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People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Company

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very good

594 Ratings
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Ratings: 594
Reviews: 137
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 31
Gots: 57 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Bartos, Jun 23, 2014
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sonnydeezy, Jun 21, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -6.5%

Poured an almost black body with small head and minor lace. Aroma is mostly a roasted, grainy malt aroma with hints of coffee and chocolate. Medium-bodied beer that has a roasted malt profile as dominant flavor, there are some coffee and chocolate notes but they are overpowered and don't offer much taste or balance. The finish is dry and grainy and I get a little of heated booziness at one point during the finish.

clayrock81, Jun 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

SaranacinTexas, Jun 20, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Necronomad, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

tjwarren, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Knapp85, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

millerbuffoon, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Adkins1203, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Benesi88, Jun 04, 2014
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3.86/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a black color. 3/4 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of liquor, alcohol, sweet malt, roasted malt, hint of yeast, and slight hops. Fits the style of an English Brown Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong alcohol, sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, slight hop, hint of yeast, slight liquor, and a hint of dry hops. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, body, and complexity.

Tone, Jun 03, 2014
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Mississippi, Jun 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

ShemRahBoo, Jun 01, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -8.8%

An ok Porter. Easy drinking. Pours a dark brown color into a pint glass. Medium size tan head with a hard pour. Average retention and a few thick spotty lacing patches.

Aroma is roasted malt and a little chocolate and coffee.

Taste is similar. the malts are up front. The chocolate and coffee are more trace flavors.

Mouthfeel is fairly light and crisp with a little bitterness. Goes down easy.

Overall not bad at all. A pleasant sipping beer.

JayQue, Jun 01, 2014
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RBorsato, May 30, 2014
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polopaul20, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Paz8812, May 30, 2014
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amalburg, May 26, 2014
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BeersIsTheName, May 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

dave317, May 22, 2014
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mattmc50, May 18, 2014
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mportnoy, May 16, 2014
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3.58/5  rDev -7%

Pours an opaque deep brown with a frothy tan head that slowly dissipates, leaving modest lacing.

Dark chocolate dominates, with toasted, nutty and toasted malt weighing in. There's a hint of coffee.

Roast malt dominates the flavor profile, finishing a bit acrid and fairly bitter. Chocolate lingers throughout, but the bitterness overwhelms.

Body is moderate, with fairly high carbonation and a carbonic bite.

This one is too bitter and harsh for me.

barczar, May 16, 2014
People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 594 ratings.