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

Brewed by:
Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Quebec, Canada

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by SFLpunk on 06-30-2009

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Ratings: 541 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of chrisjws
4.47/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.29/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mp12
4.98/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Deep black with tan half finger head. Gorgeous. Nice oily lacing around the glass but still remains some carbonation and doesn't just look like motor oil. Aroma pops with spicy vanilla bourbon. Wonderful roasted coffee, oak, and chocolate malt flavors. Light cinnamon, plum, and tobacco flavors. This is awesome. Alcohol is present but just right. Balances the flavors without being harsh to cloyingly sweet. Awesome beer. Absolutely awesome.

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Photo of papposilenus
4.38/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From a 12oz bottle, dated 2016-11-07. Served in a tulip.

Pours a richly opaque, oily oaken-black with a big finger-and-a-half of mocha, bubbly, sudsy foam. Gradually subsides to a fizzy film and a fat collar around the glass with a light curtain of lace.

Relatively meager in the aroma department, mostly caramel fudge, smoke and copper.

Tastes of vanilla caramel and pipe tobacco, rich and unctuous. The rich bourbon and bitter coffee are there, but understated, as supporting players, they're not stealing the show. Roasted malt, damp punky oak, cacao, plum, clean earthiness and perfume. Finishes with a little burnt toast and milk chocolate with smoky booze lingering in the sinuses and warming the gullet.

Feel is smooth, creamy, mouth-coating and medium-thick bodied. The beer is surprisingly brightly carbonated - surprising in the sense that, it is so creamy, that you're not aware of how well carbonated it is until you feel for it. Should be a sipper, but I can't make myself slow down.

Dieu di Ciel! answers the question, 'how do you make Péché Mortel even better.' Stunning. Thanks to @TheDoctor!

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Photo of -Rick
4.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ead73
4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of talbotjf99
4.74/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of groleau
4.1/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of byronic
3.96/5  rDev -11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beersnake1
4.34/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from fridge temp. Pours jet black with some carbonation. Smell is heavy on the coffee - not a bunch of bourbon coming through. The coffee notes are fantastic. Not too bitter - just right. Taste is MUCH different from the regular peche. Coffee is incredibly smooth, and the bourbon has just the right amount of presence. Roasted malts, a bit of coffee bitterness, chocolate, and some dark fruit. Taste is incredibly complex and bold, especially for a BA stout under 10%. Mouthfeel is incredible. Overall amazing.

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Photo of leitmotif
4.14/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Really dark brown color with tan head. Aroma has dusty wood barrel notes with a bit of whiskey. Taste has bitter chocolate and cacao, wood barrel, some scotch, medium roasty bitterness on the finish. Medium to full bodied, smooth carbonation. Overall it's a good imperial stout but the barrel treatment is not that great.

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Photo of rabbott2
4.23/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

11/2016 bottle drank in a peche mortal glass on 3/30/2017

L-fairly thin, but ok for 9.5%...tan head, fairly bubbly
S-coffee, some dark fruits, hint of oak, and sweet chocolate
T-follows the nose...more oak opened as it warmed but never really got the bourbon
F-very drinkable, a little thin, no booze
O-probably need this to age some. I didn't get much barrel so it was a bit of a letdown, however, still a great beer because this base is so great

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Photo of Guillaumeprovost
5/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Glencairn Whisky Glass - 2016 Bottle Edition
Ok to eye a beautiful black / brownish opaque color. A timid foamy collar that recreate when spinning the glass but dissipate quite quickly.

The nose: The Bourbon appears fairly early by the perception of an odor approaching a background of Scotch or Whiskey concealed in the bottom of the glass.

Obviously, the smell of the coffee and cocoa was also evident in the early smell.

Mouth; The big fans of the regular version will be served as hell.

In addition to the tones of roasted cereals, cocoa and coffee. The discreet taste of vanilla. This beer also have a beautiful corpse and texture in the mouth. In my opinion the grand final is what makes the bourbon that it stands out so much of the regular version. By the quantity of residual alcohol present in the mouth and the retro-olfaction one notes this beautiful aroma of bourbon wich buckles the loop. The final strecthes and can be appreciated. Then, re-wearing the glass to the nose the mechanism snaps into place and one would already believe that one would taste the bourbon without having carried it to the lips.

A nectar to taste with respect produced by artisans of our home.

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Photo of haoquanlin
4.22/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours slightly hazy medium orange/amber/light copper color with a 1 finger dense off white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers

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Photo of Warren2621
4.33/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of OleDixie
4.64/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Treyliff
4.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2016 Vintage
12oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours a deep black color with a one-finger creamy light tan head that has great retention long after the pour, looks like an espresso and leaves great lacing behind, the best head retention I've ever seen from a BA beer

S- huge roasted coffee notes up front; earthy, herbal, light char, espresso. Beyond the coffee, aromas of sweet vanilla cream, some nuttiness, cocoa & peppery bourbon soaked wood

T- opens with a huge hit of espresso, earthy & herbal, quickly followed by bourbon and spicy wood notes poking through. Mid-palate gives sweet vanilla cream, chocolate, molasses and caramel. As it nears the finish, notes of charred malt adds some smoky notes and battles with sweet flavors of more vanilla and coconut. Lingers of sherry, bourbon, chocolate and char

M- medium body with moderate-low carbonation leads to a creamy mouthfeel that continues all the way to the finish, finishes with pure velvety, silky cream, abv hidden well

O- I've waited a long time to try the BA version of one of my favorite coffee stouts and it didn't disappoint. The barrel notes blend brilliantly with the base beer and has that remarkable creamy velvety mouthfeel throughout, just as with the regular version, outstanding

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Photo of Mack
4.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DannyBaldoni
3.25/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very strong coffee taste. If you don't like coffee beers, skip this.

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Photo of cbutova
4.76/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Peche Day at Foundry, Northampton, 2017. 2016 Edition.

A- Black as can be body from the taps to my snifter tasting glass. A tan cap forms atop the brew with good retention and massive sheets of lace decorate the glass everywhere. The head has a silky, fluffy texture.

S- Medium strength bourbon barrels and the best coffee stout of all compliment each other like spaghetti and meatball. Peppery whiskey, medium dark roast coffee, luscious cocoa, vanilla sweets, toasted oak, heavy toasted nuts and wet wood. The balance and marriage is spot on.

T- Again. Follows the aroma but somehow got better. Amazing balance of bourbon barrel and the best coffee stout. Vanilla, toasty spicy wet bourbon wood, pepper whiskey, slight raisin, caramel, dark chocolate around 80% cocoa, a bit of booze and even a scotch saltiness. Literally a balance of the ages.

MF- Medium thickness with a creamy smooth consistency.. Low end carbonation allows the decadent flavors to shine. Ends with some alcohol warming. A bit slick. Could use some more thickness but hardly an issue as it is big enough to support the balanced flavor profile.

This barrel is lit fire hype amazing. Coffee, vanilla, cocoa and whiskey in heaven. The best coffee stout gets a kiss from one of the best barrels around. Dessert goodness and something I could honestly sip on for hours if there was enough.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4.75/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
4.46/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Péché Mortel En Fût De Bourbon Américain from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel!
Beer rating: 4.45 out of 5 with 541 ratings