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Pecan Brown Ale - Ferguson Brewing Company

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Pecan Brown Ale
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ferguson Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This American Style Brown Ale is brewed with pecans directly added to the mash. That, and six different malts is what gives this ale its distinctive nutty malty flavor.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: Tone on 05-25-2010)
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Reviews by jmccullough108:
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3/5  rDev -16%

10-26-2013 00:03:06 | More by jmccullough108
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-10-2013 12:13:27 | More by Schlafly33
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3.53/5  rDev -1.1%

Clear dark brown body with a 1/2" of off white head. Slight and spotty lacing.

Smells nutty as hell. Obviously, pecans. Light brown sugar aroma.

Clearly pecan flavor. There's a faint sweetness that has an aspartame aftertaste.

Light body, active carbonation.

A fine beer, but nothing special. It's overly nutty, even for a brown ale.

10-23-2013 02:42:22 | More by Vonerichs
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-16-2013 04:47:26 | More by jaydoc
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3.98/5  rDev +11.5%

Appearance & Aroma: It was dark brown in color and appeared to be slightly hazy. There was a thin, creamy, white head on it, that left some pretty good lacing on the glass. There was a nutty and caramel malt aroma to it.

Taste & Feel: The mouthfeel was smooth and the body was light-medium. There was a good dose of nuttiness and caramel maltiness in the middle. In the finish, the pecan flavor came through a bit more along with a slight bit of earthy bitterness.

Food Pairing: An obvious choice to pair this beer would be pecan pie, as the beer would match the flavors quite nicely. However, I think the nutty and caramel flavors would also go well with BBQ, or even to help cool down or add some sweetness to something like spicy pad thai.

Overall Impression: It was hard not to try to compare this with Lazy Magnolia’s Southern Pecan Nut Brown I had a couple of weeks ago. While the intensity of the nuttiness was not as strong, I found it to be a more drinkable beer. I enjoyed the nutty and sweet caramel malt flavors and thought, overall, that it was a pretty good beer.

08-15-2011 03:53:16 | More by kkoz
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3/5  rDev -16%

03-09-2013 19:16:40 | More by Lisicjm
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

09-02-2012 13:56:35 | More by Hellblazer
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-24-2012 16:40:11 | More by JohnK17
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3.5/5  rDev -2%

10-25-2013 04:14:17 | More by ygtbsm94
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4/5  rDev +12%

02-16-2014 03:14:56 | More by hopmashian
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3.88/5  rDev +8.7%

A: Served a clear brown color with a good head that fades slowly with good lacing.

S: Trace of sweetness mixed in with a nut and grain aroma.

T: Has a mild sweetness with trace of nut and a nice bitterness.

F: Smooth and refreshing. Fairly light body that seems well balanced.

D: Very enjoyable, much better than I expected. Good for more than one. Well worth a try.

06-24-2010 11:39:23 | More by soju6
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3.48/5  rDev -2.5%

Pours a clear, brown color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of yeast, sweet malt, slight nut, and slight grain. Fits the style of an American Brown Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, slight nut, yeast, and slight earthy malt. Overall, cloyingly sweet, and not strong in body.

05-25-2010 02:22:31 | More by Tone
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3/5  rDev -16%

I was served this American Brown Ale on tap in a pint glass. This ale poured a clear brown color and it produced a decent head. The head had poor retention and left minimal amount of lacing. The aroma mostly malt but did have some slight nut aroma. The taste was slightly sweet, with very small trades of nuts but i can't say i could distinguish that it was Pecan. Overall the beer was light in body, smooth and easy to drink. Average.

06-30-2011 23:08:10 | More by GossageBrewery
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4.1/5  rDev +14.8%

Enjoyed on-tap @ the iTap House in Chesterfield, MO. This was on tap for the last 2 weeks and after going to the Microfest in Forest Park, I decided to have this one as well. Poured into a clear Pint glass, has 4.9% written on their wooden signs, and enjoyed only 1.

Appearance- Received with a 1 finger, white head with a amber/dark brown color. It had GREAT retention but left minimal lacing.

Smell- Nice aroma! Has a nice cinnamon/pecan roll aroma! Almost like being at Stuckey's with the family in Tennessee. Has nice yeast and mild tobacco smell.

Taste- Huge brown ale taste! Nice roast, has great flavor but the pecan taste isn't introduced until the end of the drink. Its great but wish it was as profound as the aroma... I'm finishing each gulp of this so fast I can hardly give any thought or review on each category. Nice!

Mouthfeel- Light-Medium bodied, Small carbonation, and has a great smooth drink. Nothing much left on the palate and thats just how I want it to be with a Brown Ale.

Overall- One of the best drinkable Brown Ales I've had in a long time! Ready to have another, but... its closing time here. Great beer for Ferguson. They have had some awesome beers so far. Ready for more! Bring it on!!!

05-10-2011 06:00:56 | More by DCon
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-12-2013 01:05:44 | More by berlinabb
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3.25/5  rDev -9%

06-19-2014 13:56:26 | More by MickeyHops
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4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

05-28-2014 18:13:11 | More by Rosiex7
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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2.5/5  rDev -30%

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4/5  rDev +12%

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3.63/5  rDev +1.7%

Christmas present for my dad this year that I got to try.

Poured a medium brown. Hazy body, with about a 1.5 finger head that retained well, and laced tremendously. Smelled mainly nutty and sweet. Taste was of caramel and other sweet malts. Nut flavor enters towards the middle to end, and is primarily pecan, but maybe a touch of hazelnut in there. Mouthfeel was just medium with a fair amount of carbonation.

Overall, I don't like pecans that much, but this was a very drinkable beer.

12-26-2011 01:05:27 | More by boilermakerbrew
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