Columbus IPA | Columbus Brewing Company

Columbus IPAColumbus IPA
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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA

Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

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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Photo of Jpinoniemi
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of rawfish
4.21/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice amber and clear body, head is small, half a finger fo stark white. Retention average and a singular ring of lacing leaving some small dollops of suds on the way down.

Buttery croissant, cookie dough, all very full and balancing before the hops flood in resinous and earthy. Hop aroma fills in the void of citrus with spicy pine, melon, stone fruit and dank herbaceous green hops. Balanced with the malt profile and some power this is a damn fine sniffer.

Full honey and pastry malt, almost a raw bakery dough flavor with matching glazed sweetness. Ample balance for a hop profile that swings in again, devoid of citrus providing variants of tropical fruit, underlying melon, smooth pine and spicy herbaceous greens. Low initital bitterness builds with a piney kick.

Moderate body and carbonation. Well integrated overall, alcohol is not a factor.. Bitterness gives a lower than normal impression despite drying pretty well.

Impressive IPA, almost completely lacking in typical citrus hops, this beer makes up for it with pine and secondary fruit. Balance is ideal and the croissant-like malt is very decadent.

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of ChrisL24481
4.18/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a murky orange color with a two inch off white frothy head. The head settles to quarter inch fluffy band of foam. The aroma smells of pine/resin, citrus fruits including grapefruit and orange, and a smidgen of malt flavors. The beer tastes of bitter resinous hops with a citrus fruit aftertaste; nice and juicy! Medium body, goes down easy and can be consumed quickly. Perfect amount of bitterness on the finish too. A very good and well constructed IPA!!

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Swettenham_Shire
4.48/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Currently my go-to IPA. Very easy to find in Columbus and always fresh - the bottle date on my most recent 6-pack purchase was two days old. $9 for a sixer; about the same for a 64oz growler refill.

Not quite as good as Bodhi, but CBC has another winner here.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of MattSweatshirt
3.92/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Has an orange body and a off-white head that lasts and leaves lace all over the place.

Big ol' melange of orange fruits. Grapefruit, apricot, peach, and tangerine.

Bitter grapefruit and a hefty bready malt backbone that is almost right up there with the hop flavors.

The body and bitterness are on the lighter side lending the beer to ridiculous drink ability.

Really enjoyable although too much malt quality in the taste. Wish I knew how old the bottle was.

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5/5  rDev +19%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.32/5  rDev +2.9%

Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92.3% out of 100 with 1,304 ratings
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