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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 251   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.14   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Péché Mortel aged in American bourbon oak barrels.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (3530) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, sweet vanilla and coconut, light roasty coffee and chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ataraxia (388) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 5, 2014
Dark brown color with a moderate, mocha colored head. Rich, aromatic, roasted coffee bean; chocolate, wood, a little vanilla, and earth. Light brown sugar sweetness with the coffee ground bitterness. Creamy, average carb, and almost full-bodied. Some woodiness in the long, bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (4915) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
35cl Bottle shared by JulienHuxley, thanks! Black, beige-brown head. Aroma of loads of coffee, traces of bourbon, ash, some chocolate. Flavour of coffee, bourbon, roast, ash, liquorice, chocolate, chocolate bitter finish with some booze. Full-bodied. Good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (1771) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
341 ml bottle shared with JulienHuxley, Borresteijn & caesar @ Julien’s Klein Maar Fijn tasting - tfs Julien! Black color. Beige/light brown head. Aroma’s: charcoal, ground coffee, somewhat boozy, roasted, chocolate, wood. Flavor is moderate sweet, roasted. Rather strong alcohol feel. Medium to full bodied. Roast, coffee, moderate bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5315) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 2, 2014
Bottled thx to Julien @ Julien’s neighbour is a metalhead according to Rob-tasting, small sample. Dark color, short brown head. Aroma of quite some coffee, roasted malts, bourbon is a bit cookie and biscuity but lacks the vanilla, almost rye like. Wonderful complex flavor of caramel and cookie sweetness, bitterness from roasted malts, some depth from the coffee. Lovely brew.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Foudebiere (47) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
La version en fut de bourbon est délicieuse. Il arrive souvent qu’un vieillissement en fût fait disparaître des flaveurs de la version originale, mais ce n’est pas le cas avec celle-ci. Oui il y a une grande présence de vanille, mais le café et la torréfaction sont encore bien présents. En fait, j’ai un peu l’impression de boire un café vanille française alcoolisé. C’est vraiment très bon!!!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DuffMan (7025) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
Bottle, shared at RBAG 2014, but I think I’m the only one out of all of us who hasn’t yet rated this! Thanks to Blake for bringing this along! Viscous near-black, densely malty with tons of fresh coffee roast character from the base beer, but with a heavy bourbon presence of equal magnitude. The flavour density here is insane! Finish is a tad boozy, but not unpleasantly so. Wow!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
orangesol (913) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 14, 2014
I opened this two year old bottle at foofaa’s while he smoking a whole bunch of chicken for dinner. Thanks for hosting buddy.

A - Pours pitch black with a small half finger tall tan head, quickly dissipating down to a thin film, leaving no lace at all on the glass. Rather dead if I’m honest.

S - Smells of deeply roasted coffee, oak, vanilla, chocolate, caramel, dark roasted malt, warm bourbon booze. Still has quite a bit of coffee for its overall age, pretty impressive aroma.

T - Starts off with a mild coating sweetness - mainly the chocolate, vanilla and fresh toffee - quickly being joined by the warm bourbon, woody oak and plenty of dark roast. Finish is pretty dry thanks to all the roast and booze, lingering long after the finish.

M - Heavy body with moderate to low carbonation. This is definitely a big beer but the feel kind of got away from it. If it could be bumped up a bit this one would be money.

O - I had wanted to try this one for awhile and I am glad I finally got to try it. It still packs plenty of the base flavors and the bourbon is a complement rather than the star, as it always should be. I would love to have this again.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
stef73 (257) - - JUL 10, 2014
d un noir obscur avec avec une belle couleur moka comme mousse on sens des arome et tres puissants chocolat vanille et un leger gout senteur de bourbon en bouche c est plus que du bonbon c est tres intense en gout mais toute en douceur et sa dessant toute seule le gout duchocolat dce la vanille avec un soucon de bourbon mais pas troptoute est bien balancer c est une vraiment une bonne biere

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (3615) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUL 2, 2014
Bottle at barely legal tasting room . Pours black . Small to no head Smell is spicy , reminding to chilly Taste is sweet , chily , chocolate , coffee , nice silky mouthfeel that joins perfectly with the taste . Low carbo . Ending with lots of vanilla and oak .


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