(512) Pecan Porter
(512) Brewing Company

(512) Pecan Porter(512) Pecan Porter
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From:
(512) Brewing Company
 
Texas, United States
Style:
American Porter
Ranked #25
ABV:
6.2%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,644
Avg:
4.14 | pDev: 10.87%
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
679
Status:
Active
Rated:
Mar 12, 2022
Added:
Oct 29, 2008
Wants:
  144
Gots:
  212
SCORE
92
Outstanding
(512) Pecan Porter(512) Pecan Porter
Notes: Nearly black in color, (512) Pecan Porter is made with Organic US 2-row and Crystal malts along with Baird’s Chocolate and Black malts. Its full body and malty sweetness are balanced with subtle pecan aroma and flavor from locally grown pecans. Yet another true Austin original!
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Rated: 4.17 by SViterileroux74 from Texas

Mar 12, 2022
 
Rated: 4.19 by travelguy from Ohio

Feb 25, 2022
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Reviewed by turfy from Texas

3.78/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured mainly black, with a dark tan head. Not much aroma, basically roasted malts. Taste is of the roasted malts and bitter chocolate notes. Mouthfeel was good, with a medium body and carbonation. I didn’t get any pecan notes, but overall a very nice, enjoyable porter.
Dec 01, 2021
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Reviewed by CTBrewReview from Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured into a softer. Look is typical porter with low froth on top. Good smell of pecans on the nose with typical wafts of porter in the air. Tasty! Good notes of pecan in the mouth and not chewy. The taste though is fleeting - does not linger. Feel is smooth not chewy but leave the lips sticky. Good quality beer!
Oct 06, 2021
 
Rated: 4.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Aug 21, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by Argail from Louisiana

Jul 31, 2021
 
Rated: 4.24 by StanleysCup from Maryland

Jul 01, 2021
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Reviewed by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
512 Pecan Porter from 512 Brewing. Purchased on 24/5/21 from cooler at Central Market, SAT. $ 12.98 (including tax)/4-pack of 12 oz bottles ($0.270/oz). Stored at home at 42 degrees. Reviewed 27/5/21. Note that I use DD/MM/YY protocol.
Stamped on side label “PACKED 02/26/21”. Served at 51.4 degrees in a hand washed and dried glass coffee cup, my travel beer glass. Final temperature 58 degrees.
Appearance – 3.
First pour – Amber Brown (SRM 18), hazy.
Body – Amber Brown (SRM18), opaque. When rear-lite, light penetrates around the edges.
Head – Average (Maximum 3.5 cm, aggressive center pour), brown sugar, medium density, rapidly diminishing, leaving a one to two mm crown fed by slight effervescence and a thin partial cap.
Lacing – None
Aroma – 3 – Weak roasted malt, no hops, no yeast.
Flavor – 3 – Begins slightly sweet with extremely weak malt, no hops, no yeast, no ethanol (6.2% ABV, as marked on container) taste or aroma. No dimethylsulfide or diacetyl.
Palate – 3 – Thin, watery, soft carbonation.
Final impression and summation: 3. Typical organic brew – no body, no flavor.
May 27, 2021
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Reviewed by Singlefinpin from North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Drinking this at The Crafthouuse Kitchen and Tap Room in Beautiful downtown San Marcos Texas.
Poured from a tap into a pint glass.
Appears dark brown almost black with a tannish foamy head that dropped quickly to a thin ring and plenty of lacing.
Smells malty, sweet, chocolate, coffee.
Taste follows the nose nicely.
Mouth feel is medium for the style.
Overall a very nice Porter that I would definitely order again.
Cheers!
Feb 26, 2021
 
Rated: 3.93 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Feb 26, 2021
 
Rated: 3.99 by Chipwells from Georgia

Feb 01, 2021
 
Rated: 4.34 by ERSmarr from Texas

Dec 11, 2020
 
Rated: 4.55 by Thetank57 from Texas

Dec 01, 2020
 
Rated: 4.63 by cinque from Texas

Sep 03, 2020
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Reviewed by mushroomcloud from Texas

4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12oz bottled 7-7-20, opened 8-22-20.
1/2" tan head, compact with a fine bead of bubbles. Good retention and sticks as a solid cap.
Black with dark brown edges. Spotty lacing.
Roasted malt, chocolate - milk variety, dark fruit, and mild coffee.
Semi-sweet chocolatey malt. Chicory. Smoky. Mild licorice.
Nutty but not perceptible as pecan specifically.
Medium body and carbonation...creamy then chalky mouthfeel.
Moderate length in a roasty, dry finish.
Very Good.
Aug 23, 2020
 
Rated: 4.45 by J_Mac_ from Texas

Jul 08, 2020
 
Rated: 3.96 by 10_bathrooms from Texas

Jun 22, 2020
 
Rated: 4.12 by Dope from Massachusetts

Jun 11, 2020
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Glossy black with a moderate tan head settling to a bubbly thick and creamy blanket clinging in wobbly ridges.

