(512) IPA | (512) Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86.5%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 488 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
(512) Brewing Company
Texas, United States
512brewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

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.

Added by wagenvolks on 07-04-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,692
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
488
Liked:
422
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
10.81%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
127
Trade:
0
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Update:
5-17-16 - On tap at Sheller's at the Hyatt Lost Pines outside of Austin, TX. Served in a classic pint glass. Just as I remembered it. Very hoppy and smooth. Nice local IPA from these folks.

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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-

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(512) IPA from (512) Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.5% out of 100 with 488 ratings
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