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Black Crack - Southern Star Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

20 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 20
Hads: 230
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 34
Gots: 68 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: lokieman on 03-13-2013

Aged in Bourbon barrels, this specialty will have all of the rich malt flavor of its' base beer, our Buried Hatchet Stout, complimented by a caramel, woody sweetness and vanilla notes from prolonged contact with American Oak. Dark tobacco, medium char and hints of the original Bourbon make this hard to find release a real treat.
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Reviews by Labeorphile:
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4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 16 ounce bottle into a pint glass. Extremely dark, almost completely opaque with some slight hints of ruby when the light hits just right. Thick tan head with lots of lacing.

Lots of toffee and bourbon in the nose, very pleasant. A hint of burnt toast, but not in a bad way.

Definitely toffee up front, some vanilla, giving way nicely to the bourbon. A really well put together flavor combination. The mouth is a little thin for style, but at the suggestion of another reviewer, I swirled the beer in the glass between sips and this really seemed to make a difference.

A great beer that I thoroughly enjoyed. (625 characters)

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Black Crack from Southern Star Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 20 ratings.