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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!

DTM's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - APR 19, 2014
Shared bottle with Timfoolery. If you like Pecan pie this is the beer for you. I love pecan pie, thus the high rating. Lots of SMG.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sseb69 (1604) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
Boutelle 750 ml. 10%. MERCI AMÉLIE ! Couleur noire, assez opaque, mousse mince beige. Arôme de vanille, caramel écossais,. fruits noirs confits et un peu de boisé. En bouche, notes de chocolat, noisettes (les pacanes), vanille, un peu de fruits. Texture assez mince malgré les saveurs sucrées qui emplissent la bouche. Notes de porto, raisins secs, malt. Finale sucrée qui s’étend, à partager !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcartamdg (2280) - Spring Hill, Florida, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Entering old ticks.....brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, brown sugar, pecans and banana esters. Taste follows, not loving the banana presence

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6558) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 30, 2014
bottle, brownish pour, fuller bodied. nutty notes, heavy vanilla & sweet maltiness. brown sugar pecans. not bad

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
vtafro (4215) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Brown pour. Light nutty, spice and vanilla aromas. Super vanilla, pecan, spice. Very sweet vanilla overtakes.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - SEP 11, 2014
750, Thanks Collin, this is exactly what they are selling, a pecan pie lager. No drinkablility, try it, holy crap its liquid pecan pie, but im good thanks, thats it. One of those.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Reynolds314 (2661) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Sickly sweet puhcon spritzah. Sweet laga malts with some spices that make it taste pie like. I can’t drink this sweet pie joose.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jgb9348 (4943) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Super rich, deep dark brown coloured body with a thinnish, single centimetre tall light brown head and the body is about 75% opaque. Aroma of pecans (duh), figs, roasted malt, caramel, prunes, raisins, toast, cherries and a good oak and vanilla note as well. Full-bodied; Super rich flavour of pit fruits and nuts coupled with some alcohol, oak and whiskey taste as well. Aftertaste is just as rich with a heavy body and a nutty yet very smooth and sweet flavour that dominates. Overall, a very nice beer for someone who doesn’t like nut browns much, but as this is classified as a doppelbock, which I do agree with, this is a class beer, as I expected after seeing the label on the front, but even without that text of who made the beer, this one is just plain good. I sampled this 75 cL bottle purchased from Lueken’s Liqour in Dunedin, Florida on 01-January-2014 for US$13,95 sampled at home in Washington on 17-August-2014 and would recommend it to anyone who can find it!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tcane7 (1669) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Ray. Pours deep brow with thin tan head. Notes of molasses, brown sugar, molasses, pecan, molasses. Sweet and molassesy. Very molassesy. This should be called black strap-on

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
HonusWagner (1680) - Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Sickeningly sweet pecan pie crust and filling, basically nothing else going on, just tastes a lot like liquified pie which is way too sweet even if this was a milkshake and not a beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (5414) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2014
750ml bottle pours a hazy brown with some thin, off white head. Nose is like sweet potato pie, root veg, starchy, vanilla, caramel, mild spice. Flavor has a lot of faux vanilla, sweet potato flesh, caramel, clove, brown sugar, some malt. Sweet, vanilla finish.

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