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Columbus Bodhi DIPA - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus Bodhi DIPA
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100
world-class

643 Ratings
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Ratings: 643
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 4.51
pDev: 8.2%
Wants: 300
Gots: 56 | FT: 7
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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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

4.38/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2013 01:58:20 | More by ThePorterSorter
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jzeilinger

Pennsylvania

4.45/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a light orange color with a thin layer of white frothy goodness.

S - The nose jumps out of the glass with a ridiculous amount of resiny tropical fruit, mainly mangoes, sweet red grapefruit, and oranges along with some pine resin.

T - Intense and dank tropical fruit rind, pepper spice, sweet tropical bitterness, and lingering piney grapefruit bitterness.

M - Medium body.

O - An intense IPA that will satisfy any hop head, hands down, this should be a must try.

Serving type: growler

06-17-2013 01:32:12 | More by jzeilinger
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WesM63

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-16-2013 23:38:38 | More by WesM63
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Nunya

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

06-16-2013 18:35:52 | More by Nunya
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AuzBlackhand

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-13-2013 20:41:15 | More by AuzBlackhand
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nollie77

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

06-13-2013 16:53:07 | More by nollie77
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GimmeGumballHead

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-10-2013 14:06:06 | More by GimmeGumballHead
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Gkimbo

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-10-2013 04:23:28 | More by Gkimbo
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thehappybelgian

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.9%

06-08-2013 02:51:59 | More by thehappybelgian
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.85/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Growler received in trade from Bencooper27, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a cloudy light golden color with a decent head and lice retention and lace. Aromas of citrus, pine, resin, garlic and a heavy dose of caramel and bready sweetness. The flavor follows the aroma but ends up a bit too much on the sweet malty side for my liking. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet resiny mouthfeel. Nice enough IPA but seemed a bit sweet for a dipa imho.

Serving type: growler

06-08-2013 01:52:35 | More by johnnnniee
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Shilt

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

06-06-2013 18:17:06 | More by Shilt
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diehl07

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

06-04-2013 15:45:06 | More by diehl07
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shredder83

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

06-03-2013 15:13:20 | More by shredder83
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Buckeye982

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-02-2013 03:52:24 | More by Buckeye982
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ortie

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

06-01-2013 02:31:56 | More by ortie
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dvmky

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-31-2013 17:14:42 | More by dvmky
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HopasaurusRex

New Hampshire

3.85/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy amber pour from a growler.

Dank nose of orange peel, citrus, and pine resin. Could use a bit more "oomph."

Taste follows the nose in the dank path of hops. Slightly sweet honeyish malt character. Some residual sugar. Needs more hops to be a true Double IPA.

Cheers to Johnnnniee for sharing this hoppy treat from the Midwest!

Serving type: growler

05-31-2013 00:10:52 | More by HopasaurusRex
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Gregafree

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

05-30-2013 15:47:06 | More by Gregafree
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acurtis

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -11.3%

05-26-2013 04:59:43 | More by acurtis
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xare

Ohio

4.99/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

If I could give Bodhi a 6 for mouthfeel, especially for a DIPA style, I would. It's that amazing as far as mouthfeel goes.

Currently only on tap (growler, draft, etc.). Hasn't ever been bottled for wide release by the brewery. And arguably the best beer the Columbus Brewing Company has ever produced (and also, one of the best Ohio-produced beers).

Bodhi isn't your typical DIPA. Of course, it's supposed to be hoppy. What it *isn't* supposed to be is to look like a hefeweizen. Nor is it *supposed* to have a mouthfeel that is superior to Bud Light somehow. And it's still hopped out of the roof! This beer is world-class and in a class of its own.

Appearance: Very very cloudy and hazy orange. Fantastic head. Carbonation isn't top-notch, but with the flavors packed in this beer, you could drink it flat, and it'd still excel. This simply isn't what a DIPA is "supposed" to look like.

Smell: Balanced hops and touches of banana.

Taste: Finely balanced hops, a touch of banana and ester. Quite balanced all around. It has the hops you want and crave, and yet also brings other flavors to the table. Outstanding.

Mouthfeel: As previously noted, would give a 6 to this alone. A DIPA simply isn't supposed to be this smooth. Just isn't supposed to be.

My highest recommendation for those of you looking for a DIPA/IIPA.

Serving type: growler

05-26-2013 00:22:51 | More by xare
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NW2285

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +5.3%

05-26-2013 00:20:18 | More by NW2285
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bradleypatter

New York

4.5/5  rDev -0.2%

05-25-2013 18:54:31 | More by bradleypatter
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usofar

California

4.71/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler thanks to claaark13!

Pours a hazy golden color with a finger of white head with decent retention and a fine sticky lacing. The citrus shines through with an orange/tangerine dominance among several citrus flavors. It's like Sculpin used to be, but better. It's not punch you in the face grapefruit citrus (although it's there) it's a little more mellow and well balanced. Medium mouth feel perfect for the style, easily the best Double IPA I can recall not from CA or VT. If this was available locally this would work into my IPA rotation and would likely dominate it during warm weather.

Thanks again!

Serving type: growler

05-25-2013 05:22:19 | More by usofar
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jaxray8

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -5.8%

05-24-2013 03:58:14 | More by jaxray8
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msinger1002

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.9%

05-21-2013 22:58:50 | More by msinger1002
Columbus Bodhi DIPA from Columbus Brewing Company
100 out of 100 based on 643 ratings.