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RATINGS: 77   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Wonkavator33 (4) - - FEB 8, 2014 does not count
Exactly what I hoped it would taste like. Excellent! +++++++++++++++++*++++++++*++*

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
drfabulous (6576) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From the 750 bottle. Chocolate and big alcohol bite. Rum raisin vanilla and some pecan pie thrown in. Tastes more like a barleywine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
illidurit (2284) - San Francisco, California, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Clear dark copper with a tan head. Heavy vanilla aroma with mole sauce notes. Delicious pecan pie filling, aromatic vanilla beans, some fumey alcohol. Really does give off a pie vibe. Body is quite thin and airy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2638) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 17, 2014
bottle from daniel719. pours deep amber, foam head. nice nose, really smells like a pecan pie, molasses, sugar, pecan, crust. taste follows, pecan is most notably midway. very interesting and tasty beer. moar. need moar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7335) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl. - Whole Foods - 750 ml capped bottled. Pours a deep, dark brown with a slight reddish tinge to it, light off-white head - light traces of lacing. Aroma is pleasant and sweet with some molasses, nutty pecan accents, a touch of vanilla. Flavor is sweet, but not cloying with some sweet pecan pie notes, a bit of maple syrup, some hints of vanilla and a back end of brown sugar. Mouthfeel has a nice stickiness. This could have have been a hot mess.....but CC has a way of making these things work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (308) - - JAN 12, 2014
This beer pours a dark brown with a small khaki head. Smells of vanilla and nutty, taste is very sweet lots of vanilla up front followed by nuttyness and malts. Basically taste like pecan pie, some alcohol can be detected once it gets warmer. The body is a bit thinner than I expected but it is very drinkable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (4300) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2014
750ml bottle from Whole Foods in Tallahassee. Brown pour with an orange tint and thin tan head that disappears quickly. Nutty, chocolate and vanilla in the aroma. Tastes definitely capture the pecan pie vibe -- pecan, coffee, toffee, chocolate, little woody, molasses. Slick medium to thick palate. It’s sweet for sure, but not overly so. Still, just a one-off sipper for me. Well constructed and interesting overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
railcat1 (702) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle and draft from brewery,wow this really surprised me a real dessert beer.This poured dark brown to almost black and was nice and thick,with big hints of vanilla and pecans and more vanilla,when I get a chance and get over to CCB they always seem to have odd off the wall beers and that is a great thing and did I say vanilla enough it really stood out and was very malty,i enjoyed this and would recommend giving this a try.CHEERS

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kayres (821) - , Georgia, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Dark brown to black. Thin head. Sweet nutty aroma. Carmely, sweet full bodied almost syrupy. Hints of vanilla and nut ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1986) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bomber. Pours a rich dark color with a nice brown tight head. Nose is sweet, nutty and malty. Taste is very sweet with vanilla and nutty flavors and alcohol easily appreciated. Finish is sweet with lingering vanilla and nuts. Flavorful and delicious, maybe tad too sweet. Quaff Score 8 / 10

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