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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,025 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1025
Reviews: 472
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%


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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UCLABrewN84

California

3.53/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Skuter for sharing this one at his tasting.

Best by 3/7/13.

Pours a clear brown with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace slowly drip into the remaining beer on the drink down. Smell is of malt and toasted nut aromas. Taste is much the same with a mild roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is fairly mild and drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2012 07:38:53 | More by UCLABrewN84
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BuckeyeNation

Iowa

3.85/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

"as I walk along and stumble
trains rumble in my head
as I breeze along and grumble
think about you instead

and a piece of pecan pie
and you that's all I want
just a piece of pecan pie
and all I want is you

sometimes I get so hungry
think about pie all day
just a little whipped cream
honey, I'm on my way"

--'Pecan Pie' by Golden Smog

Beautiful cherry-bronze with a healthy infusion of orange that results in bright tangerine trim along the edges of the glass. I have to believe that the roasted pecans give the beer such a unique color; I've never seen another brown ale that looked quite like it. The pale caramel crown isn't very large and is a little too soft to result in much lace.

The aroma, while a little weak, is still pleasant. It's toasted brown malty and I'll be hanged if it isn't a little nutty. It's no more nutty than a few other browns that I could name, however, and there's no way that I could have identified the nuts as pecans.

Southern Pecan is a fairly simple, lighter end of the spectrum American brown ale. Ordinarily that would keep the flavor score down to at least one notch lower than the one I've granted. The reason that it's better than that is that I can actually taste roasted pecans, which are one of my favorite nuts. In case anyone is wondering, the malt bill consist of Maris Otter, caramel and wheat.

Granted, the pecan nuttiness isn't that prominent (Edit: it does become more noticeable with warming and the beer becomes more enjoyable as a result). With a more substantial malt load, this would be a killer, one of a kind offering that would be an instant classic. It's hard to imagine a better brown than a full-bodied, moderately sweet, roasted pecan ale. It's a shame that Lazy Magnolia doesn't brew that beer.

There doesn't need to be an abundance of hops (Magnum, Tettnang) to offset the somewhat flimsy malt backbone... and there isn't. I can appreciate a modest bitterness, especially on the back end, that balances the earthy caramel sweetness just enough without overtaking it. Sweet needs to win out over bitter in a brown ale as far as I'm concerned.

The mouthfeel, as already alluded to, is light. I'm becoming more tolerant of light browns though and will cut it some amount of slack. It's saved by the fact that the fine-bubbled carbonation is neither too much nor too little, but is juuust right.

I'm sitting here drinking my second glass from a growler of Southern Pecan, a Southern classic (or at least a Mississippi classic) out of my own gen-u-ine Lazy Magnolia B.C. pint glass and am having a grand old time. This is a wonderfully drinkable beer and should go well with whatever I decide to eat today. Thanks go out to barefootbrewer for making this possible.

Serving type: growler

12-15-2006 16:20:05 | More by BuckeyeNation
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4.43/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

I got this one in a trade a long while back, and have had a couple since, but I am just getting around to reviewing it now. Decided to open another one up last night, just for the reason of the review, and for the fact that this is simply one outstanding session ale to say the least. A sure classic, I opened up the twelve ounce bottle straight out of the fridge and proceeded to pour it into a pint glass.

Appearance - The pour was very nice, with a deep, reddish tinted brown being poured out and into the glass. Quite impressed with the nice hazelnut tone of it, this was definitely going to be a keeper. Nice carbonation could be seen through the clear appearance of the liquid. A nice two inch high head of white lace then crept up over the top of it and settled down nicely into a thin crown that was draped across the top. Some decent side glass lacing as well, left me with the impression of a solid brown ale.

Smell - The aroma was very sweet, with lots of caramel malts leading the charge on this one. Hints of nuts, and a touch of molasses as well had me going right away. As it warmed we then were able to pick up some notes of bready malts, a slight biscuit like aroma and a hint of some fresh grass type of smell. Definitely much more complex then your normal brown ale.

