Backwoods Belgian | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Mississippi, United States | website

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewskifan55 on 07-05-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
90
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
26.2%
 
 
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0
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18
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Reviews: 19 | Ratings: 90
Reviews by chickenflea:
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3.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from 4-pack. Pour is beautiful clear light gold. Small fizzy white head dissipates quickly. Aroma of peach, bread and yeast. Tea is subtle. Taste is lightly sweet with a grainy overtones. Moderately dry finish. Effervescent mouthfeel. Body is medium. Better on the cold side where it maintains a crispness. Warming it is a touch sweet. A nice brew. Satisfying and delicious, although it does not lend itself to sessioning.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of tigg924
4.33/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours clear, gold, with 1/4 inch head. Plenty of sediment is present. Taste is honeysuckle and tea, banana, wheat, and Belgian spices. To me this is about as good as it gets in this style from an American brewery. I would have several six packs of this beer in my fridge if I could get it regularly. Worth seeking out.

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Photo of Nordicouch
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of chinchill
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle from Tower in Atlanta. No date despite a place on the label. Served in a Belgian snifter.

Pours amber with a small, short-lived head. Excellent clarity.

Aroma: apple juice, floral and fruity yeast effects.

Flavor: Belgian yeast (mainly banana and clove); light baked bread in the finish; light spices; hint of honey(suckle?).

Feel: medium body and crisp carbonation.

O: a quality Belgian style ale.

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Photo of kwolf23
3.87/5  rDev +9%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesStreet
3.42/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ordybill
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a nice blend of yeast and pepper with malt and hops. Appearance- Pours a gold color with a small white head. Taste- Has a nice malt flavor that masks the ABV well Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A nice brew that should be given a try.

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Photo of MattWatson37
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of King_Lich13
3.33/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bung
3.59/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz. Fairly bright gold pour, about a finger of white head.

Aroma, quite a bit of banana, clove. Some sweeter nutmeg and malt. A little spice, pepper, some herbal like hops.

Taste, swetter malt and some grainy wheat type malt. Clove and bubblegum. Some yeast and the lightest barnyard flavors. Finish is fairly dry, light herbal hops in the finish.

Pretty refreshing and easy to drink. Carbonation is lively, about right body wise, in between light and medium. Maybe a tad watery. Abv is certainly well hidden.
Wish it was a little more pale, but this was pretty enjoyable. More like a big blonde ale.

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Photo of jsh420
4.11/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CraigTravor
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of 100200300
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Immortale25
4.06/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Funky Buddha Brewery snifter. Bottleneck says Best By: 10/26/13

A- Pours a hazy orangeish golden color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a jagged ring behind on the glass. Sediment on the bottom of the bottle is indicative of bottle-conditioning.

S- Big burst of Belgian yeast brings lots of banana notes. Slightly soapy and perfume-like.

T- Flavor brings much of the same with some added spice and citrus notes. The yeast is strong but the alcohol flavor isn't which is nice. Pretty straightforward and not very complex which is fine.

M- Sharp and oily with medium carbonation and a body leaning to the fuller side.

O- A surprisingly solid Belgian from a brewery that hasn't impressed me up until now.

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Photo of tjsmith910
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Volsdawg10
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Jonbw
4.3/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Murphious
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Kips
3.54/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JCC78
4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

Photo of HeadyTheElder
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

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Backwoods Belgian from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
3.55 out of 5 based on 90 ratings.
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