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People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Company

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87
very good

554 Ratings
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Ratings: 554
Reviews: 135
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 29
Gots: 47 | 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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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

03-04-2014 04:41:33 | More by Gristle
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-03-2014 21:19:32 | More by VeganUndead
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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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Mtooman

Ohio

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-27-2014 01:47:38 | More by GUESShimself
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king75

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-26-2014 14:33:58 | More by king75
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fishguyac

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-23-2014 01:51:01 | More by fishguyac
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-22-2014 12:04:28 | More by jbaker67
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asuburbanman

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-21-2014 01:45:52 | More by asuburbanman
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Devman171

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-20-2014 18:38:42 | More by Devman171
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MNBeerGeek

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-19-2014 01:06:41 | More by MNBeerGeek
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parkwood

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-18-2014 03:01:42 | More by parkwood
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-18-2014 01:32:18 | More by 22Blue
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

02-17-2014 18:52:15 | More by jaymo18
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-14-2014 18:29:15 | More by dsshuck
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

02-07-2014 04:49:06 | More by fitz284
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MNPikey

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-06-2014 20:44:22 | More by MNPikey
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-05-2014 04:59:33 | More by ShepardCommander
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a dark chestnut-black coloring with a foamy, light, low profile, tan head. Nose of coffee, cream, and chocolate. Smells great. Subtle aromas, but very inviting. Flavors are more chocolate forward, bitter and roasted, with some cream highlights. The body is smooth and slightly dry. The aftertaste is cream and coffee, almost mocha. Slick, slightly dry finish, with a subtle bitter linger. Very drinkable. Good brew.

Serving type: on-tap

02-03-2014 02:12:03 | More by GarthDanielson
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ToAleWithYa

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

02-01-2014 15:49:34 | More by ToAleWithYa
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Jon_Abbott

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-01-2014 05:01:55 | More by Jon_Abbott
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pmarlowe

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-31-2014 02:29:27 | More by pmarlowe
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A: Dark brown body(almost black) with an expresso head. Decent lacing and retention.

S: Coffee and smoked malts in the nose.

T: Taste follows the nose for the most part. Theres a fair amount of hop bitterness.

M: Bitter aftertaste with a thinner body then I would prefer. Carbonation is alright.

O: Its not bad, but its not great either. There are better dark beer options for this price range.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2014 23:43:28 | More by watermelon
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benloho

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

01-27-2014 17:56:36 | More by benloho
People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 554 ratings.