Taste - The flavor was spectacular and this really started to exceed my expectations at this point. Started out with a nice rush of sweet caramel, and this was quickly coating the inside of the mouth, leaving everything with a nice sweet film to it. As it passed the aftertaste gave in to much of the nuttiness that I had been looking for. A very nice pecan or almond like flavor, with a nice vinous like bitter bite to it. Very interesting indeed. Some notes of bready malts, and grain in the back and a nice slightly hopped, and a touch dry finish to it.

Mouthfeel - Very nicely carbonated, this was an easy bet for a medium bodied brown ale. This was absolutely brilliantly done, with no slickness or thinness apparent to it, this was just a high quality ale if I had ever seen one. Nice smooth feel and a great finish.

Drinkability - One of the easiest drinking ales I have ever run across. With a nice smooth feel, and a delightfully surprising rich palate, this one was definitely a keeper. Very low ABV of around 4% only served to egg you on to have more of it. I could have continued on with this one for the rest of the day without much of an effort at all!

Overall I thought this one was outstanding, and one of the best session ales I have had in a long time. I would love to see brewers turn more to doing things like this as it really shows off what can be done without going to the extreme. If you can get a hold of this, I would and quickly!

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2008 10:33:00 | More by mikesgroove
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brentk56

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours an almost clear dark amber color with puffy beige head that persists well and attaches lots of lace

Smell: Slightly sweet brown bread; think of a loaf of bread baked with nuts; hard to identify the aroma as pecan, however

Taste: Brown bread flavor from the outset, with a bit of resinous nut flavor developing by mid-palate; after a while, the nuts are clearly identifiable as roasted pecans; more of the same, after the swallow, with the flavor remaining well-balanced between the nuts and the malt

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Drinkability: Very easy to drink; I really enjoyed the blend between the sweet malt elements and the nutty flavors

Thanks, brianj555, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2008 01:06:10 | More by brentk56
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.23/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a clear brown color ale with a rather large foamy head with good retention and minimal lacing. Aroma of caramel malt with some light sweet toffee notes. Taste is dominated by quite rich caramel malt notes with a nice malt presence with no discernable hops presence. I can't say I really detected any pecans though kudos for trying something different.

Serving type: bottle

03-20-2009 02:24:45 | More by Phyl21ca
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Somehow, I expected more pecan flavor. Regardless, this is a very nice Brown Ale that shares some similarities with Amber Ales and Vienna Lagers.

The pour brings a medium viscocity with deep amber, nearly brown colors, off-white foam that initially rises but quickly settles to a lacing across the glass. No real lacing. Maybe a bit light in color for a brown; more akin to a rich Amber.

A malty nose gives rich toasty scents with yeasty breads, nuttiness, caramels, and a hint of fruitiness.

Medium flavors of toasty and bready malts give a lot of richness and texture to the beer. Caramelized malts also deliver a bold sweetness and richness. Light fruity esters give a subtle complexity to the yeasty bread tastes. Nuttiness boarders on toffee notes with a light buttery/butterscotch flavor. Quite nice.

Mostly malty textures with some caramel sweetness lingering on the tongue. No slickness or stickiness to the mouth. A mild grainy texture persists into the finish.

A nice little Brown Ale that, with some hoppiness and a brighter malt character, could be an awsome Amber Ale. But the maltiness (aside from the caramel sweetness) could make for a great Vienna Lager.

Thanks Freethyhops!

Serving type: bottle

08-22-2009 02:28:34 | More by BEERchitect
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.08/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Bottle shared by spycow at the post-Christmas tasting in Chicago. Served in a Cantillon tulip.

Pours a fairly-light brownish color with a small off-white head and not too much lacing or retention after that. A few bubbles on top. The nose brings forward a bit of lightly-sweetened malt, caramel, and some nutty character. The taste was about the same, mostly just general sweetness and some bread with some lingering pecan flavor. Mouthfeel was thin and water though the carbonation was fairly adequate. Okay, but nothing too special.

