Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan
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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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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A mixed feeling for this English Nut Brown Ale, good or bad, depends. Popped this bottle open cold into a glass and gave it time to breathe. First taste I was expecting pecans, but was presented with an overly sweet caramel syrup that put me off, nevertheless this quickly fades away to a mild nutty taste and nice smooth finish. Overall I think this is a good specialty style Brown Ale that should be tried at least once.

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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2.88/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

A- crimson undertones. Body is mostly clear.True to style.

S-Not complex. Just not alot of pecan.light malt not constant. everytime ive had it .

T- I found the first few times to be much tastier. there was a form of sweetness that was almost like pie. Really attractive. I got some nice nuttiness and vanilla and cocoa. I was never really happy with it.

M-Quite light and bubbly. Body goes down fairly clean. Carbonation was one of the brightest points of the beer.

O/D-Liked it once, Either way, I was happy to try it. Consistency is key.

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3.02/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

this beer seems pretty inconsistant. this is my third time to taste this beer, and I have to say it is probably the worst of the three times. I must preface that this was bottled 10 months ago, and although that may have been a part of why it didn't fare well (even with the others doing the tasting tonight), but it tastes more like a mild contamination. It seemed to have a metalic aftertaste, like the PH spiked. Please don't judge this beer by this review because I have enjoyed it in the past, but this batch was definitely not what Lazy Magnolia should be proud of.

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2.04/5  rDev -43%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Light brown color, which was lighter than expected. Very little head and poor retention. Seemed far too highly carbed. Mettalic finish which suggests some sort of contamination to me or a high pH kind of issue with the beer. Then I checked the bottle and it was dated December. Since it is October now this must be a distribution problem or some organization issue within the brewery itself as the store I purchased the beer from is less than a month old.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

S: Nutty, some light caramel, toasted malt complementing some maltiness.

L: Fairly clear, amber, off-white head.

T: Candy-like sweetness, slightly malty and nutty, caramel as well. Medium low clean bitterness, some herbal tea hop flavor. Semi-sweet caramel malt in the finish.

M: Medium carbonation, medium bodied.

Solid beer, really enjoyed the nuttiness. Very enjoyable English brown ale.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 1,805 ratings