Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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Southern PecanSouthern Pecan
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3.58/5
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1,809 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#41,098
Reviews:
600
Ratings:
1,809
pDev:
14.53%
Bros Score:
3.08
 
 
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Photo of CoachC
3.62/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Purchased from the Total Wine store in Pembroke Pines, FL. Pours a nice dark brown chestnut color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of sweet pecans and caramel and the taste is also of sugar coated pecans. A very malt forward brew here. Overall, not a bad offering from Lazy Magnolia.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of Chug-a-lug
2.12/5  rDev -40.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Nice brown pecan color. Very clear. Can see my fingers on the backside of glass through the beer.

Off white head. Head and lace dissipate quickly.

No hops taste to speak of. Very little carbonation.

Bland smell and taste. Almost like a stale coke. Lite beer is better than this.

Can't see myself ever drinking this again.

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Photo of Kerrie
4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of hopsputin
3.94/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

a: dark dark amber and caramel, almost to the point of being purple/ruby red. initially a large 3 finger rocky off white head - but it fades quickly and sounds like the carbonation you get on a soda

s: tons of malt and dough right away. caramel, plums, cherry, and raisins. there is a nice mellow nuttiness as well

t: sweet and nutty for sure. slightly metallic. tons of caramel with a hint of dark fruits. there is some pecan-like flavor here which lingers a bit. some cherry in here as well as. slightly grassy/grainy.

m: its a lighter mouthfeel, but there is a lot of carbonation, and feels silky behind the carbonation

o: to be honest, i think its good not great. this is a really sweet beer, so if you're not into sweet beers stay away. sweet malt and carbonation dominate this beer. i think i'd like it a little more if the mouthfeel was a little less carbonated. not bad though, an alright pub beer

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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of witster18
2.36/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Smells tanenish sour but not much of anything.

Taste is cloying malt with a honey sweet finish. This is what I suppose a killians mixed with a seriously stale Sam Adams would taste like.

For only 4.3abv it has some heat and a decent mouthfeel but that's about it. You'd be better served with a different choice for the Same or less in terms of price. Think I'd even prefer a shiner over this(that's how slightly above average this is).

Head leaves like a kid who soils his pants during first period.

Newcastle n shiner aren't great, but they taste better than this to me. Glad I didn't purchase this.

I know my score is low here, but this reminds me of the well-water at some of my friends houses in the country when I was younger, or what the Fratelli's were serving the "Goonies" at the abandoned restaurant. Dislike it to the point I might turn down another free one. Overrated here.

There's a degree of originality in the sweetness and oilyness, but it's a bit uneventful/flat for me, and I just don't care for the taste.

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a 12 oz bottle into a clean goblet and got the following

A. Light golden brown with tan foamy head

S. I can smell caramel toffee sugar and nuttiness.

T. Bright caramel flavor with nuts and sweet raisins with a nice nutty flavor

M. Light but bold and very appealing for another sip

I actually like this beer a lot and wish it wasn't 1500 miles between me and another one.

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Photo of dbrauneis
3.67/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a crystal clear medium reddish amber in color with light amounts of visible carbonation and faint orange highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy medium tan head that slowly reduces to a mottled thin film covering the entire surface of the beer with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of nutty malts with just a touch of caramel sweetness.

T: Light to moderate flavors of nutty and caramel malts with some lighter notes of toasted pecan that become more pronounced as the beer warms up. Minimal amounts of bitterness are present that lingers for a very short amount of time.

M: On the lighter side of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Pretty easy to drink and an enjoyable nut brown ale. I like the addition of the pecans as it is slightly different than the other nut brown ales I have tried - I could easily drink a couple of these in a session.

Thanks to metter98 and his parents for bringing this one back to NY for me.

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4/5  rDev +11.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.58 out of 5 with 1,809 ratings