Serving type: bottle

01-05-2011 15:12:50 | More by Thorpe429
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metter98

New York

3.54/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottle at Vineyard 55, Bluffton, SC

A: The beer is clear dark reddish amber in color and has a light to moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a short off white head that died down and left a thick collar around the edge of the glass.
S: There are aromas of sweet nutty malts and caramel in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and has sweet flavors of toasted nuts-pecans start to stand out as the beer warms up. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is an easy to drink nut brown ale with a nice little twist of pecans. It might have been nicer if it wasn't as sweet and had more nutty flavors. This might be a better dessert type beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 23:02:21 | More by metter98
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear, brown body topped with a thin ring of whitish bubbles.

Smell: Aroma smelling of toasted nuts and caramel. Simple, but nice enough for a brown ale.

Taste: Nutty, caramel blend with a reasonable amount of malty sweetness. Generally drying throughout, even as a light bitterness sets in. Dry finish with a lingering nuttiness.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Drinkability: Mostly pleasant, pretty smooth, and generally tasty -- it's an okay brown ale.

Update: Had a much better experience -- a bottle packed with a bit more flavor and, I dare say, more smiles. Score bump!

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2008 14:50:13 | More by ChainGangGuy
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Devil's Backbone willibecher.

Thanks to pitasoup and the Donald in Mathmagicland BIF for this bottle!

Shiftless magnolias! This brew pours a clear red amber topped by at best a half-finger of white micro-foam. The nose comprises biscuits, toffee, caramel, rye bread, a touch of sugar, and a decent mixture of flowers and greens. The taste holds notes of brown sugar, very light maple syrup, walnuts, caramel, hot cinnamon, and an undercurrent of citrus hops, leaning toward the orange-y side of that spectrum. The body is a light medium, with a moderate carbonation and a very fluid feel. Overall, a solid brew, one that I could see chain-drinking on a nice Southern summer night.

Serving type: bottle

08-06-2010 09:42:35 | More by TMoney2591
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Reddish brown body, creamy, cocoa-tinted head. Lovely stuff.

Sweet malt greets the nose right off, fat and fruity and with plenty of bright, rounded nuttiness.

Hitting the tongue, an even, balanced affair, malt in center stage, minor hops, but never too much of the sweetness. Very tasty stuff, actually, meaty and full. I'm no pecan expert, but I like what's getting on my tastebuds. Smooth, warm, and deep. Scrumptious, too.

Full-bodied, long, sweet, but tempered finish. This is one I could turn to a couple of times, at least.
Thanks, BuckeyeNation, for my first Mississippi brew!

Serving type: bottle

10-28-2008 05:50:50 | More by feloniousmonk
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MasterSki

Illinois

2.98/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Thanks to dschuster03 for tossing me one of these. Served in an Alchemist pint glass. Best before February 12th, 2012.

A - Quick-dissolving two fingers of foam settle to a thin cap and a few stray spots of lace. Transparent amber body with a few slow-moving bubbles.

S - Nutty, but with a fruity and slightly sharp English yeast character. Slight astringency. Some faint bread and biscuit flavors in the periphery.

T - Taste is better, with some solid milk chocolate and toasted nut flavors. Finish is pecans, which I suppose makes sense. Seems more successful here in matching the printed descriptions.

M - Chewy texture with a lingering finish. Medium-light body, with moderate prickly carbonation, and a dry nutty feel to it. No alcohol, but seems like a bigger beer than 4.39%.

D - Easy to drink, but ultimately pretty average. That this beer is #26 on the top beers from the 'South' says more about how bad the beer culture is down there than it does about the merits of this brew. Passable if you're desperate for a MS tick.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 06:07:51 | More by MasterSki
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Acquired via trade from deepsouth, so a big “Thank you” goes out to him. Poured from a 12oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a bright brown color, with a thin but dense off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma is of nuts, honey, caramel and maple with a touch of hops.

T: The taste is malty and sweet with flavors of caramel, nuts, maple and honey, but not overly sweet. There’s a mild hops presence that provides some balance. The after-taste is bready and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and very crisp, medium body, medium-to-high carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

D: Tasty, goes down easily, slightly filling, very mild kick, good representation of style, this is nice beer to drink when your in the mood to knock back a few in this style but you want something substantial that won’t get you hammered.

