People's Porter | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

People's PorterPeople's Porter
BA SCORE
74.7%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 853 ratings
People's PorterPeople's Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
People's Porter is a robust English-style brew with a dark, ruby hue. Complex chocolate, caramel and toffee notes give way to an herbal bitterness, finishing with a pleasant hint of espresso.

42 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,963
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
853
Liked:
637
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
10.62%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
191
Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 853 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of RonaldTheriot
2.84/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

People's Porter has a medium, beige, soapy head, a dark-brown, opaque appearance, with brown highlights. The aroma is of slightly sweet, somewhat astringent, with a vegetable (celery) smell. Taste is of the same strange thistle-like flavor, some powdery chocolate, and roasted barley malt. Bitterness is low, and the alcohol doesn't show itself. Mouthfeel is light and fairly slick, and People's Porter finishes semi-dry and decently drinkable. Maybe, another batch would be better.

RJT

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Photo of curtisjoseph
2.93/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of PprBurke
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of mlockman
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Incredibly roasty; not bad, but it leaves a somewhat funny aftertaste. It's good if you like that sort of thing in your porters, I suppose.

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Photo of BGsWo22
3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

not my style of a porter

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 74.7% out of 100 with 853 ratings
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