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


on tap

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RATINGS: 297   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Péché Mortel aged in American bourbon oak barrels.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (6999) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Awesome. Great smokey roast aroma. Lightly barreled - just enough to give a taste (the way barrel aging should be). Black with good head and lacing. Bitter finish, lots of coffee. Bottle I got in a trade a while back.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Randy4Beer (459) - - AUG 18, 2014
On tap at the Ottawa Craft Beer Festival. Pours such a dark brown it is verging on jet black. Very thin mocha head. Aromas are of coffee, chocolate and bourbon. Tastes are identical. It tastes like it smells. Overall, I like the regualr Peche Mortel a bit better, as I found the booziness of the bourbon overwhelmed some of the things I really liked in the original, like the coffee and dark chocolate combination.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsandBolts (254) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 17, 2014
On tap at Ottawa Craft Beer Festival. Appearance: Pours jet black with almost no head. Aromas: Bourbon, coffee. Flavours: Bourbon, coffee, dark chocolate. This was an absolutely fabulous beer that had all the usual Peche Mortel characteristics along with the sweet smooth Bourbon flavour and aroma. Plus you get this warming sensation from it. This is a perfect beer for a cold fall afternoon after a long hike.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (5413) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
radagast83 (6943) - 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!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bunget (783) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (9766) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2015 Bottle at Craig?s. Pours black, sweet vanilla and coconut, light roasty coffee and chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ataraxia (472) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Borresteijn (6165) - Zaandam, 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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2532) - 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.

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