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Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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3.58/5
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1,785 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:
#38,995
Reviews:
590
Ratings:
1,785
pDev:
14.53%
Bros Score:
3.08
 
 
Wants:
93
Gots:
402
Trade:
3
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Ratings: 1,785 |  Reviews: 590
Photo of OKbrew89
3.63/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bigedal60
3.37/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tommy5
3.69/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.45/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to whomever who has included these in trades/pick ups. Pours a standard to slightly lighter average brown color. Interesting aroma, this beer is all about talking up the pecans and whatnot, but you don't discern any specific "pecan" aroma, more of just the regular nutty aromas and brown malt you come across on something like this.

Taste, nice smooth middle of the road maltiness. Not sludgy, not thin either. More caramel than toffee malt flavors. Carbonation in the right amount. Enjoyable and better than average for style.

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Photo of jjamadorphd
3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

My first offering from the "oldest brewery in Mississippi". This brown ale called Southern Pecan was decent enough...

What pours out of the bottle is a very nice caramel colored liquid, good head, but no staying power and no lacing to even hint. I tried to pull out the pecan notes but all I got was a strong scent of maple (which in itself was not bad.) The feel was light, crisp, but considerably carbonated - enough to detract in my opinion. Though I didn't taste any pecans (as I was hoping for something akin to a pecan pie) I did enjoy this as a decent brown ale. The packaging sure does build up one's expectation, and in this case they fall way short.

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Photo of JoeYarchak
3.74/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Burnt copper color with a thin tan head. Pecan aroma and flavor were clearly evident, along with a malty caramel and bread flavor. Not an everyday drink, but enjoyable.

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Photo of jasadewi
3.4/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark copper, with tan head.
S: Caramel malt with a hint of pecan aromas.
T: Very balanced and light pecan sweetness.
M: Surprisingly light, and any lingering tastes goes away quickly.
O: A decent beer, though it doesn't live up to the name if you were looking for in your face pecan flavors.

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Photo of Madasyn
3.28/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of S-Taylor
3.96/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Rootscipio
3.99/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ezsean
4.95/5  rDev +38.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Great tasting beer, something great to have with dinner or even just have when relaxing.
probably one of the best english brown ale's ive had EVER.

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Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lwillitz
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12-oz bottle into nonic pint glass

A - 1 finger of khaki foam over a cloudy body of dark copper; no lacing

S - caramel sweetness, nuts/pecans, roasted malts

T - caramel sweetness, nuts/pecans, roasted grains, herbal and grassy notes

M - light/medium body, medium/high carbonation; thinner than expected--disappointing

O - A friend of mine suggested that I order a keg of this. I'm glad I did not take his advice. I've had worse beers, but I would not enjoy drinking this on tap every day for three months.

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Photo of Chasegator
4.02/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Look- Amber
Smell- malt, pecan, hint of caramel
Taste- Not too sweet. Pecan definitely the main flavor. Hint of caramel
Feel- Much lighter than expected. First thought it would be very thick
Overall- Good. Pecan flavor is sweet but not overpowering. Definitely worth a try.

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Photo of Ealanjones
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.91/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Malacant
3.41/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Not bad. Not good. Forgettable.

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Photo of Pundit_of_Potability
3.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice brown color with a decent head and some lacing. I picked a single up out of curiosity. The malts and the pecans stand out in this one (no surprise). No sign of bitterness whatsoever, but it does have a sweet tone of caramel and roasted pecans (which is also what it smells like). There is nothing complex going on here with yeasts or spice, but it is a solid, refreshing, and potable ale that isn't really heavy. It is on the thin side and has medium carbonation--so the mouthfeel is nice, but there is a real lack of sizzle. Worth trying. I can see why it won a bronze at the World Beer Cup.

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

I was looking for a nuttier taste. Also was pretty carbonated.

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Photo of beaulabauve
3.37/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Guppy314
3.49/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

From a bottle, pours as a deep gold with a foamy tan head that disipated quickly. This is unusual as a beer. It really has a nutty pecan aroma and flavor. There is a sweet malty caramel but also a bready flavor. Overall, this is a bit of a novelty beverage rather than a real beer.

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Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.42/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of trytoketchup
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Walnut
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 1,785 ratings
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