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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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +13.4%

In the Coffee Stout category this one fires on all cylinders. No weaknesses this is indeed world class and one of the best I've ever tasted.

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4.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

BA dark, dark beer with a fairly thin khaki colored head.

The aroma has the smell of smooth, black coffee, chocolate, and deep roasted malt.

The coffee smell in the aroma is the same in the taste, but more prominent. Almost expresso, like smoothness with more of a straight black flavor. Very nice. Not as in your face like a Founders Breakfast Stout. Also tastes like the filling of a chocolate cream pie that is more bitter as it lingers along with some ashyness. Has some faint tobacco and leather in there too.

It is very creamy smooth. A little surprising for the style. Drank almost like a cream stout. Body was very full. It was a lot like Ten Fidy for me in regard to temperature. I didn't care for it as much as it warmed to room temp.

I think the sweet spot is in the 50-60 range. Excellent, must try beer. The only coffee beer that is better than this feom my experience is FBS, but at the $6 I paid for it, not a frequent buy.

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 4.41 out of 5 with 5,167 ratings
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