(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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
742
Reviews:
135
Avg:
4.1
pDev:
11.22%
 
 
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137
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184
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@TheGingerMan
Plano, TX

App- Black like a stout which was a welcome suprise. The beer itself pours with a nice head for a porter was again a good suprise. Light khaki with some spotted cling.

Smell- Really a nice aromatic porter. The base malts are hidden and the pecan really comes through with a bit of cream behind it. The malts are hidden but still there is more of a correct statement.

Taste- A semi-layered porter. Had a ton of upfront pecans with some creamy malty notes that came off a bit more than the 8%. Was a tasty porter and nicely balanced without being cloying.

Mouth- A bit of a light body with a light-medium carbonation. A bit smooth with a lot of residual pecan flavor.

Drink- I really enjoyed this one. Much better than the base beer was. I'd like a couple bottles of this.

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

Pours an opaque deep dark brown, almost black with khaki colored head. Nuts, cocoa, and a little toffee on the aroma. Same on the palate. Full bodied. Finishes with just a hint of sweetness.

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Growler sent to me from beerhunter76, reviewed the day after I received it. Poured into a Stone chalice...

A: Very dark pour, oily with no head, minimal carbonation...opaque with slight traces of red along the edges of the glass. Very dark for a porter.

S: Chocolatey sweetness and nuttiness, solid roasted malt backbone shows a light dusting of coffee aromas. Maybe a hint of dark caramel or molasses...

T: Follows the nose, and suffers a bit from lack of carbonation. There is a nice chocolatey sweetness, cocoa, some flashes of dry nuttiness, and some roasted bitter notes of coffee. Dry nutty finish. As it warms some pecan and more dark caramel emerges.

MF: Tough to gauge, obviously I'd like more carbonation...as it is, its drinkable and a bit oily/heavy/syrupy.

O: Really pleasant porter with a good flavor profile. Not life-changing, but a beer that could be a really good everyday drinker. Not too sweet, but definitely leans towards chocolate, caramel, and pecan, which is a good thing in my book.

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