Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan

Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Mississippi, United States

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

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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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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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3.43/5  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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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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3.22/5  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 1,765 ratings.
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