Foothills Brewing | Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Foothills Brewing
Excellent based on 77 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

638 W 4th St
Winston-Salem, North Carolina United States 27101 [ print map ]
336 777 3348

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Hours: 11 am-2 am


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Foothills Brewing

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Beer Available At Foothills Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Foothills Peopleís Porter 96, Foothills / Duck-Rabbit / Olde Hickory Olde Rabbitís Foot 100, Foothills Schwarzbier , Foothills Mango Berliner Weisse , Foothills Peopleís Coffee Porter , Foothills Jade IPA 97, Foothills IPA of the Month: February 2014 (Rosie the Riveting) , Foothills IPA of the Month: March 2014 (Celtic Kelly) , Foothills Seeing Double IPA 99, Foothills Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout 100, Foothills Cottonwood Frostbite 84, Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout 100, Foothills Peabodyís Blendiculous Series 2: Children of the Blue Corn 85, Foothills IPA of the Month: January 2014 (Ginger) , Foothills Barrel Aged Hoppyum IPA 51, Foothills Cottonwood Endo IPA 77, Foothills Cottonwood Pumpkin 55, Foothills Cottonwood Low Down Brown Ale 48, Foothills Carolina Strawberry Ale 28, Foothills Carolina Blonde Cream Ale 24
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77 reviews for Foothills Brewing
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  76%
 Selection  76%
 Food  76%
 Value  77%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  90%
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70
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 14/20
GT2  (598) San Diego County , California | November 12, 2012
Prime location in downtown Winston-Salem, though there is nothing else to do in the town. Inside is a cavernous, dark wood interior. Large tables. Laminated, large plate menu with upgraded Applebeeís style kitchen. House beers on draft only. They have above average beers, and famous for their Sexual Chocolate imperial stout, which is actually not very good and not worth waiting in line for. Have been to Pre-Sex and Sexual Chocolate release in 2009 and 2010. Fun times with the RateBeer/BeerAdvocate crew late at night and then in line the next day at 5am. The main problem is the amount of people that skip in line. As only the first 200 people get beer, we arrived as 80th in line at 5am, and by the time they handed out wristbands, we were 175th in line, which is absolutely insane. Service is decent, beers are pretty good. But overall the event is not worth the trek to this isolated city. Might be worth a stop in while driving through to Asheville or something, but do not plan a trip here simply for Sexual Chocolate or their other beers. That beer is not even in the Top 100 FOR STYLE.
94
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
MlhopeTC  (18) Orlando, Florida | October 24, 2012
What a cool place. We walked in and said that we were from out of town. They gave us a tour and poured us a sample flight of every beer on draft! The bartender (canít remember his name, guy with a ponytail) was cool as hell. Also met one of the assistant brewers and he sent us home with a free growler. We planned on stopping for an hour and ended up staying for almost 3. Such a cool place with cool people. A canít miss stop in the area.
86
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
rumproasts  (140) Grand Rapids, Michigan | October 7, 2012
nice big place. good variety of house beers on tap. all were above average to very good, especially the IPAs. Food was quite good and served quickly. Very friendly service.
80
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Huhzubendah  (34) Washington DC | July 26, 2012
I made the trek down to Foothills Brewing Company with a few friends this weekend for the 2011 Sexual Chocolate release. People were allowed to begin entering the brewery at approximately 8:00am, but the line of several hundred people took an inordinate amount of time to move inside, as there was but one individual at the door checking IDs and applying wristbands. I find this lack of foresight highly inefficient and particularly annoying, as I had been waiting outside for several hours in freezing weather. The atmosphere inside is quite nice, with high ceilings, two levels, ample bar and table seating, and large windows. The vibe was good, and the staff was quite friendly, though they must have been exhausted. The kitchen was pretty inconsistent. It took a few of my table mates nearly an hour to receive their lunch, despite ordering after peak hours. I, in turn, received my lunch in less than ten minutes of ordering. The kitchen staff burned a simple appetizer the night before, but the dish was promptly replaced. It was a nice treat to enjoy some vintage drafts of Sexual Chocolate the night before the release. Also, it is extremely cool of Foothills to permit customers to bring in their own beers to this event, allowing for a huge tasting the night before and day of the event. Overall, this is a quality establishment brewing quality beer. Recommended.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Hussey  (21) North Carolina | July 23, 2012
Great brewpub. Excellent service. Great quality food that pairs well with their fantastic brews. A Pilot Mtn Pale Ale with a Bison burger/fries is one of my favorites. Highly recommended.
88
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff  (192) , Sweden | June 10, 2012
Had 10 samplers, creat session beers all of them, very drinkable. Staff is just so great, had †10 samplers on the house, unbeliavable what a great hospitality. Great athmosphere, great staff, few screens to watch European Soccer Championship on. Did not eat, but ehat I could see from othersí plates it looks really good.. Iíll highly recommend this place for anyone around.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Onenote81  (74) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | April 20, 2012
Iíve been here more times than I can count. Always have a great lineup of fresh beer. Food is above average, and the service is always friendly and prompt. They handle their special-releases very well. One of my favorite beer-stops.
58
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 11/20
Ernesto987  (104) Connecticut | November 8, 2011
Went during a wake forest / notre dame game. Probably the most retarded waitress Iíve ever had. Messed everything up but not a big deal. Beers were average, prices good.
94
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 19/20
BiochemProf  (5) Boone, North Carolina | October 23, 2011
What an excellent brew pub! Very friendly staff and excellent beer and food.
86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog  (721) Hampton, Virginia | October 5, 2011
October 2011. Lunchtime stop on a sunny Monday. The setting is more or less the all-American main street pub. The draw of course is the sturdy beer list -- all sampled were good to great. The service was friendly and beer savvy. The menu was nicely varied with some great healthy and vegetarian choices alongside the standard gut bombs youíd expect in your favorite watering hole. Excellent! (#547)

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