Columbus IPA | Columbus Brewing Company

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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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3.94/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -23%

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of dar482
4.37/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

The beer comes in a super hazy vibrant peachy orange color with a stiff fluffy head.

The aroma has light orange, spicy pine, dankness, a bit of that cat pee along with grass, herbs, and a light grainy malt.

The flavor follows of peaches, mango, bitter grapefruit, grapefruit and orange peel. There’s a bready and grainy malt flavor in there. A medium and very drinkable body. The finish is again of grapefruit pith as well as a long piney and herbaceous flavor. A medium plus to heavy bitterness.

A very well balanced IPA that is easy to drink. It has subtle flavors throughout, a light body, and decently bitter finish.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.39/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured into tulip.

A: Cloudy dark orange with a finger of white head.

S: Lemon, pine, cloves, a bit floral too.

T: Peppery up front, followed by pine, citrus, and the malt. There's a lingering bitterness.

M: Slick medium body.

O: Not feeling this one. It's drinkable, but I'll never seek this out again.

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4/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle into SN hop glass. Thanks Eric!

A: Pours a cloudy glowing citrus orange with a couple fingers of greasy bright white head that quickly faded into a faint collar and wispy film. Tons of spotty wispy lace was left down the glass.
S: Huge tropical and citrus nose that reminds me of tangerine nectar and mango purée. Huge fresh hoppy nose. No trace of malt. Sweet smelling.
T: Mango and citrus hops dominate with sweet and extremely fresh fruit notes, but a balancing dose of pale bready malt adds some body and keeps the beer from becoming completely one dimensional. The finish is doughy and sweet with fruit nectar and the aftertaste is lightly bitter, leafy and lingering.
M: Medium-full body, thick, smooth and soft carbonation, chewy and greasy hop oil mouthfeel.
O: One of the most hoppy yet balanced and easy to drink ipas I've had in a long while. Extremely smooth, clean, refreshing and drinkable. Thanks again Eric!

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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Columbus IPA

Look 9/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 36/40
Feel 8/10
Drinkability 17/20

Overall 88/100

Nice IPA has all the usual 'IPA characteristics' In interest of full disclosure, I think the one I'm drinking may be old... May need a revisit, I see no date. Still all the citrus and pine resin shines through. Dry but not unpleasant. Delightful to drink and is a pleasure on the palette~

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
4.22 out of 5 based on 1,299 ratings.
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