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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

3,609 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 3,609
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 513
Gots: 542 | FT: 59
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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tewaris

Minnesota

4.22/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Péché Mortel
9.5% ABV
OG?
IBUs?
11.5 oz bottle with a twist-off cap (odd!) and no freshness date poured into big Brandy snifter on September 27, 2010. The guy at the store had told that it was very fresh

Appearance 4.5/5
Pours clear and very dark brown, and looks pitch black in the glass. The head is thick, creamy, dark brown with good retention, but minimal lacing.

Aroma 4/5
Coffee, chocolate, and sweet malts in plenty. No hops.

Taste 4/5
Acidic and fruity coffee notes with some malty sweetness, but the balance is decidedly towards bitter coffee. Medium finish with plenty of roast and a long, luxurious roasty aftertaste, full of coffee bitterness. Warming, but never boozy. Similar to Founders Breakfast Stout, this stout is all about coffee.

Mouthfeel 4.5/5
A bigger body won't hurt this beer and less carbonation would probably make it silkier. This one would be sublime on cask!

Drinkability 5/5
The 9.5% ABV never bothers, yet the body and finish are suitable for this style and alcohol. Very good.

Other
A fine beer, and a treat for coffee lovers. Between this and Founders Breakfast, I will go with the latter because of the price, but that doesn't alter the scores!

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2010 19:04:15 | More by tewaris
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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,609 ratings.