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Columbus Sohio Stout - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus Sohio Stout
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Reviews: 7
Hads: 98
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: n/a
Wants: 14
Gots: 12 | FT: 1
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Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: Ryan011235 on 12-23-2012

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Reviews: 7 | Hads: 98
Reviews by bluejacket74:
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4.2/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

32 ounce growler, filled earlier today. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head that stays around for a while. There isn't much of any lacing at all. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like roasted malt, coffee, bittersweet and milk chocolate, and some molasses. I think the taste is the same as the aroma, with there being a good balance between the sweet and roasty bitter flavors. I do think the roasty coffee flavors are stronger overall, and get stronger as the beer warms. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and coating with low/moderate carbonation. I think it's a good stout, I'd certainly buy it again in the future. Nice to see that Columbus Brewing can make a tasty stout too, in addition to their great IPA's! (766 characters)

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4.21/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Some time ago . . . I became convinced that CBC can brew all things well. Sohio Stout is another world class beer from a great brewery ! (136 characters)

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4.7/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from an hour old growler into a snifter. Appears a very full brown, almost to the point of being black. There's a small head that doesn't stick around too long, and leaves no lacing.

Nose is very rich, full of coffee (shoutout to the Cafe Brioso guys on this one), and dark chocolate malts. The alcohol is almost non-existent. Smell is just wonderful. Taste is also very full and complex. The sweet malts come through first, with the coffee following up next. Simply very full and rich.

The body is very thick, with limited carbonation. Not overly sticky, and goes down very smoothly. This is pretty drinkable for what it is. I definitely recommend starting it out colder, and enjoying the changes as it warms, a completely different experience from start to finish. Overall, this is another outstanding offering from CBC. Love being able to get my favorite coffee flavors in a great brew! (898 characters)

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4.48/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Columbus Sohio


Look 9/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 38/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 93/100 (189 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev n/a

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4.12/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from growler. Pours black with a dark tan head. The head fades very quickly. Smell is earthy, espresso, dark chocolate. Taste is raw coffee beans, dark chocolate, nice subtle hops, some pepper. Texture is smooth, not very thick. Overall this is a coffee lovers stout, very easy drinking. The texture could be a little thicker, but I really liked this one. Keep up the good work CBC. (389 characters)

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4.5/5  rDev n/a

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4.42/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.06/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

32oz growler filled at Heinen's in downtown Cleveland

Growler poured into a sniffer. Pours black with little light getting through; small mocha head that fizzes away leaving basically no retention or lacing. The aromas are extremely roasty with strong coffee notes. Roasted dark chocolate with subtle hints of vanilla bean. Coffee is the star in the aromas and flavors. The flavors are bold and bitter. The bitterness is due to the coffee, not hops. Very roasty. Tons of burnt chocolate. Cocoa malts are there. This one doesn't have any sweetness going on. Very robust. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of full-bodied. There's active carbonation, but still smooth. Easy drinking. Well done.

This is a very nice coffee stout. If you're a fan of coffee stouts, then this is definitely worth seeking out if given the opportunity. This beer shows that Columbus can execute more than just hoppy brews, although they've proven that with Summer Teeth and Winter Warmer. (988 characters)

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Columbus Sohio Stout from Columbus Brewing Company
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