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Columbus IPA - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

915 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 915
Reviews: 320
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 9.24%
Wants: 246
Gots: 74 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
50 IBU's and hopped with Simcoe

(Beer added by: Osiris9588 on 10-14-2006)
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output01x

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. capped bottle (no date) into a pint glass.

A strong pour yields a 2-finger cream-colored head that slowly fades to a thick, clumpy dusting and thick foam ring. The body is a hazy amber honey with a decent amount of carbonation bubbles. Lacing clings to the glass like cobwebs from the top to the bottom of the glass.

Strong pine hops aromas spew from the liquid as it is poured into the glass. A closer inspection reveals more pine aromas along with citrus and a bit of biscuity malt. Notes of grapefruit and orange rind are well-balanced by the other aromas.

Strong citrus flavors hit the tongue at the beginning of each sip with notes of grapefruit, peach, and orange peel. Upon swallowing, the citrus hops flavors become more pronounced and are met by bittering grassy hops flavors. As these begin to fade, a biscuity, bready malt flavor comes in to add a bit more complexity and balance to the taste. A pleasant grassy bitterness rests on the tongue at the end of each sip.

The medium body is crisp and refreshing, flowing easily from the beginning to the end of each sip. The carbonation is harly noticeable but is certainly doimg a lot of work in the background as well as in the swallow.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2012 03:38:11 | More by output01x
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Appearance: It has a nice hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately slow and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of citrus, floral hops, piney undertones and sweet toasty malts.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has some citrus, light mango, bitter pine resins, floral hops and sweet toasty malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a low-medium carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

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Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 915 ratings.