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You hold in your hand a stout for stout lovers. Buried Hatchet is brewed with a large quantity of brown malt reminiscent of a traditional pre-Industrial Revolution malt profile. This stout is full of robust, roasted flavors which intermingle with a bittersweet creaminess that concludes to a perfect, warming finish.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2010
Pours a dark chest brown color with mahogany edges when held to a light source and a two finger yellowish beige head with excellent retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap. Surprisingly not much lacing though. Deep roasty dark malt aroma with hints of caramel and chocolate as well as some deep roasted coffee note, hazelnut and toffee. There’s also a slight hop character that compliments the bitterness from the coffee in the nose. This beer smell a bit more roasty than I usually prefer but the sweet chocolate notes balance things out nicely. Slightly chewy medium body with a lot of deep roasted malt flavor. Hints of burnt toast, chocolate and caramel maltiness, smooth roasted coffee, slight bitterness, toffee and even some vanilla. Dry finish. Although this beer is predominantly roasty, it is very complex with lots of sweet flavors balancing things out making it extremely smooth and quaffable. Again, as in the aroma, there is s alight hop bitterness that compliments the bitter roasted coffee flavor very well. I was very pleasantly surprised by this beer and am looking forward to drinking more of it. Recommended!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SuzyGreenberg (1603) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2010
12 oz. can; thanks to xpimp for the bonus can; pours clear cola brown with thick light tan head fading slowly; sugary coffee, dry chocolate malt and ashy bitter chocolate; plenty sweet on first sip with more body than the pour suggested; light creamy milk, sugar and sweet coffee; there are some porters out there heavier than this, but it is quite tasty overall; ashy chocolate nibs, creamy coffee; good stuff

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tpseabird (29) - Dickinson, Texas, USA - MAY 12, 2010
Pours very dark brown. Aroma is sweet with heavy roasted malt and a light coffee note. Pleasant malt sweetness with a deep roasted and slightly bitter finish. Body is light for a stout, but the flavors bring it home. Good stout with clean roasted flavors. Really enjoyed this brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheGuy (653) - Illinois, USA - MAY 7, 2010
Sampled at DLD thank to Granville poured dark brown with a tan head with the aromas being from chocolate,coffee,caramel and vanilla taste is of the same with a smooth creamy mouthfeel and a slightly bitter finish one of the best stouts I have had in a can

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3561) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - MAY 6, 2010
Light frothy beige head with a coco puff and caramel corn nose. Milk chocolate, caramel corn and some burnt sugar in the flavor. The finish shows a green grass bitterness. An alright sweet stout that gets extra credit for coming in a can. I don’t remember who sent me this but it is a nice treat.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3095) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2010
12 oz can
It has been a while since something interesting has been released in a can locally so when I saw a four pack of this on the shelf I picked it up without question. Having tried one I am glad I have two more left. This would be a perfect beer to drink around a campfire on a spring or fall evening.

Aroma / Appearance - The fluid body had a mild viscosity to it. A bubbly eggshell head was decorative eye candy. Bittersweet chocolate, black coffee, and raspberry liquer melded into a warmth like the aroma of a cooling wood stove.

Flavor / Palate - Carbonated dark chocolate bubbled across the tongue. Soon came a very strong malt bill like black coffee and malted balls. The bitter finish has a strong bite which is not hoppy but serves the same purpose. This is well balanced and a reasonable value at $2.50 per can.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
danielcurtis81 (1519) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 3, 2010
Served from a 12 oz can courtesy of a trade with awiseman01. The appearance is a deep brown black with a nice tan head. A lot of roasted brown malts, oats, coffee and chocolate notes too. The flavors fall in line with a full load of oats and brown malts, and a medium roast coffee flavor. The mouth is moderately carbonated. A different feel them more irs (although it looks like RB has this classified as a stout now) with all the brown malt flavors but still a hearty tasty stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2010
Dark reddish-brown pour with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma. Taste is roastd malt., little creamy. Very enjoyable. Almost a nutty flavor. OK lacing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dickinsonbeer (5076) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 20, 2010
12 oz can I think shared by Hopscotch at RBWG 2010. Pours a nice amber -brown actually- not as dark as expected but decent head. Aroma is toasty nutty chocolate, earth with a light roast, with mineral and salt. Flavor is toasted brown malts, biscuit, and fresh baked cookies- slightly burnt, light burnt toast, caramel sweetness light chocolate earth and roast.- very clean and smooth finish. Not what I was expecting but easy drinking and pretty nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frank (3025) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2010
Deep garnet red, almost black, small head of fine bubbles. Nice chocolate/roast nose. Interesting recipe. It doesn’t taste all crazy strange or anything but definitely tastes a bit different than a stout made w/ just dark malts and roasted barley w/ a grist of mostly pale malt. There is a different kind of chocolate richness to it. It is maybe simpler in flavor but the kind of simple that belies great depth. There are possibly some medicinal notes around the edges but you only notice those because it’s good enough that you care to delve in deeply. Thick creamy mouthfeel w/ gentle carbonation. Good stout and high enough gravity it is probably deserving of being classed as an imperial around here.


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