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Big Shanty Graham Cracker Stout - Burnt Hickory Brewery

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Big Shanty Graham Cracker Stout
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90
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32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.39%
Wants: 6
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Burnt Hickory Brewery visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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.

(Beer added by: ChainGangGuy on 04-22-2012)
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Reviews by alk3kenny:
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alk3kenny

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice dark color creamy head with a nice lace though head is gone quickly. Smell is slightly sweet little boozy maybe a hint of cinnamon... lets taste it... boozy boozy creamy mouthfeel but astringent slight sweetness in second sip definitely a beer to warm and savor good but not great not really getting the graham cracker in the taste....

update: Had this again recently and it seems they have improved upon the recipe... More graham crack and much nicer on the palate. This brewery is quickly becoming one of my favs check them out!!!

Serving type: on-tap

06-10-2013 10:09:44 | More by alk3kenny
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Big Shanty Graham Cracker Stout from Burnt Hickory Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.