A nutty tobacco roast is accented by semi-bitter cacao and a little woodiness, as the smooth, silky medium body has a light crackly carbonation before its paper dry finish.

There are hints of vanilla within an otherwise nondescript tang, but it's not really very pecany overall. Angry Chair's nuts have spoiled me rotten.
Apr 17, 2020
 
Rated: 4.43 by mamaraza from Texas

Mar 24, 2020
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Reviewed by Hooded from Texas

4.07/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Notes from 3/14/2020.
I have had this beer on tap many times but it's been a few years. I was excited to find out they started bottling it.
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a Rastal nucleated Teku glass.
The body is dark brown with a quarter inch of tan head from an aggressive pour. The head recedes rapidly. 3.00
The aroma is close to medium-low and of chocolate, coffee, and sweet malt. 3.5
The taste is medium-high in strength and has flavors of high quality dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee, a little pecan, and some char. The moderately bitter finish is long lasting. 4.5
The mouth feel is just below medium, moderately creamy, and has light carbonation. There's a very light level of astringency. 4.00
Overall, the flavor is world class and makes up for the average appearance. I had difficulty waiting for it to warm up because it tastes so good. 4.25
Mar 23, 2020
 
Rated: 3.95 by SteveTheDog from Texas

Jan 30, 2020
 
Rated: 4.1 by SpaceBeagle from Utah

Jan 25, 2020
 
Rated: 3.87 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Jan 22, 2020
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Reviewed by Darkmagus82 from Texas

3.63/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Served on tap in a pint glass
Appearance – The beer is served a deep brown color with a one finger head of tan foam. The head fades rather fast leaving a little bit of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the brew is rather strong of a roasted malt smell with lots of caramel and a little bit of molasses and chocolate. Along with these smells comes some light nutty smells as a little tiny bit of herb.
Taste – The taste begins with a rather molasses and caramel brown bread and toasted malt taste that has just a touch of nuttiness. The sweetness is quite big, and gets even slightly bigger in nature with some chocolate hitting the taste buds. The nuttiness increases ever so slightly as the taste advances, producing a slightly more pecan like flavor. At the same time some earthy hop comes to the tongue and leaves one with a lighter pecan, and rather big and sweet porter flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is rather robust and thick with a carbonation level that is rather average. For the tastes and style the feel is pretty decent and makes for a robust, but easy drinking feel.
Overall – A little big on the sweetness for me, without that much of a pronounced pecan flavor. OK, but not one I will likely go back to again and again.
Nov 24, 2019
 
Rated: 4 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

Sep 30, 2019
 
Rated: 3.85 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois

Sep 23, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by richj1970 from Alabama

Sep 16, 2019
 
Rated: 3.69 by Powderhornphil from Minnesota

Sep 09, 2019
 
Rated: 3.79 by socon67 from New York

Jul 11, 2019
 
Rated: 3.87 by mrklnvl from Ohio

Jun 23, 2019
 
Rated: 4.05 by BeerForMuscle from New Jersey

May 09, 2019
 
Rated: 4.04 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Jan 19, 2019
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Reviewed by snowman4440 from Minnesota

4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
A true porter excellent clean finish after hints of chocolate, coffee and pecans. A new favorite. 512 brewery has hit a home run with this great beer.
Jan 18, 2019
 
Rated: 4.22 by Dr_Fox from Utah

Dec 29, 2018
 
Rated: 4.05 by timlyon from Arizona

Dec 24, 2018
 
Rated: 3.63 by firkingroovin from Illinois

Dec 11, 2018
 
Rated: 4.13 by sumnerw from Texas

Nov 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by Jasoncpace from Texas

Oct 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3.7 by Dan716 from Texas

Oct 15, 2018
(512) Pecan Porter from (512) Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 824 ratings