Péché Mortel | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

BA SCORE
97
world-class
5,119 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:
5,119
Reviews:
1,838
Avg:
4.4
pDev:
8.41%
 
 
Wants:
651
Gots:
919
For Trade:
71
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Nugget40
4.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MNBeer1017
4.06/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SaxmanRick
4.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of gritz147
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
4.24/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kevinpd58
3.67/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wenzl
4.04/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of xtonytx
4.78/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RProwse
4.9/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of Dankacheese
3.86/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pda22
4.75/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lorianneb
4.5/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.31/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours black with a thin tan head. Heavy amount of soay lacing.

S - Aroma is roasted malts, espresso and milk chocolate.

T - The taste follows the aroma. Bitter black coffee upfront followed by roasted malts and some light milk chocolate sweetness.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Soft creamy mouthfeel with a dry crisp finish.

O - This is an exceptional coffee stout and highly recommended for coffee lovers.

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Photo of pcshotsauce33
4.65/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kuoinetown
4.84/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of YvesB
4.79/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Maestro0708
4.91/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a tulip glass from a 12 oz bottle, bottled on 12/29/16.

Pours black with a small, dark tan head.

The smell is pure espresso, like sticking your nose into a bag of fresh coffee beans.

The taste follows the nose, dominated by coffee. Roasted malts and coffee bitterness mask the high ABV. Espresso flavors linger on the tongue long after the beer is finished. The feel is thick.

This is beer for coffee lovers. It's fantastic, probably the best coffee beer I have come by. I plan on grabbing a couple more, one for now and one to age!

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Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3.92/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Boccu
4.67/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours black. With a nice head and nice lacing. Aroma is deep coffee roast and dark chocolate. Taste is awesome. It has a strained coffee taste Straight threw. Very suddle with a light dark chocolate finish. Excellent coffee stout. Look forward to more from them.

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Photo of Kirock
4.13/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful dark appearance. Subdued carbonation, with a nose of chocolate. Bitterness at end could be improved with a bit of age.

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Photo of soundaurora
4.25/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikesobi
4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of runeatdrink
4.35/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of santa216
4.65/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of liquid-lotus
3.26/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Péché Mortel from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.4 out of 5 based on 5,119 ratings.
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