Foothills Brewing | Winston-Salem, North Carolina
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Foothills Brewing
Excellent based on 80 ratings
Type: Brewpub (see listing)

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

Hours: 11 am-2 am

Mayor: OldGrowth (3) | Taps: 8-10 | Bottles: 3

Foothills Brewing

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Beer Available At Foothills Brewing (arranged by most recent)
Foothills Barrel Aged Sexual Chocolate Imperial Stout 100, Foothills Yadkin Riverkeeper India Pale Lager , Foothills Yadkin Riverkeeper Doppelbock , Foothills Foot Men Series: American Wheat , Foothills Berry Local Blueberry Pale Ale , Foothills Oktoberfest 74, Foothills Cottonwood Pumpkin 50, Foothills American Witbier , Foothills Yadkin Riverkeeper Imperial Pilsner , Foothills Torch Pilsner 57, Foothills Stout 96, Foothills People’s Porter 95, Foothills IPA of the Month: June 2015 (Prince Wally) , Foothills Jade IPA 97, Foothills IPA of the Month: February 2015 (Charlie) 80, Foothills Foot Men Series: Imperial Smoked Cherry Porter , Foothills Foot Men Series: Munich Dunkel , Foothills Kolsch 45 , Foothills Hoppy Medium 81, Foothills IPA of the Month: January 2015 (Barley) 77
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80 reviews for Foothills Brewing
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  76%
 Selection  76%
 Food  76%
 Value  77%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  90%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
fiveacestx  (157) Texas | November 21, 2015
Excellent place to stop for brewskis and food. The server knew his brews and the food was good. Parking was a little sparse. We went late night during the week and I could see how it might be crowded on a Saturday.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Beerman6686  (149) Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | June 19, 2015
Pretty big open space in the front, almost beer hall like with a bar in the back, about 12 beers on tap. Prices reasonable. Overall, I’d hang out here if I lived in WS.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
LuckyDog  (12) , | October 21, 2014
Server knew a lot about the beer. 17 on tap. Tasty sandwich.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Boudicca  (1035) London, England | May 11, 2014
We visited Foothills a few years ago in pre-Sexual Chocolate days and had a great time. Jamie the brewmaster was a delight to meet and, as we were on our way to a Ratebeer Summer Gathering, he went out of his way to fit out the boot of our hire car with a liner and ice so we could take some growlers along for the Grand Tasting. I was looking forward to going back but, perhaps inevitably, I was a little disappointed this time round. The place still looks similar, with a huge hall at the front, a low ceilinged, cosier bar beyond and the brewery at the back, but I couldn’t help feeling that it was, if not quite cookie-cutterish, much more corporate and had lost some its charm. It probably didn’t help that we arrived half way through quiz night and the staff, although friendly and efficient, were very busy. Nevertheless, the beers are still good - there were 8 regulars and two seasonals on tap (but sadly they were out of Sexual Chocolate) and the food was great. (Last visited 11 February 2014).
italarican  (93) Winston-Salem, North Carolina | December 7, 2013| Updated July 24, 2014
Huge place that feels more like a restaurant than bar/brewpub at first since the bar area is hidden in the back beyond dinner tables and booths. The big knock for me is that the tap list stays fairly stale: they’ll have a seasonal or two and all of their year-round stuff. The seasonals are all things you can get in the area. Other than the Sexual Chocolate release, I’ve yet to see a brewpub only release. With that in mind, I guess I haven’t seen a reason to visit Foothills when I know I’ll bump into any of the beers they’re pouring in any other bar in Winston-Salem.--- Updating this and bumping it up a few points after another visit. They had some more unique offerings on tap and said they were making more of an effort to have more special offerings at the brewpub. Here’s hoping this trend continues!--- Update 2: bumping it up more since this trend has continued. They’ve really improved the rotating selection to keep locals interested, including an IPA of the month series for 2014 and a Foot Men series of pub-only drafts!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
tmongoose  (88) Louisville, Kentucky | August 28, 2013
finally made it here. walked in the front door to a huge open dining room. notice and upstairs but was informed it was for private partys. several table outside on nice days or night and for smokers. the bar area was big and woody, lots of wood throughout. bartenders melane and Stephanie were great. got the sampler 11 4oz beers for $12.99 all pretty solid except one. the food we had ostrich burger and fish and chips were both very good. overall very good experience. you can buy and refill growlers and you can even buy some bomber very reasonable.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
shadey  (84) Nashville, Tennessee | July 19, 2013
Large two-story establishment. Very beautiful logo on plaster over brick as you enter and artfully done label posters throughout the place. They had a live band playing, but the place if big enough that you can get away from the too-loud band and still have a conversation if you wish. The bar was a little crowded, even though the rest of the restaurant was busy, but not packed. The beer was good but I didn’t try the food.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Derek881  (66) St. Petersburg, Florida | July 10, 2013
Stopped into the brewpub for a few beers while visiting Winston-Salem. The bar had a nice, modern ambiance, with an open floor-plan and ample seating. The service was very friendly and attentive, and kindly provided some free samples to help make decisions. They have a very good beer selection, with many of their own beers on tap, along with a good range of bottles (to go as well) and other beers. The beers are fairly priced. I did not try the food. Very nice brewpub, would visit again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
Kinz  (65) Glen Allen, Virginia | February 2, 2013
Large place, we ate at the bar. Food was good - felt a bit like a box restaurant like an Applebee’s somehow, but my wife’s chicken was competent, and my brats were fine. A very large tap selection of their outstanding beers available. Well worth the stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
HourGlass13  (46) North Carolina | January 2, 2013
The ambiance here leaves some to be desired. Its like they cant decide what they want to be today. A restaurant, a sports bar, or a beer pub. They cant do it all! Luckily they do have some very good beer. Service is fair, food is average. Still a good place to go. Ketchup is awesome!

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