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Columbus Bodhi DIPA - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus Bodhi DIPA
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 108
rAvg: 4.52
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 325
Gots: 79 | FT: 11
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:
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(Beer added by: projectflam86 on 10-07-2009)
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Photo of jbaker67
4.41/5  rDev -2.4%

Orange in color with thin white head. Aroma is pine and orange citrus. Taste is citrus bitter hops with some pine at the finish. Very smooth and well balanced. Good body, really sits on palate. Body is a little thin but it doesn't distract. Could drink this everyday.

jbaker67, Jun 20, 2014
Photo of Jspriest
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Jspriest, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of ADTaber
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

ADTaber, Apr 27, 2013
Photo of SadMachine
4.78/5  rDev +5.8%

Poured into a Kane tulip from a growler acquired in a trade with bencooper27. Thanks again man!

A- It pours a very pale straw color with a decent sized white head that recedes somewhat quickly, leaving spotty, but distinct lacing.

S- The aroma is a straight grapefruit and tropical fruit bomb! Some other citrus comes through with fresh squeezed orange, tangerine, and loads of lemon verbena. A hint of caramel and pale malt balance it perfectly! Amazing nose!

T- The flavor matches the nose almost perfectly. Definitely more grassy/lemony flavors coming through, but this is balanced with sweet citrus and caramel malt. There is also a good bit of mango and pineapple, with a touch of passion fruit.

M- The mouthfeel has medium thickness, moderate carbonation, and goes down smooth. Another dangerously drinkable DIPA at 8%!

O- I am so happy to have had the opportunity to try this, and I will need to get this again! One of the best DIPAs I've had!!

SadMachine, Jul 10, 2013
Photo of IrishColonial
4/5  rDev -11.5%

IrishColonial, Jan 02, 2012
Photo of akang
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

akang, Sep 06, 2013
Photo of PittBeerGirl
3.5/5  rDev -22.6%

PittBeerGirl, Dec 29, 2011
Photo of Tyrawlings
4.25/5  rDev -6%

Tyrawlings, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of lupercmda
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

lupercmda, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
4.33/5  rDev -4.2%

A-Cloudy yellow orange, some carbonation with a one finger head

S-Good deal of hops, mainly citrus and floral. Tad bit of grass and pine

T-Sweet, very citrusy, some floral notes as well, has a tad bit of grass and pine as well. Some bitterness, could have more though. Nice balance though.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated, hop resins.

O-Needs more bitterness, just adding a little bit more in terms of bitterness would make this a great beer.

rlee1390, Jan 05, 2013
Photo of egrace84
4.25/5  rDev -6%

egrace84, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of hollywood_15063
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

hollywood_15063, Apr 20, 2013
Photo of seeswo
4/5  rDev -11.5%

seeswo, Apr 12, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.76/5  rDev +5.3%

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.

GreesyFizeek, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of Davepoolesque
4.25/5  rDev -6%

Davepoolesque, Jun 02, 2014
Photo of Morey
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Morey, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of Kurmaraja
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

Kurmaraja, May 11, 2014
Photo of ThePorterSorter
4.38/5  rDev -3.1%

The beer pours a cloudy orange amber with a whispy white head tha laces. The nose is a mellow sweet citrus with a touch of tangerine. Potent hops and malt sweetness dominate the hop profile and drink with a perfectly refined, floral/citrus hop profile that leaves a lingering green tea bitterness. Medium bodied, sweet, generously hopped and carbonated, and has a lingering grainy citrus. This is a highly drinkable dipa, which reminds me of rpm. Definitely hit the the brewery when your in town.

ThePorterSorter, Jun 18, 2013
Photo of Stinger80OH
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Stinger80OH, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of Brew33
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%

Brew33, Aug 26, 2013
Photo of notchucknorris
4.13/5  rDev -8.6%

On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad

A: Dark golden color with a one finger cream colored head and ridiculous lacing. Near perfect.

S: Tons of citrus and pine hops with a big dose of resin thrown in. Pretty fantastic.

T: Very citrus hop forward with some pine notes coming in on the finish with a huge hit of hop resin. Lots of grapefruit and grapefruit pith throughout. Tasted more like a single than a double to me, but I really enjoyed it.

notchucknorris, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of nrbw23
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%

A- Pours a hazy golden orange with a bright white head. Head has pretty solid retention, turning into a ring of bubbles around the edge and leaves some really nice layered lacing.

S- Getting crushed by tropical fruits, a touch of pine and maybe a bit of bready malts. I had to look really hard to find them.

D- Tons of tropical fruits and a lot more pine that I picked up in the nose. Has a nice bitter bite to it as well. I like this.

M- Medium in body and a good amount of carbonation.

O- Very nicely done. I'm really digging this. Tough choice to pick between this and their IPA.

nrbw23, May 09, 2011
Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev -11.5%

vonnegut21, May 21, 2014
Photo of markgugs
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%

markgugs, Jul 26, 2014
Photo of buschbeer
4.4/5  rDev -2.7%

64 OZ. growler
Served in a tulip glass

A - It is a hazy yellow color with a couple inches of white head.

S - The aroma is sweet tropical fruit. There is also some juniper and pine in there.

T - The taste is full of tropical goodness. I get mango, pineapple, peach, nectarine, and just enough pine on the finish to cleanse the sweetness from my palate. It tastes like fruit cocktail with a pine finish.

M - Medium with biting carbonation.

O - This is probably the easiest drinking DIPA I have had. It has all the flavors that I love in an IPA, citrus and tropical fruit with just the right amount of pine. I have been fortunate to try this on multiple occasions and finally was smart enough to take a growler home. This just goes down too easy.

buschbeer, Mar 10, 2013
Columbus Bodhi DIPA from Columbus Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.