1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Hoppy Medium - Foothills Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Hoppy Medium
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
very good

26 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 26
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 6.79%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pimpinmidget on 11-09-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 26 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of AngusOg
4.25/5  rDev +11%

AngusOg, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of OldhouseRecs
4.25/5  rDev +11%

OldhouseRecs, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of Immortale25
4.21/5  rDev +9.9%

Had on-tap at Bier Garden Asheville. Served in a Highland pint glass.

A- Pours a medium brown color with a 1/4 inch light tan head that retains well before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Not-so-resilient lacing leaves a jagged ring behind.

S- Very nice hop aroma that's a bit piney as well as slightly citrusy.

T- Flavor is a bit more on the earthy side with a solid bitterness and a good amount of toastiness from the malt. Very easy to drink especially once the palate acclimates to the hops. Whoa! 7.8%?! You can't tell at all. More points earned for that. Slightly sweet.

M- Slightly oily with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the fuller side.

O- Such a smooth brew for the ABV. If you see this, give it a shot if you're a fan of toasty DIPAs.

Immortale25, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of oberon
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%

Poured into a standard pint glass a medium russet brown color with a thinner off white head atop.A big blast citrusy and piney hops really jump out at ya in the nose,maybe the hoppiest aromas of any brown I have come across,faint coddee aromas are there as well.Piney hops hit upfront on the palate along with mild roast and brown sugar with more pine in the lingering finish.This is a hopped up brown ale no doubt,from what I was told this is taking the place of the India Brown Ale due to a naming dispute,a totally different beer.

oberon, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of Beeranator
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Beeranator, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of Rhettroactive
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Rhettroactive, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of bcrossan
4/5  rDev +4.4%

bcrossan, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of JCam9981
4/5  rDev +4.4%

JCam9981, Mar 06, 2014
Photo of BigGingDrinker
4/5  rDev +4.4%

BigGingDrinker, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of EasyReader
4/5  rDev +4.4%

EasyReader, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of ben4unc
4/5  rDev +4.4%

ben4unc, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of petermethot
4/5  rDev +4.4%

petermethot, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of BCash
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%

Smells like dark fruit. I get a hint of dark cherry on the nose as it warms up. The alcohol stands out a bit, giving off a warming sensation. This brew has a stout sweetness with a nice IPA hop bitterness. It is an usual and enjoyable brew. It is worth a try if you get a chance.

BCash, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of qcbrewer
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

qcbrewer, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of mattsmith413
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

mattsmith413, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of kristougher
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

kristougher, Dec 13, 2013
Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

nmann08, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of UltimateLivewire
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

UltimateLivewire, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of siege06nd
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

siege06nd, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Jeeb
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Jeeb, Feb 10, 2014
Photo of jak
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jak, Mar 18, 2014
Photo of EinFesteBurg
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

EinFesteBurg, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of BeerGoddessKnowsBest
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

This Hopped-Out Brown Ale hits the senses with a resiny citrus aroma. It's caramel roasted malt provides a simple sweetness on the backbone. The relationship is a delicate balance between the earthy, citrus hop characteristics combined with a roasted malt presence. As if an IPA and a Brown Ale collided. Delightfully.

BeerGoddessKnowsBest, Nov 22, 2013
Photo of RWLawman
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

RWLawman, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of dvmin98
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

dvmin98, Feb 09, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Hoppy Medium from Foothills Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 26 ratings.