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

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on tap
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RATINGS: 229   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTheRick (365) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2014
Café et bourbon? Ce n’est pas aussi farfelu que ça en a l’air! Un nez de café fraîchement moulu explose tout d’abord au nez, suivi d’effluves d’alcool fort. Ces arômes émanent d’une bière noire comme la plus sombre des nuits dégageant un collet brun moyen qui part vite, mais qui laisse une fine dentelle. L’amertume du café et la chaleur enivrante du bourbon s’amalgament à merveille. Elle a beaucoup de corps, mais est juste un petit peu trop intense à mon goût.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (3193) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 21, 2014
12 oz. bottle. It pours black with a nice tan head. The aroma is pretty hot with some alcohol phenols up front but nice rich fudge and coffee underneath. I’m not picking up much bourbon unless the hot alcohol counts. The flavor has stronger notes of bourbon with some vanilla tempering the strong coffee and fudge. It still tastes pretty hot to me though. The body is a bit thinner than I would expect and very alcoholic. It has a chocolaty, bourbon finish. Pretty nice, but I’m becoming more and more convinced that bourbon AND coffee in an imperial stout is a bit too much. Also the heat was a little off putting. Still a tasty, satisfying beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5419) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 20, 2014
34cl, as Péché Mortel Réserve Spéciale (vieillie en fût de Bourbon), exclusive Canadian brew, with coffee, thx alot to Secret Santa!, very complex Stout, roasted/malty and slightly alcoholic/spicy, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, nearly no head, very good brew, yet very expensive!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (3411) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2014
341 ml. bottle. Thanks Mike! Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, and bourbon. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, bourbon, and some dark chocolate. Hides the alcohol very well. Excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperTiti33 (505) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 11, 2014
Très noir. Peu de collet. Semble riche. Nez: intensément vanillé. Café. Poivre. Alcool. Liqueur. Chocolat. Bouche: très riche. Chaleur d'alcool. Pimenté. Vanillé. Boisé. Légère acidité et âcreté. Très sucré et très amère aussi. Biscuit. Bourbon subtile mais présent. Très bien mais je préfère la version originale.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gethinbeer (2149) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JAN 5, 2014
Deep dark pour with a frothy tan head. Strong coffee, roasted chocolate malt flavour. Strong sweet boozy beer. Very tasty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beerjoe777 (15) - - JAN 4, 2014
I’ve been saving this one for awhile and it did not disappoint. If you can ever get your hands on this beer you must.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99 (10585) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured black hue with an average creamy light brown head that lasted with good lacing. Aroma was a heavy toasted sweet malt, strong coffee and bourbon aroma. Medium to heavy body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy complex toasted malt, vanilla and bourbon flavor and a medium to heavy complex sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Standout brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madvike (2696) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Bottle from Tooch4321...thanks Adam! - Pours black with a thin ring of tan head. Nose is buttery toffee, coffee grounds, and dry dark roast malt. Taste is coffee grounds, vanilla, some barrel sweetness, dark roast, and a decent amount of nuttiness. Thin and not much carbonation. Surprised that the coffee is pretty much hidden, which is a lot of what I like about the base beer.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
alexsdad06 (5368) - Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2013
12 oz. bottle courtesy of kbudd19. Pours dark brown to black with a thin tan head. The aroma is roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, smooth bourbon, vanilla, caramel and wood. The flavor is much of the same with roasted malts, black coffee, espresso, bourbon is seamlessly integrated into the base beer, vanilla, wood, sweet chocolate, dark fruits, and the slightest bit of ash. This is smooth drinking from start to finish. This was a treat and well worth rating 3900.


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