Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
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4.85/5 rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5
Pours very black with a medium brown fluffy head. Moderate lacing.
Smells of burnt malts and thick, dense coffee grounds.
A profound coffee/espresso flavor masks a heavy burnt malt/burnt wood flavor. Behind that lies a solid chocolate malt and some mild spices.
Medium in body with a heavy dose of carbonation. The carbonation serves to accent the coffee/burnt flavors heavily.
This was a major surprise. I had heard about this one, but had never really given it much thought until I realized I knew the name when looking in the store. Fantastic coffee flavor in this one, moreso than I could have imagined, yet its not as overwhelming as the first sip, and really ends up fantastically easy to down. Not even a hint of the 9.5% alcohol really, its hidden behind that massive coffee and malt explosion. Excellent brew I *will* be revisiting.
Serving type: bottle
01-26-2010 09:44:06 | More by sevopie
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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
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