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Crooked Line: Labyrinth Black Ale | Uinta Brewing Company

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Crooked Line: Labyrinth Black AleCrooked Line: Labyrinth Black Ale
BA SCORE
4.23/5
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1,135 Ratings
Crooked Line: Labyrinth Black AleCrooked Line: Labyrinth Black Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Uinta Brewing Company
Utah, United States
uintabrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.20%

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

Added by JohnGalt1 on 06-01-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#949
Reviews:
324
Ratings:
1,135
pDev:
10.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance – Pours a super dark brown/black color with a large, thick creamy brown head. Very nice lacing.

Smell – Licorice, toasted malt, molasses, chocolate, and oak. A bit weak, but gets better as the beer warms.

Taste – Dark chocolate, malt, molasses, vanilla, and oak. Tastes much stronger than the smell.

Mouthfeel – Very creamy, with a nice carbonation. The alcohol is noticeable, but doesn’t feel like 13.2%.

Drinkability – Very easy to drink at 13.2% abv. This is an underrated stout.

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look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Outstanding beer. Poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: a huge thick (2 inches at least) of intense bright brown head. Beer super dark, pitch black.

Smell: chocolate, maybe subtle notes of licorice, not too much to offer here.

Taste: bitter chocolate with sweetness to follow it. Maybe some dark fruits. As the beer returned to room temp, black licorice became much more prominent. Maybe not so complex in flavors, but very rich and decadent.

Mouthfeel: super thick and rich. Knife and fork would be helpful. This is a heavy one.

Overall: outstanding! Surprised this is year-round and not seasonal. It's nice that this solid beer is readily available.

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Crooked Line: Labyrinth Black Ale from Uinta Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 1,135 ratings
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