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Dirac | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed in Collaboration with Mikkeller

Stout brewed with raisins and spice

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
125
pDev:
12.59%
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
35
Trade:
2
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4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.22/5  rDev -22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

750 courtesy of Dave long ago and shared with JP

Deep dark viscous looking pour...per usual, Cigar City stouts are always pleasing to the eye

Smells of sweet raisins blended with cinnamon and flash of booze

Strange...when the beer hits the mouth it starts thick and rich in feel but once on the tongue and through the finish it thins out rapidly leaves a much lighter than expected feel. Some red cherry in the middle along with cinnamon and a truckload of dark fruitiness..assuming the raisin. Unexpectedly smokey with a distinct ashy quality. Hides the alcohol fairly well. Not all that cohesive and, in parts, a bit flabby.

Feel is certainly a let down. I felt like the beer itself was disintegrating in my mouth. Odd by CCB standards and certainly has me questioning whether this bottle sat too long.

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Dirac from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 125 ratings