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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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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 264   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   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
obguthr (4357) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Coffee nose. Cola brown, thin tan head. Coffee flavor, tobacco finish. Full body. Intense and rich, but wanting complexity and diversity of flavor and aroma.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (5363) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2014
12oz bottle. Thanks solidfunk! Poured a dark black brown color with a ruby tinge and a tan head. Aroma was boozy, smooth, barrel notes. Vanilla! Flavor was vanilla, barrel, wood. Good!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bunget (605) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
At the National Capital Craft Brewery Fest in Ottawa, most likely from bottle. Thanks to the guys from BroueHaHa. Dark brown body, small chocolate head. Aroma dominated by bourbon, burned coffee, licorice. Heavy boozy. Taste of coffee, licorice, good dark chocolate, slightly woodsy. Late hops bitterness. Oily, heavy, complex. It was a mistake to take it as the second sample. Very good, but I prefer the regular one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (5538) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2015 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 (410) - 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 (5170) - 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 (1781) - 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 (5564) - 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 (7466) - 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!


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