Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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82
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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:
1,752
Reviews:
574
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
388
For Trade:
3
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4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of Knapp85
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This poured out as a much lighter color than I expected. It's a light brown, basically a deep orange. There is a decent looking tan head on top. The smell of the beer is roasted and has a subtle nuttiness. The taste of the beer is malty, very gentle bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel of the beer is smooth, lighter bodied and drinkable. Overall not a bad brew.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +24%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of leokbelo
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark cherry, reddish amber into a pint glass. 1 inch head fades quickly into a lacing that lingers.
Very sweet on the nose, caramel and pecans.
Smooth palate, with some caramel malts, medium hop bitterness and some butterscotch.
Very drinkable beer, very pleasant.
Would recommend for fans of the style!

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Lemke10
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This pours a clear, medium brown color with a fizzy, beige head. Not really getting much for pecans in the aroma, just a mild scent of malts. The taste is mellow and slightly sweet. Not at all complex, this is a simple nut brown ale. Actually, if it wasn’t for the label I would have never guess there were pecans in the beer. It finishes very smooth and clean!

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Photo of Cavanaghty
4.4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass, had before on tap once in Florida. Thank You to shan8454 for the trades!

Appearance: Good lighter brown color with a very thin off white head, no lacing.

Smell: Malts, Nutty, and pecans. Some hops in the background.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium to light bodied. Taste of malts, some grassy notes, but overall a good amout of pecans and some hops, well balanced.

Overall: On of my southern favorites! Very happy to have gotten this on a trade to enjoy again.

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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

pours clear dark amber/light caramel with mimimal off-white head. nose is filled w. sweet caramel, vanilla, banana, clove, malts. it smells a bit too sweet for me. it ain't christmas afterall. surprised by the taste which is better than i would have expected: minimal bitterness, clean, crisp on the front which fades to caramel malts. fortunately all of that aroma isn't indicative of the taste. usually the English style is a bit too bitter & harsh for me, but this is very drinkable. carbonation & mouthfeel are on the mark.

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Photo of bditty187
2.34/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Amber-chestnut in hue; soapy beige head, small and the froth doesn’t last long. Good looking beer, the brightness of the color is attractive. It is unfortunate the head retention was poor. As I consumed no lace appeared.

Sweet, spent grain-like nose… kind of “wort-y” like; almost like Malta Goya and while I get a nice brown sugar/molasses nuttiness there is a disconcerting incompleteness to the aroma. No sense of hops. I am expecting this to be a very sweet beer.

The palate is not as sweet as I was expecting. Malty upfront, in the middle it turns unpleasantly metallic before ending with a nutty, buttery finish. The buttery characteristic doesn’t come across as diaceytl. No depth. No hop character. A really bland, simple and unpleasant tasting beer… it is a dud.

Medium-light in body, low carbonation but appropriate mouthfeel overall.

Not really what I was expecting in this beer and regardless it isn’t very good. I have no need to finish my bottle. Regardless of what I think about this beer I am very thankful to finally try it. Thanks Mindy for the bottle. I’ve now tried and reviewed a beer from Mississippi. 49 states sampled… I need to try a beer from North Dakota.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.22/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A- Hazy crimson/brown with some small suspended shunks. It has a tan head with decent retention. Lacing is very nice.

S- Malty, with a nutty earthiness.

T- The pecan shines in the taste. It's not as sweet as I was expecting, it's actually a little tart. The finish shows the same nutty earthiness as the aroma. There is a very slight bitterness throughout.

M- Light. Carbonation is moderate, but gentle.

O- Not much going on in the beer. The pecan flavor is nice, but thats about it.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,752 ratings.
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