Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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82
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1,765 Ratings
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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Mississippi, United States
lazymagnolia.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by Todd on 03-26-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,765
Reviews:
579
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
391
For Trade:
3
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1/5  rDev -72.5%

This is, by far, the worst beer I have ever had.

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1/5  rDev -72.5%

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1/5  rDev -72.5%

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1.2/5  rDev -66.9%

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1.48/5  rDev -59.2%

Photo of utfiero
1.5/5  rDev -58.7%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Color- clear light brown. Slight head.

Aroma- mildly roasted malt with hints of maple syrup.

Taste- A disappointing watery nut brown ale. Starts with a metallic mild sweetness like maple syrup stored in a slightly rusted old can then quickly finishes lackluster with a watery lager note.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted 9/2/2013

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Photo of harrymel
1.57/5  rDev -56.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

A: Pours a orange rudy ale with excellent clarity. Single finger peanut head sticks around and loosely creates a medium quilt. Little lacing.

S: Mostly smells like stainless steel and cranberry. Not very good.

T: Tastes sweet. not sure why they call this a nut brown ale. Sould have called it a malt liquor with sugar. Very sweet. I can taste the idea of pecans here. But this is far from appropriate for a beer. Lots of artificial flavor. I can drink this, but willl never drink again.

M: medium to light body with little carb.

O: poor, poor job. change the genre and I can raise abit, but this is waaay too sweet to be good.

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1.75/5  rDev -51.8%

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1.76/5  rDev -51.5%

Photo of sweemzander
1.85/5  rDev -49%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12oz. bottle poured into an imperial pint. No bottled date. Thanks to BeerFMAndy for the trade.

(A)- Pours a clear dark brown color that produced a tan to light yellow head w/ decent retention.

(S)- Smells like nuts. . . pecan obviously. Otherwise it just smells sweet like sugar; rather closed.

(T)- A nutty pecan sweetness. Its really sugary sweet.

(M)- A good carbonation level, but is just plain & way too sugary.

(D)- An interesting idea for a beer, but there is really nothing I like about this beer. Too disjointed and sugary to enjoy.

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Photo of Nominoe
1.93/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

What a disappointment. This is my first Lazy Magnolia beer. I’m hoping it gets better.

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Photo of jmbraxton
2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

Photo of gopens44
2/5  rDev -44.9%

Had high hopes for this but began the let down spiral on pour. Not much head at all, even with a fairly aggressive pour. No lacing to speak of either. Nose was nearly nonexistent, save for a whiff of toasted malts but not much a whiff at that. Taste was at best, boring. Nothing pecan or intriguing about this at all. Even that which made it a brown ale was not really good. Body was thin. Just not something that I enjoyed, obviously....

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

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2/5  rDev -44.9%

Photo of BhamBeerLover
2.04/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Light brown color, which was lighter than expected. Very little head and poor retention. Seemed far too highly carbed. Mettalic finish which suggests some sort of contamination to me or a high pH kind of issue with the beer. Then I checked the bottle and it was dated December. Since it is October now this must be a distribution problem or some organization issue within the brewery itself as the store I purchased the beer from is less than a month old.

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Photo of Chug-a-lug
2.12/5  rDev -41.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Nice brown pecan color. Very clear. Can see my fingers on the backside of glass through the beer.

Off white head. Head and lace dissipate quickly.

No hops taste to speak of. Very little carbonation.

Bland smell and taste. Almost like a stale coke. Lite beer is better than this.

Can't see myself ever drinking this again.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,765 ratings.
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