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(512) ONE - (512) Brewing Company

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(512) ONE(512) ONE

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BA SCORE
88
very good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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(512) Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our first anniversary release is a Belgian-style strong ale that is amber in color, with a light to medium body. Subtle malt sweetness is balanced with noticeable hop flavor, light raisin and mildly spicy, cake-like flavors, and is finished with local wildflower honey aromas. Made with 80% Organic Malted Barley, Belgian Specialty grains, Forbidden Fruit yeast, domestic hops and Round Rock local wildflower honey, this beer is deceptively high in alcohol.

(Beer added by: wagenvolks on 07-30-2009)
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-08-2013 01:33:54 | More by Tiernan
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Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

On tap at the Whip In in Austin.

Pours an amber color with a white head. The aroma was caramel with some dark fruit and some spices. You also get some Belgian yeast characteristics. The flavor is more of the same with dark fruits like raisins being prevalent. Medium mouthfeel and low carbonation. A nice one-off from 512. I look forward to others in the future.

02-21-2010 06:20:22 | More by Mora2000
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mhenson42

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-01-2011 05:12:44 | More by mhenson42
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kaidasz

Texas

4.18/5  rDev +4.2%

loved this beer and will be back for more on tap in the houston market and beyond. it outpaces other domestic belgium crafter brews by a mile. great lacing and consistency but could not get a feel for the smell. 1.2 is the next step in this beers evolution, i will be there to experience it.

06-18-2010 03:06:59 | More by kaidasz
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Jdgarcia24

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.7%

11-15-2011 23:36:18 | More by Jdgarcia24
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Riccymon

Texas

3.6/5  rDev -10.2%

(512)s anniversary beer, served an orangy-red color with a nice finger of white head in their anniversary tulip glass. Smell and taste reminded me a lot of a tripel, actually. Light fruit notes and honey are evident, combining to produce a pale, medicinally sweet character. A little lighter in body than I would expect from a Belgian-influenced strong ale, but not a major flaw. I don't have an inkling of the ABV, which is I take to be a good thing; wherever it is, it's well-done. On the whole, I'm glad to have this Texas take on a Belgian style available.

08-02-2009 18:22:53 | More by Riccymon
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pperez38

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-01-2011 08:11:01 | More by pperez38
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greenspointexas

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-14-2013 16:35:16 | More by greenspointexas
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aggiearcher13

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

On tap at the flying saucer on pint night (notes are from about a month ago).

A: Amber colored with not much head on it, may have been sitting a few minutes before it got to me though. Looks like some lively carbonation to it.

S: Spice, citrus, and some bread.

T: Kind of a spicy wheat flavor to it, more citrus as it warmed.

M: Good body to it, on the lighter side maybe but it keeps the drinkability up.

D: Pretty solid, I found it enjoyable.

09-20-2009 02:13:41 | More by aggiearcher13
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womencantsail

California

3.68/5  rDev -8.2%

Thanks for sharing this one, Bobby.

A: The beer pours an amber color with a finger of white head.

S: The aroma starts off with lots of spice, especially coriander. There is some fruit in the form of banana and pears, perhaps a hint of apple. Light phenols of pepper along with bready malts and toffee sweetness.

T: Flavor of sweet malt, particularly toffee and bread. There is a lot of banana flavor, too, which gives a bit of a banana bread character. A noticeable peppery spice, and some other fruits, mostly pears.

M: The body is medium and the carbonation is also medium.

O: I've been interested in trying this one and thought it was actually pretty decent.

08-06-2011 18:46:59 | More by womencantsail
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champ103

Texas

3.2/5  rDev -20.2%

A: Pours a clear and dark amber red/brown color. A two finger beige head forms with good retention. Some patchy lace is left behind.
S: Really sweet malt up front. Sweet toffee and candy like aromas. Lightly toasted with some dark fruity aromas. Light yeast as well. Strong alcohol lingers.
T: Follows the nose. Really sweet up front. Actually to much cloying sweetness. Toffee and candy like sweetness. Some fruity flavors of cherry as well. Light yeast with some alcohol in the finish.
M/D: A medium body with some prickly carbonation. A little rough around the edges. There is plenty of alcohol that makes this a slow sipper. One is enough.

This is a one and done for me. Not bad at all, just to sweet and to much alcohol. Worth a try, but 512 has much better beers.

07-26-2010 00:40:06 | More by champ103
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natelocc787

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

On-tap at FTW fall beerfest. Crimson amber colored with an eggshell colored creamy, frothy head. Definitely belgian yeast and candi sugar up front with ripe plums and red apples to follow. Very light, tasty and airy while remaining amply medium in the feel. This would serve great as a year round 4 pack. Good example of the style.

10-23-2009 18:01:23 | More by natelocc787
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Jame515

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

09-24-2013 19:44:53 | More by Jame515
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kjkinsey

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-01-2011 18:09:55 | More by kjkinsey
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Danobold

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-25-2014 22:05:42 | More by Danobold
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Exiled

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-14-2011 03:13:50 | More by Exiled
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-13-2011 15:34:47 | More by TXhomebrewer
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Kramerbarthomer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

02-15-2014 05:49:40 | More by Kramerbarthomer
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phishbone23

New York

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

01-25-2013 13:52:11 | More by phishbone23
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elNopalero

Texas

4.1/5  rDev +2.2%

Light yellow, nice foam retention. Yeasty esters on the nose. Nice carbonation. It’s light, sweet, and as befitting the style there’s no hop profile to speak of. I don’t notice the alcohol, although it weighs in at a hefty 9%? Honestly I was expecting more of a punch but still a solid brew.

09-14-2011 18:04:23 | More by elNopalero
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ElizabethEleanor

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

05-16-2013 20:28:47 | More by ElizabethEleanor
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

01-30-2012 01:55:35 | More by Texasfan549
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-18-2011 05:11:00 | More by duff247
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jamescain

Texas

3.53/5  rDev -12%

Poured into a pint glass at Red’s Porch

Appearance: Amber orange with a white head that quickly fades into a thin lacing.

Aroma: Fruity esters dominate, banana, citrus, peach, and alcohol.

Taste: honestly a little boozy, I wasn’t expecting it to be like that. The fruit flavors from the yeast are a little hidden behind the alcohol taste, which is somewhat disappointing. Make no mistake; you can still taste the obvious Belgian yeast flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation and kind of syrupy, which surprised. I think the combination of alcohol flavors and a syrupy feel made it at little difficult to drink.

Overall: Glad I got to try it, but I think (512) still needs a little work practicing Belgian style beers.

05-12-2011 18:00:19 | More by jamescain
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drummermattie02

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-12-2011 22:15:50 | More by drummermattie02
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(512) ONE from (512) Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.