Pecan Brown Ale | 4204 Main Street Brewing Co.

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Pecan Brown AlePecan Brown Ale
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3.67/5
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Pecan Brown AlePecan Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4204 Main Street Brewing Co.
Illinois, United States
mainstreetbrewingco.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by TMoney2591 on 10-08-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,231
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
32
pDev:
10.63%
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Ratings: 32 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of BritXander
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Just got done trying this beer, was very interested to try a pecan beer. Got it in a can and poured it into a glass to get a nice frothy head with slight pecan aromas. The color is a tad darker than a brown ale but not thick as one.

The feel was definitely above water but not a sludgey beer. The taste gave a little bit of a bite at the back of the throat. Not like a bite from whiskey, more like a over carbonation bite from the fizz in the beer.

The taste of pecans was barely there for me and the flavor was a little lack luster in terms of flavor. Not overtly bad but, not as smooth as I was hoping for. A little bit of malty caramel aftertones and a hint of salt from the pecan.

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Photo of bpkrippner
3.57/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WoodBrew
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I got a can of this off the Binnys single shelf. It poured a clear brownish amber with no head and no lace. The scent had hints of brown sugar and nuts. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink...there was some maple and nut presence. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation with good carbonation. Overall it wad ok.

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Photo of Goosehunter75
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Harrison8
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nearly crystal-clear brown with a finger of khaki foam on top. Head retention is fair, with no lacing left behind. Aroma is nutty biscuit malts with a hint of pecan. Flavor profile is smooth, with notes of pecans, and nutty and biscuit malts. Mouth feel is medium in thickness, with a smooth, semi-crisp feel. Overall, a nearly straight forward, classic brown ale - pecan is the only twist on the old moniker.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz can.

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Photo of jgunther71
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of krome
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GuitarGeek153
3.62/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd53grif
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fatty_Mccracken
3.82/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scratch69
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHopsman
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of porters4life
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DK1978
2.59/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not my favorite. If you are starting with this beer, you will probably enjoy it, but if you have drank some good beers with unique flavors, then this will be disappointing.

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Photo of Vivs85
3.71/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bnes09
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Light brown color with ample lacing. Flat aroma. Malty sweet flavor with brown sugar and mild pecan. Medium body. Smooth finish. Hint of earthy hop.

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Photo of slipperysoup
3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Suds
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

This beer, from a can, is a semi-clear brown (dark-chestnut) color with a thin head. The aroma is a little thin, but has some grain, a bit of toasted malt, and some nuttiness. The taste is a little more pronounced with malt and bread crust. Fuller in body than the aroma lead me to believe, and easy to drink. There is, after searching, some pecan flavor, but it is subdued. Okay.

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Photo of kinmundy77
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsh420
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Pecan Brown Ale from 4204 Main Street Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 32 ratings