Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

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.

Added by Popsinc on 06-09-2003

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Tasted On: 09-04-2014
Freshness: Label is notched but not clear
Packaging: 500ml brown bottle, screw-cap
Glassware: Snifter
Purchased: Single from Liquor Barn, Bowling Green KY

A: Opaque beer, black in color, topped by a small tan head. Retention is low, with a spider web of lacing left behind in the glass.

S: Aromas are intense, with dark chocolate, oak, ripened dark fruits and alcohol.

T: Taste starts with coffee flavors, which gives it a fairly bitter impression. The roasted grains contribute to this as well. Other flavors include vanilla and a woody component. Rich and flavorful

M: Thick-bodied, with low carbonation. Finish has a bittersweet dark chocolate flavor.

O: Overall an excellent slow sipper

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 5,186 ratings
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