1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Columbus Fool's Gold - Columbus Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Columbus Fool's Gold
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
88
very good

28 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 28
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Wheat Ale |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ryan011235 on 12-23-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Ratings: 28 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

spycow, Oct 26, 2014
Photo of ttylicki
4/5  rDev +0.5%

ttylicki, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

a clever and really bright session beer. im not sure if its a wheat beer or not, despite the listing here. if theres wheat in this its real subtle, the beer is clear and has more of a two row barley profile than a wheat one in both taste and feel, but there might be a little in here, softening the edges and rounding out the grain profile. either way its basically irrelevant, and not just because of the low abv. the hops here are the primary flavor agent and dominate, the grain flavor is minimal anyway. big citrus here in the flavor, especially in the finish, grapefruit and tangerine. refreshing as they come, real light bodied, and clean in the finish with a lot less bitterness than expected for how prominent the hops are. well made beer, but i like the bodhi the best of their stuff so far.

StonedTrippin, Oct 10, 2014
Photo of LoveStout
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

LoveStout, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of acurtis
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

acurtis, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of zimm421
4.15/5  rDev +4.3%

zimm421, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of meltroha
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

meltroha, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Stinger80OH
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Stinger80OH, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of HopHealth
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

HopHealth, Nov 15, 2013
Photo of crashdavisinoh
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

crashdavisinoh, Nov 14, 2013
Photo of williamjbauer
4/5  rDev +0.5%

williamjbauer, Oct 30, 2013
Photo of Highstplz
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Highstplz, Oct 28, 2013
Photo of xdefeatsy
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

xdefeatsy, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of thedaemon
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

thedaemon, Oct 03, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev +0.5%

outoffocus, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of NW2285
3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

NW2285, Sep 15, 2013
Photo of kbrown
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

kbrown, Aug 03, 2013
Photo of BuckeyeSlim
3.71/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

32 oz. growler filled last weekend, but unopened since, poured into a 20 oz. highball shaker.

A - Pours a very light, almost translucent pale yellow. A two-finger head of vanilla-white loose, fluffy foam sets up and then dissipates at a moderate pace, eventually leaving a thin sheen of a lace island. Held to a full-spectrum light, the beer is a pale, but bright, lemon-lime and a touch hazy.

S - Nice notes of floral and piney hops, mixed in a sachet. Underneath, hints of lemongrass poke through. Fresh resin in the background. As it warms a bit, the lemon becomes more noticeable and blended with the resin.

T - Piney and herbal hops on wheat crackers. There just enough malt, and it's pretty light, to support the hops, but they're what's featured in the taste. There's just a touch of lemon-drop sweetness and zest in the finish to contrast against the hops.

M - A bit fizzy and crisp. Moderate carbonation. Light body that seems disconnected from the hops, as if its underneath them, and the hops are frosting - lots of frosting. Gets a tad watery as it warms. Finish is pretty dry, and the hops tend to linger on the tongue.

O - This is a tasty summertime beer that will quench a thirst while allowing room for several. The touches of lemon in the taste profile compliment the hops pretty well. I'd like it more with a bit more malt up against the hops, but this works. Drinks a bit better on the cold side. Recommended.

BuckeyeSlim, Aug 02, 2013
Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Cynic-ale, Aug 01, 2013
Photo of BeerBuckeye
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

BeerBuckeye, Jul 27, 2013
Photo of mjw1200
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

mjw1200, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of lftwng4
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

lftwng4, May 18, 2013
Photo of brewtus
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

brewtus, May 17, 2013
Photo of fluidmotion
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

fluidmotion, Apr 01, 2013
Photo of jminch
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

jminch, Feb 15, 2013
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | next › last »
Columbus Fool's Gold from Columbus Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.