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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

3,532 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,532
Reviews: 1,616
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 503
Gots: 531 | 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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Phelps

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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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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,532 ratings.