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RATINGS: 711   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Southern Pecan Nut Brown Ale is the first beer in the world, to our knowledge, made with whole roasted pecans. The pecans are used just like grain and provide a nutty characteristic and a delightful depth to the flavor profile. This beer is very lightly hopped to allow the malty, caramel, and nutty flavors shine through. The color is dark mahogany. Southern Pecan won a Bronze Medal in the 2006 World Beer Cup in the Specialty Beer category.


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2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
finn1918 (222) - Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2012
Pours a clear brown with no head at all... not sure whatís up with that. Aroma is sweet malts and pecans. Taste is oxidated, with some dry pecans and hop bitterness. This bottle may have been a dud, but this is not a particularly bad beer. Kind of boring, like brown ales tend to be.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frank (3269) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2015
I was worried this was going to taste like it had a bunch of pecan flavored syrup poured in it but it thankfully does not. It is still not exactly a great beer but at least it does not taste like some kind of awful Starbucks coffee beverage. Itís amber brown in color, maybe slightly cloudy w/ a small but long-lived head. This beer has a pretty solid malt character w/o being all kinds of sticky and sweet so thatís good but then it has just a slight metallic edge to it and, really, who wants that. Still, I didnít mind this stuff and could drink a couple if I felt like it. The only nutty character I got out of it seemed more like it was from oxidation than actual roasted nuts but I donít know the first thing about anything.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ordybill (537) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 25, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Nice malt smell. Appearance- Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized tan head. Taste- Sweet malt flavor with a hint of pecans. Palate - A light bodied beer with moderate carbonation Overall- A really good beer, I really liked the flavor.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PartyFowle (450) - - APR 23, 2015
Draft. Cranberry-brown, dark yet very clear, with a cottony head of tan that recedes quickly. Aroma: subtle pecan and walnut, a little caramel, a dash of buttery vanilla. Mild caramel sweetness runs through the flavor, which is accented with very subtle nuttiness. Flavor is light and more like an amber ale than a brown. Medium-light body, mild CO2. Drinkable but a bit soft in flavor.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (2904) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 20, 2015
On tap at Cooter Brownís Tavern. This beer is very smooth compared to other nut ales there is no bitterness to it. It doesnít smell like pecans but you do get a taste of it on the back end. Very good!

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nhjmoyer (7) - san antonio, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2015 does not count
This beer is smooth and easy to drink with subtle notes of pecan shells. I bought this beer at a local Specs store by chance and I have gone back to buy 3 six packs since.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2506) - New York, USA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a moderate brown. Nutty sweet malt and light caramel. Not too heavy. A decent brown.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigtaster (776) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2015
From bottle, pours a clear dark brown with red hues, large beige head that stays around. Nose is yeast, brown sugar, nuts. Medium body, sweet, soft carbonation, slightly oily. Long pecan finish, with more brown sugar. Exactly what I expected, enjoyable, one of the better browns Iíve had.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zach8270 (3793) - Henrietta, New York, USA - APR 1, 2015
(draft @ Huck Finnís Cafe - New Orleans, LA) Brown pour with a thick tan head. Nutty and sweet caramel aroma. Mild flavor of sweet malts and a light hint of pecans. Pretty nice but wouldíve been better with a bit more pecan flavor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (2861) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2015
10 oz pour on draft at Beer Run. Clear amber with off-white head. Aromas of caramel, light maple, malt, pecans as it warms. Tastes of light toasty notes, malt, caramel. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer_rookie (90) - Arkansas, USA - MAR 25, 2015
Aroma right off, to me, is something of an unknown. Malty and nutty. Thatís about all...Appearance is dark copper color. Pours a pretty thick tan head, not much lacing....Taste, this is the one youíre interested in, at least I am. Itís pretty good. Roasted pecan, maybe pecan shell, maybe that papery thing between the pecan halves. Either way, thereís some pecan in there. There is some maltiness. The taste is pretty good....Palate is pretty smooth, drinkable, but not sessionable. I canít really say why. I could drink a couple of these back to back, but not much more than that. Overall,itís good, not great. I would buy it again, but more for the "Hey, look what I found!!" to share with friends, than the qualities the beer brings.


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