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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
Thats right, the first seasonal offering (of many to come ) from (512) Brewing Company was brewed this week. Its a Robust Porter brewed with Pecans. Look for this beer to be released sometime in late October - We cant release it until theres at least a hint of cool weather in the air! This nearly black Porter is made with US 2-row and Crystal malts along with Bairds Chocolate and Black malts. Mild smooth hop bitterness is contrasted with sharp black malt bitterness. It has a full body and malty sweetness balanced with subtle pecan aroma and flavor from locally grown pecans. Yet another true Austin original!

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dukeredhair (243) - California, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Darn good beer. Aroma is nutty dark malts, roast, coffee and a slight hint of buttery pecan, maybe even candy sugar in a slight hint? Appearance is black with a nice tan head. taste is bitter and nutty with not much sweetness but just enough. Palate is porter bit thinner than a stout. overall this is a great fall beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (1868) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2016
On tap at Yard House. This is a great beer, silky smooth and deep rich roasted flavours with a hint of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (1222) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2016
Pours a dark brown with an off white lacing. Aroma is chocolate, coffee vanilla with maybe a faint home of pecan. Aroma is moderately sweet and somewhat chalky

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5806) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Black draft pour at moonshiner. Pecan and cocoa flavors. Nutty and chocolate. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scopey (13309) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2016
Keg at Yardhouse, Houston. It pours darkest brown, near black with a sturdy tan head. The aroma is rich roasted malt, plenty of toasted nuts, a good hit of coffee, treacle and cacao nibs. The taste is bitter, dry roasted malt, toasted nuts, earthy, pecan pie, chewy malt, coffee grounds, cocoa, fudge, toffee and a bit of alcohol. The finish is dry and toasty. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. Could be done with a bit more depth, but its pretty decent anyhow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (988) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 12, 2016
Quite dark, opaque, tan head. Honey, floral notes, some espresso, dark chocolate. Predominantly sweet with some bitterness. Quite a lot of acidity, cloying oily body, really coats the mouth. Not a huge amount of carbonation. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (1479) - New York, USA - MAR 20, 2016
Tap at Brass Tap, Fort Worth. Pours black, small tan head. Aroma is pecan, honey, saccharine, roasted malt, chocolate. I like it. Flavor is still pecan and roasted malts, but body is a bit light. More heavy and viscous and this would be killer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bnokk (499) - Lee, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 8, 2016
APPEARANCE- super dark black and nougat colored head that dissipates quickly with no lacing. NOSE- slight malty sweetness and the roastiness comes through as it warms up. FLAVOR- malty and sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Goodgrief (2016) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - FEB 22, 2016
On tap at Bangers Austin. Pour like dark cola, roasted aroma. This is better, a lot, as it warms. Dark cocoa, burnt wood and some nuttiness. Lots of caramel malts and relatively high carbonation. Decent Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
wheresyourball (572) - El Cajon, California, USA - JAN 24, 2016
On tap at Moviehouse Flower Mound while I was visiting Dallas for a meeting. Pours a dark brown, clear color. Not much nose, mostly malt. Flavor is nutty, chocolate, malt; no pecan really. Thin mouthfeel. Pretty average porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (2131) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2015
On nitro in Denton. Sweet pecan pie filling, syrupy, a bit too much for me. Good flavors but really saccharine.

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