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Labyrinth Black Ale - Uinta Brewing Company

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831 Ratings
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Ratings: 831
Reviews: 275
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 113
Gots: 181 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  13.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Labyrinth Black Ale, from Uinta's new Crooked Line, was triumphant in its first competition since it was conceived earning a Gold medal in the Imperial Stout category of the competition at the 2010 North American Brewers Association Awards. Aged in rye barrels.

56 IBU

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-01-2010)
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Zimbo

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4.45/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A stunning pour creates a big thick one and a half inch almost coffee ice creamish head. It diminishes in time there remains a huge mocha drift of thick snow around the glass edge. Beautiful nose of dark chocolate, malt, mocha and a sprinkling of earth.

Thick smooth bitter sweet mouthfeel with an almost game changing sloppy middle of too much gradulated sugar but this is saved by a wickedly long very dry end of full fresh espresso. Super. Slight alchohol warmth at the end but still the numerous elements are superbly integrated. Lethal too. So much thrown into this its amazing how well it comes together. Punch drunk lethal too.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2012 19:20:49 | More by Zimbo
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Labyrinth Black Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 831 ratings.