Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
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4.38/5 rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Looks: thick. Pours from the bottle an unbelievably dark brown. A tiny, tight khaki head recedes quickly to a ring plus film, leaving sticky lattice-like lacing.
Smells: smoked. I know this was brewed with coffee, but if I didn't, I'd be inclined to call this a rauchbier. Aromas of charcoal, dark chocolate, burnt wood, bacon, sweet cotton candy and bitter espresso are all there, and in that order of descending prominence.
Tastes: like a chocolate-covered coffee bean. Smoky bacon, sweet cotton candy, earthy hops and dark chocolate all reveal themselves first. Waves of coffee eventually hit at the back of the mouth, but way after the swallow. Once it's there, however, it doesn't leave for quite a while. A nice, enduring aftertaste. As the beer warms, the espresso-like flavors emerge more and more. Fantastic.
Feels: nicely medium-full bodied, yet still liquid and not too thick. Almost creamy. The carbonation is muted, light, and lovely.
Drinks: Already a big fan of coffee stouts, my mind was again bent at what this beer did with the caffeinated ingredient. One of the best.
Serving type: bottle
08-09-2010 22:43:24 | More by Phelps
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4.35/5 rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Jet black in color with a faint wisp of khaki colored head surrounding the edge of the glass. Intense aroma of coffee is prominent with roasted barley taking a back seat. The flavor is an assault of dark coffee and dark roasted barley. This is foremost a coffee beer and secondarily it is an imperial stout. This flavor is truly amazing. The mouth is thick and chewy.
Serving type: bottle
07-07-2014 00:31:42 | More by Franziskaner
Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,532 ratings.