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Buried Hatchet Stout - Southern Star Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

952 Ratings
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Ratings: 952
Reviews: 439
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.06%
Wants: 68
Gots: 133 | 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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cosmonick

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-09-2012 00:46:16 | More by cosmonick
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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.95/5  rDev -0.8%

Pours black with thick light tan head in a Raise Your Pints Mississippi snifter.

Smell is dark chocolate, darkly toasted malts, coffee, toffee, vanilla and smoky oak.

Taste is dark toasted malt and chocolate. Smoky oak and an ash character come through. Bitterness lingers on the tongue but is mild.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Mild to medium carbonation.

Overall this is a good stout.

11-08-2012 01:08:10 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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kagent777

Utah

4.05/5  rDev +1.8%

Love when I can find great beers in a can. I traded to Exiled (in October of 2011!) to get this beer, thanks a bunch! Poured into my perfect pint.

Appearance: Not jet black, but dark brown with red highlights. This is the first time, other than gushers, that I have gotten a four finger head. Rocky, tan, and settles slowly, leaving spotty lacing. Very nice looking.

Smell: Coffee and cocoa with mineral hints. Roasted malts.

Taste: Taste follows smell. More chocolate than coffee. Great roast flavor, without pushing the envelope. A nice roast bittersweetness at the finish.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with good carbonation. Strong enough to be a factor, but never gets in the way.

Overall: I really enjoyed this beer. Totally different than Ten Fidy. I really wish this was available here.

10-27-2012 03:33:03 | More by kagent777
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sd123

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-26-2012 23:21:53 | More by sd123
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

10-25-2012 01:57:54 | More by DonFrap
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Davidmor


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

10-21-2012 15:05:35 | More by Davidmor
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dumptruck81

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-20-2012 19:14:57 | More by dumptruck81
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

10-17-2012 21:50:27 | More by ilikebeer03
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acbe

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-16-2012 01:42:05 | More by acbe
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.6%

10-14-2012 16:55:25 | More by brez8791
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matjack85

Illinois

3.78/5  rDev -5%

I had this on tap as part of a flght of 5 Texas beers for $10 at the Flying Saucer Beer Emporium in downtown Houston, Texas. 5oz portions of 5 different beers.

The beer had a very dark brown color to it, but only had a thin tan rim on top for a head and even that dissipated quickly. Carbonation looked lively.

Coffee, toffee, and chocolate smell.

Roasted malt flavor with hints of coffee and chocolate. A nice bitterness adds balance, and a little bit of cream flavor makes it even more interesting.

A little on the thin side for a stout, and more carbonated than most, but I still liked what smooth, creamy texture that remained.

A very enjoyable stout from a brewery I never head of before trying this offering.

10-09-2012 03:53:33 | More by matjack85
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TheStashRide

Texas

5/5  rDev +25.6%

10-08-2012 00:51:40 | More by TheStashRide
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

10-03-2012 04:41:19 | More by Gagnonsux
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Prestonlegal

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-28-2012 22:51:28 | More by Prestonlegal
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kawilliams81

Illinois

3.9/5  rDev -2%

Poured from a 12 oz can into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours a dark brown with a 2" tan head. Littered with blotches and large bubbles of lacing.

S- big roast aroma, some coffee and chocolate.

T- light dark chocolate, roasted malts, and some pine bitterness.

M- medium body and carbonation. Lighter creamy feel with nice smooth finish.

O- very nice drinkable stout. Watch out because you can drink a few of these easily until the abv would catch up to you.

09-27-2012 02:42:15 | More by kawilliams81
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Mojo

Alabama

3.85/5  rDev -3.3%

This beer pours a dark mahogany, not quite black, with a one finger head, no retention and no real lacing. The nose is a very powerful coffee, and roasted malt. Mouthfeel is pleasant, but nothing special. The taste is a big sweetness on the front, maybe molasses flavor, giving way to a biting bitterness with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted nuts, and a little alcohol. Overall a nice offering.

09-26-2012 03:39:45 | More by Mojo
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cervezatejas

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-25-2012 02:49:17 | More by cervezatejas
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ReyG006

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-17-2012 10:57:03 | More by ReyG006
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-16-2012 21:24:10 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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jl28r1

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

09-16-2012 19:49:59 | More by jl28r1
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barleywinefiend

Washington

2.63/5  rDev -33.9%

A: Poured a deep, deep brown with good carbonation leaving behind a small dirty wigte cap which fades fast leaving a faint rings and few bubbles

S: Day old Folgers coffee with a hint of chcolate

T: Confused. Is this an Imperial Brown or Imperial Stout? The backbone of brown malt, light coffee, toffee really makes me think thing this is a Imperial Brown, the only difference is the addition of coffee.The finish is highly carbonated with a lgering toffee, coffe and nuttiness. Rather clean and dry.

M: Medium bodied, a tad bit over carbed for a Imperial Stout? Body is a little thin for the style

O: This beer is somewhat tasty and enjoyable but I am big stcikler on BJCP guidelines. This beer as a Impy Stout is pretty far off.

09-11-2012 03:22:25 | More by barleywinefiend
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ortie

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

09-10-2012 02:53:24 | More by ortie
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Weebsjak

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-06-2012 13:27:54 | More by Weebsjak
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Shruggy

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-06-2012 04:04:44 | More by Shruggy
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SourFanatic

Colorado

4/5  rDev +0.5%

09-06-2012 00:46:10 | More by SourFanatic
Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 952 ratings.