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Péché Mortel (Bourbon Barrel) - Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel

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Péché Mortel (Bourbon Barrel)Péché Mortel (Bourbon Barrel)

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BA SCORE
98
world-class

214 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 214
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 4.47
pDev: 7.16%
Wants: 298
Gots: 43 | FT: 4
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: SFLpunk on 06-30-2009)
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

BuckTuckian, Feb 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

4ster, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of MarcWP
4.76/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Bottled on 11/12, making this a little over a year old. Poured into snifter.

Pours black with small dark tan head that dissipates quickly. Lots of alcohol legs on sides of glass.

Aroma is a brilliant combination of chocolate, molasses, vanilla, coffee, and oak. Aroma is a bit reminiscent of KBS. Lovely!

On the palate you get that Peche strong coffee flavor mixed with rich dark chocolate notes and a rounding bourbon oak character. Freshly brewed black coffee, dark cocoa nibs, peaty molasses, grade b maple syrup, vanilla bean, oak, and caramelized dark dry fruit poking in gently. This is delicious. So smooth and drinkable. No flavor dominates though the coffee is still the front runner.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of things for an Imperial Stout. You can expect that when they are brewed with coffee though. Mouthfeel is Black Note body all the way with a bit less creaminess. Good carbonation for the style.

Overall this is outstanding. You get big coffee, rich dark chocolates, smooth vanilla and bourbon characters, and a nice faint smokey flavor that makes this stand apart from a lot of other barrel aged stouts. Definitely up their with my favorite bourbon barrel aged coffee stouts which includes the likes of BCBCS, KBS, and BA Speedway. Only wish this was more available.

MarcWP, Jan 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

mdaschaf, Jan 30, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

jlee185, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

sirsteve42, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

22Blue, Jan 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

ArchEnemyBrew, Jan 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -16.1%

LarryAppleton, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

ScottStache, Jan 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

In_Control_Mike, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of koopa
3.94/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Received in a trade with a generous BA from up north thanks!

Appearance: Pours black as night, opaque, with a 2 finger light brown crown that shows some retention and nice lace.

Smell: From greatest to least = Roast malt (a touch black patent ashy, although it could be from the coffee roast), Vanilla cream, coffee, and bourbon. Think iced coffee with a dash of ashtray and trace of bourbon.

Taste: Vanilla cream and ashtray.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied but it vacillates btw creamy and watery at times...weird!

Overall: This was probably a very good beer 1-2 years ago. I'm late to the game on this one.

koopa, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

jayhunter357, Dec 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

AOShabaz, Dec 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +6.3%

shehateme, Dec 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

alamode, Dec 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

Sarge3130, Dec 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

nate321, Dec 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

DantheMan75, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -10.5%

fredmugs, Nov 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

vonnegut21, Nov 27, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

XmnwildX12, Nov 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

xungmound98, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Boozecamel, Oct 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

DaftCaskBC, Oct 27, 2013
Péché Mortel (Bourbon Barrel) from Brasserie Dieu Du Ciel
98 out of 100 based on 214 ratings.