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(512) IPA - (512) Brewing Company

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(512) IPA
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

308 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 68
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | 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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TheSteak22

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-13-2014 15:53:07 | More by TheSteak22
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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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REGreenBTRB

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-05-2014 19:18:09 | More by REGreenBTRB
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blastoderm55

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-05-2014 03:56:01 | More by blastoderm55
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

12-31-2013 16:58:43 | More by rodlavers
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get_bentley

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-25-2013 06:52:36 | More by get_bentley
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-14-2013 16:34:32 | More by greenspointexas
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DuffMan32

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

12-08-2013 23:31:09 | More by DuffMan32
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mp33pm

Texas

5/5  rDev +21.7%

12-06-2013 05:20:26 | More by mp33pm
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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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ldookmariot

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

11-24-2013 15:20:19 | More by ldookmariot
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Janis_Hoplin

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-22-2013 05:37:57 | More by Janis_Hoplin
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Todd

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-19-2013 06:53:17 | More by Todd
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-18-2013 18:11:24 | More by Jason
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Abbbp

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

11-17-2013 19:35:58 | More by Abbbp
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CoolEthan

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

11-17-2013 02:04:03 | More by CoolEthan
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kojevergas

Texas

3.29/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served on-draught into a pilsner glass at a bar in Austin, Texas. Reviewed from notes. Cost was $5.00 USD.

A: No bubble show forms as it's poured.

Pours a half finger wide head of nice creaminess and thickness. Decent lacing clings to the sides of the glass as the head recedes.

Body colour is a semitranslucent semitransparent copper of average vibrance. No yeast particles are visible.

Sm: Floral hops, peach fruit, apricot fruit. Pale malts. Cream. No yeast or alcohol is detectable. A pleasant aroma of mild strength. The apricot is a highlight.

T: Floral hops, pale malts. Peach fruit esters. Cream. Pilsner malts. Balanced and subdued. Has a low intensity of flavour for the style. Average duration and depth of flavour. Not real complex or subtle. I do like it, but there's really nothing remarkable about it. It's got good cohesion.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Overcarbonated. Suits the flavour profile okay, but it doesn't seem custom-tailored specifically to it. Decent presence on the palate. Decent body.

Not oily, astringent, harsh, gushed, boozy, hot, or rough.

Dr: Drinkable, sure. It's certainly above average and is a likable IPA, but it's not world class by any means. I'll plan to revisit it for a more in-depth review; I did expect far better given its current high ratings. Hides its ABV well.

Low B-

Serving type: on-tap

11-15-2013 23:11:08 | More by kojevergas
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KeralaTigers

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-04-2013 03:18:00 | More by KeralaTigers
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StevenLaValley

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

10-31-2013 06:42:18 | More by StevenLaValley
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

10-25-2013 18:33:51 | More by csfcmitchell
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

10-17-2013 00:00:33 | More by 2dogbrew
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured at Stubbs in Austin. Pours a cloudy golden orange with barely any head in my pint glass. Sweet light citrus aroma, but not much else going on. Big on the bitter pine, and really highlights that aspect of the brew. Medium mouthfeel with lower than average carbonation. A decent beer but a bit one dimensional.

Serving type: on-tap

10-12-2013 23:34:39 | More by BMMillsy
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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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Joshgonzales79

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-09-2013 02:48:25 | More by Joshgonzales79
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Heretic42

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

10-05-2013 02:05:37 | More by Heretic42
(512) IPA from (512) Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.