MarkAg86 (10) - Conroe, Texas, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Magnificent beer! This is Southern Star's Buried Hatchet Stout aged in bourbon barrels and results in a sweet stout beer with hints of bourbon and chocolate. Delicious!
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This smells great and is slightly sweet and very smooth. I had the Buried Hatchet Nitro first and it was delicious. This is even better. DearBeer2013 (94) - - FEB 20, 2015
Awesome stout. Nothing but true chocolate with a slight hint of bourbon. One of the best stouts i've ever had. BeerRenter76 (1014) - Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Originally rated on 7/11/14. "It wasnt marked so I didnt notice the price on until i was checking out.. OUCH. But i am glad it wasnt marked for i probably would have passed it up at $12 for 16.9 OZ. Liked their Buried Hatchet Stout, absolutely love this barrel aged version.Beautiful aromas of wood, leather, bourbon, coconut, coffee, milk and dark chocolates and maple syrup. Almost black body with plenty of brownish ruby edges, the head was thin and quickly reduced to a ringed film, leaving the occasional spot of lace. Medium mouthfeel, a touch of stickiness to it. All of the flavors come at you at once, big roasted coffee, nuts, booze, chocolates, bourbon the back side finishes with the mellow woody vanilla bean notes. A half step behind my favorite Goose Island Bourbon barrel aged stout, but still awesome and worth a try, i’m thinking about spending $12 more for a head to head this winter stxoil (33) - Texas, USA - DEC 16, 2015
Pours nearly black with a thin tan head that doesn’t last too long. Nose is not very abundant, but dies have hints of vanilla and bourbon. Taste is heavenly with coffee, toffee, chocolate and vanilla notes. Very complex. Has a viscous mouthfeel. Finish is slightly bourbony and alcoholic. This is prices but very delicious and worth a splurge. Really good stuff. Buried Hatchet is very good but the bourbon-barrel aging kicks it up several notches.
degbert (1773) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2015
TCBF. Pours inky black with a light cinnamon head -- we have motor oil here, my friends, and it looks tasty. Nose is magnificent; baking chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, cream, spice. On the tongue, it’s rapturous. Buried Hatchet Stout is good enough; in bourbon barrels, it enters the magical realm of Freakin’ Forget It. Damn Near Perfect. TwinBeer (58) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Wow!!! I lucked into this bottle and wish i could find more. 16.9oz bottle pours dark murky brown with a small beige head with great lacing on the glass. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla and bourbon. Taste like candy made of bourbon, chocolate and hints of vanilla to smooth out the bourbon. I could drink this beer everyday for dessert it’s not to rich but prefect before bed beer. Great job Southern Star!!!! daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 28, 2013
Dark brown pour, brown head. Rich chocolate, bourbon, oak, vanilla, fudgey brownies, light roast. The base beer has been elevated big time! Necscv (22) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
Nice lacing and head retention. Smell is bourbon, coffee, cacao. Taste is similar, with soy sauce, vanilla. Long changing finish, bourbon and sweetness at first, turns into french roast coffee flavor. Wordsworth (147) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2015
Tallboy can poured into snifter. Pours pitch black with a soapy white head that quickly disappears. Aroma is vanilla, oak, burnt sugar, molasses, booze. The flavor is complex, beginning with a malty bourbon sweetness, a faint char, burnt sugar, oak, and finishing with a long boozy vanilla. This shit is pretty delicious. The bourbon aging adds a lot of character to what is already a very solid stout. I’m glad I have a few more cans of this to age because I imagine it only improves with time.