Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

Péché MortelPéché Mortel
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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.

Added by Popsinc on 06-09-2003

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at birch.

A - Pitch black, but small head.

S - Amazing aroma, including roasted coffee.

T - Sham f***ing wow. Bitter coffee and chocolate. Lots of sweet cherries. Gotta bite to it. Very yummy.

M - Perfect mouth for the abv.

O - Freaking good and very substantial. A superb beer.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark opaque brown with a slight reddish tinge when held to the light. Reddish brown beige foam, not quite a head.

S: Coffee, alcohol, licorice, smoke, a sweet fruity background, floral- almost red licorice.

T: Smooth, sweet but not overly, hides alcohol well, slight licorice in the back, little toasted bitter aftertaste. Toasted malt, some burnt toast. Not a lot of coffee in my opinion. Very drinkable and very balanced. No wonder its so highly acclaimed.

M: Thick, medium low to low carbonation.

O: This is really a great example of this style. Drinkable, balanced, hides the alcohol, not cloyningly sweet as some imperial stouts. Would go well with creamy cheeses, cheese cake, etc.

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Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 96.6% out of 100 with 5,139 ratings
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