(512) Pecan Porter | (512) Brewing Company

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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!

Added by JonathanL7890 on 10-29-2008

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Ratings:
742
Reviews:
135
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
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look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

on tap at Onion Creek in Houston
16 oz. standard pint glass

L: black brown with 1/4-inch tan head; what a stout/porter looks like.

S: wine, loads of malt and there's a distinct burnt note coming through; you can smell the pecans in there at times

T: smokey burnt oak/wood with burnt pecans; so much malt ... it keeps it sweet and helps balance out the darker "burnt" notes.

F: full ... a midweight to more with enough carbonation to keep it clean

O: i would LOVE to get a bomber or 6-pack of this for the house, so i could sit with it and study it much more closely ... but without question, it's awesome.

i've had it twice at Onion Creek, the first time by accident. a friend ordered it, didn't want it, so i traded my SA Santo for the pecan porter not really wanting to do so, but what a fortunate event! this brew was a major step for me in my efforts to get more comfortable with the stout/porter genre ... those pecans are too yummy.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: 4.0

Dark brown in color, no light passes through this porter. Slim foamy head.

Smell: 4.25

Pecan flavors are present and other hearty malts most likely chocolate.

Taste: 4.25

Dark flavors consisting of pecan and chocolate with a medium to heavy body.

Mouthfeel: 4.0

Slight carbonation and hoppy taste , leaves a slightly bitter after taste.

Overall: 4.25

This is a great dark beer with the flavors of Austin Texas, the pecan is pleasant, but doesn't over due the other flavors of bitter malts and chocolate notes. I would recommend this one to any porter lover out there.

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(512) Pecan Porter from (512) Brewing Company
4.1 out of 5 based on 742 ratings.
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