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


on tap

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RATINGS: 244   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Péché Mortel aged in American bourbon oak barrels.

readbaron's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
readbaron (78) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2012
Thanks to Tommy for sending a bottle my way! Pours out a fairly viscous, deep dark brown with decent tan foam. Aroma on this beer is quite nice - tons of fresh bitter coffee, a touch of vanilla and bourbon, and some rich chocolate malt. Flavor is not quite as nice as the aroma indicates - still lots of coffee, but it’s a touch weaker and more bitter than in the regular peche. The barrel characteristic is subtle, but noticible. The flavor has all the right pieces, but for whatever reason doesn’t come together as well as in my favorite BA coffee stouts (bourbon county, KBS). BB Peche is a touch dry and closer to medium bodied than full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1287) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - NOV 11, 2014
341ml bottle from Brewdog online store. Pours black with a tan head leaving lacing and aroma of leather, smoke, wood, vanilla, bourbon. Flavour is earthy, ash, leather, dark chocolate, coffee, woody, bourbon, grassy bitter. Smooth & heavy mouthfeel, medium to full bodied, soft carbonation, woody vanilla and boozy finish. Nicely drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (3951) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 9, 2014
341ml bottle from Brewdog Online Shop. Pours dark brown, thick tan head. Aromas of fresh coffee, bourbon notes, vanilla, boozy, near whisky in fact. Taste is dark chocolate, more vanilla bourbon, coffee. Sweet, boozy finish. Nicely done, but have had better in the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yorker (1298) - Herning, DENMARK - NOV 4, 2014
34 cl bottle @ home (2013 vintage). Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, bourbon, and pepper – with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
patricks110 (1701) - Alberta, CANADA - OCT 28, 2014
Holy crap batman! What a brew. In my opinion Peche Mortel is already perfect but the bourbon barrel aging gives it a more unique and luxurious profile. With a dark as night pour and a thin quickly fading layer of tan head the aroam wafts of the glass. The nose emphasised by heavy bourbon and earthy wooden notes, notes of booze and the worlds heaviest roasted malts. Bitter and sweet with candied chocolate and coffee esque flavours going head to head with robust roasted and barrel notes. The finish is smooth and breathtaking with a lingering bitter coffee and bourbon wood aftertaste. Just incredible.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
remice2 (118) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 26, 2014
ho mon dieu!, intense effluves d’expresso entrecoupé de bourbon, légère vanille qui traine un peut, au goût c’est puissant,mais tellement bien balancé!vanille,chocolat,quelques épices,du bois aussi un peut terreux,L’alcool se fond dans la vanille chocolaté avec une longue final qui réchauffe.. sérieux trop fort!! classique

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
manuelMTL (130) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
From 341 ml bottle in tulip. Beautiful black color with almost no head. Intense coffee aroma with some hints of Bourbon. Same flavors on the mouth. The Bourbon notes are clearly there and turn the whole drink into a boozy coffee-like beer. Vanilla and oak barrels add to the complexity of this beer. Creamy mouth feel. I am not a big fan of Bourbon barrel aged beers but this one is perfectly done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1202) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle from trade. Poured black with tan head. Aroma of oaty charred bourbon vanilla roasted coffee. Light carb med bod. Bitter burnt sugar taste mellow barrel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
knickskicks (757) - - OCT 11, 2014
Dark brown pour, tan head. Nose is big coffee, booze, dark fruits. Taste is fresh coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, smoothness from the barrel. Light silky smooth mouthfeel which works for this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4658) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12oz bottle shared by Madvike. Toffee butterscotch chocolate. Pretty nice and smooth. Smoothest of the night. Some booze, but very mellow. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SarkyNorthener (2243) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 7, 2014
Bottle shared with richthevillan. Black beer with red hints and wispy head. Aroma of roasted malts, light whisky and coffee machine paper. Taste is slightly bitter coffee, whisky notes and roasted malts. Very good.

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