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Columbus Bodhi DIPA - Columbus Brewing Company

Columbus Bodhi DIPA
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493 Ratings
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Ratings: 493
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.5
pDev: 8.44%


Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: projectflam86 on 10-07-2009)
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Reviews by iadler:
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iadler

Illinois

4.38/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Have had tried this multiple times. Thanks to Brian for supplying this for our last couple tastings. From notes.

A- Pours a hazy orange with a two finger head that slowly dissipates leaving some nice lacing behind.

S- Honeydew, cantaloupe, peppery spice, mango, grass, pine, lemon with a bit of caramel and honey.

T- Fruit forward with mango, honeydew, lemon, lime, cantaloupe with some pine and caramel.

M- Medium carbonation with a creamy body.

O- Similar flavor profile to their IPA but much less caramel malt and more hop presence. I really wish they bottled this.

Serving type: growler

09-06-2012 16:05:35 | More by iadler
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gmendez1122

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-15-2014 05:50:44 | More by gmendez1122
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.76/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at The Daily Growler in Upper Arlington, OH.

Pours a hazy yellow, with a one inch head and sheets of lacing down the glass.

Smells include citrus zest, tangy grapefruit, sweet and juicy orange, pineapple, apricot, and peach. Just outstanding smell, jumps out of the glass with fervor.

The taste is just incredible as well. Went down way too quick, despite all the flavor jam packed into this DIPA. Strong orange pineapple and grapefruit flavors, keeping it a little bit sweet, then the resinous pine slaps you across the face, makes it presence, and holds you in. Quite bitter, even more so as the beer warms up. The bitterness mixed with the juicy hop flavor is perfect, prototypical dry pine/citrus style IPA. Pretty dank flavor here, methinks.

Medium bodied, incredibly, there is no alcohol flavors. Drinks like a pale ale, hits you with flavor like a DIPA. Dry finish, warming, crisp mouthfeel.

Amazing stuff here.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2014 12:50:47 | More by GreesyFizeek
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MattDK

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-14-2014 03:38:07 | More by MattDK
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KevSal

California

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-13-2014 20:12:58 | More by KevSal
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-13-2014 13:09:48 | More by Hefewiseman
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -33.3%

04-13-2014 10:54:50 | More by Rikdikulous
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CheapBeerBuzz

California

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

04-13-2014 04:42:05 | More by CheapBeerBuzz
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rflips86

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2014 04:22:30 | More by rflips86
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MrNate

Florida

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2014 04:03:14 | More by MrNate
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Paccamacca

California

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-12-2014 19:15:44 | More by Paccamacca
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core42

Michigan

4/5  rDev -11.1%

04-10-2014 23:01:57 | More by core42
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maxcoinage

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

04-08-2014 02:54:16 | More by maxcoinage
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Saudereth

Virginia

4/5  rDev -11.1%

04-07-2014 20:58:23 | More by Saudereth
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THEOPTIMATOR88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

04-07-2014 02:42:41 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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cd_beer_disapear

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-05-2014 21:30:15 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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DeFaz

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-05-2014 19:15:27 | More by DeFaz
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Matthew1788

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

04-05-2014 17:20:19 | More by Matthew1788
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mykill84

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev 0%

04-04-2014 21:24:02 | More by mykill84
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jahkneehows

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

04-02-2014 01:30:55 | More by jahkneehows
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mklisz

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev 0%

03-31-2014 17:46:41 | More by mklisz
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Damian

Massachusetts

4.36/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Drank from a 32 fl. oz. growler acquired in a trade with mps
Served in a snifter

The brilliantly clear, glowing, pale yellow-amber liquid was topped by a flimsy, bright white crown that fell to a lasting, bubbly ringlet. Hardly any lacing.

Fruity hop notes dominated the nose. Lots of tropical fruitiness. Mango and papaya were most apparent. Quite sweet. Strong peach notes.

The beer's flavor profile was very similar to the nose. Super fruity and juicy. Lots of candied orange peel. Intense peach and apricot notes. Some tangerine as well. A semi-sweet, caramel malt backbone gave the beer balance yet did not detract from the hoppiness. Ruby red grapefruit came through on the finish. Just slightly pithy and bitter.

The mouthfeel was somewhat disappointing. It seemed that my growler had definitely lost a good amount of its carbonation in transit from Ohio. The super fine, mild effervescence nevertheless gave the liquid a slightly slick creaminess.

Columbus Bodhi is a flavorful and immensely drinkable double IPA, but it is definitely a half-step below the best offerings of the style. Someday I would love another opportunity to sample this fresh on-tap.

Serving type: growler

03-31-2014 14:07:08 | More by Damian
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ZachRusk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

03-30-2014 19:06:49 | More by ZachRusk
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MrDarcy

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -5.6%

03-30-2014 14:34:52 | More by MrDarcy
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Sam_Gladieux

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.6%

03-29-2014 12:44:12 | More by Sam_Gladieux
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Columbus Bodhi DIPA from Columbus Brewing Company
99 out of 100 based on 493 ratings.