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Black Crack - Southern Star Brewing Company

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Ratings: 219
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 12.65%
Wants: 30
Gots: 69 | FT: 4
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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Ratings: 219 | Reviews: 20
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Serving: 500 mL bottle poured into a stemmed pilsener (beer tulip) glass (2014 release).

Appearance: Very deep, dark brown with a bubbly tan head. A slight layer of foam lingers and leaves good lacing.

Smell: Deeply roasted malts, toffee, vanilla, prunes, slight alcohol and some barrel funk.

Taste: Roasted malt with flavors of coffee, bitter chocolate, and sweet caramel. Bourbon barrel hints throughout, but never rise to the forefront.

Mouthfeel: Silky feel with medium body and light carbonation.

Overall: A bit thinner and flat compared with canned Buried Hatchet, and a bit mellower in overall flavor, but a pleasant sipper with subtle bourbon influences.

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Black Crack from Southern Star Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 219 ratings.