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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

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1,336 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,336
Reviews: 505
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 74
Gots: 147 | 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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3/5  rDev -16.4%

doucmehu, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of rfgetz
3.33/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear light brown, letting in lots of light, moderate cap of faintly off-white froth, little lacing. Scent leads with sweet brown sugar, honey and roasted and toasted nuts and grain. Taste follows suit but quite mild, sweet and nutty. Lighter side of medium bodied, thin and almost watery. The combination of weak flavor and light body didnt provide enough enjoyment.

rfgetz, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of MasterSki
2.98/5  rDev -17%
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.

MasterSki, Mar 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

LouDogg114, Mar 11, 2012
Photo of OldTime
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

OldTime, Mar 09, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

mugsy62388, Mar 08, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

mikerems, Mar 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

stouty5, Mar 07, 2012
Photo of scruffwhor
2.93/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sort of syrupy toasted copper color. Very quick head before I could even take a sip. Hardly any bubbling visible.

Nutty, but a brisk, weird astringent aroma that seems to be from the pecans and not the hops. Some toasty malts with maybe some sugary pecan nutty aromas on the backend. But that astringent nuttiness rings through to the finish.

Nutty from start to finish, and turns into sweet pecans on the finish. The weird astringent nuttiness hits hard in the middle and sticks through to the finish. I could taste the pecans, but they also added some weird flavors to the brew as well.

The mouthfeel is very thin, a little sweet and oddly astringent.

scruffwhor, Mar 02, 2012
Photo of cosmicevan
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

thanks to injuredreserve for tossing this in a box from a superbowl bet. sounds tasty. poured into capt lawrence taster tulip.

a - poured an amber brown with a frothy head that nearly topped the tip of the glass at a full 2 fingers plus.

s - earthiness with some brown sugar and nutmeg sprinkled on top.

t - pretty good. much like the nose...brown sugar, nutmeg and earthiness. the flavor has a well rounded balance with a nudge towards the earthiness, but tasty.

m - good. even carb. non-offensive, relatively smooth. very palatable brown ale.

o - overall, this is the definition of a solid/good brown ale. nothing mind blowing here, but the kind of brown ale that tows the line for the definition of good to style.

cosmicevan, Feb 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

justinm4bama, Feb 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

lcdawg, Feb 27, 2012
Photo of Danobold
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Danobold, Feb 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

marshhopper, Feb 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

corrrance, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of PopGun
2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

PopGun, Feb 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

radlleb, Feb 17, 2012
Photo of Blumstein
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Blumstein, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of soju6
3.03/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

soju6, Feb 14, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Pencible, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Higy, Feb 10, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

LJWalker, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of rinhaak
3.08/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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.

rinhaak, Feb 05, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

stampfler07, Feb 05, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

IdrinkGas, Jan 31, 2012
Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 1,336 ratings.