Serving type: bottle

01-13-2008 03:51:08 | More by TheManiacalOne
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Cheers to Wasatch for this one, Thanks, John! I believe this is my first Mississippi Beer!

Pours caramel with 2 fingers of tan head. Average head retention & lacing

S: Slight nuttyness

T: Slight nuttyness, some pecan & slight leafy hops & some annoying astringency up front. Nuttyness & a bit of caramel sweetness are there as this warms. Finishes a bit of leafy hops & nuttyness

MF: Light/medium bodied with low carbonation & a bit wet

Drinks pretty easy, I could do a few of these before the lack of body drove me away. I'm sure I'd pound this if I lived in MS, but just an alright brown in my book

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2008 16:22:43 | More by russpowell
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drabmuh

Maryland

3.28/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Shared by Thorpe, I think if I lived in Mississippi I would happy that this is my local beer but since I don't I find it to be mediocre but unoffensive, served in a RR wine glass.

Beer is rubish / dark orange with a thin head of small white bubbles that leaves some lacing on the glass. Minimal lacing.

Aroma is mildly sweet, mild caramel malt and that's about it.

Beer is medium to light in body and minor league sweet up front with a clean thin finish on the end of almost nothing. No aftertaste, minimal carbonation. Unoffensive mediocrity.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2011 20:31:13 | More by drabmuh
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Mora2000

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked up from piginapen in a trade.

Pours a medium brown color with a small tan head that quickly disappears. Smell is malty - a mix of malty sweetness and roasted malt. The flavor is malty, with some nutty flavor as well. A very drinkable beer that is a great example of a nut brown ale. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2009 02:30:41 | More by Mora2000
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jlindros

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to duff247 for this one.

Pours a light creamy 1 finger head that fades semi quickly over semi hazy semi clear amber rosy reddish brown color.

Nose brings plenty of reddish malts, little toasty, some light fruits, toasty pecans, hints of brown sugar, light malty ale aroma.

Taste a reddish brown ale, medium malts, light brown sugar, some toasted pecans and a light nutty flavor, little juicy with some hints of fruit flavors, plenty of amber ale malt flavors, fairly smooth, a light bitterness. Pretty light overall though. Finishes with a bit more earthy bitterness, lingering toasted malts and a bit of pecan and fruits.

Mouth is fairly light, with lower but decent carbonation.

Drink is pretty good, very sessionable, would be a pretty good spring beer. In fact, a little too light for my tastes, but a decent beer.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2011 03:34:45 | More by jlindros
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.9/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A smooth but vigorous pour into my 25cl tulip glass forms a fat, three-finger thick, lightly browned, tan colored head. The beer is a deep red, almost plum color that shows a brilliantly clear, copper tinged, full red color when held up to the light. The aroma has a soft fruitiness to it up front that mixes in with an earthy nutty and toasted malt character. A touch of astringent, roasty grain notes are found towards the end of the aroma. The more I dig around in the aroma the more nutty notes I start to smell. I do like how the soft, berry like, fruitiness mixes with the nut character and malt notes in the aroma.

Served a little cold, about 40°F / 4.5°C and tastes sweet up front. A prickly carbonation provides a touch of pepper and a definite fizz to the texture. The finish has a lingering, light-medium fullness to it that sticks just a touch to the palate. The nuttiness is at first noticed as an oral-nasal effect in the middle, but becomes more distinct and flavored as the beer slips down my throat. The nuttiness has a toasty, slightly astringent (almost tannic in some ways) note to it. A fruitiness is noticeable in the taste as well, with touches of currants as well as some raisin like flavors. This is highly quaffable and I could definitely see myself drinking a few pints of this.

An interesting beer that has just enough character to keep me interested. By far the best beer I have had from Mississippi (ok it is the only one too, but it is still good).

