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RATINGS: 176   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markwise (4310) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - MAR 30, 2011
Wow. 750 from CCB. Pours the typical Wambles dark black with a small tan head. Nose is raisin, chocolate, port, booze, slight rum, and sweetened chocolate. Flavor is a bit fudgy with raisins within: raisin, rum, chocolate, slight dark fruit, and slight rum. Medium-bodied stout that gains more complexity the warmer it gets. Very enjoyable imperial sweet stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (4285) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2011
Bottle shared with friends. Pours black with a medium tan head. Aroma is raisin, wood and spice. Flavour is strong sweet raisin with dark fruit and malt.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChainGangGuy (4280) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JAN 19, 2012
Bottled in 2011.

Appearance: Pours out a black body with a high, deep tan-hued head.

Smell: Fire-cured toasted breadcrusts and roasted grains with an edge of smokiness encapsulating notes of chocolate, raisin, and star anise.

Taste: Sweetish dark, roasty maltiness. Vanilla-flavored simple syrup over the toasted, predominately roasted malts trailing into plump raisins and a light dust of spices. The bitterness present seems more a product of the roasted malts. Warming alcohol throughout. A little Raisinette on the finish with some spice and peppery alcohol lingering into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light carbonation leading to a heavier, near-full mouthfeel.

Overall: You know, it’s a good, collaborative stout. Now then, pass the Hunahpu’s!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4115) - Utah, USA - APR 11, 2011
Bottle shared by Ibrew2or3 at the SLC tasting, thanks
Appearance: Black with a big tan head and good lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, chocolate, raisins and spices
Taste: Smooth mouthfeel of dark roasted malts, dark cocoa and spices
Very nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnnyJ (4084) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 12, 2011
Bottle thanks to 50belair. Heavy dark brown/black pour, with a dense tan head. Chocolate, heavily roasted malts, burnt brown sugar, spice, dark fruit, molasses, and a touch of infected sourness. It was good except for the light unpleasant sour notes. Nice heavy, sugary dessert beer. Rating 2600.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (4024) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Thick oily black color with a beige head. Chocolate and coffee aroma. Full body. Pleasant sweetness. Balanced and tasty. Mild fruity, chocolate, coffee and some roasted malt. Yeah!
[Bottle at Grand Tasting RBNG14 – Halden]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle, thanks emacgee for sharing. Black with a small tan head, reddish brown rings of lace. Nose is robust and heavy--raisins, licorice, vanilla, cocoa, booze. Taste is more licorice, roast, booze, rasin, spice. Medium bodied, with a slick, slightly sticky texture, soft carbonation, and slightly bitter and ashy finish. Drink a little thin for the style which detracts from the overall mouthfeel. Solid, but not my type of a beer these days.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (3897) - SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2012
Bomber @ CCB Day. Pours pitch black with a small bubbly light brown head leaving some lacing. Aroma is dry roasted raisins ashy tary soy. Flavor is acidy spicy pungent roasted dry fruity bitter. Finishes dry acidy bitter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (3875) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Pours inky black with one finger of chestnut brown head. Nose is rich with lots of molasses and dark chocolate. Some burnt sugar and rasisiny notes with hints of oxidation. Rich with lots of chocolate and dark fruits. Full viscous body and low bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drewbeerme (3869) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 13, 2011
bottle at dld’11. pours black with tan head. nose is a bit oxidized with raisin notes and spice. flavors have a spicy black pepper with chocolate and boozy finish. lots of carbonation in finish. good stuff but not as good a bohr.


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