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

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Ratings: 4,012
Reviews: 1,640
rAvg: 4.4
pDev: 8.86%
Wants: 529
Gots: 603 | FT: 59
Brewed by:
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Quebec, Canada

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: Popsinc on 06-09-2003)
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A: Thick, dark black. Motor oil. Dark khaki colored, frothy head. Great, full-glass lacing and retention.

S: Strong java; espresso-like. Chocolate. Vanilla. Hints of toffee and caramel. Smells a bit like S'mores.

T: Black coffee slaps the palate right upfront. Actually tastes like a caramel flavored coffee with vanilla added. Tons of sweet chocolate and dark chocolate bitterness in the finish - almost like a rolo or caramello candy bar.

M: Medium body. Moderate carbonation - maybe a bit too much for the style. Bitey. Sharp.

O: This is mega complex. Delightful. Great dessert or breakfast beer. The coffee is abundantly strong, but the chocolate offsets the java bitterness wonderfully.

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Péché Mortel (Imperial Stout Au Cafe) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 4,012 ratings.