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A collaborative beer produced by Terrapin Beer Co. and Cigar City Brewing, two innovative breweries in the deep South. We decided to make a beer that will bring to mind a Southern staple, pecan pie. Pecans were first introduced to colonists by the Algonquin Indians. They referred to the nut as pakan or paccan, which means "a nut so hard that is ha to be cracked with a stone." The two breweries agreed that a malty, dark lager would be a great canvas for such a Southern tradition, graciously slathering heaps of Munich malt and other specialty grains to emulate a portrait of Southern hospitality, the likes of which could conquer any sweet tooth.

And just a reminder, it’s pronounced puh-CON, not PEE-can!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chipalsa (1311) - Florida, USA - APR 2, 2014
This was a solid dopplebock. There were plenty of flavorful pecan undertones among bready notes and soft, dark chocolate. It could use a little bit of age though; given the style, it was on the dry side.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Brown pour with a light tan head. Aroma is straight up pecan pie: pecans, vanilla, even slight pie crust notes. Flavor is very similar. It is amazing that they were able to match the flavor up so well with this one. Great beer, absolutely spot on with the flavor and awesome concept!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tmongoose (1504) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 30, 2014
bottle shared poured a medium brown color....the aroma vanilla, malts, nuttiness, more vanilla, the flavor was damn that was good...pecans, vanilla crust (breadiness) warm piece of pecan pie. this is just decadent. only had a small taster but now I want bottles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ricoslim (116) - - MAR 29, 2014
Tasty, tasty, tasty. Pecan and vanilla come out great and there is a nice alcohol taste that hits the pallet. Must try.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
falco242 (310) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Dark amber and vanilla is very strong. Nice sweet pecan vanilla aroma, and I like that it isn’t a chocolate imperial (as I expected.) A sweet desert beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10007) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Clear brown pour, light head. Flavors of maple syrup, pecans, crust, light roast, some lactose notes. Very good stuff!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OmegaX (1310) - Florida, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Thanks, Andrew, for the share. Nose is pie crust, walnuts, chocolate, vanilla. Flavor is big graham cracker and walnuts with a chocolate/vanilla sweetness. Pretty enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (985) - Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
For the style, it’s not beautiful. For the flavor, it’s great. Plenty of sweet nuttiness, caramel and chocolate. Keep it coming. Killer but not for a typical dopplebock, however it’s still good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (9659) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle @ Steve_0, thanks doodler! Pours a clear reddish brown appearance with a brown head. Caramel, cardboard / oxidized, earthy, brown sugar aroma. Thick body. Syrupy / maple, toffee, thick sugary flavor. Finishes thick and sugary. Not my thing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3019) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Armin. Thanks ma!. Pour is deep brown with a frothy tan head and great lacing. Grainy, lightly chocolatey, bready, caramelly, toffee, roasty, somewhat grainy, and sweet malty aroma. Taste is husky, vanilla, caramel, grainy, somewhat nutty, tart, dark fruity, and soy sauce. Creamy body with soft carbonation. Really different beer.

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