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(512) IPA - (512) Brewing Company

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(512) IPA
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

318 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 21
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
(512) Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
(512) India Pale Ale is a big, aggressively dry-hopped American IPA with smooth bitterness (~65 IBU) balanced by medium maltiness. Organic 2-row malted barley, loads of hops, and great Austin water create an ale with apricot and vanilla aromatics that lure you in for more.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 07-04-2008)
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kevinscott

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

02-12-2013 18:17:52 | More by kevinscott
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pauldevay

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-21-2013 18:40:45 | More by pauldevay
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J_Dub

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-23-2013 14:34:38 | More by J_Dub
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rozymegs

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

01-22-2014 00:39:47 | More by rozymegs
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Nightwish1094

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-11-2013 05:30:45 | More by Nightwish1094
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bfizzy

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

05-31-2012 20:07:48 | More by bfizzy
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DIPAHEAD

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

08-14-2013 03:13:17 | More by DIPAHEAD
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jbeezification

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

09-18-2012 02:35:48 | More by jbeezification
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jl28r1

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

01-19-2013 15:14:19 | More by jl28r1
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jennATX

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

11-02-2012 04:46:44 | More by jennATX
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wstitzel

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

04-18-2013 00:58:35 | More by wstitzel
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Squelch

United Kingdom (England)

4.7/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Slight haze. Copper colored. Medium head.

Smell: Citrusy hops. Slight malty aroma.

Taste: Stellar balance between orange bitterness and malt sweetness. One of the best american IPA's I've had flavor wise. I attribute that to the freshness of having it on tap in Austin

Mouthfeel: Almost spot on. Could use a little more body. Carbonation perfect.

Drinkability: one of the better IPA's I've had. Great job

Serving type: on-tap

07-13-2009 01:43:15 | More by Squelch
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rgf001

Germany

4.68/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Well...
I am writing this from München, while drinking a great Andechs Dopplebock Dunkel, and all I can say is I miss this beer. I am IPA biased so take this in consideration. This beer has the right combination of citrusy hoppiness and aroma. Most drinkable beer I have tasted (again for my taste). There are one-bottle (one-glass) beers that may rate higher in taste, but can you drink three glasses...
Never seen it in bottle so there is your excuse to go to Austin.

Serving type: on-tap

11-27-2010 18:12:38 | More by rgf001
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brurevu

Texas

4.61/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It pours a golden amber with plenty of hops on the nose. The taste veers more towards the citrusy hops, which could be why I like it so much. The (512) IPA starts with strong hops which gives way to a slightly sweet bready maltiness and ends with a good hop bitterness. It is a very smooth and well balanced IPA with a deep profile that makes this a highly drinkable brew. I can't hide that this is my favorite local core brew and IPA. Even better that it is easy to find on tap in Austin.

Serving type: on-tap

10-11-2013 01:57:06 | More by brurevu
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MrHungryMonkey

Texas

4.58/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed 07.01.09 in notebook while traveling to the great city.

Nose is nicely hoppy - very uber-American - citric, pine, pungent... almost body odor strength pungency... and spicy hot. Smells heavenly.

Pours dark yellow / pale amber with moderate clarity. Nice head. Looks good.

The hops plunge into a soft foamy sea of malt - creamy, sweet, and toasty/biscuit. Nice hands-off bitterness via hop. Clean hop flavor, amazingly clean for the strength of hop. Also amazing is the balance. Lots of hops, but the malt steps up to take it. Great mouthfeel. Tart and quenchingly sour. Slightly oily. Hop flavor follows nose and is more restrained and less pungent/sharp. Tastes great. Feels great. Great drinkability.

The first time I tried this I found it to be so pungent that I didn't like it at all, I'm so glad a gave it a second try. I wonder if it was my palate or the beer that shifted...

Serving type: on-tap

11-07-2009 21:21:18 | More by MrHungryMonkey
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Dello

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

05-26-2014 04:40:39 | More by Dello
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Dwtucker90

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-08-2012 19:48:35 | More by Dwtucker90
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hoppy91

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

07-21-2014 03:01:49 | More by hoppy91
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LadyOfMuchBeer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

01-23-2012 20:25:34 | More by LadyOfMuchBeer
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GrantBrennan

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-09-2014 00:42:11 | More by GrantBrennan
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Gregaroo

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

11-26-2013 01:18:21 | More by Gregaroo
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gtermi

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

03-03-2013 03:39:23 | More by gtermi
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TheStashRide

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-07-2012 23:38:49 | More by TheStashRide
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

06-21-2013 19:30:09 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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melissajtai

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-18-2012 19:13:32 | More by melissajtai
(512) IPA from (512) Brewing Company
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