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Backwoods Belgian - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Backwoods BelgianBackwoods Belgian

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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 11.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewskifan55 on 07-05-2013)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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3.64/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle - $3.79 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Bottled on: 05/06/2014

Appearance: BB presents a golden pour, with an ever so slight haziness to it. Has not more than a very, very slim white head.

Smell: With a top note of honeysuckle, there are various tangy fruity esters swirled up with aromatic spice, bready malts, chewing gum, and a drip of alcohol.

Taste: Scantly bready pils malts drizzled with simple syrup ramp up to a range of fruity hints, tasting of orange rind, lemon, apple, and banana dosed with a shot of Prosecco. Cracked clove and a taste of bubblegum follow. On the back half, there's a little honeysuckle, a little alcohol, a little acidity. Fastly drying approaching the lightly crisp finish.

Mouthfeel: A bot over medium-bodied. Medium-plus carbonation. Just a bit of stickiness to it.

Overall: Fairy decent. While not as seamless and graceful as others, it is a solid shot at a honeysuckle infused Belgian-style offering.

ChainGangGuy, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

tbryan5, Jul 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Nordicouch, Jul 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

kwkdmk, Jul 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle from Tower in Atlanta. No date despite a place on the label. Served in a Belgian snifter.

Pours amber with a small, short-lived head. Excellent clarity.

Aroma: apple juice, floral and fruity yeast effects.

Flavor: Belgian yeast (mainly banana and clove); light baked bread in the finish; light spices; hint of honey(suckle?).

Feel: medium body and crisp carbonation.

O: a quality Belgian style ale.

chinchill, May 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

ordybill, Thursday at 04:18 AM
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4/5  rDev +12%

MattWatson37, Sep 04, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz. Fairly bright gold pour, about a finger of white head.

Aroma, quite a bit of banana, clove. Some sweeter nutmeg and malt. A little spice, pepper, some herbal like hops.

Taste, swetter malt and some grainy wheat type malt. Clove and bubblegum. Some yeast and the lightest barnyard flavors. Finish is fairly dry, light herbal hops in the finish.

Pretty refreshing and easy to drink. Carbonation is lively, about right body wise, in between light and medium. Maybe a tad watery. Abv is certainly well hidden.
Wish it was a little more pale, but this was pretty enjoyable. More like a big blonde ale.

Bung, Aug 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

jsh420, Jul 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

CraigTravor, Sep 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16%

100200300, Jul 31, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. Bottleneck says Best By: 10/26/13

A- Pours a hazy orangeish golden color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a jagged ring behind on the glass. Sediment on the bottom of the bottle is indicative of bottle-conditioning.

S- Big burst of Belgian yeast brings lots of banana notes. Slightly soapy and perfume-like.

T- Flavor brings much of the same with some added spice and citrus notes. The yeast is strong but the alcohol flavor isn't which is nice. Pretty straightforward and not very complex which is fine.

M- Sharp and oily with medium carbonation and a body leaning to the fuller side.

O- A surprisingly solid Belgian from a brewery that hasn't impressed me up until now.

Immortale25, Jul 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12%

tjsmith910, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12%

BlueMoon10, Aug 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

Canada_Dan, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

Murphious, Jun 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

JCC78, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +19%

HeadyTheElder, Aug 03, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16%

krampert11, Aug 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

BigGold, Jan 11, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

sethro333, Oct 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30%

MarkWalker6, Nov 06, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a hand glass.

A: Deep golden hue. Pervasive rising effervescence. Pours a slight, bubbly, white head. Dissipates very quickly. Continual effervescence. No real lacing.

S: Yeasty, floral, and chalky. Soapy.

T: Tastes like it smells. Yeast is very prominent, a little agave nectar, and some grapefruit pith.

M: Thick and syrupy feel. Filters up into palate and infiltrates the entire nasal cavity. A little bit of sweet hint in the front, and a bitter acetyl finish. A little hot.

D: Character will dictate a slower experience.

Atmosphere is decent. Nice hue, lots of effervescence, slight head, but no real lacing. Floral and yeasty nose. Very strong yeast character with touches of sweetness and grapefruit. Kind of a synthetic feel. Overall, this is an okay quaff.

bmwats, Aug 17, 2013
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krome, Jul 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Backwoods Belgian from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.