Péché Mortel En Fût De Bourbon Américain | Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!

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Péché Mortel En Fût De Bourbon AméricainPéché Mortel En Fût De Bourbon Américain
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:
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Added by SFLpunk on 06-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
506
Reviews:
104
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
7.19%
 
 
Wants:
475
Gots:
76
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 506 |  Reviews: 104
Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of dabeerbuddha
4.48/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Nice revelation. Love the regular Peche.
From a 341ml bottle Chilled. Poured to large tulip.
Dark oily black colour. Promiscuous tan head.
Bourbon on the nose. No disguise here. Bitter chocolate as well.
It's all Peche Mortel with bourbon. Perfect blend for me. So good.

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Photo of Bobbydigi
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pitch black with a nice beige head. This beer is a very balance one. Between the coffee, the oak, the bourbon, the vanilla, the chocolate. The bitterness is moderate but the beer is roasted all along with a light herbal and boozy presence. The mouthfeel is so smooth, it's almost perfect for the style.
This a great beer. Not as complex and balanced as the original but much better than the brandy version

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Photo of Burt
4.27/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jerk_Store
4.56/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WantonFaun
4.38/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DanGeo
4.04/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Prospero
4.63/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of eddie5721
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jaydoc
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Skellbop
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of efrankmcguire
4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SaisonRichBiere
4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown with minimal head. Smell is rich wet barrel notes with bitter chocolate and malts. Taste is a bit malt forward wth hints of leather, pepper, and a big dark chocolate backbone. Feel is smooth and silky. A bit more European stout style than the current American take. Great brew.

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Photo of Beerbom
4.04/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEERchitect
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The the barrel age treatment given to coffee-infused imperial stout, the delima of how much barrel to gain versus how much coffee to retire puts the brewer in quite a limbo.

The Dieu du Ciel cellar masters hit this quandary head on, giving their classic Peche Mortel the right kiss of oak and bourbon with the smoothness of cold-press coffee to boot. Black, deep and nearly inky, its lowly headed appearance is brought to life with those bold espresso aromas along with chocolates and bourbons to suggest whisky infused dessert. Especially as the taste of bittersweet chocolate, molasses and caramel carry a smooth vanilla-like upstart.

As the malt saturates the middle palate, its rich maple, molasses, caramel and creamy-sweetness is soon layered with the robust taste of burnt toast, coffee, roasted nuttiness and dark chocolate. As the oak and hops rise to balance the lasting malt and their charred accompaniments, any bitterness is dismissed as hops and assumed to be roast-derived. Coconut, vanilla, cherry, vinous sherry and unmistakable bourbon simmer in the finish for a satisfying but sultry taste experience.

Full, creamy and velvety smooth on the palate, the stout glides into the finish like silk. Heavy cream, milkshake and whipped cream come to mind as the lasting flavors are of bourbon wrapped chocolates lasting well into the next, savory dessert-filled sip.

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Photo of oline73
4.25/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of goalie35
4.35/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dan_K
4.55/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Sabtos
3.79/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slick black with a thick mocha collar.

Nutty coffee remains formidable here and the bourbon isn't too strong on the nose, giving off only a slight oaky presence.

A slight bourbon heat is detectable on the palate, but a smooth, round mocha keeps it from being overwhelming.

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Photo of esktime
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of M_chav
4.49/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Blinkyoureyes
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ha-sheem
4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Péché Mortel En Fût De Bourbon Américain from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
4.45 out of 5 based on 506 ratings.
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