anders37 (26625) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 8, 2017
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate coffee and woody bourbon aroma. Roasted malty chocolate, coffee bourbon woody vanilla flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate vanilla woody bourbon finish. madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2013
6th June 2013Travlr (24745) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAR 31, 2012
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.
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. cgarvieuk (24465) - 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 fiulijn (20492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 2, 2016
Draught at Steel Toad, Vancouver
Theydon_Bois (19494) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2013
Black color, beige creamy head. huge Bourbon aroma and flavor, the bourbon adds some booziness, but it also mellows out the roastiness, so this one is my favorite version this year at Peché Days.
Bottle at the Martin T tasting, CBC, 06/06/13 - thanks to Martin T himself for this highly regarded impy.
Mid black with a big frothy dirty tan head - this looks the bollocks!
Nose is dark malt, roast, woody notes, bourbon tones, dark chocolate, mineral notes.
Taste comprises bitter chocolate, mineral bite, light booze, brown sugars, woody bourbon note but subtly integrated.
Full bodied, fine carbonation, good tickle of bourbon on the finish.
Great stuff - lives up to its high ratings, alcochol is well integrated and the flavours meld together well without the BBA ever becoming overbearing. rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 15, 2016
Bottle at Linus tasting 161015. Opaque black beer with a nice lasting beige/brownish head. Coffee and bourbon aroma, woody, vanilla, raisins, dark chocolate, cocoa powder. Coffee and bourbon flavor, dark chocolate, woody, vanilla notes, warming alcohol, some tar. Heavy coffee stout. mcberko (17823) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 28, 2012
341mL bottle, sent from Glouglouburp (thanks so much, Dany!), pours black with a small light brown head. First thing noticeable on the nose is the strong coffee, which haven’t been muted by the barrels. Then some woody oak presence, slightly smoky / peaty notes and then the bourbon. Flavour reveals a complex bourbony-heavy body, though not too overbearing to diminish the base beer’s complexity. The coffee notes are still certainly present, followed by bourbon notes, wood, and loads of alcohol. The aftertaste is dominating the barrels, with a noticeably burning alcohol sensation. While the prevalent alcohol makes this less drinkable, it also adds a layer of complexity to the already decadence regular Péché Mortel. Most excellent. Oakes (17668) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 29, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 27, 2016 2016 rating: PM Day, Steel Toad. Very dark but with a bubbly, darker, non-nitro head. There’s a lot of bourbon in this, with a rich sticky dark malt character. The richest, with the sweeter vanilla character. Almost too much. jtclockwork (16581) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2012
2012 rating: 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. 6 3 7 3 14 = 3.3
UPDATED: APR 26, 2012 Bottle thanks immensely to Dany for my 33rd birthday tasting. Pours black with tan brown head. Nose/taste of freshly made coffee, fudge brownie, roasted chocolate malt, vanilla and oak with some mixed nuts Medium body. Smooth.