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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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528 Ratings
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Ratings: 528
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 14.21%
Wants: 14
Gots: 21 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-10-2003)
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-22-2013 16:24:07 | More by RBorsato
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-17-2013 12:20:39 | More by jhhollier
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New York

3.83/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A - Dark copper to brown pour with some carbonation, minimal lacing and mild beige foam.

S - spicy notes in the smell and punctuated by a crisp scent of fresh rye bread.

T - Spicy rye that has strong peppery notes. Taste similar to a fresh "everything" bagel. Finish leaves a bit of hop resin in the glands.

M - Feels more robust than its style or ABV. Not particularly sessionable but easily compliments snack foods. Tends to dominate the palate.

O - Very flavorful rye beer and I'd try this again.

Serving type: on-tap

10-17-2013 02:19:25 | More by socon67
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

10-14-2013 12:59:24 | More by Hallertau
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

10-12-2013 01:43:23 | More by buckyp
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4/5  rDev +9.3%

09-27-2013 17:36:55 | More by Apathetiq
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North Carolina

4.23/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

11.5oz bottle with 3 and 2 checked on the side, into a teku glass

Pours a light brown color with a small white head. Smell is real intriguing with a sweet caramly scent mixed with peppers. Taste follows through with a huge sweetness of caramel at front then with a huge rush of peppercorns on the backend. Real, real flavorful. This beer tastes like food..like a 5 star meal. Peppercorns linger and are superb on the palate. Mid body with light carbonation.

Overall exceptional...love it. would go superb with food pairing. Memorable.

Serving type: bottle

09-23-2013 00:03:20 | More by Axnjxn
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

09-21-2013 12:54:08 | More by ROGUE16
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3.74/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 11.5oz bottle into Chimay goblet.

A - Slightly cloudy chestnut brown with no head.

S - Date bread, malt, buttery yeast.

T - Bitter spice, herbal, rye bread with a slight peppery finish.

M - A medium body to start, followed by a warm heat, and a dry finish.

The smell and taste don't match, odd but not a bad thing. It's certainly an interesting beer, more for matching with food than drinking alone.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 16:51:59 | More by REDAMI
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

09-14-2013 04:14:27 | More by JonnyBeers
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Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled June 2013

Beer is reddish-brown, with a very small off-white head that dissipates instantly, leaving just some bubbles.

Nose strongly contains pepper- quite in your face. The rye is there as well, but it is hard to get much past the pepper. As a pepper fan, I rather like it, but it is a bit much.

The pepper is strong in the taste as well, but not quite as dominant. The rye comes forward more, providing additional spicy notes and some malt. Caramel. Aftertaste is spice city, tonnes of pepper and the rye.

Medium bodied and moderately carbonated, with lots of spice tinging the mouth.

Overall, I think this is a fairly enjoyable beer, but the amount of pepper in it forces it to feel like a bit of a gimmick. Not something I can imagine anybody drinking a lot of, not having very often. That being said, I rather like it.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 02:37:44 | More by jrenihan
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3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-30-2013 23:53:19 | More by rydev24
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New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

08-25-2013 01:46:40 | More by JakerLou
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

08-16-2013 19:33:13 | More by KeKeKumba
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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

08-13-2013 16:03:34 | More by Whiskeydeez
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.4%

08-08-2013 16:51:44 | More by icehawk
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Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev +9.3%

08-08-2013 00:31:44 | More by ThomasRL
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3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-28-2013 02:19:28 | More by JamesStreet
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4.5/5  rDev +23%

07-27-2013 13:13:24 | More by bruindre
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3.96/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery. Served in a half pint glass.

Appearance - Amber body. Mostly clear. Excellent creamy white head. Beautiful lacing and a thin layer of foam.

Smell - Muted aroma. Might be the glass. I had this in a snifter and it smelled much better. Rye aroma is bombarded by peppercorn.

Taste - Tons of rye. No hop. Creamy rye and malt midrange. Peppercorn builds slowly and peaks in the finish.

Mouthfeel - Very creamy. Almost like it's on nitro. Low carbonation.

Overall - Better in a more aromatic glass, but a delicious rye beer.

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2013 19:26:36 | More by Alieniloquium
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3/5  rDev -18%

07-21-2013 09:36:42 | More by chippo33
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Quebec (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

07-17-2013 20:17:50 | More by Caudalie
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Nova Scotia (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

07-17-2013 17:03:24 | More by sdm9465
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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

07-16-2013 13:15:01 | More by mrfrancis

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +2.5%

07-15-2013 01:38:46 | More by WOLFGANG
Route Des Épices (Ale Rousse Au Poivre) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
83 out of 100 based on 528 ratings.