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

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

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

3,234 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3234
Reviews: 1585
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%


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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Rbald42

Montana

4.83/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Finally got around to cracking one of these open, and boy am I glad I did.

A- Pours a rock solid dark black with a lasting, beautiful 2-finger tan head.Thick, but not that motor oil thickness seen w/ other stouts. Leaves behind moderate sugary lacing.

S- First smell that hits is a wonderful roasted bean coffee, followed by hints of chocolate and sweet caramel. One of the best smelling beers I have ever encountered.

T- Picks up where the smell left off. An overwhelming rush of flavor to your palate. Thick dark espresso with roasted malts, followed by a subtle, crisp bitterness on the tip of your tounge. The flavor literally sits in your mouth and at the back of your throat long after even a single drink. Alcohol is very present but not too dominant to cause a distraction.

M- Warm, creamy molasses feel that continues to warm, leaving me extremely happy. This beer coates the inside of your mouth and keeps doing the same all the way down. Carbonation is spot on, allowing you to focus on the flavor.

D- This is not a beer for the faint of heart. Sit down and enjoy this one with a friend and relax. I could definitely drink another, but 2 would be my stopping point.

Serving type: bottle

05-15-2009 22:24:49 | More by Rbald42
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S: Initially there is a nice dose of coffee that blends very well with a roasted malt quality. Dark fruit qualities come out more as it warms along with a touch of smokiness.

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,234 ratings.