Southern Pecan

Availability: 12oz Bottles, 1/6 Barrel Keg, 1/2 Barrel Keg

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.

The Story

Mark is the crazy, creative force behind Lazy Magnolia. He comes up with ideas that often seem to have no chance of succeeding. One of those ideas was to make a beer with pecans. Many attempts at nut-beers have resulted in failure due to the high oil content. Mark was determined, so Leslie designed the recipe to work around the problem of nut oil. Even so, she had very little faith in the creation until they poured the first perfect pint. Southern Pecan has been a big hit ever since.
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The profile

  • Original Gravity 13.5
  • Final Gravity 5.2
  • Bittering Units 19
  • Lovibond Scale 15
  • Alcohol by Volume 4.39%
  • Grains Maris Otter, caramel malt, wheat, roasted pecans
  • Hops Domestic nugget and willamette
  • Flavor Profile Sweet with a soft maltiness, lots of caramel flavors
  • Aroma Nutty and caramel
  • Ideal Serving Temperature 50 degrees F
  • Ideal Carbonation Level 2.5 Volumes