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RATINGS: 121   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The (512) India Pale Ale is a big, aggressively dry hopped American IPA with smooth bitterness (~65 IBU) balanced by medium maltiness. 100% US malted grains, loads of hops, and great Austin water create an ale with apricot and vanilla aromatics that lure you in for more.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5253) - Spring Mount, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 25, 2009
Poured a lightly hazy amber color with a small, off white head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of caramel malts, citrus fruits, floral hops, pine, toast, and grassy skunk. Taste of caramel malts, citrus fruits, pine, citrus, resiny tobacco, and a dry, grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 23, 2009
Thanks to hopdog for sharing this growler. Pours a hazy deep orange/amber with a smaller bubbly ooff white head. Aroma of vanilla, citrusy and floral hops, caramel, nuts, toffee and cereal grains. Flavor of grapefruit, Cheerios, nuts, citrusy and floral hop flavor, earthy and toffee.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopeye101 (44) - Draughthouse, Texas, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Had on cask at a 512 brewery gathering. Deep brownish amber color,Nice citrusy nose, Substantial creamy head. Good bitterness, malty. Everything I want in an IPA. Delicious on Cask.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cavie (3748) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2010 Copper pour. Sweet hop aroma. Hops are present on the taste. Fair finish with a sweet aftertaste. 3.0
RE-RATE 8/6/10 Tap at Trudy’s. Slightly hazy copper orange color with small white head. Pine hop aroma with spiced earth and citrus sap. Flavor is floral hop with bitter pine and soft soap. Fairly easy finish with some dryness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 20, 2008
Thanks to Nate for the handbottle! Bright and hazy orange pour. Thin off white head and drippy lace. Tropical fruit aroma. Medium bodied with nice balance. Apricot and citrus with a malty backbone.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2008
Tap at Draught House, Austin, TX.
Pours cheddar orange with an aroma of apricot-infused grapefruit. Flavor is Sunny Delight grapefruit and orange juice. Average mouthfeel. This beer wants to be good, and I’m sure it will be as more batches are made. Keep it up.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fly (1417) - austin, Tejas, Alabama, USA - SEP 26, 2008
I am really wanting to say good things. So happy to have another brewery in town and would very much like to meet the brewer. The pint I had and even more the one my friend ordered had a haze beyond a chill haze I’ve seen before. Think perhaps the filtering was off or this keg had way too much yeast that made its way through. It definitely lessened the experience as though the yeast didn’t overpower the hops, it sure did make the whole a funky battle. Please work on this and I’ll keep my fingers crossed and keep coming back to see what’s happening.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oreogobbler (228) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 12, 2008
Pours a radient dark orange a bit cloudy with a small frothy head. Aroma is a good mix of hops and citrus fruit mainly tangeries and apricots, a bit bitter, but it mellows in the finish. It’s got a good full hop flavor that mixes well with the fruit. Nothing special, but also well made IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lb4lb (2458) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 22, 2008
Pours a gorgeous, cloudy, glowing burnt orange color with smallish head. Smell is fruity, hoppy and strongly of dried apricot. Taste is fruity, hoppy and big on the dried aprictot flavor. Very flavorful and moderately bittered. Big hop flavor and with less bitterness. Medium to full body with soft to medium carbonation. This is a really well made IPA with big apricot flavor that drinks well. Easily my favorite 512 beer so far. Well done!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidmartinek (3508) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 12, 2011 Pours dark amber cloudy and golden. Small head. Aroma is sweet and hoppy. Flavor is malty and hoppy and taste a little mediciny. The taste has some leafy woody notes at the onset. This is a good fall beer on a cool cloudy, misty day. Body is medium and finish is tart Rating reflects cask version now. On cask at the saucer. Copper colored with a large off-white head that lasts as long as it takes me to finish the pint. The nose is bitter resinous hoppy with some pine and bland malt notes. The taste is sweet and bitter hoppy with some citrus. It has a good carbonation and initial pinch but is medium bodied overall. The lace reminds me of fun times. The finish is deliciously a lingering bitter.


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