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Cottonwood ENDO India Pale Ale - Foothills Brewing Company

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142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WoodBrew on 11-17-2011)
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sansho

California

2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

03-28-2012 21:50:33 | More by sansho
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Beejay

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

03-25-2012 03:50:54 | More by Beejay
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a bright orangish copper with a quarter of an inch of soft, white, foamy head that fades to a thin layer. The nose is quite floral and fruity with some citrusy notes. There are also hints of light malt and some underlying alcohol. The taste is lightly bready malt up front followed by some light grapefruit and apple-like fruitiness and then finishes with a big, earthy, bitter, piny hop bite. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, but quite crisp and a little bity.

This isn't a bad beer by any means. The malt character is lacking in my opinion and some of the fruity notes didn't seem to mesh well, but overall it was enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2012 23:25:16 | More by tdm168
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jak

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

03-15-2012 17:16:11 | More by jak
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Daniellobo

District of Columbia

3.48/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Fair if a bit tepid and unremarkable IPA

Presentation: 22 oz brown capped bottle. Simple label framing a landscape of hills over a brown background. Back narrative notes background and main characteristics. Shows SRM 4.5, IBU 66, and 6% Alc. by Vol. Served in a tulip glass.

A - Clear deep gold pour, small finger of good foam with fair retention and surface memory, alongside rich touches of lacing.

S - Nose is fair but rather soft, lemony, grass… very tepid.

T - Somewhat better in the palate, with a longer hoppy note but not that long, citric, light floral and resinous note, over a soft biscuity note.

M - Medium-light body and carbonation a bit bland at point.

O - OK, it is not a bad brew, but nothing to remember here...

Notes: Probably the most forgettable of the offerings I´ve been lucky to try from Foothills. Maybe the bottle faded? I took it from the brewery… But either that or this is a soft entry point IPA at best.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2012 19:15:00 | More by Daniellobo
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beer2day

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Straight clear gold pour with 1 finger of near white head. Thick, active bubble streams. Very good head retention and thick chunky lace.

Nose is floral hops, with esters underneath. Light pineapple in the mix. Getting a bit stronger with each sip.

Taste is floral hops and a woody, earthy malt background. Soapy, floral finish. Light pine notes, but really a stretch to feel them. Bit of pepper in the finish, too. The flavors are nice, but for an IPA I really need more strength to them. They serve as more of an accomplice here.

Feel is very nice, with a bit of cream and very smooth. Not overly thick.

Overall, I remember this being richer with flavor the first time I had it at the pub in Boone all those years ago. Not bad, though.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 02:59:06 | More by beer2day
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

03-04-2012 05:03:17 | More by NCbeerpirate
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keithwalk

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.5%

02-29-2012 01:56:24 | More by keithwalk
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a clear texture. There was a half inch of foamy, somewhat long-lasting head. Pretty good lacing.

S: A typically IPA aroma: Hoppy, citrusy, and sweet.

T: Tasted of hops (not too over the top), citrus, and some malt in the finish. A decent, well rounded flavor that's a bit more subtle than I expected.

M: A well-carbonated beer that's a bit slick in the finish. Medium-bodied.

O: On the whole, this is a solidly made, easy to drink IPA.

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2012 13:14:28 | More by avalon07
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PuckPuck

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.7%

02-18-2012 22:39:37 | More by PuckPuck
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EasyReader

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

02-16-2012 20:57:47 | More by EasyReader
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-21-2012 01:27:44 | More by UNCCTDawg
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schwee

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.5%

01-19-2012 15:39:28 | More by schwee
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bertram

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

01-18-2012 17:10:19 | More by bertram
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whitekiboko

South Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

12-27-2011 00:59:19 | More by whitekiboko
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

deep mahogany tinted amber with a smallish half inch or so head, that quickly faded leaving nothing but a thin film. No residual lace, and only a slight bit of visible carbonation.

S - Very sweet, lots of candied sugar mixed in over a nice citrus hops with a good malted back, very well balanced aroma.

T - Nice bitter IPA taste. A bit sweet, and definatly an east coast IPA as the the major harsh citrus hops were definatly not that prevelenet. An average IPA/

M- Very smooth, somewhat slick, not alot of carbonation on this. Not a very dry finish, taste did linger.

D - Fairly high on the drinkability scale as this was definatly a gulper. I could see myself throwing down quite a bit of these to be honest. Not bad at all but pretty average.

Overall not bad for a regional IPA. I would try it again, but would not buy it in great quantity.

Serving type: on-tap

12-03-2011 19:10:16 | More by mikesgroove
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.63/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I am not sure what is going on, I see that Carolina Brewing once had an ENDO IPA....however, according to the menu and bar tender Foothills has taken over brewing the ENDO IPA. I am trying this at the Taste of Carolina in Councourse B of Charlotte airport. The beer is a pale yellow with thin white head that is lacing slightly. The smell is mostly floral...not much pine of citrus to note. The taste is also mostly floral....like corriander, etc. I am guesing Columbus hops were used...but do not know for sure. The mouthfeel is light to medim with decent carbonation. Overall this is a decent beer...a bit to floral for my liking.

Serving type: on-tap

11-17-2011 01:49:24 | More by WoodBrew
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Cottonwood ENDO India Pale Ale from Foothills Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.