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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
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(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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champ103

Texas

3.1/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

On tap at Queen Vic in Houston.

A: Pours a dark black color, almost opaque. A two finger tan head forms with good retention. Plenty of sticky lace.
S: Resiny hops up front. Soapy and oily. Herbal, grassy, and citrus aromas come out next. Dark fruits and a light sweet malt aroma lingers.
T: Follows the nose. Resiny, soapy, and oily. Citrus and grassy hops are dominate. After the hops fade this is really sweet. Finishes with a large grapefruit bitterness.
M/D: This has a medium to full body. Good carbonation. Though this is overly thick, syrupy, and oily. Not hard to drink a pint of, but a one and done for me.

For me, this is pretty typical of this "style." If this is your thing, than this is a good one. Though I don't really get it. A dark beer that is overly hoppy. Nothing special and a little over the top.

Serving type: on-tap

03-31-2011 00:43:37 | More by champ103
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hiphopj5

Colorado

3/5  rDev -25%

06-21-2012 15:50:31 | More by hiphopj5
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BeerHunter76

Texas

3/5  rDev -25%

05-15-2012 22:04:04 | More by BeerHunter76
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schoun

Texas

2.5/5  rDev -37.5%

03-02-2012 22:32:45 | More by schoun
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(512) Black IPA from (512) Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.