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Columbus IPA - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

1,020 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,020
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.74%
Wants: 252
Gots: 107 | FT: 8
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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4/5  rDev -5%

Matt2509, Feb 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

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4/5  rDev -5%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1%

ThreeFishes, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of d5001986
3.38/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into tulip.

A: Cloudy dark orange with a finger of white head.

S: Lemon, pine, cloves, a bit floral too.

T: Peppery up front, followed by pine, citrus, and the malt. There's a lingering bitterness.

M: Slick medium body.

O: Not feeling this one. It's drinkable, but I'll never seek this out again.

d5001986, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

TequilaTom, Jan 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

Auslander, Jan 27, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into SN hop glass. Thanks Eric!

A: Pours a cloudy glowing citrus orange with a couple fingers of greasy bright white head that quickly faded into a faint collar and wispy film. Tons of spotty wispy lace was left down the glass.
S: Huge tropical and citrus nose that reminds me of tangerine nectar and mango purée. Huge fresh hoppy nose. No trace of malt. Sweet smelling.
T: Mango and citrus hops dominate with sweet and extremely fresh fruit notes, but a balancing dose of pale bready malt adds some body and keeps the beer from becoming completely one dimensional. The finish is doughy and sweet with fruit nectar and the aftertaste is lightly bitter, leafy and lingering.
M: Medium-full body, thick, smooth and soft carbonation, chewy and greasy hop oil mouthfeel.
O: One of the most hoppy yet balanced and easy to drink ipas I've had in a long while. Extremely smooth, clean, refreshing and drinkable. Thanks again Eric!

scottfrie, Jan 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

Booner818, Jan 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

bum732, Jan 22, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Columbus IPA

Look 9/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 36/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 88/100

Nice IPA has all the usual 'IPA characteristics' In interest of full disclosure, I think the one I'm drinking may be old... May need a revisit, I see no date. Still all the citrus and pine resin shines through. Dry but not unpleasant. Delightful to drink and is a pleasure on the palette~

BrewUSA, Jan 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

MLH90, Jan 18, 2014
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Neilnpk, Jan 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%

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4/5  rDev -5%

Sgtgibbs, Jan 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5%

mattsmith413, Jan 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -28.7%

b1515152004, Jan 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to mgbickel for sending this long-time want. 12 oz bottle pours a lightly hazed orange color with a large and dense white head. Sticky as fuck and leaves great lace. One of the best looking brews I have seen is quite some time.

Nose is tropical and citrus hops galore with a light, grainy malt backdrop. Smells amazing.

Taste is juicy hop flavor and a low bitterness in the West Coast IPA fashion. Bright and citric with a nice little biscuit malt that is more substantial than I thought at first. Mouthfeel is great - creamy, full and smooth. This is up there with the best of them, for sure. I am already excited for the next time I might stumble across this gem.

twiggamortis420, Jan 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1%

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miffsudd, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5%

james582, Dec 31, 2013
Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,020 ratings.