(512) Pecan Porter | (512) Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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
Ranking:
#1,852
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
773
pDev:
11.11%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled on tap at BJ's in Round Rock. I normally go for the hoppy stuff but I've been thinking more and more about porters so I gave this a try. I'm glad I did. It's creamy and smooth with lots of chocolate and nuts in the flavor. The aroma has coffee but not so much in the flavor. This is a fantastic beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

1687th Review on BA
Draft to Pint

@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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(512) Pecan Porter from (512) Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.14 out of 5 with 773 ratings