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

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RATINGS: 212   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.


4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiereLuc (855) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 7, 2013
Bière noire peu mousseuse. Le nez semble bien mûr (fruits?) avec une touche de bois mouillé, de café frais et de raisins. En bouche, la bière est boisée – tel qu’entendu –, corpulente et presque vineuse. Le café, qui est très présent dans la version régulière, laisse ici sa place aux miracles du fût de bourbon. L’alcool, qui titre pourtant à 9.5%, se présente avec douceur et légèreté. Ce produit met réellement en valeur les atouts d’un vieillissement en fût. Je l’écris souvent, mais ici plus que jamais, le dosage et l’équilibre y sont pour beaucoup.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
kevinsenn (1020) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 31, 2013
Bottle from SlovakSniper - thanks! Pours black with thin brown head. Aroma of coffee, molasses, light vanilla/bourbon notes. Taste of coffee, chocolate, licorice, light vanilla, with a dry roasty finish; delicious. Smooth thick body. Good, but I’m not sure it’s any better than the non-bourbon version. Would need to do a side-by-side some time.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
artmcd8 (1479) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Cellared for three years then traded to me. Thanks gluglugburp. Pours a deep dark brown without any head. Initial aroma is of dark chocolate, well aged barrel character, some nuttiness. The coffee is long since gone here but the aroma is still grand. The taste is roasty and the bourbon is fully encorporated. The finish is mostly dry with a bitter black coffee taste. There is a slight astringency from the bourbon. Oily mouth feel with good carbonation after 3 years.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerman6686 (4167) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 25, 2013
This one poured a straight black color with a decent tan head. 2010 bottle btw. Aroma was loads of oak and Bourbon, light coffee and milk chocolate. Flavor was similar bit the mellowed big roast led way to big fudgy chocolate laiden with tons of Bourbon Really nice stuff.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
nimbleprop (4531) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 19, 2013
12oz bottle pours an oily, opaque black with some creamy, beige head. Nose has mostly coffee at first, then vanilla, malt, licorice, caramel, some light toasted wood. Flavor is sweet, malty, chocolate, vanilla, cracker, brown sugar. Lightly hot, otherwise dry finish. Very well balanced.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnar (5096) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUL 21, 2013
Shared bottle at Edinburgh tasting. Pours deep amber with a small head. Aroma of dark chocolate, some sweet vanilla. Taste is boozy, thick mouthfeel,traces of bourbon, cocoa, a little too boozy for me.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dresden (779) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
Oily black with a short tan foam head. Aroma is strong coffee, barrel, chocolate and coffee. Delicious sweet vanilla, caramel, coffee taste. Hot bite of booze and fantastic bourbon barrel notes. Excellent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1088) - SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Dense black pour with waterfall tan head. Flirty dark choc smooth coco nose. Peppery smattering carbonation weighed by a smooth oily light liquorice. Superb sweetness of a thickly dense brown sugar bourbon burn. Pudding flamed awesome.

Bottle, Gunnar Tasting

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BenH (2140) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle, thanks Mike. Black with tan head. Aroma of coffee amd licorice, bourbon. Taste of vanilla bourbon, coconut, chocolate and coffee. Thick and little sweet, finishes a bit boozy. Nice

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (13911) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle at home... Deep dark black... Thin tan head... Soft bourbon malts roast ... Light peppery nose... Dark dry roast... Dark bitter.. Heavy malts... Soft bourbon... Big coconut... Soft sweet smooth finish.. Nice


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