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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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4,085 Ratings

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Ratings: 4,085
Reviews: 1,651
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 555
Gots: 627 | 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:
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: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

As black as night, oily and reflective. Almost no head or lacing.

Aroma is coffee, licorice, plums and sweet cherries.

Taste starts with buttery maple syrup and milk chocolate. Then the coffee and dark cocoa comes in, which is wonderful with almost no bitterness. On the finish I get notes of tobacco, oak, vanilla, sweet creamy butter and a touch of bitterness. Alcohol taste is nowhere to be found.

Oily and chewy in the mouth. No carbonation, but I'm not sure I'm missing it much.

Even better than I remember. Very well crafted, and what just about every other coffee stout should strive to be

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 4,085 ratings.