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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe)Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe)

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

3,955 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,955
Reviews: 1,639
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 522
Gots: 599 | FT: 60
Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel visit their website
Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-09-2003)
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Photo of gillagorilla
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

11.5 oz. bottle poured into a NB globe (8 and 2 marked on the side)

A: Pitch black with a slight tan collar and minimal head.
S: Sweet roast and malts. A ton of black coffee as well.
T: Lots of black coffee with a tinge of sweetness from the roasted malt.
M: Smooth and velvety.
O: A great stout, but expensive at $10, nearly a $1 an ounce. At that price, you would think it would be BA. So many other stouts, that are more reasonably priced and just as good.

gillagorilla, Oct 19, 2014
Photo of beerdedking
5/5  rDev +13.6%

This is a 5. I can't find a thing wrong with it. Aged for sure, but the brewed in year is indeterminate.
Label is quite faded and dating is checked 7, 5. Nose reveals Sumatran coffee, milk chocolate, and
hints of light caramel. Perfectly balanced, these scents become flavors in your mouth that waltz across
the roof of your mouth. The finish doesn't bitter, just more smooth unburned coffee. You'd be
hard pressed to find a better coffee double stout. FBS, which I love, is in the backseat here....

beerdedking, Sep 20, 2014
Photo of fscottkey
3.94/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: [3.75] Pours a 1/2 finger of tan head on a black body. The head dissipates quickly laving only a thin tan film. The bottle lists the ABV (9.5%) and there is a date code of some kind (It is 9.5% I am not sure if matters).

S: [3.50] Very coffee forward. It smells like sweet coffee.

T: [4.00] The taste follows the nose. Very prominent coffee tones from front to back. There is a slight bitterness to the coffee flavor. No taste of the alcohol at all.

M: [4.5] The mouthfeel is velvety on the tongue. Nice carbonation level and nice slick mouthfeel.

O: [4] Where some IPAs might be a "hop bomb" this is a "coffee bomb". I like coffee stouts - but this was almost too one dimensional. I wish there were some hints of chocolate or roasted malts. The mouthfeel is very good - but the nose and taste lacked depth beyond the coffee. I thought I would be burned out by the coffee, at the end, but it actually tasted better as I reached the end. I think this nudge it up a fraction.

fscottkey, 18 minutes ago
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

a77cj7, Wednesday at 08:23 PM
Photo of Gmolleur
2/5  rDev -54.5%

Poured from a 341 ml bottle, 18 november 2014 at around 8 degree celsius.

I don't get all the good ratings for this beer. Maybe i fell on a bad one?
It surely smells like coffée and dark cocoa but, nothing more.

it taste the same as an average stout should taste, (cocoa, coffee) but is waaaayyy too much bitter. Where is the sweetness everyone talks about? bitter, bitter and bitter. I feel like eating a spoonful of cheap cocoa powder added with some poorly chosen hops. No fruit here.

The feeling is very thin in mouth, a little carbonation , no density here. The texture barely gets at the end of the tongue that it is dissipated, leaving nothing but a bitterly taste and the warmth of alcohol drying my tongue out.

I feel like i must buy this beer another time from another place, because I really don't understand all the overly positive critics about this beer. And I really enjoy the other types of beer from this brewery.

I'm sorry to leave such a nasty critic, but inconsistency is a bad thing for any company out there.

Gmolleur, Wednesday at 06:02 AM
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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.4/5  rDev 0%

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4.75/5  rDev +8%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.24/5  rDev -3.6%

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,955 ratings.