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

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

4,096 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 4,096
Reviews: 1,651
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 557
Gots: 631 | FT: 60
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-09-2003

Péché Mortel (French for "Mortal Sin") is an intensely black and dense beer with very pronounced roasted flavours. Fair trade coffee is infused during the brewing process, intensifying the bitterness of the beer and giving it a powerful coffee taste. Péché mortel is brewed to be savored; we invite you to drink it in moderation.

This stout style, high in alcohol and bitterness in order to favour preservation, was historically brewed to support the long and arduous voyage necessary to export the beer from England to Russia. The word Imperial comes from the fact that the beer was specially brewed for the Russian tsar’s court.

The Péché Mortel was born in our Montreal brewpub in October 2001.
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bottle a rich jet black with two fingers of creamy tan head.

Aroma of dark roasted malts, coffee beans, dark ripe fruit, raisins, caramel, vanilla, and a bit of booze.

Deep taste of espresso upfront along with dark chocolate, caramel, and vanilla. Finishes with espresso and a touch of bitterness. The alcohol is present but doesn't distract from the taste.

Full bodied, rich and creamy, with a moderate carbonation.

I expected a world class imperial stout and was not disappointed.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a thick black color with thick tan head that retains and laces well. The aroma is string with chocolate and coffee notes. The taste is strong with coffee bitterness and chocolate, and a hint of citrusy hops. The mouthfeel is nice and velvety and it finishes smooth. Overall an amazing beer.

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On-tap at Local Option in Chicago.

A- Pours jet black with a finger of creamy coffee colored head.

S- Smells exactly like an iced coffee, some nice creamy dark chocolate in the back.

T- Coffee. I mean loads of it. The coffee flavor tastes most like raw, unroasted beans, which blends with some roasted malt and chocolate flavor. Light milk and vanilla flavors as well. The malt provides a bit of bitter flavor but hop presence is minimal.

M- Medium to full bodied, has a nice smooth creamy feel, carbonation is moderate to light.

O- A really great stout, one of the best coffee flavored stouts I've had, it really packs in the coffee flavor, I think I liked it a bit better from the bottle, but this is still an amazing beer.

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 4,096 ratings.