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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

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1,335 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,335
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 74
Gots: 146 | 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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Photo of drpimento
2.15/5  rDev -40.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Think we got one from a bad line: Served with a small, off white head and some lace. Color was a clear, amber brown. Aroma ( my snooter don't work so well, so I think I'm able to give this beer a better, but inconsistant score compared to other qualities) is decent with bananas, brown fruit, caramel, toffee, and malt. Flavor is absolutely DOMINATED by bleach, + the traditional nut brown flavors. It was hard to focus on the other aspects of the beer because of the bleach. My friend couldn't drink it either.

drpimento, Jun 29, 2010
Photo of bboymouse
2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

bboymouse, Sep 08, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

kds2437, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of omnibusfilms
2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

omnibusfilms, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Mark-Leggett
2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

Mark-Leggett, Aug 15, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -37.3%

SaxmanRick, Jan 12, 2013
Photo of bditty187
2.33/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Amber-chestnut in hue; soapy beige head, small and the froth doesn’t last long. Good looking beer, the brightness of the color is attractive. It is unfortunate the head retention was poor. As I consumed no lace appeared.

Sweet, spent grain-like nose… kind of “wort-y” like; almost like Malta Goya and while I get a nice brown sugar/molasses nuttiness there is a disconcerting incompleteness to the aroma. No sense of hops. I am expecting this to be a very sweet beer.

The palate is not as sweet as I was expecting. Malty upfront, in the middle it turns unpleasantly metallic before ending with a nutty, buttery finish. The buttery characteristic doesn’t come across as diaceytl. No depth. No hop character. A really bland, simple and unpleasant tasting beer… it is a dud.

Medium-light in body, low carbonation but appropriate mouthfeel overall.

Not really what I was expecting in this beer and regardless it isn’t very good. I have no need to finish my bottle. Regardless of what I think about this beer I am very thankful to finally try it. Thanks Mindy for the bottle. I’ve now tried and reviewed a beer from Mississippi. 49 states sampled… I need to try a beer from North Dakota.

bditty187, Mar 31, 2013
Photo of witster18
2.36/5  rDev -34.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Smells tanenish sour but not much of anything.

Taste is cloying malt with a honey sweet finish. This is what I suppose a killians mixed with a seriously stale Sam Adams would taste like.

For only 4.3abv it has some heat and a decent mouthfeel but that's about it. You'd be better served with a different choice for the Same or less in terms of price. Think I'd even prefer a shiner over this(that's how slightly above average this is).

Head leaves like a kid who soils his pants during first period.

Newcastle n shiner aren't great, but they taste better than this to me. Glad I didn't purchase this.

I know my score is low here, but this reminds me of the well-water at some of my friends houses in the country when I was younger, or what the Fratelli's were serving the "Goonies" at the abandoned restaurant. Dislike it to the point I might turn down another free one. Overrated here.

There's a degree of originality in the sweetness and oilyness, but it's a bit uneventful/flat for me, and I just don't care for the taste.

witster18, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of cadizkyguy
2.45/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bought a six pack a while back, i know it was because House of Brews in Clarksville, TN, was still open when i bought it... Anyway, had a couple of them fresh and it had a harsh aftertaste, like the beer was made with pecan shells and not the pecans themselves...

Now a few months later, probably closer to eight months, here i try again.

Poured my last two bottles into an oversized hefeweizen glass... Some frothiness.. that dissipates rather quickly. a nice golden brown hue..

Smell, well, it smells like a brown ale, not sure the difference between an American brown and an English brown, but it smells ok, rather nutty, which I'd say is right in line with the ingredients.

Taste, I'm still getting the bitter aftertaste. Not all that appealing. Like drinking medicine.
Maybe they goofed here and made this batch with pecan shells.. Just saying...

Mouthfeel. Like a mouthful of mouthwash. Again, not all that appealing.

Overall. Not a big fan of this beer, which has its fans. Both fresh and dated, this beer did not do it for me. I might try Lazy Magnolia's other brews but i'll do a pick six next time. This beer is a rare drain pour. Just can't stomach the rest.

cadizkyguy, Mar 18, 2012
Photo of DenverHopHead
2.45/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.
Appearance - a lazy brown. Weak white head. Struggling to leave lace.
Smell - meh, pretty average, really.
Taste - sweet for a brown ale, but I'm not sure I detect any pecan.
Feel - light body, leaves a bit to be desired.
Overall - the style is a bit boring to me, and this one is about par for the course.

DenverHopHead, Dec 15, 2013
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2.48/5  rDev -30.9%

Brandonlestage1869, Aug 12, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Moby, Jul 19, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Arch-Harris, Aug 11, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

bostonryan, Oct 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

NCLorax, Dec 31, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

MattM, Oct 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

jdiesel5, Oct 11, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

eugeneizzo, Aug 12, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

brasher503, Jan 28, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

radlleb, Feb 17, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

GMB, Oct 21, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

TigerOwl, Dec 30, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Soto, Mar 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Theogre83, Nov 16, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Naamandroid, Jan 08, 2012
Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,335 ratings.