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Hop Oddysey: Double Columbus - Green Flash Brewing Co.

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Hop Oddysey: Double Columbus
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87
very good

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Green Flash Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Zach136 on 12-15-2013)
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surfcaster

North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap in small tulip glass with dinner

A: Brown orange and a bit murky with two finger creamy head that stayed with the pour most of the way down.

S: Earthy and sweet. Hops subdued.

T: The Columbus hops imparted an almost dry vegetal character. Strong malt backbone--an "East Coast" offering from the home of West Coast IPA

M: Medium carbonation and good finish. Not syrupy

O: Pleasing but not my favorite from GF. Worthy of a glass here or there. I think the Columbus only may not be my bill.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2014 12:00:26 | More by surfcaster
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Appearance
Golden amber with 1 finger of head. Excellent clarity with light carbonation.

Nose
Honey, caramel, and dank wet grass.

Taste
Dank wet grass and earthy, spicy hop flavors. Well balanced with a caramel and honey maltiness. Some sprinkles of candy sugar. Finishes with pine resin and onion.

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A: Lighter copper in color. Appears nearly clear, though there is some chill haze. Forms a half-finger of white head with medium visible carbonation.

S: Disappointingly low amount of aroma for a DIPA - grassy, pine, and grapefruit rind hops with a bit of sweet bready malt is about it.

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Hop Oddysey: Double Columbus from Green Flash Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.