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RATINGS: 552   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97/5   EST. CALORIES: 396   ABV: 13.2%
Enter the Labyrinth, a multi-dimensional black ale. Discover the complex intermingling of black licorice and toasted oak. Seek the subtle hints of bittersweet chocolate. Flavors are enhanced when served cool, not frigid. Explore pairing Labyrinth with flavorful cheeses and rich desserts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wrlangin (109) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2016
Had at Gordon Ramsay pub in Vegas. 22 oz bottle. Strong hands of black licorice balanced with roasted mall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
batneil (581) - - DEC 31, 2015
Very smooth and very strong. Also very nice. I think I could drink this until I passed out. Shame it comes in 6oz pours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (415) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 4, 2015
Bottle (750 ml). Pours opaque black with thick, dark tan head and substantial lacing. (No light gets through the beer.) Oak, alcohol, and licorice nose. Sweet roasted malt upfront followed by licorice and some chocolate with a hint of coffee. Long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5235) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Black pour from draft at whole foods. Sweet and spicy. A little cocoa burn. Nice beer. Strong.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tderoeck (7668) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 18, 2015
16/X/15 - 50cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ home - BB: n/a (2015-1496) Thanks to PriorL for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark purple brown beer, small aery beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, caramel, roasted malts, sweet, hint of green banana, alcohol. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: sourish start, lemony touch, caramel, malty, bitter hops. Aftertaste: bit sourish, lots of chocolate, bitter hops, alcohol, sourish, caramel, overripe banana, cocoa powder, coffee notes. Nice one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
zimbo (866) - SCOTLAND - NOV 7, 2015
From old notes. Beautiful pour. Long lucious glossy black forming a complex ultra easy beige head. Beautiful intregration of dark chocolate, light liquorice and roast into a stylish whole without losing each individual element.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorisPPattyn (9134) - Ursel, BELGIUM - OCT 19, 2015
Small brown head over deep-brown beer. Alcohol, hint at ureum, black chocolate, mocha, dark but sweet grains; generally smelling sweet. Sweet going over to dry-ish bitterness via quite some liquorice. Again chocolate, both black and sweet one. Full-bodied feel, alcoholwarmth, very slick, viscous, oozy, chewy; carbonation gone. Sweet, but good Porter. Thanks to the bringers of gifts ans purveyors of rare items!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmohno (1462) - Iowa, USA - OCT 17, 2015
Blackity black. Tan foamy head, spotty lace. Leather rich aroma, dark chocolate, tobacco, dark roast rich. Taste is rich malt dark , roast chocolate, ashy smoke, raison molasses, maple maybe, nice very nice, aged a few years I believe. Rich sweet syrupy, anise.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - OCT 17, 2015
Thanks to ElManana+1! 750 ml. bottle sampled @ “Tim’s orgasmic Trillium tasting”. Good sized sample. Black, small head. Nose is light weird mushroom note, touch umami, roasted herbs & basic milk chocolate sweetness. Taste is interesting roasted note upfront, umami, sugar, melted cheap chocolate, milk chocolate which starts to dominate more in the palate as you drink more of it, faint herbal note. Creamy chocolate body. Bit quirky but as you get more accustomed to it, it just becomes more like drink, sweet, cheap & nice chocolate. Rather liked it. Nice beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (1682) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle at tderoeck's place. Creamy, thIck, chocolate, vanilla, very nice. Lovely!

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