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(512) IPA - (512) Brewing Company

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(512) IPA
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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

317 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 317
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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markgugs

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

04-20-2014 18:07:05 | More by markgugs
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

05-15-2012 22:04:25 | More by BeerHunter76
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Rollzroyce21

California

2.75/5  rDev -33.1%

04-28-2014 10:36:30 | More by Rollzroyce21
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augustgarage

California

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Big thanks to lnashsig for the opportunity to try this one. Growler opens with a healthy hiss, and my pour (into my Dogfish Head shaped pint glass) yields a substantial old lace head that recedes to a lasting half finger with a climbing collar.

Very dark burnt orange (almost mahogany) liquid with princeton orange highlights. Lightly hazy, good retention, soapy lacing.

Pleasing soft aromatics, with light pine, clay, and candied apple in the nose.

Hops are right up front, and while delicate compared to many West Coast IPAs, do not overwhelm the palate like some examples of the style. Moderate bitterness with a gentle herbaceous touch of evergreen, iced tea, and menthol along with an earthy resinous quality that bleeds into the malt bill quite well. Mostly pale malt throughout, though there is an underlying caramel quality as well. Finishes medium-dry with a faint toffee note returning in the aftertaste.

Slick yet a bit light-bodied, good carbonation overall.

Very refreshing and the alcohol is well hidden. Well balanced (though some hop fanatics may find it a bit sweet) and quite tasty ale.

Serving type: growler

02-17-2011 02:38:20 | More by augustgarage
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

05-23-2013 01:53:12 | More by mikeincharleston
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bbadger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

11-27-2011 21:20:39 | More by bbadger
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brandon911

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

07-22-2012 18:22:43 | More by brandon911
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

02-26-2012 23:00:19 | More by Danobold
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-17-2011 01:38:11 | More by PhatAtUT
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

05-22-2013 02:43:41 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3/5  rDev -27%

06-21-2012 15:50:37 | More by hiphopj5
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kvgomps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

01-22-2014 03:02:18 | More by kvgomps
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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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phishbone23

New York

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-23-2013 13:20:48 | More by phishbone23
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

03-11-2013 04:32:19 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-22-2011 06:01:46 | More by Beertracker
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sprucetip

Alaska

3.95/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From notes, on tap at Ginger Man in Austin on $3 Texas pint night. Clear, active, copper/orange, modest white head, spotty lacing. SMELL fairly sharp grapefruity hop presence mellows and blends with malty support. TASTE slightly skewed toward grapefrity hoppiness, but fairly balanced with a tocuh of sweet maltyness. Not overly bitter, but it lingers some. FEEL medium body, slightly viscous, drying bitter finish. OVERALL not especially aggressive, tasty, balanced IPA. Texas should be proud of this one.

Serving type: on-tap

11-14-2009 03:06:15 | More by sprucetip
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Tiernan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-18-2013 21:41:48 | More by Tiernan
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-02-2014 19:13:45 | More by Canada_Dan
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Ajlvt

Washington

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-25-2012 16:24:56 | More by Ajlvt
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-13-2011 15:33:42 | More by TXhomebrewer
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cosmonick

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

06-15-2013 22:35:16 | More by cosmonick
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CaptainNomihodai

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

08-14-2013 20:43:17 | More by CaptainNomihodai
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redfox405

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

07-10-2014 03:56:16 | More by redfox405
(512) IPA from (512) Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.