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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

3,240 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3240
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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Reviews by imagese:
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imagese

California

4.38/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Current batch bottle provided (& recommended) by the awesome 'vande'. "3" and "2" notched on the label.

A- light pour into oversized tulip provided a fluffy 2 finger tan head that faded slowly and remained as a fine layer that laced nicely. Body is dark cola colored with the faintest light coming thru at the edges

S- From the pour, the coffee aroma just slams your nostrils. After settling, the aromas are so much more. Obviously coffee is the main one, but dark chocolate covered raspberries come out. While trying to get more aroma, COFFEE just comes in again!

T- Initial taste is pure espresso bean bitterness, but the sweetness comes thru and really pulls this together. It is at the edge of being "too bitter", but the awesome balance really saves this. Some hoppy bitterness seems to be in there as well, but I can't distinguish it

M- thick and creamy. Carbonation isn't too high, but just enough to really have the coffee taste kick your mouth

D- For those who like coffee, it's great. If you don't like coffee at all, stay away.

I'm going to age a bottle and see how this one does. I know the coffee will be much less, but I think this it is a big enough beer to really kick ass aged as well

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2011 05:31:21 | More by imagese
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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,240 ratings.