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Southern Pecan - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

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1,395 Ratings

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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
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Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I friend bought this for me at Graceland.

I drank this one out of the bottle on a hot Memphis day. I was Elvised out so this was a welcomed beer.

Tastes a nicely rounded roasted malt with a buttery smooth pecan flavor. The pecans are not overpowering but very nice.

The hops are not noticeable and the malts and pecans really shine.

An overall very tasty little beer.

Photo of Vonerichs
3.58/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Chestnut brown with a thin whispy off white head.

Smell is slightly nutty and brown sugar.

Nutty flavor with a mild sweetness. I also pick up pumpernickle bread.

Mouthfeel is medium-light with decent carbonation.

Overall, a decent brown ale. I like the mild sweetness addition to the nuttiness.

Photo of DIM
4.22/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

a: This was a fairly light, clear ruddy brown color. It poured with a fairly large tan head.

s: Very nice maly nuttiness with hints of vanilla and coffee.

t: This is on the sweet side, but so are pecans so that works very well for me. I tasted a little vanilla and roasty malts with plenty of pecan power.

m: Maybe a little thin, but probablt appropriate for a small beer.

o: Loved it, very glad I got to try it.

Photo of Johnfitts
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Duff27
3.77/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Fizzy half-inch, off-white head that recedes into a collar within a minute. Color is a dark, dull reddish brown. No lacing.

S- It does in fact smell nutty. More malts, less hops.

T- Cola, cinnamon, then finishes with the aforementioned nuttiness. A nice malty, English-style bevy. No off-flavors.

M- Medium to medium-thin mouthfeel. Carbonation adds a certain creaminess.

D/O- Very drinkable, so bonus points here for that. Enjoyed! The only thing I can see improving is it's appearance...a sustained head would do wonders. Thanks for the extra sommersb!

Photo of harrylee773
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of cadizkyguy
2.52/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bought a six pack a while back, i know it was because House of Brews in Clarksville, TN, was still open when i bought it... Anyway, had a couple of them fresh and it had a harsh aftertaste, like the beer was made with pecan shells and not the pecans themselves...

Now a few months later, probably closer to eight months, here i try again.

Poured my last two bottles into an oversized hefeweizen glass... Some frothiness.. that dissipates rather quickly. a nice golden brown hue..

Smell, well, it smells like a brown ale, not sure the difference between an American brown and an English brown, but it smells ok, rather nutty, which I'd say is right in line with the ingredients.

Taste, I'm still getting the bitter aftertaste. Not all that appealing. Like drinking medicine.
Maybe they goofed here and made this batch with pecan shells.. Just saying...

Mouthfeel. Like a mouthful of mouthwash. Again, not all that appealing.

Overall. Not a big fan of this beer, which has its fans. Both fresh and dated, this beer did not do it for me. I might try Lazy Magnolia's other brews but i'll do a pick six next time. This beer is a rare drain pour. Just can't stomach the rest.

Photo of alalvarez75
4/5  rDev +12%

Photo of FosterJM
3.78/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

1148th Review on BA
Bottle to Pint
12 oz

Purchased at Total Wine Tampa for $1.99

App- Rich amber red with brown highlights. Fairly dense and creamy vs clear. A nice one finger head creme in color. Falls to a pond layer pancake head with good cling.

Smell- A nice brown ale with a lot of cream, nuts and roast behind it. A lot of pecan. Well integrated and smooth.

Taste- So this was new. Malty, nutty, spicy(nutmeg, allspice) and a bit creamy. I cant describe it but this is very english. Very tasty.

Mouth- A nice medium body with a medium carbonation. Fairly pecan and sugary on the finish.

Drink- It was good but I wanted to like it more. Just didnt wow me even though had good flavor and well layered.

Photo of doucmehu
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of rfgetz
3.37/5  rDev -5.6%
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.

Photo of MasterSki
2.96/5  rDev -17.1%
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.

Photo of LouDogg114
3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of OldTime
3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3/5  rDev -16%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of scruffwhor
2.92/5  rDev -18.2%
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.

Photo of cosmicevan
3.88/5  rDev +8.7%
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.

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4/5  rDev +12%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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