Buried Hatchet Stout | Southern Star Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
1,195
Reviews:
472
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
12.15%
 
 
Wants:
84
Gots:
248
For Trade:
4
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Photo of sposter4
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
3.32/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.7/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of n2pux
3.99/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ttime3131
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris_Huston
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Drank colder than my usual -- probably about 55-60 degrees, into my standby tuliped snifter. Dark coffee brown, unappealing fizzy tan head is one of its few detractions. Mild and pleasant coffee nose. Taste builds nicely on that, adding malty and toffee sweetness while preserving a good balanced coffee bitterness. Biggest surprise is the somewhat watery, basically porter/light porter feel that works perfectly well. Really has me intrigued for the BBA version, Black Crack. This is definitely a highly repeatable stout.

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Photo of Babbatron
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Beer_lover89
4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of arlo19
4.81/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of AngusOg
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kuges
4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.63/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Brown and black. Thin light brown head to it, less than a quarter of an inch on the top. Leans black overall. Aroma was lots of roasted chocolate malt.

Good backbone to the beer, its thickness was appreciated, especially out of a can. Alcohol is just blanketed by the malt thickness. Not sweet at all. Carbonation on point. You can chew this. Strait up no adjunct beer that provides coffee and chocolate flavor via its malt. Right on.

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Photo of ArchimedesSox
4.13/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Black, opaque, thin khaki head, spotty lacing

S: Coffee, chocolate, bread

T: Big coffee and chocolate, dark roasted malts, burnt toast

M: Full

O: A nice beer that doesnt try to do too much. Chocolate and coffee are well represented in smell and taste.

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Photo of tourdot
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of E-McFarden
4.31/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of miamichelle30
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mig100
3.62/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ssteckley
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.04/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.68/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBen5
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jngrizzaffi
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a pitch black color with a small foamy head. Head retention is non-existent. Lacing is mild. Aroma of dark roasted malts with some coffee and chocolate. Nice smooth, mildly creamy taste. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Coffee and chocolate taste with dark malts, but it seems a bit watered down, especially for an Imperial Stout.

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Photo of monk2021
4.12/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aserwin
4.42/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Buried Hatchet Stout from Southern Star Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 1,195 ratings.
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