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People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

586 Ratings
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Ratings: 586
Reviews: 136
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 30
Gots: 55 | 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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markgugs

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -22.1%

04-20-2014 17:57:11 | More by markgugs
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PGVG

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-20-2014 01:59:16 | More by PGVG
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.94/5  rDev +2.3%

Appearance: Pours with a coffee brown color capped by a three-fingered ecru head; squiggles of lacing line the glass

Smell: Toasted brown bread and chocolate with hints of vanilla and coffee

Taste: Toast and chocolate, up front, with the coffee and vanilla tones building in the middle; fades a bit in the finish though the chocolate tones linger

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This bottle has been in my cellar for a while so the hops have faded but that is just fine with me as I find Foothills dark beers tend to be a bit hoppy for my palate; I like the way this has aged just fine

04-19-2014 22:18:36 | More by brentk56
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alienmario

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

California

3.83/5  rDev -0.5%

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.

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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

Virginia

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev -1%

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. Bottleneck says 03052014.

A- Pours a mostly opaque black color with a 1/2 inch tan head that retains well before slowly falling to a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a mostly full sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a jagged ring behind.

S- Dark roast brings notes of milk chocolate, vanilla and caramel.

T- Moderate roastiness plus a solid shot of hop bitterness. Semisweet with a noticeable alcohol presence. Slightly charry aftertaste.

M- Decent amount of viscosity even for a porter. Medium carbonation and a full body.

O- A straightforward porter that doesn't really stand out among others but is solid enough. I guess that's why it's the "People's" porter.

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

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-03-2014 04:53:25 | More by MichaelProcton
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KFrank729

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev +9.4%

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.

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

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev +3.6%

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.

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

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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

Alabama

3/5  rDev -22.1%

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

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-12-2014 04:40:42 | More by Danny1217
People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 586 ratings.