Southern Hops’pitality - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 7
Gots: 53 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: billab914 on 05-29-2012

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.35/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Bottled 2/17/14

Meh. Wheeere's the hops!? Apparently, not so much in here. This is an English IPA at best. Mild hop influence with an earthy and grassy thing mostly going on. Kind of boring, really. And by "kind of", I mean really boring. Moving on.

Photo of tigg924
3.31/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Solid, slightly above average slightly bitter IPA. Taste is grapefruit, tangerine, husk, and light toasted malt. A decent brew, but I have others I prefer.

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Appears a slightly hazed orange hue with a beige light khaki head, sticks around for quite awhile leaves behind some appetizing looking lacing (is that three –ing endings in a row, whoops).

Aroma dank, earthy pelletized hops citrus rind and some other kick ass hops’pitality in a glass. Really dank borderling cat pee and crushed aspirin I know there were some Amarillo hops hurt in the making of this beer

Flavor citrus bitterness rushes the palate, lingering dank Mary Jane notes work just fine with some earthy herbaceous bitterness all day. Minimal biscuit malts just barely shine their light through the aggressive hops, if any complaints are noted it’s the fact that this lacks cohesion between the malt and hops. Yet those folks down South have been craving those hops for quite some time, let’s give the people what they want.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied oily slick hops lubricate the palate quite nicely, I can’t complain great carbonation this beer was brewed by some people with some know how…I’ve been searching for some Lazy Magnolia brews for quite some time.

Overall, quite enjoyable to prove that hoppy beers don’t have to be drank within minutes after bottling try this beer…bottled on 2/17/14 showing absolutely no signs of stale hops whatsoever…if I would have noticed the date on the neck I wouldn’t have grabbed it at a whopping $1.50 per single bottle to go!

Photo of chinchill
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From a 12 oz bottle.
Large sudsy head over a slightly hazy amber bottle.
Citra hops set a medium (IPA) hop level.

Photo of Jgolian
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I'm not going to put down this beer because I don't like IPAs, not a fan of how flowery the taste is. Happy to see good beers coming out of Mississippi.

Photo of WoodBrew
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

This ipa is decent but it doesn't stack up to west coast ipas. It was golden in color with white head. The scent and taste carried bitter fruits. The finish was sharp and clean. Overall it was good.

Photo of russpowell
3.76/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottled 02/11/14

Pours an effervescent honey/amber with 3 fingers of pearl colored head. Nice head retention & pretty good lacing

S: Grassy, bready, oranges

T: Grassyness, orange peel, grapefruit & a bit of pine up front, just a touch of aspirin too. Orange peel, a whisper of caramel & breadyness as this warms, along with slight aspirin bitterness. Crisp finish, dry with grapefruit & orange peel bitterness

MF: Light/medium bodied, lively carbonation, alright balance

Fairly drinkable, not a great IPA, but fairly serviceable. Would buy it again if A-list options weren't on hand...

Photo of EagleTalon
3.94/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle states 5.5% abv.

Pours to a one inch frothy head that fall sto a 3/8 inch permanent head that erratically laces the glass. Color is a slightly hazy golden amber. Aroma delivers on the promise of grapefruit, tropical fruits and piney notes coming from the hops in their hops-forward brew. Flavor is a blast of luscious hop flavors and restrained bitterness with a very basic malt backdrop. Mouthfeel is light but a bit astringent. Overall this is a very good quaff and a good surprise.

Photo of KYGunner
3.34/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The coppery tone of this IPA was a bit murky with loads of carbonation teeming through. The head was a thick froth of marangue like foam.

The aroma is earthy, herbal, very spicy with a leafy natural tone. Not a lot of citrus but maybe a touch of lemon can be discerned.

The flavor is simply too herbal for me. I get a onion, chive, oregano and thyme out of the hops with some malt but very little. This herbal hop prominence is not my style.

This is a touch bitter and astringent but nothing detracting and it drinks like water.

I must admit that there was a lot of hop flavor but those hop flavors were not the style I like or what my palate accepts.

Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a golden/orange color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of hops, some pine. Taste is hops, citrus, a bit of pine, some bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.49/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

My bottle said 5.5% abv. Lazy Magnolia Southern Hops’pitality has a very thick, soapy, striated, off-white head, a mostly clear, orange-gold appearance, with noticeable powdery grit suspended throughout, and heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, white bread, with pungent and piney hop oil. Taste is of sweet, sugary, white bread and a overriding hop oil, with pronounced bitterness, and an odd citrus component. Mouthfeel is medium and slick, and Lazy Magnolia Southern Hops’pitality finishes mostly dry, decently drinkable, and a bit ragged.


