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People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

558 Ratings
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Ratings: 558
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 29
Gots: 48 | FT: 2
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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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
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 +3.4%
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 +16.6%

03-16-2014 05:23:06 | More by loverofthecraft
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Alabama

3/5  rDev -22.3%

03-12-2014 18:41:54 | More by Brinks
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Danny1217

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

South Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
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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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-10-2014 01:48:39 | More by Alemmon3
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-09-2014 20:57:08 | More by Bilco
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-09-2014 09:51:07 | More by Yeti1979
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Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-08-2014 01:17:40 | More by nitter
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-06-2014 18:05:45 | More by JCam9981
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-06-2014 16:22:43 | More by EinFesteBurg
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Gristle

South Carolina

4.29/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

3/2/14 Bottled

Look - Dark Brown almost black on the pour. Thought to myself it was to good to be true. The head; 2 finger breadths thick, light khaki in color.

Smell - I'm picking up the smell of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and caramel aromas; a touch of roasted coffee coming through in the middle. I'm very excited to try this beer

Taste - Let's see how to describe this beer...Dark and intense chocolate malt, toffee, and vanilla slap you in the face but in a sexy way. The subtleness of the hops is less sweet but complement the beer in a fantastic way.

Mouth feel - Rich, creamy, and full bodied. It's pleasantly carbonated. I wish more porters could pull this feel off

I will definitely be drinking this one again, I love a good porter...

Serving type: bottle

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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walkinginplace

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-02-2014 01:58:17 | More by walkinginplace
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

2.84/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

People's Porter has a medium, beige, soapy head, a dark-brown, opaque appearance, with brown highlights. The aroma is of slightly sweet, somewhat astringent, with a vegetable (celery) smell. Taste is of the same strange thistle-like flavor, some powdery chocolate, and roasted barley malt. Bitterness is low, and the alcohol doesn't show itself. Mouthfeel is light and fairly slick, and People's Porter finishes semi-dry and decently drinkable. Maybe, another batch would be better.

RJT

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 14:34:21 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.3%

03-01-2014 00:17:57 | More by Mtooman
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-27-2014 01:47:38 | More by GUESShimself
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-21-2014 01:45:52 | More by asuburbanman
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Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-20-2014 18:38:42 | More by Devman171
People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 558 ratings.