Stout | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

StoutStout
BA SCORE
65.6%
Liked This Beer
3.83 w/ 125 ratings
StoutStout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
North Carolina, United States
foothillsbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-21-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,882
Reviews:
44
Ratings:
125
Liked:
82
Avg:
3.83/5
pDev:
13.84%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
15
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 125 |  Reviews: 44
Photo of AngusOg
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ZEB89
3.81/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.98/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of humuloner22
4.52/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

They recently began bottling this again. I don't know if it is a limited thing they are doing or if they plan to offer it more often. I think this used to be called Total Eclipse, but this bottle simply says "Stout".

Appearance: Black as night, no light, decent amount of light khaki head which lingers through the consuming of this one.

Aroma: Dark roast malts, some chocolate notes, some have said bakers chocolate. Its just plain dark chocolate to me. Pretty much what you would expect from this type of stout.

Taste: Roasty and robust, but it is chocolate dominant and not too sweet but sweet enough. Its on the thin side but then again it is not an imperial stout. Finish is somewhat clean and not at all cloying. Pleasant for what it is.

Overall: This is a good stout, its nice to have some nicer options available from Foothills, but to be honest this is not much better if any than Green Mans Forester and it comes in six packs for $10-12, whereas this is $6-8 for a bomber depending on where you bought it. Which is the downside to Foothills, they need to make these offerings available in six packs rather than bombers and ONLY put the special stuff in the 650 ml bottles!

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on-tap at the brewery, the beer is a dark, brown to black coloring with a foamy, low profile, light tan head. Aromas of subtle roast, bittersweet chocolate, hints of molasses, bittersweet chocolate, and char. Flavors are roasted forward, with a bittersweet blend of roasted coffee, nutty sweetness, baker's chocolate, and hints of smoke. Dry, smooth bodied, with a roasted coffee and smoky aftertaste. Dry, smooth finish. Nice beer.

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Photo of mikeincharleston
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sonofliberty2
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrBeige
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VeganUndead
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A very unique caramel finish comes out of nowhere

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Photo of baklo
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Irish57
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aleckpa
3.73/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of marley2112
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thundersnow
4.09/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Martyrob
4.1/5  rDev +7%

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of kjmass
4.04/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of macon337
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Jeeb
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of edhizdeid
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of StoutSlut
1/5  rDev -73.9%

Photo of runawaycyborg
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

Photo of ekalb31
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of cantfindme
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Photo of Kegatron
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Stout from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 65.6% out of 100 with 125 ratings
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