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People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Company

People's PorterPeople's Porter

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87
very good

485 Ratings
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Ratings: 485
Reviews: 129
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.59%


Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
People's Porter is a robust English-style brew with a dark, ruby hue. Complex chocolate, caramel and toffee notes give way to an herbal bitterness, finishing with a pleasant hint of espresso.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2005)
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Ratings: 485 | Reviews: 129 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by cottonkoozie:
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cottonkoozie

North Carolina

4.56/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A - Very dark brown, almost black. Thick brown head with decent retention falling to a thin cap. Faint, spotty lacing.

S - Rich malts, chocolate, espresso up front. Underneath there is some earthy smells, some faint floral hops, and a little bit of vanilla.

T - Good malts mainly with a chocolate and espresso flavor throughout. The vanilla is also detectable. Finishes with a slight hops bitterness and a little bit of a coffee like bitterness.

M - Perfect for a porter in my opinion. Nice body, not watery or over carbonated and not as full as a stout.

O - Another great beer from foothills. Not something I would buy all the time but definitely something I would buy again.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 21:52:52 | More by cottonkoozie
More User Reviews:
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alienmario

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-18-2014 20:37:25 | More by alienmario
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-18-2014 14:13:34 | More by billhelm
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notchucknorris

California

3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a dark chestnut color with a one finger tan head that settles down to a light cap over the surface.

S: Roasted malt, coffee and espresso right away. Just a bit of chocolate in there as well.

T: Lots of roasted malt with some day old coffee and some citrusy hops trying to pull through the malt. Finish gives a touch of toffee, hop resin and some charred espresso. Seems like the flavors start to fall apart a bit as it warms, but this is a pretty solid porter. Glad I got to try this.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2014 19:24:32 | More by notchucknorris
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Sebas

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-16-2014 01:41:30 | More by Sebas
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

04-14-2014 00:35:44 | More by dcs1548
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -16%

04-13-2014 15:04:01 | More by Jason1337
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SonOfKyuss

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-12-2014 22:19:44 | More by SonOfKyuss
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Dave_Treat

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-11-2014 17:14:45 | More by Dave_Treat
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LaurenGuy

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-11-2014 17:10:56 | More by LaurenGuy
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-10-2014 15:59:44 | More by Axnjxn
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

04-07-2014 12:34:19 | More by jaswilson2
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-04-2014 02:49:31 | More by Immortale25
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MichaelProcton

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-03-2014 04:53:25 | More by MichaelProcton
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-01-2014 22:47:11 | More by KFrank729
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-01-2014 02:33:12 | More by smokeypeat
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-28-2014 19:49:34 | More by tabascosigned
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D-18V

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

03-27-2014 23:32:49 | More by D-18V
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-27-2014 21:14:55 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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delta490

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a deep ruby-tinted brown with a pillowy tan head. The head has incredible retention and leaves substantial lacing. The aroma is a malt-lovers dream with big roasted notes of coffee and hints of chocolate. The aroma is similar but includes some mild earthy hops on the finish. The beer feels a little light on the palate, but not so much that I would call it "watery". A great big flavor English Porter.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2014 22:15:57 | More by delta490
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Beer-A-Lot

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Small head, not much lacing, decent color.

S - Nice roasted coffee and sweet chocolate aromas. Almost like a milk stout.

T - Lots of bitterness and roasted nuts. Not a lot of chocolate taste compared to smell.

M - A bit thin and some oiliness.

O - A decent porter. If it tasted like it smelled, it wouold be top notch. Still pretty good and very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-19-2014 17:16:16 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Brinks

Alabama

3/5  rDev -22.5%

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Danny1217

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-12-2014 04:40:42 | More by Danny1217
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tigerbeer90

South Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've had this on tap as well, but this review is from the ol' bottle

A: beautiful dark brown/black color. opaque, except around the edges. A finger or so of khaki head that faded fairly quickly

S: Didn't get much off of the smell. Some roastiness and chocolate, but nothing special

T: Like I remember on tap...lots of dark chocolate and roasty notes in this one. Some bitterness on the end to give it some balance.

M: Good carbonation. A little thin, but I've been drinking mostly stouts so this is probably correct for a porter. Fairly dry

O: I really enjoyed this beer! It didn't blow my mind in any way, but a well done porter.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 22:06:44 | More by tigerbeer90
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People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 485 ratings.