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Foothills Brewing Company

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Foothills Brewing CompanyFoothills Brewing Company
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

157 Ratings
Ratings: 157
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 9.22%
Active Beers: 59
Beer Ratings: 7,569
Beer Avg: 3.84
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 guitarninja:
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4.08/5  rDev -3.5%

Overall, I love Foothills. It's a great local watering hole, and they bring a nice dimension to craft brew in the Triad. The brews are all above average, and the food (if you order correctly) is delicious. I recommend the fish and chips or Reuben for lunch. If you're there for dinner, I'd recommend the hunter's pie or a burger and fries. Make sure to try the beer ketchup.

My favorite brews are the Torch Pilsner and Seeing Double IPA. The others are all good, but tend to land on the dark and sweet side of every style they try.

The big dining room is often very loud, so I suggest sitting at the bar for almost any occasion, as long as you can stand smoke.

I have only one major complaint. Lately on Thursday nights during trivia, they have been serving beer in Dixie Cups. When I asked for an actual pint glass the server rolled his eyes like I was some kind of jerk. Not only am I not a frat boy, the Dixie cups don't hold quite as much beer.

If you avoid drinking on Thursdays, you'll be fine.

guitarninja, Jul 13, 2009
More User Reviews:
Photo of Docrock
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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, Yesterday at 01:52 AM
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

OleDixie, Thursday at 07:02 AM
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

AlexM, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of Cubatobaco
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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 +18.2%

Mgraupner26, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of joe1510
4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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 -7.3%

spdaghost11, Sep 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Renegawam, Sep 04, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -1.7%

Vogt52, Aug 21, 2014
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Foothills Brewing Company in Winston-Salem, NC
94 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.