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Columbus IPA - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

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1,047 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,047
Reviews: 332
rAvg: 4.21
pDev: 9.26%
Wants: 253
Gots: 117 | FT: 9
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Columbus Brewing Co. pint glass (Big thanks to InebriatedJoker for the extras)

This pours a really nice golden honey color, a little hazy, and has a nice effervescence to it. It poured with 3/4 inch of eggshell colored head, with great retention, staying present the whole way down. It left some really nice, fat rings of lace throughout the whole glass. The nose on this one is quite impressive. I'm detecting heavy amounts of citrus, mainly peach, orange, and grapefruit, and a delicate piney hoppiness to it. Just how a stellar IPA should smell. Taste follows the nose. I'm getting heavy citrus up front, orange and peach dominating, a slight malt flavor, and a really nice hop bitterness to tie it all together. It leaves a nice piney aftertaste. Mouthfeel is great on this one. It's not too thin, and has the perfect amount of carbonation to it. This is highly drinkable. Personally, I think this rivals most of the best-of-the-best West Coast IPA's. A very solid offering. I wish this was available on our side of town. Cheers.

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4.15/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

thanks to jmacdaddy2008 for the beer!

poured into a mug glass

appearance: pours a hazy orange with a big thick white foamy head

aroma: some fantastic citrusy and piney smells. i get peach and orange with maybe a hint of lemon in there.

palate: feels soft in the mouth, mid bodied, not very carbonated. washes down nicely and leaves a hoppy flavor after swallowing

taste: you definitely taste the hops, with some nice bitterness to it. theres soft fruity flavors, but not quite as strong as the smells.

overall: what a great IPA. definitely enjoying this one, and its not too beefy where its difficult to finish two of these beers. the smell probably highlights this one.

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4.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12 oz poured to a New Holland pint

Thanks for tossing this one in the box Isaac!

Pours a hazy orange (just as the bottle says) with a 1 finger, pearl white head that falls ever so slightly to nice firm cap. Great sheets of lacing are left behind.

Super fresh peaches burst out in the nose. Theres other fruits in there like the usually suspects: orange, grapefruit, mango, pineapple and some slight pine, but the peach is the standout on the nose.

Very crisp citrus tones with a piney drying. If the peaches were more noticeable in the taste like they were in the aroma, it possibly could've scored a 5. It was almost nonexistent though. Still a great tasting brew though.

Slightly thin and a little more carbonated than I was hoping for, but very easy drinking.

Yet another nice IPA. It becomes harder and harder every day to pick out my favorite IPA of all time.

Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 1,047 ratings.