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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,239 Ratings
THE BROS
71
okay

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Ratings: 1,239
Reviews: 491
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.44%
Wants: 71
Gots: 108 | 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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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

JohnBender, Aug 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

rderedin, Aug 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

UltimateLivewire, Aug 25, 2012
Photo of Treyliff
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on tap at Bulldog's in New Orleans.

A- pours dark ruby-brown and clear with a light tan frothy head that lingers long after the pour.

S- faint sweet pecan pie, a bit of malt, brown sugar, pretty subdued overall.

T- nutty, biscuity, swey brown sugar, nearly no hops, finishes very sweet.

M- light carbonation, medium body, goes down smooth and creamy

O- an interesting concept, I would prefer it to be a bit stronger, everything seems a bit contained. This would serve as a pretty good dessert beer as it is very sweet, it overpowers the nuttiness a bit.

Treyliff, Aug 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ZethOfTheNorth, Aug 22, 2012
Photo of Mojo
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours an absolutely beautiful deep deep amber with a fluffy 1 1/2 finger head, leaving extensive lacing. The smell was very citrus and I did detect some nuttiness but it was buried beneath the fruit. Mouthfeel was pretty good, but nothing special. The taste was very average. I expected more nuttiness since this beer was brewed with pecans, but I mostly tasted sweet malt with grapefruit signatures and some hops. Worth a taste, but nothing too special.

Mojo, Aug 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

slowdaddy, Aug 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Pappadecker, Aug 18, 2012
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2.9/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Ruby red pour with dark brown hues accenting. Has some head initially but it dissipates quickly leaving just the body. Nutty aroma at first, then stale malts take over. Compared to the smell initially, this overall aroma is surprisingly poor.

Taste isn't much better as English yeast imparts its typically dry profile over the sub-par malt base. Some nuttiness creeps in to impart a small amount of alternate flavor, but nothing can save this from mediocrity. Not worth your money.

brystmar, Aug 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Sobertso, Aug 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

eguter, Aug 16, 2012
Photo of pokesbeerdude
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to MMAJYK for this one. Into a Fuller's nonic.

A: Pours more red than brown with an off white head that quickly fades away. Clear, no sediment. Color is a little weird but overall it doesn't look too bad.

S: Not much going on here, slight nuttiness, a bit of caramel and slightly buttery. Not bad but not a ton going on either.

T: Like the nose, some caramel and butter, slightly nutty with some citrus on the finish. Slightly toasty as well. Fairly sweet with a long lingering finish. A little lighter in flavor than I expected but not offensive.

M: Pretty thin, carbonation is on the lower side.

O: Not too bad, but a little more malt character would help this out a lot. Still an interesting beer.

pokesbeerdude, Aug 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Hunter42, Aug 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

djtomain, Aug 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

djwhit24, Aug 12, 2012
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jandadeboer, Aug 12, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

jik18, Aug 12, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

leagr, Aug 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Hilltop1215, Aug 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

amvanUTK, Aug 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

truesolution, Aug 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

hedgepigtails, Aug 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

sd123, Jul 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

rolltide8425, Jul 22, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

beertours, Jul 19, 2012
Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,239 ratings.