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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.35/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Named of the original name of the city of Kennesaw (our home town), Big Shanty is not a little beer by any means. Made with real graham cracker crumbs and honey, itʼs sweetness is only challenged by itʼs strong roast and hop bitterness. A world class stout with an extreme amount of local flavor.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerIamBlog (20) - - DEC 22, 2012
Nice smooth beer. Very easy drinking for an imperial stout. Looks great in the glass. Even if you don't like graham crackers you should try it. But seriously , who doesn't like graham crackers? Right now, BHB beers are limited and hard to find so if you see one, get it. And for whatever reason if you don't like it, give the rest to me. - check out more at www.beeriam.com

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rollinsr (447) - Atlanta, GEORGIA - JUN 28, 2015
Pours black with minimal head. Aroma is sweet and malty with a maple syrup feel to it. Extremely smooth and rich with obvious graham cracker flavor and some sweet spices. Great for breakfast or dessert. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BuckeyeBoy (3531) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 13, 2015
22oz bottle thanks to rich. Pours out dark brown almost black topped with a tan head. Nose is total cinnamon gram cracker wow the nose is nice. Taste is total gram cracker cinnamon toast and a light malty sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (4642) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 26, 2015
22oz bottle in a cup. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of dark malts, some cinnamon and spices, notes of roast, hints of soda, and some dough. Flavor the same with a decent blend. Average texture. A unique beer but not the best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
knickskicks (873) - - APR 25, 2015
Dark brown pour. Nose and taste are Cinnamon raisin bagel. Light mouthfeel for a stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gachupines (1061) - USA - APR 22, 2015
Black with a thick tan head. Aroma is spice, prominently cinnamon and a little bit of roasted cocoa. Flavor is spiced, once again cinnamon is fairly prominent. A little cloyingly sweet in the finish is a little distracting. Overall, fairly interesting. Wife: 3.3

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
koleminer20 (979) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2015
22 oz bottle shared by Spencer. The pour is a medium black with a light tan head that calls down to a film and a couple spots of lace. The aroma is really spicy. There is a lot of cinnamon and a surprising dryness. The aroma is spicy but it's also really plain. There is maybe a little roast on the back end. The flavor is all spices. It's almost bad. I'm not a fan at all. It's forced, really spiced. Lots of harsh sharp spice. The mouth feel is light and really thin. There is a minimal carbonation allowing the spice dominate. The aftertaste is really spicy without much else happening. There is a spicy dryness that is just whoa. Not good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Drake (10406) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2015
Bottle courtesy of obguthr shared at the Charlottesville Foxy Knoxy tasting. Clear dark brown, thin fizzy tan head, good retention. Aroma of ginger, toasted malt, caramel. The taste is vanilla, toasted malt, ginger, dry citrus. Medium bodied, low carbonation, lingering spice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3209) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle at the Charlottesville Tasting. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, cocoa spices. Tastes of caramel, dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JHeath99 (1409) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a cola brown with a ring of tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malts. Definitely get the graham cracker on the nose.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4528) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Honey and cinnamon nose, bready and aweet. Mahogany, thick tan head, good lacing. Honey, cinnamon, burned cookies. Medium body moderate carbonation.

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