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:
1,751
Reviews:
574
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
388
For Trade:
3
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3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brilliant amber with a foamy khaki head that quickly dissipates to nothing.

A sharp, fruity/sour/metallic character dominates initially, giving way to toasted nuts and a hint of chocolate. Floral hops are subtle.

Flavor reveals more nutty dominance throughout. Underpinnings of floral hops and yeast esters add intrigue. There's a sharp bite that is somewhat offputting, but fades in the dry finish.

Never had a beer with a mouthfeel like this. It's fairly full, but it is creamy and rich, leaving an interesting and hard to describe sensation in the palate. The dry finish combines to be reminiscent of the experience after eating pecans.

The sharp/acidic bite is offputting, but great depth of nutty flavor. Truly a unique beer. A hint of diacetyl in the aftertaste drives the nutty presence home.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.28/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a tasting glass. Dark, reddish-brown, translucent with little head and no retention.

Smells of sweet english malt. Not much aroma however.

Taste is dominated by sweet english malt with a little metallic taste in the finish which may be from the pecan. But I certainly can not pick out the taste of pecan.

Mouthfeel is slick and oily with plenty of sticky from the sweetness.

Overall a reasonable brown ale, not my go-to style for sure, would like more (some) pecan in the taste.

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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2.87/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a brilliant mahogany brown with a 1-inch tan head, that dissipates rather quickly, settling in at 1/16th inch. Caramel with hints of roasted nuts and restrained malt in the nose with an ever-so-slight sour note. Medium-light body with suggestions of cocoa and toasted bread. Very little hops. Expecting more pecan on the palate. Slight, pleasant lingering, with restrained, but balanced malt and hop notes. No Belgian lace. Nice brown ale, unfortunately, it is not as moreish as would be expected of a Brown Ale.

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3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

With an aggressive pour this had a cap of dense brown foam that wafted slowly to a thin trace. The color was clean dark copper and missed the hearty brown.

The nose is a tinge stale with a roasted nut and grain.

This is funny because the nose seemed a bit stale but the taste is roasty, toasty, nutty and malty. The pecan flavor really comes through and the toasted grain easily accompanies it.

The feel is a bit thin, not overly pronounced, but suitable for the style.

I really enjoyed the flavor and I guess that's all that truly matters as the other parameters seemed weak.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,751 ratings.
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