Photo of mfnmbvp
3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date 06/10/2014 printed on the bottleneck. A new beer from a new to me brewery, Lazy Magnolia out of Kiln, Mississippi. Acquired the single bottle of this stuff as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - It pours a juicy golden orange body with two fingers of soft fluffy foamy white head and some nice cloudy dark sediment in the glass. Lots of fat sticky lacing left behind. Looks very nice.

S - The aroma is more bready, malty, and yeast forward than I imagined, but there is a good dose of citric orange, tangerine, and grapefruit rind in there. Very pleasant.

T - Taste follows the nose: juicy oranges, tangerine, and bitter grapefruit rind. Very juicy, with a drying bready malt finish. Very nice balance of flavor.

M - The feel is crisp, smooth, juicy, bitter, and resinous. Medium bodied with good carbonation. Very easy drinking.

Overall, a nice IPA and a nice introduction to this brewery for me. Definitely has me interested in more.

Lazy Magnolia Southern Hops'pitality -----4/5.

Photo of DragonHead
4.09/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a bottle to a pub glass

A - Medium amber, almost coppery. Pleasant color. Pretty clear until the yeasty backwash hits your glass. Pours a good, mostly white head that fades out. Good carbonation. Decent lacing.

S - The carbonation releases lots of good citrus aromas. Grapefruit, tangerine, maybe a little lemon. Use a little imagination and you might find just a hint of pine/grassy. Very good aroma.

T - Up front is a mix of the citrus (maybe some left-over aroma) and hops. The hops are not overpowering. I usually like being smashed in the mouth with upfront hop domination. This is not that beer. It is a very good balance between a little malt backbone and its hop presentation. Very dry and very crisp. The citrus is there but fades rather quickly. The hop flavor and bitterness hangs on for a bit longer but neither stays too long. Not the bitter tongue you might expect from an IPA. I think this beer may be on the smaller end of the IPA spectrum but that does not diminish the experience at all. It would be a very good session IPA.

M - Very light, very crisp, excellent carbonation.

O - Pleasantly surprised. I loved this beer. I will have it again and again while I mix it in the rotation with the heavier IPAs that have the hop profiles that I enjoy. This was very good for a change of pace and a beer not to be forgotten.

Photo of donkeyrunner
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Orange tinted gold color with a thin head. Head ain’t big but it sure is sticky. Like amber encased mosquitos there are lots of floaties suspended in my beer.

Smells like a pine forest in the bottle but that gives way to a definite peach and mango sorbet hop aroma.

Mango hop flavor with a blunt pine bitter in back. Sweet, sugary, slightly caramel sweetness for backup.

Almost to that Hop Notch, Stowaway, really good but not Sculpin tier. Head could be a bit thicker, pine bitter could be a bit sharper, body could have more resin. It’s close but not quite.

Photo of ttroha
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Bottle from Hop City Birmingham. Pours slightly cloudy orange with off white head. Aroma of grapefruit. Taste of grapefruit and light bodies malt. Bitter aftertaste. Decent IPA

Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Another American IPA, on tap at Nashville's Flying Saucer.
Mostly clear, orange amber liquid topped by an inch of off-white foam.
Smell has lots of pine, pineapple and grapefruit.
The taste has all the same hoppiness, pine and tropical fruits combined some mild caramel
malts. Crisp, hoppy finish.
The body is a light towards medium, moderate carbonation, dry and clean finish.
Overall, a solid IPA. Glad this one was available when I visited.

Photo of Karibourgeois
4/5  rDev +13%

Slightly hazy golden orange pour with a frothy white head and lots of carbonation. Very nice citrusy aroma. Initial taste has a nice citrus based bitterness with flavors of grapefruit, orange and mango. Light to medium bodied and also has some pine and grass flavors coming through. Finishes dry and crisp with a lingering grassy bitterness. Nice representation of the America IPA style.

Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.61/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into an IPA glass.

Look: Hazy light burnt orange body under a foamy light cream colored head. The head leaves a nice thick film after dissipating with soapy thick rings of lacing.

Aroma: Piny hops, woody cedar, canteloupe, mango.

Taste: Really bitter with pine and cedar, balanced out by citrus and fruity notes of mango and orange.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: A pretty standard IPA, good fruit notes to balance out the bitter hops.

Photo of zac16125
3.8/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle into a pint glass
Bottled on: 3/27/14

A: Pours a golden orange with just under 1 fingers width of slightly off white colored head. Good clarity. Head dissipates down fairly quickly and leaves small patches of lacing.

S: Tons of citrus with orange and lemon-line, a bit of tropical fruits like mango as well. Piney resinous notes as well. Really nice nose.

T: Not nearly the citrus hop punch that the aroma indicated. Piney bitterness, spicy herbaceous hops, pretty malty, an almost smokey character. Not bad, but a let down from the nose.

M/D: Medium body, appropriate carbonation, average drinkability.

O: Its pretty good, not something Id make a 'go to' out of, but worth a try.

