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Buried Hatchet Stout - Southern Star Brewing Company

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89
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1,057 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,057
Reviews: 462
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 76
Gots: 182 | 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:
Beer added by: armock on 01-03-2009

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
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Photo of Juanbeez
3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pegasus
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Small, fine off-white head surmounts a dark brown body with highlights only before a strong light. Fine-beaded lacing completely coats the glass walls. The head slowly fades away, leaving only cream-colored swirls on the surface.

Aroma: Pronounced aroma of dark malt, chocolate, coffee, dark roasted malt, char, and sweet alcohol.

Taste: Opens with cold coffee, and bitter chocolate, and dark toasted malts. Scorched caramel and roasted nut flavors appear later in the taste, as well as hints of vanilla. Sweet alcohol is a subtle undercurrent throughout. Finishes with a lingering roasted malt and coffee flavor.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, very full, with a velvety feel.

Drinkability/notes: A quite wonderful beer, it seems perfect for a winter's day with an ice storm in the forecast.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce aluminum can, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

Photo of Foxybrau
4.39/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I kinda love this beer. What a mediocre and boring can, what a deep and interesting brew! The smell is full of chocolate and toffee along with a preview of the alcohol. The taste is rich milk chocolate and some coffee, with a dash of hop to dry out the finish. I feel like it could easily be called a milk stout. The ABV is hidden nicely - it will sneak up on you. A great bedtime snack, this beer is thick and satisfying. I wish more stouts had this texture.

Photo of JustinPStewart
4.88/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Texas' best beer, have no fear

Photo of ofassett
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jbdpsu82
4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of apasternak
3/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks Chad. Creamy, coffee and chocolate notes

Photo of Lucoli
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of marieli
4.02/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft. This one starts and stops with robust coffee aroma and flavor. It appears I got far less malt and chocolate than others. A bit too much coffee for me, but smooth and balanced enough to enjoy. I'd drink another.

Photo of Pukstopper
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark color from a 12 oz can. Unsure of the date. No head and little lacing. Nice malt and chocolate taste. Hint of coffee on the back end. Overall a nice stout.

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oldsailor
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pnelting
3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nazzz
4.16/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SocalKicks
3.99/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Doublechar0517
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brewskifan55
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a tulip glass.

A: Dark brown/black. Not much head or lacing.

S: Espresso, dark chocolate, vanilla. Malts and toffee.

T: Smooth. Robust. Follows nose with some smokiness, vanilla and a warm finish. Didn't realize this one was 8.25%. It's almost like a stout on nitro. Terrific.

M: Light to medium with light to medium carbonation.

O: A nice surprise. This one drinks so easy. Don't let the alcohol creep up on you.

Photo of PG2G
3.83/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryno3031
4.32/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ruzzal
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of webrunr
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

Photo of zelig
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WarEagleJeep
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JavieX
4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 1,057 ratings.