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(512) Black IPA - (512) Brewing Company

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(512) Black IPA
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BA SCORE
89
very good

79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
(512) Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
An entirely new creation from organic 2-row, organic Crystal 60 and Carafa III, a huskless black malt that gives this beer it’s black color with notes of coffee and chicory without any tannic bitterness. The hop additions are many and generous, featuring Apollo, Horizon, and Nugget, clocking the beer in at 70 IBU. Over 11 pounds per batch of Nugget hops are added directly to the fermenter yielding a resiny herbal and spicy aroma. A hybrid style for dark beer fans who love hops.

(Beer added by: UTCengOwl on 03-12-2011)
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UTCengOwl

Texas

4.15/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the Draught House. The website says it's a seasonal... but not what season. Any suggestions on how to list it?

Anyway, this was served in a pint glass. Dark body with brown hues when light would pass through. Decent head retention. Pretty standard for the style and company.

The nose was hops. I'm more of a fruity hops guy, so the floral and earthy character of this beer wasn't the best for me... but I understood where it was coming from.

The taste was also mostly hops. Still earthy and floral. However, they were well balanced. The roastiness came through in a subtle way and complemented the earthy notes. The taste was decent and the beer grew on me as I sipped away. This was highly drinkable and up to the high standards of (512). A good effort in bringing another solid IPA flavor to Texas... even if the blackness seems somewhat gimmicky.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2011 06:11:58 | More by UTCengOwl
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Tiernan

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

03-27-2014 04:28:06 | More by Tiernan
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Mora2000

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Plano Gingerman.

The beer pours a dark brown to black color with a large tan head that sticks around until the beer is finished. The aroma is very nice. I get a nice mix of lightly roasted malts along with some pine and light citrus from the hops. The aroma is very balanced.

The flavor is also very nice. I get quite a bit of caramel and roasted malt with some strong pine hop notes. The bitterness is about medium. The beer finishes very dry and is easy to drink.

Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: on-tap

04-07-2011 01:19:36 | More by Mora2000
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mhenson42

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2011 05:13:56 | More by mhenson42
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dumptruck81

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

01-20-2012 00:43:04 | More by dumptruck81
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Beertracker

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev 0%

11-22-2011 06:17:07 | More by Beertracker
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JamLand

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

05-01-2014 22:37:15 | More by JamLand
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gtermi

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

04-06-2013 20:39:40 | More by gtermi
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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

12-14-2013 16:33:35 | More by greenspointexas
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obrike

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-23-2014 00:22:53 | More by Jame515
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bentwookie

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

11-14-2011 17:24:18 | More by bentwookie
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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

11-29-2011 03:22:15 | More by TerpBax
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Idaho

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

12-13-2011 15:33:20 | More by TXhomebrewer
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New York

4/5  rDev 0%

01-25-2013 13:49:42 | More by phishbone23
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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-06-2014 04:26:04 | More by vmdominguez
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kspongeworthy

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

01-11-2012 20:10:23 | More by kspongeworthy
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jenray

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

11-16-2011 15:16:49 | More by jenray
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

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Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

02-12-2013 20:02:32 | More by johnhames
(512) Black IPA from (512) Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.