Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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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:
1,757
Reviews:
575
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
388
For Trade:
3
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Photo of Edie
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of H2ounds
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrinkThemAll
3.62/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bhawk1
3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jmd1978
2.82/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Nice copper color with a Littleton head. Nose is nutty, sweet malts, grassy, biscuit. Taste praline, caramel, hint of spice. Finish is clean. This beer is on the fence for me. The praline taste is different but it gets pretty sweet tasting the more you drink it, which I'm not a fan of. So try at your leisure. I'll have another but maybe won't buy whole 6 pack next time.

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Photo of HabaJohn
4.42/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sandrat
3.43/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It is a hot August High Noon.
I have nothing of great import to do.
So I will travel south of The Mason Dixon Line for a bit.
Lazy Magnolia, Southern Pecan, Nut Brown Ale. Already diggin' this.
Pours a dark copper, (lucky) like a well aged penny, a bit of eggshell head (nice).
This brown ale nose, just the hint of sweet praline. ...hoping for goodness.
I want to smell some southern pine, Just to feel like I crossed the line.
I like the dry nutty feel on my tongue, a little pucker. Yes!
There is a bit of lager flavor and an infusion of bitter.
This is a wonderful bit of southern hospitality.

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Photo of Quafftastic
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Caj1
2.84/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: It's brown, thankfully not another color or I'd feel pretty gypped. A finger of off-white head that recedes quickly, not much lacing.
S: Mostly caramel. Maybe a little bit of pecan or nuts, but pecans have a very subtle smell so I might be getting more malt than anything. Roasted notes, but little else.
T: More of the same. I really hate when that happens, I hope that when I taste a beer I get something more than what was in the nose. Honestly, the flavor profile is too thin.
F: Pretty light. Carbonation was fairly lazy here, though, and it doesn't settle in the stomach too well. If this were a lighter beer I could forgive the weak texture. At least it's refreshing.
Overall: Ho-hum. It's on the above side of average, but only just, which is a shame. I love pecans. I don't love this beer. But don't let that stop you from trying it.

To good health and good beer.

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Photo of Pontzie
3.51/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I wanted to like this beer a lot. I ordered a keg, and had a good experience. I bought it bottled and had a far worse experience.

L: A pleasing brown ale. Not too deep or rich. The head was far more lasting and presented some lacing from the keg pour. From the bottle there was very little head

S: Nice smell of pecan and roasted malt.

T: Too light for my taste. Pecan or any other nut, not sure that I could tell a difference if I had not been told what to expect.

F: Pleasant if light. I shared with a group who do prefer lighter beers and they all seemed more pleased with this than I was.

O: Drinkable and simple nut brown ale. If you can get it on tap the experience is far superior to the bottled variety.

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Photo of mbrooks63
5/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

In truth, I am not usually a beer drinker, but this brown ale is outstanding. The toasted pecan taste is amazing!

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Photo of Zylod
3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear brown color wit beige head. Aroma has caramel malt, dark sugar and a int of cacao. Taste starts with a really interesting nutty malt flavor which goes on through the whole taste spectrum. Light body with soft carbonation. Overall it's a really balanced, easy drinking, nutty brown ale.

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Photo of needMIbeer
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jach
4.24/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TedStrosser
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sieve3
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fisherbray
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lemmy187
3.47/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayQue
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A fairly mediocre beer. Pours a fairly decent clear amber color with a small white head. Head retention is average at best with little or no lacing. Aroma is light, some roasted malt and another smell that is probably dry, ground pecan. The aroma is not particularly interesting. Flavor is roasted malt and the ground pecan nut flavor. OK but not that impressive. Mouthfeel is light even for the style. My first beer from Mississippi, but that is all that is unique about it.

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Photo of Jodio
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bunuelian
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaketaz
2.84/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thin and bland from beginning to end. I would never guess that this was pecan flavored if the label hadn't already told me it's supposed to be. Now it's impossible to shake the placebo effect, but really it's just a vague nut ale with some vanilla. Morphs into foam at the slightest movement, if you pour it right the whole thing will be head. Looked tasty, but basically nutty Pabst.

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Photo of Greatgroogle
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Lighter brown ale than expected. Notes of pecan are subtle. I'd like to see an imperial stout master the pecan flavor.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,757 ratings.
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