People’s Porter – Foothills Brewing Co. – Winston-Salem, NC

English Porter, 5.8% ABV
appearance: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | mouthfeel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

People's Porter - Foothills Brewing Co.
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People’s Porter pours to a thick, lingering creamy light-tan head atop an effervescent, turbid deep-brown body with dirty ruby highlights; lacing consists of moderate rafts and swoops. The nose is fairly assertive for the style: a nice blend of dark roasted malt flavors, predominately cocoa, dark toffee and bitter chocolate. Up front, the palate is tart, thinnish bitter milk chocolate; mid-palate, a significant toffee presence and a hint of sweetness build in, joined at the back by faint alcohol undertones. The finish is a brief flash of molasses and toffee, followed by the onset of a moderate chocolatey bitterness that lingers awhile. Mouthfeel is appropriate for the medium body, and the texture is slightly creamy and peppery from the fizzy carbonation. (12 oz bottle, 241 days after pkg.)

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