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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   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.


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4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
drtbrewster (40) - Arizona, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Robust, get outta the way, you will get squashed...that is all I have to say! So deal with it!


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xs2500 (185) - Mississippi, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Had in a sniffer poured from 750ml bottle. Pours pitch black beer with a thick brown head. Flavor is very chocolatey, ALCOHOL, but with a sweet kick. Amazing taste with a warming sensation, carful this one take you to another planet.

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Bebum (447) - - APR 1, 2015
Opaque, little lace. Very full body, dense flavor, smooth and rich mouthfeel, hot, long palate, tasty finish. Sweet but balanced by bitter background. Roast flavors, coffee, vanilla essence. Wonderful, could pass as a stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheSilentSaint (98) - Ohio, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Pours black with brown head. Smells caramel, syrup and coffee malts. Feels rich creamy with decent carbonation in mouth. Tastes dark chocolate, coffee, light roasts, syrup. High alcohol content leaves it's after taste behind. A good stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fugitive (1550) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 20, 2015
Color dark brown with medium brown head. Aroma chocolate, roasted malty. Taste roasted, liqourice, malt, dark chocolate.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
c_lee_burton (176) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 5, 2015
750 ml bottle. Pours black with a beautiful dark tan head. You get coffee, sweet malt, star anise, and hint of chocolate on the nose. Tastes of chocolate, roasted malts, raisins, plums, hops, and a little coffee and some sweet citrus. Nice and complex with a medium body. It looks and smells like a stout, but drinks like a porter. Excellent brew. Definitely best I’ve had from Uinta.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
EdInSaltLake (724) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Sweet, chocolate, dark caramel, dark fruit malty aroma. Malty flavor: Sweet, coffee, black licorice, dark caramel, raisin. Nice character from the barrel; prominent, but not too much. Some pepper spiciness. Drier finish. Nice creamy mouthfeel.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Greasygato707 (5) - Laredo, Texas, USA - JAN 18, 2015 does not count
Any description of this beer would come painfully short of the overall quality of this Quad Black Ale. Just go get one, and see exactly why it’s loved by many.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radarsock (1112) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 13, 2015
Purchased earlier today from Cigarette City. $10.99 for the 750 mL bottle. To short-stemmed white wine glass, it pours a mahogany-tinted taupe with which a webby Tuscan beige head 1½ fingers in length stood. Aromas of young-matured port wine, black currant purée, wild black cherries, burnt spelt pie crusts, grill char, 70% dark chocolate, wood pulp, candied walnuts, black licorice candies, vanilla beans, bourbon oak, pipe tobacco, and London ale yeast. Tastes the same with the addition of dried lavender, white sage/herbal hops, damp newspaper, and roasted soy beans. Abrasive, but in a fittingly good way. At 13.2% abv, you’d think this would be your last beer, but the content is hidden so ridiculously well, that I could probably sip one other bottle of this before genuinely feeling its effects. Full-bodied, but you could’ve guessed that.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4088) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate, malt, dark fruit, and wood. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, dark fruit, caramel, and oak. Very nice.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bax (1268) - Hasselager, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2014
(bottle 31/12-2014) low brown head, black color, chocolate roasted taste, soft co2, rather complex taste. BB date 03/19/1x.


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