1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Buried Hatchet Stout - Southern Star Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Buried Hatchet StoutBuried Hatchet Stout

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
89
very good

916 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 916
Reviews: 437
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 63
Gots: 121 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Jet-black in color, this monster smells of coffee and chocolate. The taste is much of the same, with hints of creamy toffee and roasted malt. Smooth and delicious, this medium bodied ale is all about the malts, but has enough hop bitterness to be balanced.

50 IBU

Malt: Rahr Special Pale, Crisp Brown Malt, Briess Roast Malt , Rahr White Wheat , Rolled Oats
Hops: Saphir
Yeast: California Ale

(Beer added by: armock on 01-03-2009)
View: Beers (17) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 916 | Reviews: 437 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by nhindian:
Photo of nhindian
nhindian

Pennsylvania

4.28/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

12oz can obtained as an extra from Exiled. Thanks Jason! Poured into a Perfect Pint - Red Lobster version! My first experience with a canned craft brew...

A - Opens with a nice pop and overflows a little, but the top of the can catches anything that leaks out. I like cans already. Had to pour by feel without being able to see how much was actually left to force a hard pour with the last third but was very pleased with the result. Pours a dark mocha that is black in the thickest part of the body but has some nice burnt amber edges. Builds a beautiful 3-fingered, tan head but it doesn't last too long. Spotty lacing that quickly falls back into the beer.

S - Smell is mainly all bitter coffee. Some nice roasted malts and the smallest faint traces of chocolate. Probably the most similar smelling beer I've had to Founder's Breakfast Stout in that it is highly reminiscent of a cold cup of coffee.

T - Taste is strongly based off the nose for this one. Upfront is almost all coffee, but it is gradually balanced with smooth, silky malts that bring a bit of bittersweet chocolate, and just as the flavor is about to subside, the carbonation delivers a passing taste of hops. A very well-balanced stout and even though I haven't had FBS in a few months, I am drawing a lot of comparisons to it.

M - Mouthfeel is actually fairly medium-bodied. Although hard to see, I can make out a few streams of carbonation rising from the edges of the glass and you can definitely feel it when drinking. It really helps to play on the different sensations that the beer brings. The strong coffee smell and taste hits you and is relatively flat, but then the carbonation hits and brings out some of the chocolate and hoppy nuances.

D - Drinkability is high. The light feel doesn't bog down and I'm surprised at how quick this one has gone down. Absolutely no alcohol can be sensed in this one, whether it be in smell or taste and it shows. Honestly, I was a bit surprised by this one, but it certainly made a great impression!

Serving type: can

11-03-2010 02:56:12 | More by nhindian
More User Reviews:
Photo of Rocksteady1002
Rocksteady1002


4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-24-2014 06:36:19 | More by Rocksteady1002
Photo of Can_has_beer
Can_has_beer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-23-2014 02:17:13 | More by Can_has_beer
Photo of Johan_van
Johan_van

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-22-2014 21:05:07 | More by Johan_van
Photo of Mikecap
Mikecap

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2014 16:19:19 | More by Mikecap
Photo of BarrelAgedG
BarrelAgedG

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-20-2014 01:53:45 | More by BarrelAgedG
Photo of TheSamKuehn
TheSamKuehn

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-18-2014 15:49:42 | More by TheSamKuehn
Photo of brauseboof
brauseboof

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2014 22:29:10 | More by brauseboof
Photo of Kmlund
Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-17-2014 16:11:55 | More by Kmlund
Photo of aubzachsyd
aubzachsyd

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-17-2014 02:56:16 | More by aubzachsyd
Photo of Nathan_Short
Nathan_Short

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-15-2014 01:11:22 | More by Nathan_Short
Photo of Vipsanius
Vipsanius

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-14-2014 22:06:35 | More by Vipsanius
Photo of DallasRaider
DallasRaider

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-12-2014 18:56:47 | More by DallasRaider
Photo of Cynic-ale
Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-12-2014 11:48:51 | More by Cynic-ale
Photo of cole
cole

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-12-2014 06:19:08 | More by cole
Photo of jmbot4371
jmbot4371

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-12-2014 01:47:51 | More by jmbot4371
Photo of Davepoolesque
Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-11-2014 16:01:06 | More by Davepoolesque
Photo of FATH3RH0P5
FATH3RH0P5

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

07-10-2014 19:46:15 | More by FATH3RH0P5
Photo of wesley777
wesley777

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

07-09-2014 03:35:01 | More by wesley777
Photo of waddellc2
waddellc2

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -49.7%

07-07-2014 12:39:25 | More by waddellc2
Photo of LakerLeith
LakerLeith

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-07-2014 03:01:51 | More by LakerLeith
Photo of humpty1602
humpty1602

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

07-07-2014 00:25:18 | More by humpty1602
Photo of Jordy777
Jordy777

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-05-2014 00:30:55 | More by Jordy777
Photo of Pro_Magnon
Pro_Magnon

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

07-04-2014 08:00:22 | More by Pro_Magnon
Photo of Jlabs
Jlabs

New York

4/5  rDev +0.5%

07-03-2014 02:14:53 | More by Jlabs
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 916 ratings.