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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 2155   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   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.

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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lusikka (7744) - Tampere, - SEP 8, 2010
355 ml bottle @ Olutravintola Konttori. Rated @ 20.5.2010.
Pours a very oily black colour with a tanned head. Very roasty aroma with notes of dry hops and dark chocolate. The flavour is pretty much the same, but with a slightly over-the-top combination of hoppiness and coffee. The palate is however very roasty and soft, medium bodied and a bitter finish. Alcohol is well-hidden. Nice brew.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Korcz (1051) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 26, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJestersBeer (2399) - SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2016
341ml bottle. Pours pitch black with a brown head. Roasted, complex aroma, coffee beans, dark chocolate, licorice, ash, hops. Off-dry, full bodied, high bitterness, slightly low CO2. Roasted taste, malt, chocolate, coffee, licorice, ash, caramel, faint smoke. Quite aggressive bitterness in the finish, verging on harsh. (2016-11-15)

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jflopsu (1342) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2016
On nitro. Pours a pitch black with thick dark foamy brown head. A chocolate and roasted malt aroma with coffee and sweet malts as well. A smooth body with a rich chocolate taste with coffee, roasted malts and hint of caramel malts. A light coffee and chocolate aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (2422) - Odense C, DENMARK - NOV 10, 2016
Bottle @ Vindueskigger. Pours Black with a tan head. Aroma of huge coffee, dark chocolate, slight caramel, dried fruits, slight licorice, milk choko,light boozy. Taste is heavy sweet, bitter coffee, light soapy greasy cocoa thing. Good

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ramboraffe (1970) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 10, 2016
Sample at All In Beer Fest 2016. Black with tanned head. Roasted malt, gentle chocolate and a nice kick of coffee. Really nice imp stout with no craziness just great beer.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Samuel214 (716) - SWEDEN - NOV 9, 2016
Fat på All In Beer Fest, Göteborg. Svart med tunt brunbeiget skum. Mycket kaffe, toffee, inlagda bär. Känns som en mer klassisk, lite kärvare IS. Riktigt bra!

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MartySickGirl (3) - ITALY - OCT 25, 2016 does not count
Sotto una schiuma color cappuccino si nasconde una magnifica e nerissima Imperial Stout. Le note di caffè in chicchi tostati dominano il palato, insieme a piccoli frammenti di cacao amaro e frutta secca. Presente ma non aggressiva anche la sostenuta nota alcolica che ci regala un effetto warming davvero avvolgente. Ottima in abbinamento al cioccolato alle nocciole. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philus (57) - Bazel, BELGIUM - OCT 20, 2016
If you like your stouts insanely on coffee, this is the shit you gotta drink! Quite bitter! Great beer for aging.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mariuspoenari (1841) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 14, 2016
33cl bottle at home. Dark brown pour with a coarse-grained tan head. Notes of roasted coffee beans as well as filter coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malts, a bit of caramel, molasses, smoke, subtle bitter cherries and plums. Medium to full body, low carbonation and a roasty bitter finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
haukur (1841) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - OCT 14, 2016
backlog. Pitch black with a brown head. Velvety mouthfeel, lods of roasted coffee notes. Very balanced and elegant


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