel, seed, pepper, spice, caramel, sweet malt and sage. Taste is thinner and light on the palate. Nose is very pungent with overabundance of spice.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerhunter111 (6813) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, Gewürze. Geschmack ebenfalls leicht röstmalzig, Karamell, fruchtig, Gewürze.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (4636) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2014
Slightly hazy amber and copper coloured body with a thin, fast-dying white head. Aroma of bright black pepper, pink pepper, light hops, bunches of sweetness, a touch of yeast and more pepper - very nice smelling, intoxicating, almost! Medium-bodied; Assertive pepper flavour up front that isn’t spicy at all with a more mellow flavour in the middle with a little malt, fruit sweetness, some other herbs and a touch of earthy bitterness at the end. Aftertaste is mildly complex with pepper dominating and showing some sweetness and a lot of dry characteristics. Overall, a very nice complex beer that you wouldn’t expect too much, but good all around! I’m glad I brought this back home with me and would tell anyone else to do the same, assuming you can find it! I sampled this 33 cL bottle purchased from Delices & Caprises in Bruxelles, Belgium on 19-August-2013 for €2,00 sampled at home on the other side of the Atlantic in Washington on 12-March-2014.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Grzesiek79 (3114) - Radom, POLAND - DEC 1, 2013
Bardzo mi przypadlo do gustu to piwo. Jest mocno pieprzowe, wyczuwam zwlaszcza bialy pieprz. W smaku ziemiste, jakby bardzo stare piwo, wytrawne i lekko gozkie, slodyczy zadnej, finisz piepszno aromatyczny. Na uwage zasluguje piana zwijajaca sie taka slimakowa i mocno trwala, spora metnosc w zasadzie przez roznego rodzaju pieprz bo osadu drozdzowego nie zauwazylem. Polecam to intrygujace piwo

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jookos (1928) - FINLAND - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle. Coppery cloudy. Sweet, overripe vanilla stone fruits on nose, a bit of bready malts, lime green citurs. Spicy herbal medium body, slight oily. Sweet malts with rosemary, peppers, a bit of heat even. Strange. feels too perfumy, soapy. Like something they’d sell at The Body Shop(tm).

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrHangover (2449) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle at Dean’s stickiest floor tasting. Pours a hazy blonde beer with a very thin, white head on top. Aroma is cinnamon, peppers and yeast. Flavor is sweet peppery and loads of cinnamon again. The spicyness of the pepper is not really detected, more a sweeter flavor. Quite unbalanced and sweet overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jmgreenuk (4022) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle at Deano’s monthly tasting, September 2013. Poured a cloudy medium amber with a bubbly white head. The aroma is toffee caramel and fruit. The flavour is dry malt and a little fruit. A very odd beer.

1.6
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dEnk (3682) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle @ press Dean’s button tasting. Aroma is foul, peppery spices, anise. Not even drinking this, ahh whatever. Why did I do this. Yuck.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kermis (4752) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle shared at the Press Dean’s Button tasting. Pours cloudy golden brown with an off white head. Aroma of massive pepper, cinnamon. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Zer0 (1126) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Bottle. Aroma is pepper, sugar and cinnamon. Medium sweet. Medium body with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sic1314 (3051) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - SEP 13, 2013
Poured a hazy light amber. Aroma of spice ans caramel malt. Medium body, flavour of peppermint.


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