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RATINGS: 130   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4333) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 7, 2009
Growler thanks to thirdeye11. The smell is grapefuits, citrus, fruits, caramel, pine, and good. The look is amber in color with an off white head. The taste is hops, nice bitterness level, fruits, and nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
angrypirate06 (1387) - Texas, USA - NOV 4, 2009
Growler thanks to thirdeye11. Clear orange pour with a foamy white head. Aroma is floral, hops. Flavor is nice astringency, soap, bitter. Tasty!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 30, 2009
growler thanks to thirdeye11. amber with a thick cream head. fresh citrusy and piney hops. nice on the palate with a great caramel and hop flavor. very nice and not a bitter finish at all.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7898) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 30, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2010 Growler thanks to thirdeye11. Pours with a copper body and a large tan head. Aroma is quite hoppy with some pine needles, mango, apricot and earth. Taste is really nice with caramel and a nice hoppy, pine like punch. Light bubbles. Really a solid IPA! Quite drinkable!
Lots of tangarine when rerating, pretty awesome.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ansermadide (1526) - Kyle, Texas, USA - OCT 25, 2009
From draft at the Austin Flying Saucer on October 24, 2009. (512) IPA has a slightly cloudy amber color, an almost smoky moderate hop aroma, and a thin, silky, soapy head. With clean hop flavor with hints of light pit fruit, this beer is extremely pleasant, great as an every day drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drowland (6662) - Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Had on tap at a random bar with Cavie while visiting Texas. The beer had a nice flowery aroma, but I get diacetyl.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (6639) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2009
had at lovejoys before jetting .. . pours a dark golden color ...very nice bracing hop kick on the first few sips...uh, nice review bgthang?.... sweetness is spot on, and this beer coats the mouth wonderfully ... very tasty stuff, from honey to pine to even pineapple .. . full and refreshing at the same time while still pretty big and complex.. .

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BgThang (126) - Texas, USA - MAY 22, 2009
When I first tried this brew I was expecting hops, this was because in austin there are a lot of hop heads. This one to me is more of an east coast or british style ipa. The hops seem to be different than your normal west coast 4 c hops. Overall a nice representation of what Ipa can be.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (9588) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 26, 2009
Growler acquired in trade with lb4lb (thanks for answering my call for this one!). Poured a medium and hazy amber color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of citrus, pine, and all around floralness. Tastes of citrus, pine, floral, lighlty earthy, and some caramel. Had a lighter sweetness to the bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5515) - Pennsburg, 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.

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