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Brewed by Dieu du Ciel
Style: Imperial Stout
Montreal, Canada
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
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RATINGS: 265   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Péché Mortel aged in American bourbon oak barrels.


4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CapFlu (4716) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 22, 2014
This is what a barrel aged beer should taste like. Pours a beige mocha head atop an opaque body. Nose of bourbon and vanilla. Very alcohol of aroma yet nose absent of the familiar coffee base. Very smooth, velvety. I love this. Wonderful. Purchased at Metro Liquor for $4.55 per 355ml bottle. Thanks Drew!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1492) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
341ml bottle from Brewdog online store. Pours black with a tan head leaving lacing and aroma of leather, smoke, wood, vanilla, bourbon. Flavour is earthy, ash, leather, dark chocolate, coffee, woody, bourbon, grassy bitter. Smooth & heavy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, woody vanilla and boozy finish. Nicely drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (5436) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2014
341ml bottle from Brewdog Online Shop. Pours dark brown, thick tan head. Aromas of fresh coffee, bourbon notes, vanilla, boozy, near whisky in fact. Taste is dark chocolate, more vanilla bourbon, coffee. Sweet, boozy finish. Nicely done, but have had better in the style.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yorker (1466) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2014
34 cl bottle @ home (2013 vintage). Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, bourbon, and pepper – with a bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patricks110 (1918) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Holy crap batman! What a brew. In my opinion Peche Mortel is already perfect but the bourbon barrel aging gives it a more unique and luxurious profile. With a dark as night pour and a thin quickly fading layer of tan head the aroam wafts of the glass. The nose emphasised by heavy bourbon and earthy wooden notes, notes of booze and the worlds heaviest roasted malts. Bitter and sweet with candied chocolate and coffee esque flavours going head to head with robust roasted and barrel notes. The finish is smooth and breathtaking with a lingering bitter coffee and bourbon wood aftertaste. Just incredible.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
remice2 (151) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
ho mon dieu!, intense effluves d’expresso entrecoupé de bourbon, légère vanille qui traine un peut, au goût c’est puissant,mais tellement bien balancé!vanille,chocolat,quelques épices,du bois aussi un peut terreux,L’alcool se fond dans la vanille chocolaté avec une longue final qui réchauffe.. sérieux trop fort!! classique

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
manuelMTL (220) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
From 341 ml bottle in tulip. Beautiful black color with almost no head. Intense coffee aroma with some hints of Bourbon. Same flavors on the mouth. The Bourbon notes are clearly there and turn the whole drink into a boozy coffee-like beer. Vanilla and oak barrels add to the complexity of this beer. Creamy mouth feel. I am not a big fan of Bourbon barrel aged beers but this one is perfectly done.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1471) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from trade. Poured black with tan head. Aroma of oaty charred bourbon vanilla roasted coffee. Light carb med bod. Bitter burnt sugar taste mellow barrel.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
knickskicks (833) - - OCT 11, 2014
Dark brown pour, tan head. Nose is big coffee, booze, dark fruits. Taste is fresh coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, smoothness from the barrel. Light silky smooth mouthfeel which works for this beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4905) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12oz bottle shared by Madvike. Toffee butterscotch chocolate. Pretty nice and smooth. Smoothest of the night. Some booze, but very mellow. Nice.


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