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RATINGS: 76   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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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, itís pronounced puh-CON, not PEE-can!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OmegaX (1345) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (1063) - Florida, USA - MAR 8, 2014
For the style, itís not beautiful. For the flavor, itís great. Plenty of sweet nuttiness, caramel and chocolate. Keep it coming. Killer but not for a typical dopplebock, however itís still good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
adnielsen (10138) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (3424) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8673) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pour out of 750 mL bottle, dark reddish, brownish black pour with thin tan head, aroma brought notes of bourbon, pecan pie, oak, vanilla, hints of dark fruits, raisin, plum into a bit of molasses. Taste is a mix of molasses, brown sugar, slight bourbon, oak, pecan, nice vanilla in there, finishing fairly sweet, slightly boozy, dry.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2671) - Crestview, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Dark brown. Small tan head that falls quickly. No lacing. Aroma is vanilla with slight chocolate. Taste is a huge vanilla and cream.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (7103) - Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2014
750 ml bottle at RBWG grand tasting. Pours a nut brown color with slight reddish highlights and a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have a nice pecan nuttiness, caramel, lightly toasted, earth, cinnamon, mild vanilla and some of the alcohol shows.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (7600) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2014
Bottle at the Grand Tasting of RBWG. Pours a clear chestnut with a beige ring for a head. Notes of pecan, toasted malts, brown sugar, toffee, leaves, and earth. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet mouthfeel. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Machinari_Diem (58) - - FEB 24, 2014
It does what it says. Southern slice is a sweet malty ale with hints of spice and pecans throughout. It would be a chore to finish the bottle alone so drink this with a friend or two.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2724) - Gray, Maine, USA - FEB 24, 2014
Pours a deep nut brown with a finger or two of eggshell foam. The nose is heavy with sugar sweetness, molasses, cinnamon spice and some bread and nuts too. The palate follows and is pretty much what I envisioned this beer tasting like... no big surprises but enjoyable by the small pour. Rich toffee, brown sugar a bit of earthy nut adds some complexity on the lingering finish.


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