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Columbus IPA - Hangar 24 Brewery

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

160 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 6
Gots: 7 | 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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Photo of PriorDoubleDark
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

PriorDoubleDark, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of TicoCali
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

TicoCali, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of elNopalero
4.06/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This pours with an orange-tan-straw color along with nice foam. Visually appealing. Big citrusy aroma with some lemony notes. Flavor has a pleasing upfront bittering. I enjoyed the light lemon peel and touch of pine on the finish. Easy drinking and tasty.

elNopalero, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of lear456089
4/5  rDev +13%

lear456089, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of pocat91619
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

pocat91619, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of DIPAFAN
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

DIPAFAN, Feb 18, 2013
Photo of Archemedies
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Archemedies, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of gatornation
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

gatornation, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of alex11ibanez
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

alex11ibanez, Jan 17, 2013
Photo of Teleweizen2
3.55/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a murky cloudy copper color. A rigorous pour yields a billowing white head of foam which quickly dissipates leaving some spotty lacing against the glass.

S - nose is subtle and rather muted overall but becomes much more potent as it warms. The hop character is floral and spicy with a touch of green leaves. While the powerful malt profile lends cereal grains and hints of caramel and toffee.

T - the flavors are surprisingly soft. A grainy bread backbone with a hint of gooey caramel on the front. Bright and biting citric notes in the middle. mostly grapefruit and bitter orange peel. Finish is toasty with a bit of sweetness which lingers with the citrus character.

M - silky smooth mouthfeel. inbetween medium and full bodied. medium carbonation.

O - I wish the nose was a bit more expressive but other than that it is quite a pleasant IPA. Something I would like to try again if the chance would arise.

Teleweizen2, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of blackcloud
4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

blackcloud, Jan 03, 2013
Photo of AlexM
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

AlexM, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of TomStottman
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

TomStottman, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of ste5venla
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

ste5venla, Nov 28, 2012
Photo of rhino54
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

rhino54, Nov 25, 2012
Photo of bbkd3b
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

LOOK: Great, shiny copper tone settles into the glass. Carbonation city feeds a finger-width cream head, really fluffy at first, but it dissipates a smidgen. There’s a thin haziness about the look, but it’s a perfectly fine-looking brew.

SMELL: The scent isn’t very strong, but it’s certainly welcoming. Nice, bready malts compliment a stronger, citrusy scent. Undertones of grass round it off. Not bad, but really really mild.

TASTE/MOUTHFEEL: Wow… the first word that comes to my mind is bitter. Usually the hops attack me at the finish when it comes to IPAs, but this one starts off bitter and lingers the whole way through. Medium body tingles from the aforementioned carbonation. Letting the ale linger for a bit boasts a combination of grassy, floral tones with hardly any malt character to speak of. A nice kick of grapefruit kisses the tip of my tongue. Mellows out a good deal as it warms, thankfully. Pretty aggressive, but I can still taste the bitterness long after I take a sip, which is a bit much.

OVERALL/NOTES: This is my first go with Hangar 24, and the first word that comes to mind is ‘decent.’ Maybe I jumped the gun on opening it, because it became much more enjoyable after about fifteen minutes of sitting there. Will revisit this brewery in the future.

bbkd3b, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of joecast
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

joecast, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of oline73
3.55/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this at the November Baltimore Area BA tasting. Poured from the bottle into a tasting snifter.

Appearance: The beer pours a very cloudy amber color with a layer of off white head that sticks around fairly well.

Smell: The smell is quite mild, especially for an IPA. I'm getting some juicy citrus hops with a light malt component, but not super interesting.

Taste: The hops dominate, but I would say that the flavor isn't crisp. Perhaps a bit muddles. There is enough malt to back up the bitter hops. The finish is hoppy and bitter.

Mouthfeel: The body is medium with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: I thought this was an alright IPA. Nothing made this beer stand out. I wouldn't try to hard to find more in the future.

oline73, Nov 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

KenC, Nov 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

mendvicdog, Nov 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

oriolesfan4, Nov 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

duceswild, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

BeerBeast, Oct 11, 2012
Photo of cpetrone84
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

pour is a cloudy copper orange with large bubbles in a light tan head. Nose is biscuit malt, rye and caramel with piney bitter hops behind. Taste follows suit but a more expressive hop sensation adds to the finish and short lingering bitterness along with a smooth body and soft carbonation make it fall down the throat quite easily. Also light notes of citric acid in back behind the cascading malt forefront.

cpetrone84, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of Zorro
2.98/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Clear orange colored beer with a small tan colored head.

Smell is sweet and hoppy with a citrus rind aroma. There is a slight cinnamon stick and cedar wood scent to this one.

Starts out bittersweet. Bitter and woody with a significant onion taste. Taste doesn't deliver, just woody and bitter with lots of astringency and that onion after taste.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a disappointment. Needs to lose the onion and wood and dry hop more.

Zorro, Sep 11, 2012
Columbus IPA from Hangar 24 Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 160 ratings.