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Dieu du Ciel Péché Mortel

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


on tap

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2078   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
Péché Mortel (French for "Mortal Sin") is an intensely black and dense beer with very pronounced roasted flavours. Fair trade coffee is infused during the brewing process, intensifying the bitterness of the beer and giving it a powerful coffee taste. Péché mortel is brewed to be savored; we invite you to drink it in moderation.

This stout style, high in alcohol and bitterness in order to favour preservation, was historically brewed to support the long and arduous voyage necessary to export the beer from England to Russia. The word Imperial comes from the fact that the beer was specially brewed for the Russian tsar’s court.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerplace (35) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2016
On tap at Alibi Room - nitro pour w fair trade coffee. Excellent aroma and taste with coffee and cocoa. Perfect digestive!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Beachmaster (291) - Oklahoma, USA - FEB 7, 2016
On draught. Pours an ink black, with a small tan head that persists. Good lacing. Nose is dark roast malt, coffee, and cocoa. Taste follows the nose, with a creamy mouth feel and a very long finish. Perfectly balanced, and simply incredibly delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kosmokrator (760) - ITALY - FEB 7, 2016
Favolosa Imperial Stout, cioccolatosa, liquorosa, corposa e bilanciata: un tripudio di cacao e malto tostato goloso come un dessert, ma non eccessivamente dolce!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Garlic_of_Doom (596) - SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle. Black with a small beige head. Nice curtains/legs or whatever they’re called. Aroma has luxurious coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa powder, slight alcohol and licorice. Taste has coffee, dark chocolate, cherry liquor chocolate praline, roasted malt and some bitterness. Full body, low soft carbonation, smooth and round mouth feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrepintado (2252) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle from saveur-biere.com. Color is dark with thin brown head. Medium high bitterness, low to medium sweetness. Medium body. Finish is long and dry. Aroma is super coffeed, roasted, light liquorice, nutty,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Marduk (4780) - Reval, ESTONIA - JAN 20, 2016
341ml bottle (thanks Mart). Deep brown color. Brief beige head, disappears. Coffee, sweet, beans, dusty in aroma. Roast, coffee, stale, hops and ashtray in taste. Hoppy ashtray in aftertaste. Intense roast and acidic hops, but nice this suits in this brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
profXpat (19) - ITALY - JAN 18, 2016
Espresso aroma. Smoky malt but not full ashtray. Chocolate. Dry and bitter not sweet. Excellent

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Naka (718) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2016
Dark brow / black. Very little head. Aroma of coffee and sweet cream. Roast vanilla. Flavor is bitter coffee with some slight licorice / anise notes. Vanilla and maraschino cherry. Rich mouthfeel with a burnt bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
suurjuust (2236) - ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
Very dark brown beer, small brown head. Nose is very beany, some roasty sweetness, touch of spicy ashtray. Flavor is roasty, a touch of sweetness, more ashtray, less beans, less sweetness. Finishes with hard roast and hops. Lingering roasty-hoppy bitterness. Pretty light palate for the style. Hides the booze well. Tastes better than it smells.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (2102) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 15, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with brownish head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is intense coffee, roast, dark chocolate. Flavor is sweet and bitter, coffee, roast, vanilla, malt. Finish is roast and coffee bitter. Overall: very good, but a bit harsh.

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