People's Porter | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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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
Ratings:
846
Reviews:
167
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
10.51%
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
179
For Trade:
4
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Photo of Narthax
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beerrat
4.75/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zekenyce
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work---Thanks Randy!
This nice little roasty beast pours a deep blackish brown with a nice head of dark tan
foam that settles to a thick ring, thin sudsy pool, and features some very nice sudsy lacing.
Nose of chocolate malts, caramel, light coffee, and toffee with touches of char. Flavors lightly
exceed the nose with medium bitter cocoa tossed into dark coffee notes and toffee flavors
that are deeply roasted with a touch of cream. Solid mouth feel; medium full body,
medium carbonation that is lively, and a roasted finish that is touched by light herbal hop notes.

Overall this is a solid porter that is beefy and roasted. Nice. If I lived within their distribution
area I would purchase this often.

Cheers

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Photo of Guppy314
3.16/5  rDev -19%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

From a bottle in Charleston, SC, pours as an opaque black with a thick lasting tan head. Taste is quite sweet; lots of malts. Some slight creaminess, but overall a bit thin body for a Porter. Just OK.

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4.21/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jimpyle48
3.92/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sampled from bottle

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4.73/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.61/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.26/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zflorio
4.32/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheEpeeist
3.97/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nc_america
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josbor11
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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People's Porter from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
3.9 out of 5 based on 846 ratings.
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