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RATINGS: 492   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.


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
rhsiung (770) - USA - FEB 15, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2014 delicious. roasty. wasnít looking forward to licorice and thankfully didnít taste any.

bumped the rating after trying it on another occasion. still delicious. ashy.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Cooperii (61) - California, USA - AUG 25, 2012
Poured black with a dark brown head with fine bubbles and good lacing. Nose; smokey malts, notes of dark fruit, undertones of hops, chocolate, vanilla and wood. Mouth; hoppy licorice flavors followed with toasted malts, sweet dark fruit overtones and undertones of vanilla, wood and alcohol. If you like stouts...buy at least three bottles of this one.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 21, 2010
What an excellent beer. Great imperial stout appearance. Flavor is thick, roasty, very similar to Old Rasputin. Really the only downside to this beer is the prohibitive price, considering how much cheaper old rasputin is.

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerelephant (12) - California, USA - MAR 27, 2012
Labeled a Black Ale, Labyrinth is technically a rye whiskey, barrel-aged, double/imperial stout. Itís everything you want in an imperial stout Ė bittersweet chocolate, roasted coffee, moderate alcohol flavor, oak, and a hint of licorice root. At 13.2% ABV, itís a beer that will put hair on your chest and tell you itís okay to drunk dial your old baby sitter to let her know she will always be ďthe one.Ē

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
debbiesnax (1) - - OCT 18, 2012 does not count
I dislike black licorice, and yet this complex black ale balances licorice notes with its barrel-aged splendidly. Phenomenal barrel-aged beer.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (975) - Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2013
Pours pitch black with a large, creamy brown head. Smells of licorice, chocolate, and hints of booze. Taste is chocolate, subtle hints of molasses and espresso, and a touch of booze. Full-bodied with a slick texture, and soft mouth-carbonation, Uinta Crooked Line Labyrinth Black Ale finishes with a subtle molasses, licorice, and booze note.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PigMine (34) - San Angelo, Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2014
A massive brew. Not for beginners and not for yuppies, its the real deal. This brew will ruin you. At 13.2% abv it is no damn joke. It will tear you apart. It pours dark, nearly black, It smells like hades. It bites like hades. This is no joke, and forget you newbies, it will roll your heads. Its excellent, and deserves an A just because it will kick your ass fast. This brew is insane, take extreme caution.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
patrickfannon (1241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 31, 2010
Bottle. 25.4 oz. Split with and courtesy of Vin. Pours a deep, motor-oil slick black with a massive, tightly-bubbled, three-finger, tan head. Aroma of dark, bittersweet chocolate, smoke, roasted almonds, licorice, oak, vanilla, and subtle fresh ground coffee. Full bodied with a smooth, surprisngly loose and roomy, well rounded, spicy mouthfeel. Finishes with a tremendous, comforting burn through the chest. Huge smokey, spice in the finish as well. All around one of the best American strong ales Iíve ever tasted. Highly recommended for fans of Old Viscosity or Arrogant Bastard.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cmc619 (409) - California, USA - JAN 7, 2011
Poured into La Fin du Monde glass. Outstanding appearance: head is 2" and doesnít go anywhere. Blackest bubbles Iíve seen on a beer, very interesting. Aroma is very enticing: chocolate, some coffee, tons of roast. Very clean, refreshing. I donít know if I would have picked out licorice unless it was written on the bottle, but I can find hints of it if I try. Big, sweet, syrupy mouthfeel, with a huge kick of warmth--almost heat--at the end. Flavor is fantastic--complex with coffee beans, superdark chocolate, nice bitterness, a bit of whiskey. Sweet post-finish, after the warmth--almost too much after a few sips, as if in a sugary way. I havenít had a beer this exciting in a while--great stuff. Solid lacing down the glass as you drink, as foreshadowed by the head. Excellent.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
drpimento (2267) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Whoa, major black beauty! Full throttle. I let the bottle warm some out of the fridge and then poured a beautiful, foamy, frothy tan head that settled down after a little and good lacing. Color is unquestionably, absolutely opaque pitch black. Aroma a heady blend of roast, cocoa, coffee, soy sauce, licorice, very old leather. Flavor is similar to nose with bittersweetness on top followed tight with carbonic tang which also releases some of the hop stuff; man this beer is RIGHTEOUS! BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL!!! Body is almost perfect; I think a touch soft. Finish is exactly like flavor and so refined to the scheme as to yield perfection overall. I am in the presence of the almighty. And I drank it.


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