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Foothills Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Foothills Brewing CompanyFoothills Brewing Company

172 Ratings
Ratings: 172
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 8.96%
Active Beers: 43
Beer Ratings: 7,838
Beer Avg: 3.88
Taps: 10
Bottles: 0
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

638 W. 4th Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101-2730
United States
phone: (336) 777-3348

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Reviews by cvstrickland:
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4.46/5  rDev +5.2%

Foothills Brewing is a pleasant bar with attentive staff and great beer. Even while suffering the crushing madhouse that briefly was the 2009 Sexual Chocolate release, the servers and bartenders never missed a beat, keeping food and drinks coming with frantic pace. Their performance was impressive, to say the least.

The place is attractive-looking and features plenty of wood in the decor, and has available ten beer taps pouring quality products that are second to none. Foothills is dog-friendly, and Fido is welcome to join you at the bar.

Despite the size of the crowd in attendance, Brewmaster Jamie worked the room like a pro, shooting the breeze with customers, greeting familiars and strangers with equal gusto. My only knock on Foothills is that it allows smoking inside, but I suppose that can't be helped in a town built almost entirely from the dollars of old-time Big Tobacco. Besides if it bugs you that much, growlers are available so you can get your brews and go. A fun visit I'll definitely repeat my next time in the area.

cvstrickland, Feb 08, 2009
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

mdfb79, Sep 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

These people know how to do an organized release. Cudos

Bradaplast, Sep 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

williamjbauer, Sep 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

pjkelley82, Sep 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

qcghost, Sep 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Soto, Sep 23, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev -2.8%

Tyler_Cox, Sep 21, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Nice establishment. Service was great, the bartender was very helpful and knowledgeable. Offered samples. Also happened to have BA Sexual Chocolate on tap. The Turkey sandwich with Brie and Granny Smith apples was amazing. Will definitely recommend to anybody visiting the area.

Docrock, Sep 19, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12%

OleDixie, Sep 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

I love Foothills! They have an awesome staff, hold great events/releases, provide a place for those looking to do bottle shares, and make great beer. I always look forward to visiting during SC/BASC releases.

Cubatobaco, Sep 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.9%

Mgraupner26, Sep 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Foothills is centrally located in downtown Winston. A large space from the outside grows even larger as you enter. It seems a little cookie cutter at first, looking like a lot of the new brewpubs opened in the early 2000s but as you look around that idea changes. The front room is cavernous with high ceilings, sparsely laid tables, and an upstairs seating area. Walking past this to the second area is the bar and bar seating. A longish bar off to the left seats, probably, 20, with a couple tap towers and a chalkboard at the end. A handful of hightops are spread throughout the much smaller, cozier room.

The bartender on my visit, a quiet night mind you, was super enthusiastic about beer. She got super excited when she noticed my buddy had on a Three Floyds shirt. She was quick to help, lend a comment, and pulled zero punches, just the way I like a bartender. Cool chick. The taplist was loaded with everything from Kolsch to IPAs of the month to Schwarz and even a couple barrel aged offerings. Every single beer I tried was delectable and I tried a good amount. Jasmine IPA and Bourbon People's Porter were standouts. Oh, the Schwarz was terrific as well.

I expected decent beer when I first walked in but not much else. What I got was great beer, a fun bartender, and a cool space. To top it all off the prices were insanely reasonable. I would go out of my way for a return trip to Foothills and probably will in the future.

joe1510, Sep 05, 2014
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3.92/5  rDev -7.5%

spdaghost11, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Renegawam, Sep 04, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1.9%

Vogt52, Aug 21, 2014
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Foothills Brewing Company in Winston-Salem, NC
95 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.