Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

BA SCORE
97
world-class
5,092 Ratings
Péché MortelPéché Mortel
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada
dieuduciel.com

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
5,092
Reviews:
1,830
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
8.43%
 
 
Wants:
648
Gots:
911
For Trade:
72
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,092 |  Reviews: 1,830
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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.33/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is my rating for the glass I had on tap. Out of bottle was considerably lower rating.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.6/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -20.3%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
4.07/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

By the look of the head it was a nitro pour. Black bodied with a thick tan head that lasts and lasts.

Deep creamy roasty coffee aroma. Some dark fruit.

Roasty coffee flavor. Really lightly bitter dark chocolate. Dark fruit.

Super smooth and luxurious on the tongue. A big nitro beer does the trick.

Really tasty with big coffee character dominating.

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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5/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4.35/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

I was excited to try such a lauded beer during my time in Montreal. This is a stout with many of my favorite qualities of an IPA. It was quite bitter, but had a lot of flavor to back up the bitterness. And that flavor was complex, with prominent coffee as well as a smoky taste. This is an excellent beer, and brewery, that you should seek out if you have the chance.

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

Review from notes: Tasted blind vs. beer geek brunch weasel.

Appeared a dark brown nearly black color with a brown two finger head.

Smelled of coffee, expresso and dark chocolate.

Taste was coffee dominant, though had a slightly unpleasant butterscotch tang to it.

Mouthfeel was medium bodied and nice.

Overall a solid beer but I prefer FBS/FIS/BGBW

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -3.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.2%

Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.39 out of 5 based on 5,092 ratings.
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