(512) Pecan Porter | (512) Brewing Company

BA SCORE
90.7%
Liked This Beer
4.14 w/ 753 ratings
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:
#1,690
Reviews:
135
Ratings:
753
Liked:
683
Avg:
4.14/5
pDev:
11.11%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
139
Gots:
189
Trade:
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Ratings: 753 |  Reviews: 135
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of edwardsw
4.72/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Served on tap at Black Star Co-op Brewpub in Austin, TX.

A. Black. Typically what I expect for a porter.

S: I get pecan aroma more than from taste.

M: Thick. Lots of body. Very nice.

T: In a word, awesome. Funny, but I would swear this brew was bourbon barrel aged. I don't taste pecan, buf the flavor is outstanding.

O: One of the best porters I've had. Definitely recommended.

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Photo of Bunginus
4.72/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Served on tap in a pint glass.

Appears as close to black as you can get. About 3/4 inch head that laces nicely throughout the drink.

Smells of coffee, pecans and dark chocolate.

First taste is impressive. Goes through the gamut of chocolate, coffee and nuttiness. Hops accentuate all the characters and balance well with a good bit of malts. Best porter I've tried, leaves room for more. Only minus is an average mouthfeel, which may not be a minus for some. Wonderful beer!

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Photo of scap
4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I liked this beer so much I bought a keg of it for my wedding. Most of the guests seemed to like it. Outstanding local beer.

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Photo of SuburbanCowboy
4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Delicious beer. Pecan sweetness, but not over powering. Done really well. Exceeded my expectations, I was a little worried it would be gimmicky but it was real solid

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Photo of Jim_TX
4.65/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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4.64/5  rDev +12.1%

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4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of admukerji
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DrLoveMuffin1
4.61/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Great flavor!

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4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought in a 32 oz growler from Central Market in Fort Worth, Texas. Poured into a glass in Oklahoma one day after purchase.

Pours a thick dark brown almost black with a brown head. Excellent malty aroma with hints of maple and chocolate.

Flavor is outstanding. Dark chocolate, toasted grain, caramel, licorice, just a little bit sweet at first with a dry finish. Slight hops in the background.

Nice medium-full mouthfeel. Very smooth.

Overall, I wish they bottled this beer. It is very good.

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Photo of champ103
4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On cask at Hay Merchant in Houston. Review from notes.

A: Pours pitch black, pretty much opaque. A two finger whispy, tan head forms with excellent retention. Rings of sticky spiderweb lace is left. This is a looker.
S: A soft nutty aroma. Roasted malt, milk chocolate, cream coffee. A light sweetness of vanilla in the nose. Excellent.
T: Follows the nose. Nutty, roasted pecans, light roasted malt. Some smoke. Milk chocolate, toffee, coffee. Really well balanced. Love it.
M/D: A medium to full body. Velvety smooth and soft. The perfect amount of carbonation for a cask. This is like silk. So easy to drink. I have lost count how many times I have enjoyed this on cask.

One of the true treats in Texas is enjoying this on cask. Near perfect. I can not recommend this enough.

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4.6/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

From notes 10/13/10. On-tap at Crickett's in Waco.

A- Dark and deep black/brown, non-transparent, one finger of brown head with a reddish hue.

S- Pecans, bitter chocolate, malt, heavy.

T/M- Medium/heavy body, bitter, chocolate, medium roast coffee, ridiculously creamy/whipped feel and finish.

D- This is definitely on my go-to list for any occasion. I am smitten. It defies conventional porters. It is not overly filling for how rich it feels. It is for sure one of the best beers made in the Lone Star State.

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4.59/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.57/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.56/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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4.55/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.52/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.51/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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(512) Pecan Porter from (512) Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90.7% out of 100 with 753 ratings
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