Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

BA SCORE
97
world-class
5,128 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:
5,128
Reviews:
1,843
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
8.41%
 
 
Wants:
652
Gots:
919
For Trade:
71
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

this seems to be a stout that doesn't get the attention it deserves. Aroma is ridiculous, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, and more coffee. This is actually is some ways, more impressive than bourbon county, just that it's so incredibly bold without being overwhelming. This is a fantastic stout, a MUST try. If you like stouts, this should rank in your top 5, beer snobs included.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap a few times at Avenue Pub, NOLA.

A-Nice midnight black pour with a mud colored head that quickly dissipates into a little lacing on the circumference.

S-Holy coffee. Holy dark chocolate. Holy smoked malts.

T-A dominating coffee profile that is mixed well in with the chocolate. Probably one of the more coffee forward beers I've ever had. Slight hints of tobacco. You get a bit of a lactose taste reminiscent of espresso with a splash of milk and sugar.

M-Extremely light in carbonation. Very easy to drink and forget about the ABV. Doesn't leave your stomach feeling too thick.

O-Very very good.

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.4 out of 5 based on 5,128 ratings.
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