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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   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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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerIamBlog (21) - - 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


3.5
bconch (471) - - JAN 13, 2018
Black pour, thin tan head. Nose of clove, cinnamon and sweet malt. Taste follows. A touch boozy, sweet finish.

3.6
vyvvy (6835) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2017
Pours deep brown with small tan head. Aroma is chocolate, graham crackers and red apples. Has medium body with soft carbonation. The taste has aroma with more sharpness and cinnamon. Good.

4
poolboy07 (7) - - NOV 23, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 23, 2017 The cinnamon smell is awesome. It is a delicious cold weather stout for me.

3
crossovert (14134) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2017
Draft. Dark hazed brown pour. Smells like cinnamon graham cracker. Flavor is cinnamon graham cracker and roasted malt.

3.5
Bacchus66 (999) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 18, 2017
Draft at the Hive. Pours clear dark brown with a creamy cappuccino cap. Nose is total graham cracker - dough, brown sugars, cinnamon. Flavors are chiefly cinnamon and some sweet, roasty malt character. Medium bodied, long cinnamon finish. Smells great and the flavor is initially enjoyable, but in the end it’s just a little too much cinnamon.

3.7
oobawa (1859) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 13, 2017
Tasty imperial stout, dark chocolate and molasses backed by ample graham cracker notes and a honey undertone. Never grows cloy, though, thanks to the java finish, roasty and bitter with a hint of pine-tinted hoppiness. Chocolate and graham are prominent on the nose, while the pour is a suitable brown-tinged black, lacking much head but giving up some lacing. Alcohol’s well-hidden, but the texture’s a tad thin. Good dessert beer.

3.5
fonefan (52351) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2017

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Burnt Hickory Big Shanty Graham Cracker Stout ].
Clear dark black brown colour with a large to huge, creamy and open, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white to light beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, dark malt, chocolate, spicy, cake, cookie, cinnamon. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, cinnamon, dusty, cake - cracker, dark malt, roasted, chocolate. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20170422]
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3.6
kramer (6991) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Tap. Pours a clear dark brown body with a small tight bubbled beige head. The nose is roasty and sweet with some coffee, and indeed, some graham cracker. The flavor is pretty solid, roasty and slightly sweet on the finish with some honey, coffee, and graham cracker notes. Rather well hidden alcohol for being 9%. Medium bodied with just a little cling and soft fizzy carbonation. Pretty good beer.

3
DocJitsu (2060) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2017
Pours a very dark brown with a short, light tan head. Definitely pick up graham cracker on the nose immediately. Moderately thick. Flavor is thin. A lot of cinnamon. More cinnamon toast than graham cracker in the flavor. Not enough sweetness to balance the essence of the spice.

3.8
djd07 (16289) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2016
On tap at Hunah Day. Pours a dark brown with medium tan head that lasts. The aroma is honey, graham crackers, roast. Medium body, roasted malt, honey, graham cracker, light booze finish, very good.


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