Photo of bmwats
3.26/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a nonic.

A: Deep golden hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Settles very slowly leaving a thick foamy blanket on the surface. Spotty patches of lacing persist. Rising effervescence throughout.

S: Noble hops, grapefruit, and lemon zest.

T: Slightly sweetened, crisp hop bite. Paper and citrus pith.

M: Light body, very crisp character. Slightly higher alcohol content not apparent. Steely aftertaste.

D: Session.

Atmosphere is pretty good. Dark hue, large foamy head, persistent lacing. Nose is hoppy with the characteristic citrus. Crisp and hoppy, accentuated with a very light sweetness and a light spice. Papery and steely, though. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Photo of TMoney2591
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

Since when does Lazy Magnolia distribute up here? Whatever. Anyway, this stuff pours a mostly clear sunset tawny-amber topped by a finger of off-white foam. The nose comprises pine resin, pineapple syrup, light grapefruit zest, and mild toffee. The taste brings in more of the same, the pine and tropical fruits combining rather nicely into a delightful hop tea of sorts, all while being deftly buoyed by some still-mild toffee. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a damn solid IPA. 'Nuff said, really.

Photo of Mojo
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle poured into a snifter

A - partly cloudy with a chance of hops <ha ha> medium gold with a one finger white head, good retention, and good lacing.

S - mostly grass and bread notes along with some floral and citrus notes

T - typical IPA flavor. caramel malts well balanced with a citrusy hop finish.

M - medium thick, good carbonation, slight aftertaste

O - this is a good IPA. It's not a great one. Sure I'd drink it again, but the problem is I can name ten or more IPAs that are just as good if not better. That makes this a one and done for me.

Photo of Mikecap
3.78/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a medium golden orange with a thin soapy white head that fades to a splotchy lace on my Lazy Magnolia tulip.

S: Hops and citrus up front with grapefruit, lemon, and some pine. A bit of a bready character as well, not in your face with the aroma, but not bad.

T: Orange, tangerine, and grapefruit - an abundance of citrus flavor at play here. Also pine, grass and earth and some caramel malt. Really well rounded.

M: Medium bodied with moderate bitterness and carbonation. Refreshing and smooth with a nice hop finish.

O: A really solid IPA from Lazy Magnolia and a great take on the style. Not as good as their timber beast, but a really really good beer.

Photo of kojevergas
2.38/5  rDev -32.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

BOTTLE: 12 fl oz. Brown glass. Branded pry-off pressure cap. Boring label design.

Acquired at an Austin, TX bottle shop for $1.50 USD. Expectations are average; this is my first beer from this brewery. Served cold into a pilsner glass.

5.5% ABV. Their website calls this simultaneously a session IPA and a traditional IPA; reviewed as a traditional IPA per the bottle.

No bubble show forms as it's poured.

HEAD: Occupies ~90% of the glass. Off-white colour. Sticky consistency, with a flat foamy texture that isn't real appealing. Appears rough; it doesn't look soft or creamy at all. Uneven and lumpy.

Retention is good - about 6-8 minutes.

BODY: Clear copper of above average vibrance. Clean, with no yeast or sediment to be seen.

Appears well-carbonated. It's a decent looking IPA, but has no stand-out characteristics.

AROMA: Pale malts, caramalts, tropical mango, tangerine. A hint of graham cracker. Copper malts. A light reticent aroma with an underwhelming hop profile and little in terms of expressive malts. Suggests a somewhat insipid IPA with a fairly dry mouthfeel.

TEXTURE: Oddly dry and coarse on the palate, with a rough dragging feel that prevents it from feeling refreshing. Parches the palate. Fails to elevate the beer or to accentuate its best flavours. To its credit, it's decently carbonated, and the medium body is apt, but this is largely a fundamental failure at the IPA style in terms of texture.

TASTE: More an English IPA than an American IPA, with a reticent middling hop profile comprised of underwhelming floral hop character, a kiss of pine, some faint spruce, and withered tangerine. The malt profile is similarly English in its leanings, with notes of biscuit malt, toffee, and caramalt. Maybe graham cracker? Has some tea-like astringency and steeped hop flavour, but overall it's underwhelming in every respect, with a reticent flavour profile and no deep, expressive, or evocative notes at all. Why brew this?

Flavour duration is average. Flavour intensity is disappointingly low. Poor amplitude of flavour, with a middling balance and no real intricacy or subtlety to speak of.

OVERALL: A sad attempt at an American IPA. I'll finish the glass without issue, but this has me very skeptical about trying other Lazy Magnolia beers going forward. The "grapefruit, orange and mango" promised by the label is nowhere to be found, and the hop profile is as uninteresting as the boring malt backbone. This is worse than most homebrew IPAs I've had. Not recommended.

D+ (2.38)

Photo of aussiebeer
4.38/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Must have got a good batch, this was great

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