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Jade IPA | Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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Jade IPAJade IPA
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Jade IPAJade IPA
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Macky20 on 02-06-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#797
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
1,009
pDev:
7.75%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
155
Gots:
265
Trade:
8
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Ratings: 1,009 |  Reviews: 150
Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of T_Hass
3.89/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MGibbons
4.15/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmoriarty
3.9/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Andnkuhn
4/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LF_Evan
4.7/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from bottle

L: Crystal clear, schoolbus yellow. Active carbonation propping up a sturdy head.
S: Grapefruit and lemon
T: Straight grapefruit juice. Maybe more so than IPAs with grapefruit added! Spicy finish. No apparent sweetness or malt flavor. It's a hop bomb for sure.
F: Pretty carbonated for an IPA, which helps deliver the vibrant hop explosion. This was a fresh bottle so the oils last for days.
O: This is my top beer from NC so far. Its punchiness is very reminiscent of Alpine Nelson, though the hop profile is different. Easily belongs among the best IPAs I've tried, and I've had several of the greats.

Pair with beef tacos, smoked cheddar, pork egg rolls

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Photo of arizcards
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a bomber from Loews in Banner Elk Saturday for $6.99. Bottled on 2-11-2016.

Beer poured golden with a soap bubble head that is leaving lacing.

Nose is citrus and tropical.

Taste is tropical, citrus, and pine.

Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and refreshing.

Overall this is a very nice beer that is worth seeking out!

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Photo of Philcassella
3.8/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shirtless_mike
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rmank
4.36/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of c00ller
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MDDMD
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rajendra82
4.27/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer poured with a clear body that was golden amber in color. The head was one finger thick. The classic looks were accompanied by a classic smell of citric American hops, highlighting grapefruit and tangerine. The taste was very citric as well, with some lemon showing up in addition to the grapefruit and tangerine mentioned before. The finish was very dry and had a hint of spice in it, and the aftertaste was very drawn out. The beer felt medium dense in texture, and the alcohol content was well hidden. This was a very classy IPA, even though it was not very bitter.

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Photo of Cavanaghty
3.97/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Hazy yellow with a thin white head.

Smell: Light hops, citrus and some floral like notes.

Mouthfeel/ Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of sweeter citrus with light hops bitterness and a pepper like aftertaste.

Overall: Excellent IPA! Definitely will be getting this again.

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Photo of mgigs
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huysmans
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ricknelson
3.88/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jheimbigner
4.29/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thatche2
4.35/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WunderLlama
4.19/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Euro .25l stange

Clear golden yellow, active carbonation, thick dense one finger foam cap, good, sticky lacings

Aroma of floral, citrus, and a bit of grapefruit notes

Taste of tropical, citrus, and a bit of sweetness

Smooth, slight hop linger, no bite

Good beer

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Photo of DSWeller
4.24/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ManBearPat
4.5/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mriley1984
4.26/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.25/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chinaskifan1
4.02/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jade IPA from Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
Beer rating: 4.26 out of 5 with 1,009 ratings
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