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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Ratings: 1,446
Reviews: 537
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 78
Gots: 212 | 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:
Beer added by: Todd on 03-26-2005

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
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A: Served a brown color with a moderate head and some lacing.

S: Aroma of nuts, roasted malt with some sweetness and grain.

T: Flavor is a mixture of nuts and malt. A bit on the sweet side. There is a mild bitterness and a dry finish.

F: Fairly light body, smooth but has a lingering stickiness.

O: Interesting and unique beer from a regional brewer. A bit sweet for more that one.

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On tap at Cooter Brown's in Jacksonville, Alabama.

A rather unremarkable beer, it pours a dark copper, moderate head. A grainy nose with bits of brown sugar and hops, the beer is pretty sweet and one dimensional in the mouth. Flavors of brown sugar, sweet potato, and hops, the beer is similar to a mild Pale Ale. I don't know if they actually use pecans in the brewing process, but I could not detect any of them on the palate.

Not a bad beer at all, just a bit sweet and ordinary.

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I had this brew on-tap at Outback Steakhouse in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Poured into a standard mug, I won't get into the pour skills. I wanted to try this once just becuase I had never seen it before....

Appearance - Poured a medium brown color with a quickly disappearing one finger head. No signs of lacing.

Smell - Smells of nuts, maple, brown sugar, kind of smells like syrup. Not much of a beer smell to it, I seriously thought it smelled like maple syrup.

Taste - This was the part where this beer lost me. The maple and brown sugar taste was overwhelming in this brew. The sweetness was intense, with a mild nutty undertone to go with all the maple and brown sugar. I couldn't detect much sign at all of anything but the aforementioned.

Mouthfeel - The sweetness was overwhelming in the taste, and the stickiness of the sugar in the beer lingered in the mouthfeel. Mouthfeel was fairly consistent with the style, but the sticky aftertaste was not good.

Overall - This beer is good to try once, but I would never drink it again. It's not very often I find a beer that I wouldn't drink even if it was free, but this is one of them. Way too sweet. If you are expecting a mildly sweeter version of Newcastle, this is way off the mark. Not recommended

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From tap to shaker pint glass on 1/20/12
at the Beale St. Taproom in Memphis, TN
*From notes

-- This was one of the first beers I ever logged on my want list. After years of patience, I'm so glad to finally tick it. --

A: Pretty clean reddish-amber. In fact it looks more like a standard amber then a brown. As the bartender sits down the glass of ice cold beer, I get a one finger head that fades a bit too quickly. Minor collar, no lacing.

S: So for those who don't know, cigarette smoking is still legal in Memphis bars. Having said that, it's a bit tough to get a really solid bouquet on the beer. It comes off rather mild, like an old school nut brown.

T: The fore is a bit creamy and oddly boozy, with a nutty touch to it. There's a decent malt spine to the brew which washes over the mid. The finish showcases a more pronounced nutty quality, and ends quite dry.

M: Actually feels pretty good. For a low ABV beer, I figured this to be a thin, watery brown. Luckily it's not, and the bigger body really helps to sell the nutty gimmick.

O: I can dig. Lazy Magnolia's Southern Pecan is a nice little beer, something I'd drink fairly often if in it's Southern distro network. It didn't rock my face, but certainly makes for a flavorful session brew.

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A - Not much head at all. Amber color more on the red side.

S - Not much here, small malt notes, slight sweetness.

T - Malty sweet, then the pecan flavor comes in very nicely. Not overwhelming but still present. Also, the pecan is left in the aftertaste. Dark fruits also linger.

M - Slightly carbonated and creamy, extremely nice.

O - Not a bad beer for such a unique flavor addition.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
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