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Columbus Pale Ale - Columbus Brewing Company

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82
good

196 Ratings
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.22%
Wants: 2
Gots: 14 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This award winning, copper colored pale ale was the first beer we ever brewed and it's still one of our favorites. We carefully blend German and English malts and add generous portions of American hops for a refreshing citrus aroma with a dry finish.

28 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle sampled in a burger joint in Columbus, OH. I believe the brewery uses a botted-on date, but I don't recall checking this one. Scouring for dates is so automatic for me anymore, that they only stand out if the beer is "old". This was handed to me with a standard pint glass.

From what I could see in the darkened room, it was a nice golden color, with a lacy, white head. Smelled fresh and evergreen hoppy. Hop taste was good & complex, styled more like like a mild IPA than the leafy murk of so many APA's.. Very balanced malt-wise; a tasty beer that paired great with a slightly spicy burger.

IMO, this is a beer that should be offered at all Ohio chain restaurants like Great Lakes Dortmunder is - it's a no-brainer to pair with food, and could easily substitute for SN Pale Ale.

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Columbus Pale Ale from Columbus Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.