Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

Southern PecanSouthern Pecan
BA SCORE
40.9%
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 1,772 ratings
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
Ranking:
#37,786
Reviews:
582
Ratings:
1,772
Liked:
725
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
14.53%
Alströms:
3.08
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
395
Trade:
3
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Photo of mthomp081
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yuenglingfan101
4.57/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A great beer overall. This beer even more amazing if it had maple in it. Nice reddish brown color to it. Taste of roasted pecans. Smooth taste and just a great fall beer to have in general

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Photo of nick_perry
2.45/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Red-brown color, the reddish hue is surprising to me given the style. Sweet pecan aroma. Weak and watery, slight flavor of pecans. They got the flavor right but not the structure.

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Photo of Kuges
3.33/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bear1964
3.87/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice warm brown color for a beer that says it is the first beer in the world made with whole roasted pecans. Doesn't have much aroma but a unique nutty flavor comes through. Got this one in a beer of the month package...Have't seen this brew anywhere in the Northeast...From Kiln, Miss. - hometown of Brett Farve...

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Photo of Bf_89
3.36/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lupercmda
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mojopin88
3.9/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
2.93/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice amber color with a slight haze. Light nut and cereal grain aroma. Cereal and corn bread palate with subtle nuts. Mildly toasted. Weaker flavor than expected. Light and moderate body. Fairly thin. A tad over carbonated. Not super impressed with this one but quite drinkable all the same.

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Photo of Skagerrak
3.56/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This is an interesting ale. It pours nicely with a small head and moderate to low retention. True to its name it has a nutty malty flavor that is superb but has a slightly bitter aftertaste that mars the experience. Still, it's a standby and I will purchase it regularly.

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Photo of Dave1999
3.34/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hman43
3.52/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: It pours light brown with a light brown head. Head retention is moderately low. The beer is clear overall.

Smell: It has aromas of roasted nuts, pecans, and caramel. There are some slight spicy elements in the background.

Taste: There is a strong nut flavor that is highlighted by pecans. There are some elements of caramel and other nuts with light spice.

Feel: It has a moderate body with a lightly bitter finish.

Overall, this is a nutty beer with light spiciness.

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Photo of Fowdy
3.81/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Medium dark pour with a lively carbonation. One finger of off white head that dissipates quickly. No lacing. Looks just like root beer.

Smell: Roasted nuts, caramel, chocolate.

Taste: The pecans are there but not overwhelming like I expected. Malts come through with caramel and the roasted pecans.

Feel: Carbonation Tastes fine but it looks and acts like a can of Coke or root beer.

Overall: It is exactly what I expected. A good nutty brown ale. Not exactly my preferred taste but good nonetheless.

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Photo of Mdaniel723
3.43/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Not much going on, little nut flavor, pretty bland

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Photo of Lelampp
3.53/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.05/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JintheHam
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear light brownish dark coppery color with off-white head. Nuts, definitely pecans, toast, bread, and earthy notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with plenty of nuttiness, toast, and a slightly sweet malty note.

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Photo of ALHOPLOVER
4.29/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sparx1100
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of erk0607
3.66/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Slightly reddish caramel color, tan head of large bubbles that vanished rather quickly
Smell: Strong enough to smell without having to stick your nose way in the glass... nutty, bready, malty, a bit earthy
Taste: A bit more of the bitter, but classic brown ale flavors. I couldn't tell you that this was specifically pecan, but the nuttiness is there.
Feel: Lively carbonation, a bit more than I'd want in a brown ale, but not bad either. Medium heavy body that suits the beer nicely.
Overall: Not a bad beer. I had a pie in my head, but it's more of just a nutty brown ale.

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Photo of Shawnspl
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brewer101
3.87/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A quality brown nut ale by Lazy Magnolia brewery. In my opinion their best beer. I do not like dark ales but find this beer pleasant and very drinkable.

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Photo of jbehlar
4.35/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 40.9% out of 100 with 1,772 ratings
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