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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 2008   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maarten1993 (500) - - JUN 21, 2015
Drank at ZeeBra 2015 (20-6-2015), thanks Michael for sharing. A thin beer, very ’raw’ beer. Hard hints of roasted coffeebeans, very dominant. Also bitter.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kezman07 (11) - Quebec, CANADA - JUN 16, 2015
Dégusté en bouteille de 341ml et en fût chez DDC à Montréal. De couleur noir le liquide est complètement opaque. Une mousse beige de densité moyenne est présente. Arôme de grain torréfié et de café. Goût de café et de céréales rotties. Belle rondeur en bouche, quasiment crémeuse. Une finale longue sur des notes de café et une amertume moyenne. Il s’agit d’un produit exceptionnel.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Angerhops (18) - Nova Scotia, CANADA - JUN 11, 2015
Black color. Full body. Creamy mouthfeel. Lots of coffee and roastiness. Really intense beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts (4134) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Tap at brewery. Black with one finger lasting head. Strong coffee. Smooth creamy body with nice mouthfeel. Under carbonated, but it works well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bawelt (74) - Lyon, FRANCE - JUN 3, 2015
Au nez, une légère odeur de chocolat qui s’exprimera un peu plus au fur et à mesure de l’aeration, une odeur boisée soutenu par un fruit confit (genre pruneau) qui donne un faux-air d’armagnac. En bouche, elle est très épaisse et assez ronde. Le chocolat/café explose littéralement. La torréfaction finit un peu en amer portée par un alcool assez présent ce qui peut être dérangeant. Pour ceux qui pourraient craindre l’amer/alcool trop fort, je recommande l’Imperial stout de Camba.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nicocanta (69) - - MAY 31, 2015
Très bonne stout avec fort goût de café. Café seulement, aucun goût de caramel (comparativement avec ça petite soeur). Belle amertume, naturellement. Bien bon.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (1404) - Missouri, USA - MAY 30, 2015
This is the most beautiful beer I’ve ever seen. Dark black. Thick creamy khaki head. Dark roasted, almost charred.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (787) - Burlingame, California, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Pours a solid black with brown foam and lacing. It has a rich coffee and toasty malt aroma. The flavor is rich coffee and toast up front with a nut and chocolate backbone and bitter coffee finish over a heavy body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nihtila (1727) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 22, 2015
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Pours black. Strong coffee beans and espresso on the nose, roasted malts. Delicious. Taste is also plenty of coffee and roasts. Quite sweet.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
IngetSlick (62) - - MAY 21, 2015
Bottle from Saveur Bière. Lively and creamy head. Distinct coffee aroma. A lot of coffee in the taste, with some vanilla and roasted coffe beans and a lot of bitterness. A very well balanced brew.


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