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Carolina Strawberry - Foothills Brewing Company

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75
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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.22
pDev: 21.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  4.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: codysjb on 05-24-2012)
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McAndrew

North Carolina

1/5  rDev -68.9%

09-22-2013 13:26:52 | More by McAndrew
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carterbt

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

09-15-2013 03:42:19 | More by carterbt
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

09-01-2013 04:15:45 | More by Kerrie
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Falcone

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -6.8%

08-25-2013 23:45:15 | More by Falcone
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BradtheGreat7

Ohio

3.63/5  rDev +12.7%

Review taken from notes Vacation 2013 Emerald Isle, NC July 2nd.

12 oz brown bottle with very North Carolina Micro style. Bottle is red and green with a lighthouse in the artwork. Poured this into a standard American pint glass.

A - light golden with a pinkish hue. You almost know its strawberry before it even touches the nose. White head poured fairly well with a sudsy soap like appearance. Decent stick.

S - creamy malt aroma with some fruitiness. Not a whole lot going on, but its the best part of what this has to offer.

T - typical cream ale with soft hints of mellow fruitiness and a sweet strawberry note. Not tart, but just plain ol sweet flavor. Malt and fruit are really the only thing I run across with this. Almost tangy flavors.

M - not as thick as it should be. Crisp and refreshing and I suppose they are going for a warm weather ale which is fine. It has some sort of creamy texture but nothing thick or any sort of coating elements. Pretty clean mouthfeel and a refreshing finish.

O - definitely not a Beatles song as they do strawberry fields better than anyone and as this was inspired by NC's fields of strawberry I think they could have given a bit more with this offering. It really has roots to be great but simply lacks a bit of complexity and texture. Overall a good choice on a hot day sitting in the sand as I was, but not something ill be packing a bunch of back home.

08-09-2013 03:51:44 | More by BradtheGreat7
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

08-07-2013 18:24:40 | More by icehawk
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

07-26-2013 00:13:59 | More by dsshuck
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

07-17-2013 02:22:40 | More by lupercmda
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OldTime

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

07-15-2013 19:40:21 | More by OldTime
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +25.2%

on tap at sams in Durham. into a pint glass.

pours a darker golden color with a half inch white head. pretty nice looking pour. smell is of faint fruits, strawberries. very pleasant. taste is a tad sweet with a good strawberry flavor on the back of the tongue. easy drinker. light body with mild carbonation. good feel.

overall an enjoyable summer beer that should probably be rated higher. i could drink this all day.

06-26-2013 22:52:55 | More by Axnjxn
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mporter249

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

06-19-2013 08:34:49 | More by mporter249
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.25/5  rDev -30.1%

06-08-2013 03:00:44 | More by ygtbsm94
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MadWolf

Ohio

4/5  rDev +24.2%

06-05-2013 01:32:52 | More by MadWolf
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4amepiphany

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-14-2013 04:49:11 | More by 4amepiphany
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AlexFields

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -14.6%

05-10-2013 00:37:17 | More by AlexFields
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tommyguz

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -37.9%

05-08-2013 03:24:50 | More by tommyguz
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dmk91

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

05-03-2013 22:19:58 | More by dmk91
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DrinkDrankDronk

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

03-20-2013 02:20:09 | More by DrinkDrankDronk
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mattkoon

South Carolina

3.45/5  rDev +7.1%

this is the 2nd time that i have had this beer. the first time i dont think i liked it too much. this time however, it strikes me as a little better. the color is nice a cloudy blonde. hands down the best thing about it is the smell... it smells like sweet strawberries...perfect for summer. the taste is a little sour for me. i mean it isnt terrible but there is a tartness there that i dont really like that much. i feel like the smell promises sweetness and the taste delivers a real tartness. i know other people dont dig on the really sweet beers- so this all comes down to personal taste- if you like a more sour fruit beer by all means go for it. on a side not i have had other beers by foothills and they have some great ones.... if you get a chance you should really check their stuff out.

02-21-2013 23:54:41 | More by mattkoon
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RWLawman

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -37.9%

02-14-2013 03:40:16 | More by RWLawman
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ScreamInJava


4.25/5  rDev +32%

02-13-2013 17:22:36 | More by ScreamInJava
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-09-2013 04:32:27 | More by williamjbauer
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LambicKing

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

02-03-2013 03:22:52 | More by LambicKing
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Onenote81

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev +9.6%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. One of the new Foothills offerings that I haven't taken the opportunity to enjoy very often. I felt like a light refreshing ale tonight, so into the glass she goes!

Pours a pale gold that is transparent. A large frothy white head billows forth. I can tell already this one is packing some carbonation. Nice subtle strawberry aroma, lemon ice, with a dry sawdust-like scent on the back end.

Huge amounts of bubbles on the palate, this one is quite a scorcher for such a light "easy-drinking" ale. Tone that stuff down! Granted, I don't want a flat beer, but this is a little overkill. Creamy corn-like grains with a kiss of sweet strawberries. There's just a touch of tartness from the fruit on the finish, but it fleets away quickly.

A good beer. About what I expected. One I would get again, but maybe on tap. These bubbles are wearing on me.

01-30-2013 01:46:48 | More by Onenote81
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swimfire

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +16.5%

01-26-2013 03:01:20 | More by swimfire
Carolina Strawberry from Foothills Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.