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

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

3,574 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 3,574
Reviews: 1,617
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 510
Gots: 538 | 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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AOShabaz

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-21-2013 00:35:34 | More by AOShabaz
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pschul4

Illinois

4/5  rDev -9.1%

02-20-2013 21:27:15 | More by pschul4
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Azrael


4.75/5  rDev +8%

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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-20-2013 01:07:06 | More by MrRockstar
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MASPuros

California

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-19-2013 07:58:43 | More by MASPuros
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aslamm75

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-19-2013 00:47:07 | More by aslamm75
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DarthGuitarHero

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-18-2013 22:41:44 | More by DarthGuitarHero
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Mscarpen

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-17-2013 23:15:10 | More by Mscarpen
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

11/5 oz bottle date notched at 4 and 5 or 6(?) served in a St. Bernardus snifter at an initial temperature of about 50F. .
Poured very dark brown color, looking nearly black in the glass, with a moderate size tan head than soon died to a lasting but partial top coat. Leaves the sides the glass well coated with lace after each sip.

The aroma was loaded with coffee and sweet dark roasted malts. Occasional hints of dark and milk chocolate, as well as vanilla. Not much alcohol present in the aroma of this 9.5% ABV ale, but enough to add some interesting overtones. The rich coffee was a bit too much like used coffee grinds as opposed to fresh ground beans.

T: not surprised to find a pronounced black coffee flavor mixed with a full load of dark roasted malts. Intense, but not at all challenging due, in part, to the excellent sweet/bitter balance. No burnt, charcoal, or other off flavors here. The lingering finish kept a nice mix of roasted malt and coffee, without the unpleasantly high level bitterness that almost always accompanies this.

M – Full bodied, almost thick, with just the right amount of carbonation. The creamy texture leaves the mouth nicely coated and would earn a 5 if not for the slight harshness from the alcohol, which is inevitable if admirably low with 9.5% ABV.

O: Superb. This finely crafted coffee stout is one of the best examples of the style I have ever tried, better than FBS I think, with an excellent quantity of coffee and balancing sweetness. Highly recommended

Serving type: bottle

02-17-2013 20:27:57 | More by chinchill
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BruceBruce

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-16-2013 21:35:18 | More by BruceBruce
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miked234

New York

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-15-2013 21:37:26 | More by miked234
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-15-2013 01:59:58 | More by DaPan
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juanbon

Georgia

4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-14-2013 18:29:59 | More by juanbon
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kdb150

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-13-2013 20:47:40 | More by kdb150
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schillman

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +13.6%

02-13-2013 16:00:26 | More by schillman
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-13-2013 13:46:03 | More by montrealbcr89
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Cee-Poe

Wisconsin

4.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best imperial coffee stouts I've had.

A -- Rich dark brown (almost black) pour. Perhaps a finger of head quickly dissipates leaving no head.

S -- Smells great. Sweet with bitter-coffee notes

T -- This is a very complex beer. The initial taste of this beer comes off as too sweet. This however mellows out as it quickly warms on the tongue to allow the coffee to work its way to the top. This beer transforms from good to great in one sip.

M -- Rich velvety feel is perfect for this style

O -- As mentioned above, one of the best imperial coffee stouts out there.. even for $5 per 11.5oz.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2013 17:45:46 | More by Cee-Poe
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Weebay

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +8%

02-11-2013 13:34:22 | More by Weebay
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Homebrew35

Connecticut

3.61/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep brownish black, fairly translucent body especially around the edges. A few bubbles of head and a thin ring of bubbles around the edges.

Smells like a nice cup of iced coffee with a shot of espresso. Some roast, carmel sweetness and light fruitiness.

Tastes like a lightly carbonated, sweet and chocolatey roasted coffee drink. Some roast blends with coffee and espresso flavors nicely. This has a very off putting metallic note which indicates this one is a bit old or just off. A good bit of carmel and malt sweetness lingers.

Medium bodied, its very neutral and delicate on the palate.

Overall this is a very solid beer. Well made even with the metallic off flavor.
I'm a bit let down tho at a price of $6 for a 12oz bottle.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2013 13:25:20 | More by Homebrew35
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egrace84

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3.4%

02-11-2013 03:51:36 | More by egrace84
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wizo

Quebec (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-10-2013 20:37:52 | More by wizo
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Shilt

Virginia

4/5  rDev -9.1%

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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

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OleDixie

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +13.6%

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elchingen

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-08-2013 04:03:08 | More by elchingen
Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 3,574 ratings.