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(512) Pale - (512) Brewing Company

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Reviews: 14
Hads: 62
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 7.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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(512) Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: wagenvolks on 07-04-2008

With Organic 2-row malted barley, (512) Pale is a copper colored American Pale Ale that balances earthy hop bitterness and hop flavor with a rich malty body.
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Reviews: 14 | Hads: 62
Reviews by ZenAgnostic:
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2.52/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Tapped into a pint glass.

Appearance - Hazy light brown body. Small offwhite head.

Smell - Mild, balanced.

Taste - Astringent body and finish and aftertaste. Front end has just enough hop to offset it, but not to balance it.

Mouthfeel - Light to mid bodied. Plenty of hoppy and effervescent bite. Nothing impressive though.

Overall Drinkability - Decent at best, lackluster at worst. Too much astringency is this beers downfall. (433 characters)

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4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Plano Gingerman. The beer pours an orange-yellow color with an off-white head. The aroma is strong on the orange hops with some caramel malt mixed in. The flavor is more of the same. I get a lot of orange with some piney hops mixed in. The strong caramel backbone keeps the bitterness level low, but still allows all of the hop flavors to come through. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. (407 characters)

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Appearance - This brew pours a transparent golden orange color, and produces a 1 1/2 finger head. As the head dissipates it leaves behind moderate lacing.

Smell - The smell shows off the malt build - malty, bready, caramel, and crackers. There is a note of distant bittering hops. Strap yourselves in - get ready for a malty pale ale!

Taste - I really like how this pale ale stands apart from the other pale ales here in Texas. It has malty front end leads nicely to a pleasant bitter finish. More English style in it's approach I would say. Very striking, there aren't too many pales out there like this. Notes of toffee and caramel in the front. Almost pinelike in the finish.

Mouthfeel - The mouthfeel is pretty good here. There is a bitterness lingers after the brew washes over the tongue. Prickly carbonation. This brews is neither oily nor sticky.

Drinkability - The drinkability on this pale is pretty good. There are a lot of choices when it comes to pale ales in Texas, but this is a very unique Texas pale. Nice malt build with a bitter finish - 'nuff said. (1,072 characters)

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(512) Pale from (512) Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.