Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

BA SCORE
97
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5,101 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:
5,101
Reviews:
1,831
Avg:
4.39
pDev:
8.43%
 
 
Wants:
653
Gots:
916
For Trade:
71
User Ratings & Reviews
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4.52/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A-pours almost black with just a thin layer of tan head that quickly disappears and just leaves a bit of lace around the top

S-roasted malt, black coffee, molasses, dark chocolate, and a little bit of smoke

T-getting lots of big roasted malt and dark coffee, light dark chocolate and molasses. Tastes exactly like a coffee stout should.

M-full body, very smooth, dry roasted, good carbonation, excellent mouthfeel

Overall this is a really great imperial stout. Tons of coffee flavors coming out, really roasty

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4/5  rDev -8.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.53/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

2007 vintage

Bought this from one of my local bottle shop's vintage offering. Older than I would have liked, will update at some point with a fresh review. Given its a coffee stout, I'd prefer it to be fresh. That being said:

A: Pours a black/brown thick coffee color. A bit of tan head forms on top, slight lacing left on the sides

S - Muted, as to be expected from the age. Roasty malt whiffs, a good amount of chocolate, some coffee still hanging around.

T - smooth chocolate vanilla and coffee, in that order. Really nice blend of flavors. Ultra tasty, the age may have taken out some of the coffee, but the blending of the flavors is excellent.

M - top notch. Medium thickness, low carbonation.

O - really tasty. Would be worth getting a vertical going.

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

Was super excited to find this at my local LCBO!!! been looking for it for a while

A - pretty much black with a finger or so of mocha head

S - A ton of roast and coffee, chocolate.

T - Coffee, chocolate, roast, some bitterness, hint of alcohol.

M - Medium to heavy body, a good amount of carbonation. Smooth.

O - An amazing coffee imperial stout! one of my favorite of the style and overall!

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.39 out of 5 based on 5,101 ratings.
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