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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Born: 8-8-1902 Bristol, England. Died: 20-10-1984 Tallahassee, Florida. Paul Dirac was one of the founders of what became modern Quantum Mechanics and along with Erwin Schrodinger won the Nobel Prize in 1933. The recipe for this stout (10% ABV, brewed with raisins and spice) was conceived by Wayne Wambles, Head Brewer at Cigar City Brewing and brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
abemorsten (3565) - MosterÝy, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Sampled at the RBNG-14 Grand Tasting. Black body with a light brown rim. Raisin, booze and wood on the nose. Sour, salty, fruity flavors with concentrated espresso roasted coffee that lasts. Full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Bottle, 75cl, at RBNG-14 Grand Tasting. A dark brown to black beer with a minimal sized dark beige head. The aroma has chocolate, coffee, dark dried fruits and some molasses. Alcohol notes. Itís full-bodied and warming, with a soft carbonation level. Caramel, dark chocolate, molasses and a pleasant bitterness. Roasted malts and coffee in the end. Overall, sure nice, although a tad sweet. 140215

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tfredvik (1751) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Ok, that does it. Itís time to call it a day. No more ratings for me this night, my palate is completely and utterly exhausted: I canít really find any clear differences between Dirac and Bohr, other than a much lighter sourness in the Dirac. Apart from that Dirac has a black body, quickly disappearing brown head, very strong aroma and flavours, itís dark roasted, and I get chocolate and coffee.
[Sample @ RBNG14 Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden ]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle 750ml @ RGNG-14
Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel and oak. Taste is medium to heavy sweet and medium bitter with a long chocolate and coffee finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4798) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
At RBNG 2014 Halden. Black color, some foam. Aromas of malt, dried fruits, licorice and a few coffee notes . Full body & high complexity. Sweet , some balancing bitterness . Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smith4498 (3551) - Miami, Florida, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Bottle picked up at Hunahpu Day 2011. Viscous black pour with light brown head. Aromas of roasted malts and dark fruits. Roasted malt, raisin and molasses flavors with some licorice. Full body with syrupy mouthfeel. This beer has come together nicely with a few years on it. Had side by side with Bohr. Very similar beers, but I like the Bohr a bit more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @ Bruceís. The pourís thick, sludgy dark brown with a small head. Intimidating pour. The nose is grape, caramelized cherry. Brownie mix, cocoa. The taste is earthy, sweet. Cinnamon spiced chocolate cake. Some lactose. Vietnamese coffee. Full body, soft carbonation. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22063) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruceís pad. Opaque dark black - brown beer. Good tan head. Softish, viscous and dry palate. Fine carbonation. Little bitter spice. Light salty licorice. Smooth dark malt with a trace of coffee. Mild dark fruit tang. Softish finish. Quite a savoury beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (16866) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle shared at Jackís Fare-Thee-Well Tasting, big thanks to Kenny for this one, 06/08/13. Pitch black with a big dirty tan head. Nose is roasted malt, earthy, bitter chocolate. Taste comprises bitter roast, dark chocolate, molasses, mineral notes, dark fruits, woody notes, light coffee. Full bodied, fine carbonation, roasty finish with a boozey punch. Nice work, solid impy, alcohol is well integrated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (12505) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 8, 2013
Rating#3800. Bottle thanks to Kenny at Jackís farewell tasting. It pours jet black with a small tan head. The nose is big, rich-roasted malt, coffee, chocolate gateaux, mild acidity, dried fruit, spice and light sesame. The taste is rich-roasted coffee, oily, chocolate cake, toffee, burnt notes, dried fruit, tablet, spice and a touch of bitterness. Full body, fine carbonation and oily mouth-feel. Big, bold and fairly sweet, yet somehow remains rather drinkable. Nice.

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