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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.95   EST. CALORIES: 396   ABV: 13.2%
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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (35066) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Clear dark brown black color with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dark malt, chocolate malt, light alcohol. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long duration, roasted bitter. Body is medium, texture is oily and sticky, carbonation is soft. [20100912]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (31220) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
75 cL bottle. Pours dark brown to black with a chocolate brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate and roasted malty. Roasted, liqourice and dark malty. Dark chocolate. Lingering dark breadish and malty finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29332) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a thin tan head. The aroma has notes of matl, straw, rosted toast, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, roasted malt, and alchohol, leading to a dry alcoholic finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 12, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of fonefan. Pours a pitch black with a light brown head. Sweet roasted malt and vanilla in the nose. Very, very solid body - hard roasted malts and vanilla with a touch of wood. Quite some alcohol in the finish. No real bitterness. Imperial Porter territory. 120910

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20807) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 17, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Black coloured with a medium sized white head. Roasted aroma of dried fruits and dark chocolate. Roasted flavour of dark chocolate, liquorice and dried fruits with notes of alcohol. Roasted finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20333) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2012
Sample from a big bottle@SBWF2011. Quite much black colour with a small off-white head. Aroma is chocolate, some roasted malts, caramel and some ashes along with liquorice and mild spices. Flavour is chocolate, caramel, some ashes, liquorice and mild ripe fruity notes. Also has some slight alcohol sweetness to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19378) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 5, 2010
Bottled at Stockholm Beer Festival. Near blck, small beige head. Aroma of tar and asphalt. Surprisingly dry with full body and rather clean mouthfeel. Cocoa and and smoke, plenty of licorice. Mid bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 16, 2010
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty chocolate and licorice aroma. Fruity malty licorice and bourbon woody flavor. Has a fruity malty bitter chocolae and bourbon finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
24th November 2011
Opaque black beer, good tan - cream coloured head. Smooth palate, it’s soft but has some weight. Smooth dark malts - not roasty or bitter. A light creamy coffee. Finishes smooth and dry with mild alcohol warmth. Nice light trace of oak. Overall a smooth beer that hides it’s abv reasonably well.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14552) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2012
Corked bottle
Black color, with a small sized borwn head, creamy. Strong aroma of chocolate, with notes of nuts, roasted nuts, dark coffee, phenol, light alcohol. Very strong body; the mouthfeel is round; very good chocolate flavor, and roasted malt; unfortunately there is also a too evident liquorice presence; medium sweetness; the final is very smooth, with a nice blend of dark chocolate and black coffee.
Bold. Very good.


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