1. American Craft Beer Fest returns to Boston on May 29 & 30, featuring 640+ beers from 140+ brewers. Tickets are on sale now.

Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

Educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
81
good

1,395 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,395
Reviews: 522
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 15.13%
Wants: 74
Gots: 173 | 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
View: Beers (16) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters | Read the Alström Bros Beer Reviews and Beer Ratings of Southern Pecan Alström Bros
Ratings: 1,395 | Reviews: 522 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of JimBNP
3.52/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Lgavett
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of BlackhammerOhio
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of TheSSG
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Pours a soapy, tan head. Soft, nutty aroma with sweet, toasted malt notes. Translucent burnt sienna/copper color. Starts with a slight sweetness, floral hops, and lightly toasted malt. Malt wells up with a biscuit flavor with more lightly toasted malt, then a robust flavor of pecans. Finish is toasted malt and pecans.

Oh, this is excellent. The lightly toasted malt pairs perfectly against the pecans, and they meld into one another very gracefully. A nice complexity of flavors, and nothing is overbearing or overshadowed; excellent craftsmanship. Color me impressed (and I'm not a big fan of Brown Ales).

Though, as I keep drinking this, the sweetness becomes a bit over-pronounced. It's like a cumulative sweetness; it lingers in my mouth and every sip becomes a touch sweeter. That's disappointing. In a smaller quantity, this was excellent. My guess is the low hopping means there's nothing to counteract the sweetness of the malt.

Photo of newbeeraday
2/5  rDev -44%

Photo of MattFox
1/5  rDev -72%

Photo of Jjberrigan
3.76/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Jamison85
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of jmulroy
3.32/5  rDev -7%

Photo of joegdmb
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Lukass
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of ckrempin
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of VinnieF1312
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of gopens44
2/5  rDev -44%

Had high hopes for this but began the let down spiral on pour. Not much head at all, even with a fairly aggressive pour. No lacing to speak of either. Nose was nearly nonexistent, save for a whiff of toasted malts but not much a whiff at that. Taste was at best, boring. Nothing pecan or intriguing about this at all. Even that which made it a brown ale was not really good. Body was thin. Just not something that I enjoyed, obviously....

Photo of StevenC
3.42/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JonSC
4.04/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of bschmidt_37
2.6/5  rDev -27.2%

Photo of kricks77
4.16/5  rDev +16.5%

Photo of tone77
3.47/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a bronze color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is nutty, bready. Taste is of pecans, malts, mild sweetness, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

Photo of Martyrob
3.75/5  rDev +5%

Photo of ordybill
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of gregcordle
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Caskaway
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of TheDrewniak
4/5  rDev +12%

Not as bitter as expected. Lightly sweet. Not very hoppy. Smooth. Pecan flavor is not prominent but it does have a nutty scent.

Photo of Theogre83
2.5/5  rDev -30%

Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 1,395 ratings.