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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

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1,242 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,242
Reviews: 492
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 72
Gots: 110 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale is the first beer in the world, to our knowledge, made with whole roasted pecans. The pecans are used just like grain and provide a nutty characteristic and a delightful depth to the flavor profile. This beer is very lightly hopped to allow the malty, caramel, and nutty flavors shine through. The color is dark mahogany. Southern Pecan won a Bronze Medal in the 2006 World Beer Cup in the Specialty Beer category.

19 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-26-2005)
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

dll025, Today at 04:52 AM
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ajdemma, Saturday at 05:23 PM
Photo of pasjc2001
1/5  rDev -72.2%

This is, by far, the worst beer I have ever had.

pasjc2001, Saturday at 04:52 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

zestar, Wednesday at 12:19 PM
Photo of Washuffizi98
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Washuffizi98, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

KG710, Sep 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

mconner666, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of barnzy78
3.11/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz, bottled on 07/02/14
A 3 - copper with a thin beige head
S 3 - mild aroma of nut, caramel, toffee, brown malts, spicy earthy hops
T 3.25 - sweet with nutty pecans, caramel, toffee, toasted grain, faint chocolate, spicy, and earthy
M 3 - thinner body, moderate carbonation, finishes sweet with minimal bitterness
O 3 - cloyingly sweet at times. It's not bad, but nothing I would get again.

barnzy78, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Calexanderrawls
4.8/5  rDev +33.3%

Calexanderrawls, Sep 12, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -11.1%

kilobees, Sep 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Littlefreddi, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

daehrednud, Sep 10, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +33.3%

showme-beer20, Sep 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

BigRedDog, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of damndirtyape
3.38/5  rDev -6.1%

12oz bottle (bottled on 07/18/14) poured into a Libby globe porter glass.

Appearance: Clear dark amber trending towards a mahogany color. Thin white ring at the edge. An occasional strand of lacing here and there.

Smell: Sweet – brown sugar, caramel, and it smells just barely of pecans. It smells a bit like a faint pecan pie, but maybe not as buttery. As it warms up there is a hint of clove, roasted dry pecans, and something leafy.

Taste: Sweet again, maybe a little too sweet. Brown sugar, caramel, but with some pecan nuttiness again, but it’s lost in the sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Lively carbonation – not fizzy but higher than I’d like it to be. Gets a bit fizzier as it warms up. A bit watery.

Overall / Drinkability: Sounded like a very promising beer, but by the end I feel like it fell short. Like a pecan soda with alcohol in it. I don’t think I’ll have again. Not a bad beer, just not a good one, and I like pecans. Oh well.

damndirtyape, Sep 09, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -6.7%

AMCimpi, Sep 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

hsvphy, Sep 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Definitely something unique, one of my first forays into specialty brews and a mainstay at my household.

The first thing I noticed about this beer is the deep color when poured. Very dark mahogany, clear with almost no head. A nice, deep, nutty smell with hints of caramel and vanilla.

Comes clear onto the tongue and hits the back of the mouth with a sweet, nutty flavor. It feels smooth and creamy as it rolls over the tongue.

Aftertaste gives a lingering taste of the roasted pecans with a light sweetness in the mouth.

Overall a very pleasant drinking experience. It is quite good for the price it's sold at in NOLA. I almost always have a bottle somewhere in the house since its such a nice beer to sit back and relax with. It has depth and complexity, but not to the extent where drinking it is a task to focus on. Cheers Lazy Magnolia, on a very solid solid beer.

Hurricane_Harry, Sep 06, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

jmw4437, Sep 05, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

wethorseblanket, Sep 05, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

MaseFace, Sep 05, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +5.8%

A: 4.0 - Dark walnut color with a slow-forming, but eventually dense, lasting head.
S: 3.75 - Pleasant malty aroma, slightly nutty. I can't pick out pecans per se. Light caramel.
T: 3.75 - Soft sweet malt, no black patent or roasted tastes to be found. Caramel with a hint of vanilla. Nuttiness is subtle but present, and is detectably pecan-y now.
M: 4.0 Creamy, soft mouthfeel.
O: 3.75 Nice brown ale, though not exciting.

Weighting (percentages): 20, 20, 40, 5, 15. Avg: 3.81

allengarvin, Sep 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

JayNat, Sep 04, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +2.8%

Poured from 12oz bottle into a pint glass. My first Mississippi beer!

Appearance: medium amber-brown hue with a light haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a finger of creamy tan foam. A nice-looking brown ale.

Smell: sweet malt with vanilla, caramel and a light toastiness. The nuttiness of the pecans really comes through as well. Pretty good, I'd say, if a little sweet.

Taste: very much like the aroma, with toasted malt, caramel sweetness and plenty of nuttiness. An interesting take on the style.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good carbonation and a pretty good creaminess. I like it well enough.

Overall: there's no doubt about it, you have to like a nutty flavor to like this beer. But I think it's definitely worth a try.

flagmantho, Sep 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

MattWatson37, Sep 04, 2014
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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,242 ratings.