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

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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:
501
Reviews:
104
Avg:
4.45
pDev:
7.19%
 
 
Wants:
475
Gots:
76
For Trade:
7
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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

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

Photo of SveNss0N
4.52/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of imyourhero21
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.6/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ADTaber
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | 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 501 ratings.
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