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Jade - Foothills Brewing Company

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400 Ratings
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Ratings: 400
Reviews: 76
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 7.85%
Wants: 90
Gots: 31 | FT: 3
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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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-14-2014 01:37:43 | More by mattmarka1
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madtrixter787

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

01-13-2014 01:41:01 | More by madtrixter787
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ben4unc

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +15.5%

01-13-2014 00:20:48 | More by ben4unc
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walkinginplace

North Carolina

4.1/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this on-tap at Foothills. This brew is a brilliant orange and smells like pure citrus. The mouthfeel has pretty heavy carbonation and a smooth, medium-bodied finish. The taste is both malty and hoppy with a bitter citrus flavor that is really unique. It's nothing to chase down but, all in all, a damn fine IPA.

Serving type: on-tap

01-09-2014 19:10:11 | More by walkinginplace
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mechamifune

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-03-2014 19:08:18 | More by mechamifune
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cwguy5

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-03-2014 18:18:49 | More by cwguy5
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coriswrasse

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

01-03-2014 16:25:28 | More by coriswrasse
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Beers9beers

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

01-01-2014 15:45:15 | More by Beers9beers
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-31-2013 18:07:21 | More by iL0VEbeer
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dirtylou

Washington

4.6/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

on-tap @ Flying Saucer in Raleigh / Tyler's in Carrboro

Hazy orange pint - explosive aroma highlighted by bright orange and grapefruit. This is a fantastic IPA - much better than hoppyum. Jade hops are quite nice - bursting with fresh citrus and cracked pepper. This is a must-have.

Serving type: on-tap

12-31-2013 02:11:02 | More by dirtylou
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RaggaD

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-30-2013 16:11:34 | More by RaggaD
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Jrmhman

Oregon

5/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perfect balance of big hop up front and big citrus finish. Golden in color. Brighter than most IPA's. If you like lots of hop and lots of citrus this is the beer! I have recently left Winston salem for Portland Oregon. Only Boneyard RPM IPA compares thus far in the pacific northwest

Serving type: on-tap

12-28-2013 21:13:13 | More by Jrmhman
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aleckpa

North Carolina

4.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Served into a Foothills pint glass from a growler

A: Yellow/Orange, not entirely clear but I was surprised about how much I can see through it. On the pour, about a finger's head which looks creamy and white. It settles down and lingers a little. Nice lacing on the glass, too.

S: Citrus grapefruit lemon and orange

T: See above. But serious, this is a great tasting beer. It's sweet and bitter, well balanced. It's almost like orange juice with grapefruit squeezed into it with lemon zest.

M: Mild carbonation, smooth.

O: This beer really surprised me. I love Hoppyum but Jade takes it to another level. It was worth getting a growler of this, absolutely amazing.

Serving type: growler

12-28-2013 20:02:45 | More by aleckpa
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Mattyb79

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-26-2013 22:17:36 | More by Mattyb79
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schmelby

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

12-26-2013 14:05:24 | More by schmelby
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

12-24-2013 19:22:23 | More by pintofparadise
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JCam9981

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-17-2013 01:28:51 | More by JCam9981
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Dalgren

North Carolina

4.64/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a growler into a DFH/SN IPA glass

A- Bright golden-yellow with a creamy white head with lacing that slowly slides down the glass.
S - Crisp citrus nose dominated by grapefruit and settle lemon, orange and herbal overtones.
T- Much like the smell, grapefruit and settle lemon, orange and a slight apricot /peach. A good balance of the hoppy bitterness and slight malt sweetness. I very much liked the jade hops.
M- Good carbonation and with a creamy smooth finish.
D- This has to be one of the most drinkable IPA's I have had. Nearly perfect bitterness. Leaves you wanting to refill your glass.

Serving type: growler

12-13-2013 04:48:01 | More by Dalgren
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.99/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint draft at Foothills brewery in Winston Salem NC Cost $5

A: Poured a murky golden color with lots of sediment. Decent white head that left a fair amount of lacing.

S: Strong floral and citrus hops.

T: Lots of hops, good hops, large distinction of grassy, citrusy, and floral hops. Nice malt character to balance it out.

M: Nice mouthfeel, not super bitter, and goes down easy.

O: Pretty good. I would definitely drink again, this is a step up from their other IPAs.

Serving type: on-tap

12-13-2013 02:37:53 | More by watermelon
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BeerGod27

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13.4%

12-10-2013 21:26:22 | More by BeerGod27
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Immortale25

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on-tap at Universal Joint Asheville. Served in a Sweetwater pint glass.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam. Drippy, semi-resilient lacing.

S- Bright citrusy hop aroma that's a bit sweet and has some grassiness in the back.

T- The citrus notes come through pretty well in the taste accompanied by some moderate bitterness. Zesty notes of orange, lemon and grapefruit.

M- Slightly sharp and oily from the hops. Medium carbonation and a lightish body.

O- I've only ever had this on draft and I find it to be good, not great. People say it's better out of the bottle but I won't be finding out anytime soon since it's cheaper from the tap. Maybe one day, when there's nothing else good at the bottle shop, I'll check out the bottled version.

Serving type: on-tap

12-10-2013 01:51:05 | More by Immortale25
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.6%

12-06-2013 03:31:47 | More by Moses_Malone
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-05-2013 02:35:23 | More by CuriousMonk
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davet100

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

12-02-2013 23:22:15 | More by davet100
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RDBJ

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

11-30-2013 03:29:18 | More by RDBJ
Jade from Foothills Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 400 ratings.