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Jade IPA | 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: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Macky20 on 02-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#799
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
1,010
pDev:
7.75%
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5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Gigantor
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I havent tasted anything from foothills that I would speak badly of bedause they are all pretty exceptional, but I felt compelled to write something about this particular beer. In a word the Jade is awesome! The color is light with a light head, the aroma and taste are amazing, pact full of citrisy pungient sweet hop flavor leaving your mouth both wet and dry at the same time. Half way through a pint there is still lacing left at the top of the glass spidering its way down the wall. I had a growler filled one night and went back the next day to have it refilled. Im not trying to dis the Hopium, but I would love to see this beer become there year round IPA. I highly suggest this beer to anyone who is in or around the winston-salem area.

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Photo of Dcook1985
5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Jrmhman
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Perfect balance of big hop up front and big citrus finish. Golden in color. Brighter than most IPA's. If you like lots of hop and lots of citrus this is the beer! I have recently left Winston salem for Portland Oregon. Only Boneyard RPM IPA compares thus far in the pacific northwest

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Tishaj
5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Claytonbrewsby
5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of Billy_Bars
5/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of UNCCTDawg
4.95/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this from the tap at Foothills in 2010 but failed to review it until it was released this year. I have had approx. 6 growlers fills since, it's that good.

A~ Hazed orange glow with a hint of gold with around 1 inch of fine white head. Lacing all the way down.

S~ Smell is what originally attracted me to this brew. Amazing Citrus and Floral from beginning to end. The way an IPA should smell, right here.

T~ So many different Citrus notes, very clean and crisp finish. An after tasted that stays with you. Light in taste, but full enough for a perfect combo with or without food.

M~ Medium/Light, keeps you coming back for more.

D~ Most drinkable IPA i've had. I could drink this every day. Never gets old.

I have tasted every beer on tap and Foothills and this is some of their best work. I have never been a HUGE fan of their regular IPA (Hoppyum) and would be thrilled to see them replace Hoppyum with Jade any day. Seeing Double is another quality IPA that they brew.

Serving type~ Tap 2010 & 2011

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Photo of freshcarl
4.94/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of Deadheadbill
4.92/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Had this from the tap at Foothills and from a growler I took home with identical results.

A: Light gold with la couple fingers of fine white head. Lots of lacing as the head dissipated.

S: Loads of citrus welling up from the glass. Absolutely amazing smell from this IPA.

T: Citrusy lots of clean crisp flavor. The finish seems to last forever.

M: Light, crisp and very fresh. Effectively masking the 7.3 abv.

D: Very Very drinkable. I could drink this every day. An amazing beer.

Had this, the Hoppyum and Seeing Double while in Foothills and while the others were great, this beer impressed me the most.

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Photo of tymmh412
4.91/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LKNRose
4.89/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Superb. Bright, crisp, west coast characters. Citrusy with a melon hinted finish.

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4.89/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.88/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.88/5  rDev +14.6%

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4.87/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of FriedSlug
4.85/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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Jade IPA from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 1,010 ratings
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