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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
columbusbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
50 IBU's and hopped with Simcoe

Added by Osiris9588 on 10-14-2006

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1,300
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371
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
9%
 
 
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Photo of dokhollidai
4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SierraFlight
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chackman151
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gerred
3.93/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zotzot
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zombiefeynman
4.38/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of claminat420
3.91/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

grabbed a six pack during my Cleveland trip with the misses. 12oz bottled on 06/02/17

Appearance- hardy pour it's a hazy (very slight transparency) golden/straw color. super frothy off white/cream colored head that leaves decent lacing.

Aroma- biscuit mixed with orange juice. nothing crazy but I dig it.

Taste- like the smell. a slight biscuit malt action mixed with a fruity orange/ grapefruit juice taste. bitterness isn't much but kind of lingers in the background after the sip.

Mouthfeel- medium/ light bodied. good carbonation even with the super frothy head from the pour.

Drinkability- super crushable.

Overall- this brew is pretty good. I was hoping for some pine action with the hop lineup but nope. easily a nice session brew. I don't know if i'll leave the state to pick up this up but when i'm ever back in ohio and this is available i'll gladly drink it.

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Photo of Dharmelink
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DaveCash
4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of midlifec
4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MeIquiades
4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajm5108
3.87/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Traditional optics, nice barm & carbonation. Aroma is very zesty and bright - perhaps a little faint - with some typical citrus hop wafts. Taste is good, unadventurous but good. Just a normal PNW style with grapefruit, citrus etc. Not super bitter.

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Photo of travelguy
4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjgiant
4.05/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle dated 3/29:
With just over a month on it, I feel this holds up pretty well. It's a classic grapefruit leaning pithy bitter IPA.

Golden, maybe a shade to the dark side, with a foamy white head that creates a blizzard of lacing.

Nose perhaps shows a little age, with a grassy copper note along with a fresh pine, light spice backbone.

The taste brings the grapefruit on a crisp, crackery malt opening. A little toasted note gets a citrusy (not juicy) dose of grapefruit, orange zest, and pith. The bitterness doesn't grow, but the malt seems to fade just a little quicker.

Light prickly carbonation plays with a very light spice accent in the flavor to produce a tingly, medium or so beer.

Enjoyed this beer for its classic nature and solid construction. Wonder if the nose pops just a little more fresh.

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Photo of firkingroovin
3.77/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CPAles
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of digitalzombie
3.25/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Matt721
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pda22
4.54/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A very good Ohio IPA. It looks great. Nice citrus aroma and tastes.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
3.78/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours slightly clear copper color with thick white head

Aroma - Seems to be malt forward with hints of orange peel and grapefruit just a hint of spiciness

Taste - Pretty balanced flavors, grapefruit orange peel malts sweet caramel

Feel - Medium bodied well carbonated slightly bitter and dry finish.

Overall - Pretty tasty beer, well balanced a little malt forward.

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Photo of tommy5
4.21/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of caahare
3.76/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of JayRock10678
4.85/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2 things I love in life during the winter/early spring... IPAs and local brews. Columbus is an overall awesome brewery. Not exactly a Great Lakes or Rhinegeist/Moerlein.... but their limited selection is pretty great. The IPA is delicious.. a nice, hoppy kick without the alcohol aftertaste. Like I said, I love the IPAs. Hops are my biggest vice. This is kinda my version of a session IPA, but I'm an Imperial/Double fan. VERY drinkable brew with a great finish. I love it!

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.11/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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