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

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RATINGS: 231   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
6th June 2013
Craft Clerkenwell. Martin T tasting. Opaque black - brown beer. Good tan head. Light frothy palate. Mild minerals. A little barrel induced paint ester. Mild creamy dark malt. Touches of wood and mellow dark chocolate. Light malty finish. Overall mellow and as usual with Dieu du Ciel never as good as you hope it’s going to be.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cgarvieuk (14287) - 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

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13392) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Bottle at RBJG#2 - Grand Tasting Tim’s Place. Pitch black - brown head. High coffee, whiskey, boozy, dryness, wooden, acid, lovely coffee, sweet body, wooden, some glue notes, peppery notes. Lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (12552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2012
Draught @ the brewpub. Dark brown. Super rich with vegetal-tasting coffee. Soft body with sweet dark sugars and muted maple coffee richness. Decadent at first, turning a bit hot in the finish. Good, but I think the added creaminess simplifies the palate too much.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 7, 2012
(330ml bottle, courtesy of BMan1113VR,Reserve Special 2010 Vieille 1 an en fut de Bourbon) Pours an opaque dark brown (near black) body with a small tan head. Aroma of bourbon, coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate, wood, and ash. Flavor of roasted malt, dark chocolate, ash, toffee, vanilla, bourbon, and coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle courtesy of yggbsm94, thanks! Black, thin brown head, solid lacing. Aroma of spiked coffee, vanilla, dates. Taste is dark roasted coffee, chocolate syrup, subtle edge of whiskey. Very nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (10916) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 21, 2013
Bottle thanks to BlackIPA! Thanks, brohammed! Black pour with a nice mocha head. Huge coffee and chocolate aromas. Nice roasted malt, mild bourbon, vanilla, and some oak. A bit spicy, too. The flavor is quite nice. Great coffee, dark chocolate, and some vanilla, and a hint of bourbon. Plenty of roasted malt, spicy coffee, and some oak. Maybe a bit of booze.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - 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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (9998) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2009
A dark stout with a thin moka head. A pleasant coffee aroma, coffee grinds, and bitter chocolate, not much Bourbon barrel noted. In mouth, a good shot of espresso, milk chocolate, with light peanut notes, peaty, an intriguing rendition of the Peche Mortel. Rich and soothing. On tap at Brouhaha, June 2009.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9685) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2012
Bottle shared by ygtbsm94. Pours opaque with a medium, fizzy light tan head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is fragrant coffee, earthy hops, roast malt and dark fruity esters. Flavor is malt dominant, oak and light bourbon, spicy coffee, dark fruity esters and a dry finish. Full body, medium retention and carbonation.


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