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Route Des Épices (Ale Rousse Au Poivre) - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Route Des Épices (Ale Rousse Au Poivre)Route Des Épices (Ale Rousse Au Poivre)

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83
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575 Ratings
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Ratings: 575
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 13.93%
Wants: 15
Gots: 33 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
Rye Beer |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-10-2003

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Ratings: 575 | Reviews: 367
Photo of Mack
3.79/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of simonsays2k9
3.23/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

App: Medium light brown with almost no head

Nose: Bit of cereal, toffee and slight spicyness. Barely any yeast notes, maybe i didnt let it warm long enough. Very clean nose.

Taste: slightly roasted malt, cereal, mild toffee and bread notes, the spices and the pepper shines in the finish big time leaving a pleasant and very present heat on the tongue and palate.Earthy and herbal bitterness from the hops that compliment very well the pepperyness of this beer.

Pretty interesting beer. The malt profile seems a bit lackluster but it gets better in complexity if you let it warm up quite a bit. This is the perfect beer for food pairing with steak, grilled meats, etc. I will probably buy it again but it will most likely be to pair with a meal rather than drinking as a standalone beer. While its not my favorite style of all time, this beer works well for what it is. Worth a try. I recommand it.

Photo of benzalman
2.75/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

not really my style of choice, tough to drink. The pepper and spice are very, very prominent.

Photo of Electros
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.98/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lillitnn92
3.49/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rain_dog
4.08/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I'm a fan of spicy beer, and this a solid one. Albeit, it can be overpowering if you don't like the taste of pepper. The peppercorns are right upfront front: smell and taste. Add to that some caramel and some distant chocolate, strong malt flavor. Did not detect the rye or fruit as the label implies.

Photo of Kerrie
3.24/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vdub191
4.03/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cam477
4/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of Brain-eat-Brain
3.85/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of flyingpig
3.38/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

341ml bottle from Brewdog's Online Shop:
Not a bad beer at all and certainly a lot better than I was expecting given the aroma of the beer, it definitely wasn't a classic but I did enjoy the spiciness to it and its fairly unique flavours. While it's not a beer I'm likely to pick up again it is one it was a decent beer and a very spicy one at that.

Photo of Sarmento
2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

Photo of iL0VEbeer
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of t2thebro
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Earthy spice, pepper, rye sweetness. Very interresting and fun beer. Different than any other rye. A must have in my opinion.

Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of TheBeerGulper
4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

Photo of TheBeerSipper
3.92/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Andy_Luft
4/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of handpullme
4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of mick303
3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

Ruby, good lacing. Quite a strong rye component and a spicy beer, good balance, light hops but a rich earthy peppery character, good drinkability and balance. Not something I would have regularly but this was enjoyable.

Photo of kguard
3.72/5  rDev +1.6%

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Route Des Épices (Ale Rousse Au Poivre) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
83 out of 100 based on 575 ratings.