Buried Hatchet Stout | Southern Star Brewing Company

Buried Hatchet StoutBuried Hatchet Stout
BA SCORE
79.9%
Liked This Beer
3.98 w/ 1,197 ratings
Buried Hatchet StoutBuried Hatchet Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company
Texas, United States
southernstarbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.25%

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

Added by armock on 01-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,064
Reviews:
472
Ratings:
1,197
Liked:
956
Avg:
3.98/5
pDev:
12.06%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
249
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 1,197 |  Reviews: 472
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

an american strong stout. not quite an RIS yet they didn't have the quality of a export. it has a nice molasses quality. a nougat in the nose of brown sugar. the palate is a bit of a nutty almond quality. nice toasty malt. a mild bite and a bit of bitter. doesn't have the quality of grape i would expect. more of an american imperial porter malting quality. but a very nice beer... great to see something like this in a can.

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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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: dark brown with reddish hue with a 1 finger tan head

smell: roast, coffee, chocolate, malts,

taste: roast, coffee, malts

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,

overall: a very respectable Imperial Stout. Glad I got a few of these as extras to try. Very tasty.

Cheers,
The CPJ

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pourted from a12oz. can into a standard pint glass
Dark brown in color, with a big, billowy head of tan foam
Aroma-Roasted malts, coffee notes
Taste-Dark roasred coffee, milk chocolate, creamy, with a sweet-malt, slightly smoky, dry finish.
Overall,not too shabby for being out of a can, and very drinkable despite the rather high alcohol content.(8.5ABV)

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can -> sa taster
no date

Pours black with chocolate edges. A big active frothy brown heads stands atop. The head settles down slowly to a thin coating of cocoa powder dish suds. Lines of droppy lace up and down the glass.

Nose: Cocoa powder, dark chocolate

Thick and oily this is one big stout. Lots of chocolate and cocoa, finishes with chocolate bitterness that is chewy and bam on. Some light oily hops along with raisin and burnt toffee on the back end. Drying, makes you want another sip and another. A big and flavorful stout for sure.

This is a chocolate bomb, with an imperial edge. Another can't get in Pennsylvania beer picked up in Charlotte. Glad to try a beer from Texas.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very interesting. Stout, Can, Texas. not three things i'd expect honestly. but this is a pretty great beer. Looks more like a porter with a decent amount of browning on the edges, and a roasty roasty roasty chacolate cocao nose and alot of black licorice too. taste is a chocolate bombardment with an almost syrupy hersheys finish, but the mouthfeel is thinner and well carbinated like a porter, so all in all this is roasty and thin and colored like a porter, but rich like a stout, doesnt matter but i like it.
I got this can from a friend but i know ill buy a pack myself in the future, it's a great affordable beer to have sitting around that you don't feel like you have to save for special occasions, will be one of my new "session" Stouts.(incorrect usage police! RUN!)

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Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.9% out of 100 with 1,197 ratings
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