Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub

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BEER AVG
3.81/5
Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown BrewpubFoothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

638 W 4th St
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27101-2730
United States

(336) 777-3348 | map
www.foothillsbrewing.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
47
Reviews:
2,383
Ratings:
9,645
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
93
Reviews:
103
Ratings:
204
Avg:
4.2
pDev:
5.95%
 
 
Taps:
10
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 103 | Ratings: 204
Reviews by mechamifune:
Photo of mechamifune
4.2/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

Visited here for lunch a couple months ago. Was familiar with their beers beforehand so I thought I would give it a try.

Atmosphere was nice, had the renovated warehouse type vibe working, as many restaurants and brewpubs seem to now a days. It didn't come across as forced, to me anyway, even if not particularly creative.

Waitstaff was very attentive and helpful, though part of that might have been the fact that were were one of only about three couples in the entire place at the time.

Beer was generally of good quality. The porter, elcipse stout, and double ipa stood out in particularly for me. The Salem Gold and Pilsner were not particularly pleasant though, but seeing as how i had only gotten sampler glasses of them, it wasn't that big of a deal. Was a little dissapointed though that they only had 6 of their beers on tap, and no specialties/seasonals on tap (i was hoping to at least get something I couldn't get from tylers back in the triangle)

I found the food to be very enjoyable, somewhere between typical brewpub fare and an actual restaurant menu. I had the bison burger myself (very good) and will try the ostrich burger on my next visit. My wife ordered a personal pizza, which was better than many places i've been to where pizza was the supposed specialty.

Overall a very pleasant experience, though I imagine going back at night or when crowded would change it a good bit. Given its location, I would guess it probably gets a good crowd at times.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Morockm
4.24/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of NooseJustice
3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Bryondes
4.89/5  rDev +16.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

I came early on a Thursday. It was slow, but the staff were very beer-knowledgable.
I wish they had a guest tap to add to the mix.

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Photo of Graetzj
4.58/5  rDev +9%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of seleneandthesea
5/5  rDev +19%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of ha-sheem
4.19/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of BigTrubble
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Photo of WesM63
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of tjcamm
3.64/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bsuedekum
4.31/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of Tate21
4.49/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Treyliff
3.93/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Went here for the BA Sexual Chocolate release. The release event was awesome, one of the best I've been to and well organized. Plenty of space inside the brewery/restaurant, friendly staff and good beer, no complaints here!

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Photo of ryanhooks81
4.9/5  rDev +16.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Drive up to the bba sexual chocolate release this weekend. Super well run. Let us as soon as possible. Drafts were quick in coming. Giant sausage and buscuits were inexpensive and desperately needed.

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Photo of rw1992
4.06/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of dvmin98
3.86/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Went for the BA Sexual Chocolate release. Brewpub was busy. Lots of diners. Beer selection wasn't as big as I'd hoped, but they had the BASC on tap prior to the release which was nice.

Two rooms. Wood tables with a long bar. Has a back room past the kitchen where they held the bottle share. More like a warehouse than an actual room.

Service was ok. Beertender kinda passed over people a few times, but they were semi-busy.

Overall, not bad. Seen better, seen worse. About average.

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Photo of ColdOneKev
4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Stopped in on our way from Raleigh to Asheville on a Sunday afternoon. The whole neighborhood was pretty quiet and there was plenty of space in the dining and bar area. Very friendly waitstaff. Nice variety of food to choose from. We brought our one year old daughter and felt very comfortable having her there. Had the IPA of the Month for July. It was excellent. I wish we could've stayed longer. Definitely recommend this to anyone in the area.

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Photo of bawaddell
4.24/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of VinceMig
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of W_Des
4.34/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 2.75

Foothills is a Winston Salem staple and they make some damn good beers. They usually have a pretty good selection of stuff on tap and you can fill growlers and get bottles to go. The service has been up and down everytime I've been there. If you are a regular or semi regular it's pretty good but sometimes you just kind of sit around without anyone to tend to you or fill up your water.

The food is ok. It's standard pub food with some unique offerings from the chef. I think the calamari and loaded fries are the best apps on their menu. The Cuban, fish and chips and caesar salad have all been ok. Overall a great place for beer especially on celebrations like Sexual Chocolate release!

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Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of BigGold
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of edhizdeid
4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of BGsWo22
4/5  rDev -4.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of David63Olson
4.41/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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Foothills Brewing Company - Downtown Brewpub in Winston-Salem, NC
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