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Coffee Beer Week: Péché Mortel

Today is a coffee beer out of Canada: Brasserie Dieu du Ciel‘s Péché Mortel—literally “Mortal Sin.” It’s a 9.5% Imperial Coffee Stout brewed with Fair Trade coffee and is bottled conditioned—that means don’t be surprised to find dregs of yeast (and possibly coffee) on the bottle of the bottle (or even floating in your glass). It’s good for you! Their description: Péché Mortel (French for “Mortal Sin”) is an intensely black and dense beer with … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2009: Day 12: Solstice D’hiver

Today’s pick comes from beer blogger and writer Mario Rubio, who authors Brewed for Thought (his main blog) and also writes for Examiner.com and Hop Press (which he also organized). Mario picks Solstice D’hiver from Brasserie Dieu du Ciel in Quebec, Canada. He has the full writeup on his blog: Translated as the Winter Solstice, Solstice d’hiver is perfect for the season. Once I opened the bottle, I was hit with aromas similar to scotch. … Continue reading →