(512) IPA - (512) Brewing Company
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Ratings: 308 | Reviews: 68 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by MurphyMacManus:
4.38/5 rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Growler into pint glass
A: Medium amber. Half-inch white head with some stick. Impressive, considering I opened the growler yesterday. Head fades to a thick layer of lace.
S: Citrus and pine dominate. There's pale malt in there too, but the first impression is all West Coast hop.
T/M: Slightly sweet and malty up front, with a citric and resiny bitterness in the middle. Finish is a slight lingering bitterness backed by toasty malt. Slight medicinal alcohol as it warms. Feel is substantial -- bordering on DIPA territory. For all the West Coast hop in the aroma, this actually turns out to be a more balanced, East Coast-type interpretation of the style.
D: I think Dogfish Head has the trademark on "session IPA" with their 60-minute, and it's deserved. But the (512) IPA could also be a contender for that label. Only potential problem is the ABV.
Serving type: growler
02-20-2011 06:50:01 | More by MurphyMacManus
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3.06/5 rDev -25.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
Nutty-woody aroma... (but somewhat inhibited from smelling right now). Mild caramel flavors with a not so subtle nuttiness. Very light on the hops.. Mild bitterness that dissipates rather quickly. I want hops in my IPA, not pecans. I was convinced that this wasn't an IPA, but the 'tender swears it is!
Serving type: on-tap
06-18-2014 15:42:15 | More by EGreen
(512) IPA from (512) Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.