Southern Pecan | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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82
good
1,766 Ratings
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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:
1,766
Reviews:
579
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
14.33%
 
 
Wants:
92
Gots:
392
For Trade:
3
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Photo of mcellis
3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Good beer. Not excellent, but good.

Pros: Yummy smell of caramel and toast with a beautiful copper reddish-brown color and good flavor - noting caramel and stone fruit (apricot maybe?). Some nuttiness as advertised, but I'll discuss that further in the cons. Okay carbonation.

Cons: Almost no head whatsoever. The 1/4" head I had fizzled out in less time than it took to pour the beer into a glass. While it did have some nuttiness as I mentioned, I only tasted pecan until after it had warmed up in the glass. Even then, it was more of an after-taste at best. Definitely not as strong as I would expect from a beer that pushes the pecan flavor so strongly as a selling point.

Overall: It was good and paired well with salty tortilla chips. It's a good casual snack beer, but not much else.

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2.85/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap ar Closed for Business.

Appearance - Clear deep copper. No head. Just a few wisps and a thin collar.

Smell - Also not much of an aroma. Slight nuttiness. Otherwise I think I smell the dish soap used to clean the glass more than the beer.

Taste - Vast improvement. Much more nutty with a hint of caramel. Some vanilla. Clean finish.

Mouthfeel - Light body. Minimal bitterness. Like none, really.

Overall - Nutty flavors are the highlight. So much that it's the only flavor, really.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful dark amber color with a thin head (dissipates in a matter of seconds), with a smell of wheat barley (minimal to no pecan smell). Flavor reminded me a lot of Sam Adams Boston Lager with a hint of nuttiness (but barely). I wouldn't exactly call this an ale because it tasted so much like a lager. An overall good and safe beer to have. However, I was expecting more than safe, but rather an unusual hint of pecan since I haven't had pecan-brewed beer before. Tasted like many other good lagers (not ales) I've had before.

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

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a nice dark amber. The beer poured a small head that was gone pretty fast. The beer did have killer lacing though. A nice caramel smell oozed from the tumbler and when I took that first hit I was pleasantly surprised. Nice sweet hit but not overbearing, sorta like a handful of kracker jacks. I reall did not get much of a pecan taste, but that might be a good thing. I liked this one and would buy again.

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Southern Pecan from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 1,766 ratings.
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