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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (6578) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocJitsu (1928) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (13702) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (4541) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2016
Draft at Taco Mac Chattanooga. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Leaves a lot of lacing in the glass. Has some graham cracker notes on the nose along with the roasted malt. A little watery on the tongue though its certainly tastes like its named. Hides its booze well. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (6134) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - NOV 28, 2016
Almost hazy brown pour. Aroma is graham crackers and vanilla. Flavor is sweet graham crackers, bready, and sweet. Thin and a touch watery with a solid bitter finish. good beer to me

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1649) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Poured from the tap into a tulip glass at the Taco Mac in Atlanta. The appearance is a pitch black color with a small tan head. The taste is sweet graham cracker. An outstanding beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Bulk_Carrier (5057) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - OCT 1, 2016
Poured into a snifter, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a thin off white to tan foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Mild thin messy lacing weaves around the glass. The aroma starts with big sweet graham cracker crust. Slight raisin to balance. Subtle honey. The flavor brings in the sweet cracker/crust/crumb (so Graham cracker real sweetness) with once again the sweet honey to add a little bit. Raisin seems to faint a little bit more. Mild sweet graham cracker sweetness in the aftertaste leading into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a nice sessionable smooth sweet crisp feel about it. Low carbonation. Spectacular smoothness. Overall, everything seems to flow properly, of course I would have again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aurelius (5216) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2016
Appealing, vaporous, sweet, raisiny, pruney aroma. Very dark. Cinnamon roll, dark, spicy flavors. Cigarette, firecracker notes. Malty, maybe bocky. Roasty . Thanks to someone at Proof.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (3098) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - APR 27, 2016
Aroma: Big Cinnamon, Vanilla, Mild Graham Crackers... Appearance: Dark Brown Hue, Passes Minimal Light, Thin White Head Ring, Some Lacing... Taste: Cinnamon, Vanilla, Mild Sweet Bread... Mouthfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Mildly Drying

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorterPounder (7766) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2016
Atlanta, Ga - Taco Mac - Atlanta (Metropolis) - on tap. Deep, dark black motor oil like pour, nice film of a mocha colored head, decent lacing. Graham crackers, light cinnamon in the aroma. Flavor is solid with a solid chocolate base, some graham cracker accents, a touch of cinnamon, a distant hint of vanilla. Nice thick, rich mouthfeel. Pretty solid,

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