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Jade - Foothills Brewing Company

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426 Ratings
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Ratings: 426
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.08%
Wants: 94
Gots: 37 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Macky20 on 02-06-2011)
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Reviews by kwakwhore:
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kwakwhore

North Carolina

4.76/5  rDev +9.9%

Growler from the brewpub. Hoppy goodness abounds on the nose and on the tongue. Something really unique about the nose of this beer. My first encounter with Jade hops and the aroma and flavor says citrus in a way I've not experienced it before. Refreshingly carbonated mouthfeel. A truly extraordinary IPA which ranks among the five best I've had, including Jai Alai.

10-27-2013 02:13:29 | More by kwakwhore
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

4.35/5  rDev +0.5%

Finally got to try this beer yesterday at the brewpub.Poured into a standard pint glass a deep orange infused golden with a great looking sticky white head.Citrus fruits all over the place in the nose with some underlying pine,a noticable caramel malt base is there but the citric hops dominate.A deep blast of citrus hops hits ya up front and they linger thru the duration,a little alcohol infused sweetness and caramel is there but again the hops steal the show.This is a great beer,it lived up to the hype.

05-17-2012 12:53:55 | More by oberon
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CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

07-16-2014 10:00:41 | More by CavemanRamblin
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mverity

Florida

3.19/5  rDev -26.3%

Bottle share at Proof. Pale straw in color, white head that faded to medium collar. Aroma is a light malt bill, some grassy hops. Taste is bitter, grassy, some floral hops. Odd taste. Not very enjoyable. Light to medium body and low to med carbonation.

03-23-2014 17:46:03 | More by mverity
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cincysig

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

02-22-2013 18:25:27 | More by cincysig
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Mattco

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

03-31-2014 20:41:41 | More by Mattco
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.04/5  rDev -6.7%

Somewhat hazy light golden hued with a quarter inch thick head of white frothy foam. Brussels lacing. Gentle pine like hop aroma. There's definitely a prevalent pine like hop flavor. This is a great everyday IPA. Mouth is sticky and the bitterness prickles the tongue. Front of the palate is a gentle pine hop burn followed by a nice light malt backbone and a gentle hop burn on the fade.

02-25-2014 00:27:05 | More by Franziskaner
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

05-07-2013 21:45:06 | More by Mantooth
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.6%

09-07-2013 22:55:17 | More by Cynic-ale
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

04-20-2014 16:59:21 | More by williamjbauer
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -5.3%

On tap in Asheville.
Slightly hazy body is covered by a durable head.

Appealing aroma. Hop dominant aroma with faint malt base.

Plenty of herbal/weedy/grassy hop flavor. Long lasting hoppy aftertaste.
Mild to moderate bitterness.

O: excellent IPA: recommended.

10-08-2013 00:23:30 | More by chinchill
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mtpHokie

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-01-2013 01:20:03 | More by mtpHokie
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crunkchiggin2002

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Had on tap at Foothills. Piney hops take a backseat to floral citrusy orange and grapefruit flavors. That being said this is not a one-dimensional hops only beer. Could (and did) enjoy several of these in a single session.

Overall great IPA. Had this on the same day as SC and was more impressed with Jade.

05-12-2011 19:33:03 | More by crunkchiggin2002
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JulianB

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

09-13-2013 13:08:54 | More by JulianB
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johnyb

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.6%

03-31-2014 23:58:19 | More by johnyb
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

08-20-2013 02:01:29 | More by dcbeers
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JWQ

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

04-23-2014 14:32:51 | More by JWQ
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PhilHarris

Tennessee

3.24/5  rDev -25.2%

08-21-2014 23:35:49 | More by PhilHarris
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tastybeer

North Carolina

4.05/5  rDev -6.5%

Tangerine orange in color, clean & clear, with a bright white head. Head is large and foamy. Nice bits of stringy and spotty lace shift around.

This beer is different every time I have it. Sometimes it's darker and greener in its hoppiness and other times it hits more as tropical and fruity. This bottle seems to be leaning in the direction of fruity-tropical. Bright citrus, melon, lifesavers pineapple flavor, and passionfruity. Happy and refreshing hop aromas over clean caramel and crackery/grainy malt. Flavors are lightly sweet and briskly bitter, melon, citrus, other miscellaneous fruit, dusting of pine, hint of citrus rind and bitter grapefruit. All around enjoyable. The dark side of this is coming out more as it warms. Seemingly simple with a pleasant mix of flavors.

02-09-2014 22:51:00 | More by tastybeer
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Pancakmakr

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

08-09-2014 01:30:45 | More by Pancakmakr
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king75

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -19.2%

03-01-2014 14:06:53 | More by king75
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-10-2012 19:50:03 | More by twowheelssoar
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.6%

08-15-2014 23:22:04 | More by Sammy
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tdm168

North Carolina

4.04/5  rDev -6.7%

On tap at Wine 101 in Wake Forest

A - bright orangish yellow with a soft, thin, pillowy head that has great retention

S - light crystal malts, faint spicy hops

T - big citrusy hop notes, grapefruit, some herbal notes, faint peppery spiciness, mild bitter finish

M - medium bodied, smooth, well carbonated

This is a delicious, highly drinkable IPA. It may not have perfect balance or an outrageous ABV, but this is a beer with a good flavor profile and a drinkability that encourages a second round. I definitely recommend it.

02-02-2013 01:45:09 | More by tdm168
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

06-17-2014 17:49:18 | More by EvoJoe
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Jade from Foothills Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 426 ratings.