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Buried Hatchet Stout - Southern Star Brewing Company

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959 Ratings
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Ratings: 959
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 70
Gots: 134 | 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)
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Photo of FLima
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Deep black color with a very thick nitro beige head with eternal retention and leaving laces.
Aroma with notes of coffee, roasted malts, creamy chocolate, nutmeg and cocoa.
Very flavorful and initially indicating a good complexity. Predominant notes of creamy chocolate, licorice, nutmeg, wood, mild char and lactose, coffee, brown ale yeast and a hint of sour. Very, very dry aftertaste with a mutating and long finish.
Full thick body with nitro carbonation. Alcohol of over 8% was so hidden that is almost a crime, I hope I don't commit one going back home.
I was told to taste the non-nitro version, that it is less distracting and less thick. Great beer, but I personally like less sweet and hoppier beers.
Ap.4,5 Ar.3,75 Sab.4 Sens.3,75 Cj.3,75

FLima, Today at 04:44 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

TechBrew, Yesterday at 12:31 AM
Photo of joeyfeets
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

Canned stout from our friends out East on 290 in Conroe, TX. Cracking one open emits a distinct smell of chocolate & a slight hint of coffee. It pours a very dark brown w/ a thin, cream colored head. Its real smooth w/ a creamy mouthfeel and well hidden alcohol. Tastes of caramel & chocolate w/ a slight bitterness at the end. Overall a solid brew, especially for the price. It's a great sort of "starter stout" because it’s not super thick or overpowering in flavor. I was at a pool party over the weekend & had some friends try it. They don’t generally drink craft beer but they liked it. Those of you wanting to sit down to a heavy stout during a cold winter day should choose something else. If you want a nice craft, stout that is very portable & easily shareable, go grab some of these. Especially good for those of us that need canned brews for tubing purposes & cant afford to buy enough Ten Fidy for everybody

joeyfeets, Friday at 03:15 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Spaceangler, Thursday at 12:34 AM
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

DondoYonderboy, Sep 06, 2014
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5/5  rDev +25.6%

AJK1212, Sep 04, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +12.6%

tonafernandez, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of MikeWard
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

From a can bought back from SC. Complicated code on the can. My best guess is thta this was canned in January. Re=reviewed after trying second can.

Pours a thick foamy dk brown, with a small oatmeal head. Taste is of toasted malt, not overly roasted, so you would think it would bequite smooth tasting. However, there was an odd astringent taste in the background, which wasn't very pleasant at all. Wasn't picking up much in the way of chocolate or vanilla tones, no coffee either. So on the whole, a bit of a disappointment.

MikeWard, Sep 01, 2014
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2.24/5  rDev -43.7%

alxv, Sep 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

thatoneguymike, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

M_chav, Aug 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

pknyc, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

A - Pours a dark opaque brown, whilst pouring its relatively translucent to where I can fairly easily see through it. Kind of like a brown ale. Decent finger or light brown head, thin ubbles. Ok lacing, weak retention.

S - Big chocolate nose with lots of coffee, thats mostly it - maybe some milk/cream. Simple but welcoming

T - Fantastic chocolate taste up front followed by minimal dark fruit/alcohol flavor. Finish is pure chocolate and coffee, aftertaste is coffee

M - Lighter bodied for the style, nice carbonation, still fairly smooth. Easy drinking brown/stout

MacQ32, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Dogleg, Aug 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Bunuelian, Aug 27, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

therainman, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Griffith, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

BigRedDog, Aug 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

Leschber, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

KeyWestGator, Aug 23, 2014
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2.96/5  rDev -25.6%

StandupandStout, Aug 22, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

Dhalang, Aug 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

hoppy91, Aug 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Arsenal0328, Aug 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

d5001986, Aug 17, 2014
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Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 959 ratings.