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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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.

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3.7
Rune (12813) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 28, 2014
Taster from a bottle at the Grand Tasting at the RBNG-event at Fredrik 3.’s Hall. Dark brown coloured body. Lasting small tan-coloured head. Black coffee on the nose. Coffee and confectionery chocolate flavours offset by bitter liquorice added by a spicy touch. Full bodied and very smooth in the mouth. Lovely late drinking (Halden 15.02.2014).

3.5
abemorsten (3615) - Mosterøy, 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.

3.7
yngwie (17053) - 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. It’s 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

3.7
tfredvik (1948) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
Ok, that does it. It’s time to call it a day. No more ratings for me this night, my palate is completely and utterly exhausted: I can’t 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, it’s dark roasted, and I get chocolate and coffee.
[Sample @ RBNG14 Grand Tasting, Fredriksten festning, Halden ]

3.8
Meilby (11495) - 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.

3.9
Arve_Christian (5146) - 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

4.1
smith4498 (3647) - Winter Springs, 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.

4
jackl (8071) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 16, 2013
Bottle @ Bruce’s. The pour’s 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.

3.7
madmitch76 (24807) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2013
6th August 2013
Tasting at Bruce’s 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.

3.9
Theydon_Bois (19545) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle shared at Jack’s 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.


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