Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

5,104 Ratings
Péché MortelPéché Mortel

Brewed by:
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.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

341ml bottle bought from Brewdog's online shop

Poured blacker than black even when held up to the light... Dirty burnt brown head poured a big, thick bubbling mass then faded fairly quickly to decent thickish covering.. lots of patchy sticky lacing...

Aroma - Strong roasted coffee to the fore, leathery and slightly sooty, charcoal notes, toasted bread, chocolate maltiness, Tia Maria liqueur, vanilla, burnt toffee, treacle, earthy / cardboard hints, some buttery traces, light nuttiness, some light date and black cherries fruitiness, alcohol just noticeable...

Taste - Lots of charred roasted dark chocolate malt bitterness mixed with strong espresso coffee, sooty, vanilla, some faint piney hops, earthy, toffee, toasted nutty sweetness, some treacle, faint anise

Feel - Smooth and fairly creamy... medium to full bodied... a pretty quaffable brew for 9.5%...

Overall - An outstanding stout... I've read about this one since i first got into craft beer and i wasn't disappointed now that i've finally got to try it... highly recommended

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.39 out of 5 based on 5,104 ratings.
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