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

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

3,533 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,533
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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ZepHead80

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-29-2013 02:46:45 | More by ZepHead80
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3sheets2thewind

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-18-2013 20:32:49 | More by 3sheets2thewind
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

11-12-2012 19:14:17 | More by jacewg
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strang

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

09-13-2013 15:18:47 | More by strang
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hombrepalo

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-29-2014 13:18:47 | More by hombrepalo
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Jimsal27

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-28-2014 08:00:49 | More by Jimsal27
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brycevolk

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-18-2013 19:59:28 | More by brycevolk
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-23-2014 01:53:26 | More by DiscLizard
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Mayhem976

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Very dark, good head with mediocre lacing.

S- Very malty with some tones of coffee, can't pick up a single trace of hops.

T- Slightly sweet but it's countered by a heavy malt coffee bitterness, the sweetness and the bitterness sorta blend beautifully together.

M- Feels great on the palate, creamy and very rich.

D- Wonderful, this stout caught me by surprise so much intense flavors hitting you all at once but in the end it all works out wonderfully. Thick, creamy, robust, malty, and just a pinch of sweetness makes this stout exceptional!

Serving type: bottle

06-23-2009 02:03:52 | More by Mayhem976
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bmur112

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-29-2012 18:17:56 | More by bmur112
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rgrissom

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-12-2014 13:13:46 | More by rgrissom
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ipafool

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-28-2014 05:38:16 | More by ipafool
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BarrelO

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

11.5oz bottle poured into a pint glass. I like the label. Very Boschian.

A: Pretty much the liquid equivalent of the "I'm Black, Y'all" song from CB4. Rather anemic tan-colored head.

S: Coffee, coffee, coffee. Pretty much a one-note espressso sledgehammer, but what a note it is. As it warms up, chocolate malt becomes more apparent.

T: Even more coffee. Difficult to tell where stout roastiness ends and espresso roastiness begins. Bitter and sweetened chocolate flavors also make an appearance. Not a whole lot of hop character, but that's OK. As far as stouts go, I prefer coffee bitterness to hoppy bitterness.

M: Thick and creamy. Kind of like an espresso milkshake.

D: An epic brew worthy of its cult following. I don't even like coffee that much, but this beer makes it work.

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2009 22:43:45 | More by BarrelO
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ecoastman

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I was very excited to find a beer from BDDC in the Ontario LCBO (which isn't exactly the best place to find world class beers). This is an outstanding beer that should be savoured. However, I don't think I'd have more than one in a sitting. I'm torn that greatness can have a negative impact on the "drinkability" score. I may not have another right after but I will definitely buy this again. Then 4.5 it gets...

It pours out black as night into the glass with a head that had a reddish tan colour. Not an ounce of light comes through this even when held against a light. The head recedes to a thin layer. Some decent lacing to accompany the drink.

Great aroma off the pour with coffee, cocoa, dark alcoholic fruits and bread. Exceptional.

The first sensation is the smooth mouthfeel. Then the flavour explodes, launched by the power of the higher octane alcohol. This power subsides by the third or forth sip as my tastebuds calibrate to the amplified flavours. Like the smell, the same flavours are there. The finish has a medium-high bitterness that lingers with the alcolol-fruits and coffee. My only critisicm is that it's a bit acidic in the after taste. Otherwise, a great coffee stout.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2009 04:01:07 | More by ecoastman
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Gushue3

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-06-2014 14:08:18 | More by Gushue3
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Brad007

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Finally, we meet again (myself and Peche Mortel).

Pours a color that's black as night and there's a two-finger head that fades after a minute or so. Definitely has it there.

Aroma is creamy with a nice hint of chocolate, cream and mild coffee in the nose.

Taste is smooth and a bit creamy with a nice coffee kick that becomes more pronounced in the middle. Not too strong and certainly not weak by a long shot.

Mouthfeel is full of roasted coffee, cream and light chocolate, especially towards the back of the throat. Carbonation is somewhat high but not too bad.

Very nice! I remember it being much better on tap but if this is the closest I can get to it, it's more than good. I'd definitely buy another bottle to age.

Serving type: bottle

03-07-2009 07:13:13 | More by Brad007
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tun

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-26-2013 18:28:11 | More by tun
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rayre

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-03-2012 20:18:10 | More by rayre
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iamdariusstone

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

01-31-2014 07:06:57 | More by iamdariusstone
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jwelsh

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

12-19-2011 14:33:06 | More by jwelsh
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MSandahl23

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-26-2013 01:45:28 | More by MSandahl23
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

10-11-2012 01:34:45 | More by jrohrbacher
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-02-2014 09:40:23 | More by loverofthecraft
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JoninVT

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-27-2013 00:04:06 | More by JoninVT
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FrancisT

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-14-2013 02:46:49 | More by FrancisT
Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,533 ratings.