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De La Vega's Pecan Beer - Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)

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De La Vega's Pecan BeerDe La Vega's Pecan Beer

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17 Ratings
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.97%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande) visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.39% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LXIXME on 06-07-2012)
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New Mexico

3/5  rDev -17.8%

08-09-2014 23:24:25 | More by quadhog
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4.33/5  rDev +18.6%

There is an overwhelming pecan flavor that, if you were on a mission for a pecan beer, is exactly what you were looking for. It's extremely smooth, with a bold, organic color. It has a balanced, manageable head. Overall it's a fantastic flavored beer that I would have no qualms with enjoying in excess.

06-14-2014 21:21:33 | More by OKBrewmeister
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-17-2014 11:50:25 | More by SoCaliC8
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

01-13-2014 03:33:29 | More by thereal_adam
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-28-2013 00:13:29 | More by crobinso
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3.48/5  rDev -4.7%

Thanks to Eric for sharing this!
Served in a tumbler glass.

Bright amber color, thin layer of foam on the surface, spotty lace around the edges. Sharp clarity with some trails of carbonation rising through it.

Smelled a lot like movie theater popcorn for some reason, also nutty.

Taste was more in line with the name, discernible pecan flavor, nutty with a brief malt sweetness, and clean dry finish. Light to medium bodied with ample carbonation. If you're crazy about pecans, go nuts, otherwise it's just your average novelty beer.

09-21-2013 02:18:09 | More by emerge077
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3.36/5  rDev -7.9%

A-medium amber color with a nice off-white head and good lacing

S-heavy pecan aroma, little malt, brown sugar

T-malt, brown sugar, pecans, mild bitter finish,

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-interesting ale, but pecan flavor overwhelms and has a bit of an artificial taste to it

05-28-2013 01:22:09 | More by MDDMD
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New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-04-2013 02:58:19 | More by m0unds
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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-27-2013 00:48:19 | More by zillo043068
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2.8/5  rDev -23.3%

Attractive amber color but barely a touch of foam. Fairly spritzy in the mouth.

A fruity and peculiar flavor greets the tongue. Sort of a tomato soup taste. A little malt makes an appearance. Some faint touch of hops. Rather anemic even for a Brown Ale. A little buttery with a dishwater finish. A touch of watered-down sweet vermouth.

From the 12 oz bottle bought at Jubilation Fine Wines in Albuquerque.

02-14-2013 05:36:39 | More by mactrail
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

12-26-2012 22:38:23 | More by jbarra101
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5/5  rDev +37%

12-19-2012 08:06:23 | More by twincano
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

12-11-2012 01:46:57 | More by beerborn
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New Hampshire

3.3/5  rDev -9.6%

Shared tonight with Mark, thanks for the opportunity.
Pours a deep amber color with a smallish off white head that dissipates rather quickly. The aroma is obviously nutty, but to say it was pecan would be a stretch. Sweet caramel and toffee as well as just a hint of earthy hops round out the nose. The flavor is sweet and sugary with a caramel and nutty taste. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. This is an interesting brew that I'm glad that I got to try, although its not something that I think I could drink very much of or very often.

12-09-2012 04:18:00 | More by johnnnniee
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3.93/5  rDev +7.7%

Clear dark amber to light brown colored beer with a small tan colored head.

Smell is unique. Very strong toffee and butternut squash scent. Extremely nutty smelling. Strong aroma of toasted pound cake with some pecan aroma. Smells like a dessert.

Starts out sweet and buttery with a strong nut flavor. Taste like a pound cake with nuts. Strong taste of cake and vanilla along with nuts. A unique flavor to be sure.

Mouthfeel is good.

Interesting beer. I suggest you try it but don't try and drink a whole six pack of it. A Tasty dessert beer.

12-07-2012 02:59:48 | More by Zorro
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-07-2012 01:00:24 | More by cfh64
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New Mexico

3.08/5  rDev -15.6%

Poured from about an inch above the glass gave this clear reddish brown colored beer a medium sized well bubbled head that fell quite quickly into no lacing what-so-ever.

Sweet roasted caramel malts and pecan aroma dominate.

Sweet roasted almost burnt caramel malts and sweet pecans in the taste of this medium bodied beer.

The aftertaste is a very light dry with a little bit of the pecan and malt hanging around.

Tastes like Newcastle Brown Ale with pecans mixed in, cool for something different but not really anything special.

06-07-2012 23:12:26 | More by LXIXME
De La Vega's Pecan Beer from Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
83 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.