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Columbus IPA - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

155 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 155
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 12.75%
Wants: 6
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beerandraiderfan on 06-01-2011)
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PhiloPsych

California

3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I've been looking forward to trying something from Hangar 24 as it is the craft brewery closest to the town where I grew up. The color of this IPA is dull-orange-tan; the brew is hazy and has quite a bit of particulate matter floating about. This doesn't really bother me, though I know some don't like it. The hops are present, but somewhat understated for a California-brewed IPA. The malt profile is not sweet, but grainy/bready. The malt and hops are well-balanced, but just a tad too weak overall for me (the mouthfeel is a touch thin/watery, too). There's nothing bad or off about this beer, it's just a bit flat and hollow--it reminds me of many people's homebrews. It does have nice--if mellow--hops aftertaste. Not a bad beer, could be good for a session, to go with pizza, and to serve to friends who are just being introduced to craft beer.

Serving type: bottle

10-16-2011 03:59:21 | More by PhiloPsych
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Columbus IPA from Hangar 24 Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 155 ratings.