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2008 02:55:42 | More by Gueuzedude
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This poured out as a much lighter color than I expected. It's a light brown, basically a deep orange. There is a decent looking tan head on top. The smell of the beer is roasted and has a subtle nuttiness. The taste of the beer is malty, very gentle bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel of the beer is smooth, lighter bodied and drinkable. Overall not a bad brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2013 01:38:16 | More by Knapp85
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Wasatch for including this one.

Pours bright reddish copper with a thin tan head that becomes a slowly disappearing patch.

The smell is of darkish malt, nuts (pecans, of course). Pretty robust.

The maltiness of a nice English-style brown ale has an American, southern, flair of a pecan touch (making this an American Brown). Finishes with a balanced sweetness.

Medium-bodied and smooth, the pecan is integrated well into the balanced maltiness. A nicely crafted brew!

Serving type: bottle

02-09-2008 22:17:19 | More by jwc215
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a clear darker brown with a creme head. Nose is nutty, yes. Flavor brings the nut aspect as well. Also gives a consistent sweet tone. I like. It has a good balance. Feel is sticky slick on the liquid and the carbonation is lower but appropriate. Overall a tasty beer. I'd be interested to try this on cask.

Thanks to yesferro for the trade (which arrived about 4 hours ago...hehe...)

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2008 18:10:40 | More by RblWthACoz
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.71/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

possibly the first beer ive had from the state of mississippi. i wouldnt call it a brown ale either, maybe more of an english pale ale. it pours real light brown in color, but its more tan or bronze in color because of its radiance and the penetrating light. theres a nice slowly fading lace head on top. the nose is quite nutty, but also lighter on the malt roast than i expect in a brown ale. no yeast or hops to speak of at all, but i do smell what must be the pecans, and they are sweet and woody. the flavor is equally light, with the pecans really beign featured a lot more than the abita version (which is the only other pecan beer ive had). i like that this isnt spiced at all, just flavored with the nuts, which are tasted more on the back end of the trip. really light in body, id say too much so, but in the context of a steamy mississipps swamp or somethiing (sorry for the stereotype), i think its lightness would be a pro rather than a con, which it was in a denver january. smooth feel though, relaxed carbonation, and overall a beer and a brewery id really like to drink more of. who knew?

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2013 17:36:09 | More by StonedTrippin
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Being from Alabama and SOuth Georgia by origin I liked this beer. Poured a
brown with ruby highlights, head is of average size and is light-brown. The aroma is rather weak and is malts and a strange pecan smell. The taste is maltyand unique. Mixed in there are flavors of a mild roastiness and some spice. The finish initially has a off-flavor, but that goes away as Southern Pecan warms up.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2008 00:33:11 | More by barleywinefiend
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tempest

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to CrazyNelson for trading this.

Wow. This beer rocks. No, it doesn't have the depth of a Belgian quad or ripping double imperial stout or IPA, but it's a fantastic session ale at 4%. The aroma has the roasted pecan with a mix of mellow chocolate malts and caramel candy. The flavor mixes a deeper roasted nut taste into the same cocoa and caramel with a hint of toffee and chocolate-orange (like Terry'd Chocolate Orange with the slices).

I'm very grateful for Nelson including a second bottle of this. I highly recommed this to brown ale and session beer lovers.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2009 12:59:42 | More by tempest
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akorsak

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A 12 oz bottle from a trade with brianj555.

A: The brown ale is more of an auburn color, darker orange rather than brown. The lighter hues make the ale more translucent. A small head blanketed the ale but it was quick to dissapate.

S: The nose is full of sweet nutty aromas. Caramel notes also drift in and out. A pleasing ale to sniff.

T: The ale is pleasant, a sipping beer that won't set the world aflame but delivers a solid flavor. The nuttiness is remarkable, dry with a roasted taste. They mix with caramel malts to create a flavorful taste that isn't harsh or astringent. There are some citrusy hops that make their presence known near the end of a sip.

M: The mouthfeel is somewhat static, there isn't much carbonation to keep things lively. Beyond that, the nutty caramel flavor is nice.

D: The ale is surprisingly mild, just 4%. The nuttiness is the best feature and I'd glad to have another one in the fridge.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2008 20:17:01 | More by akorsak
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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
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