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Columbus IPA | Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus IPAColumbus IPA
BA SCORE
4.2/5
Exceptional
1,312 Ratings
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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,138
Reviews:
374
Ratings:
1,312
pDev:
9.05%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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259
Gots:
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Photo of jawneyt
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of addiwilliams
4.3/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of JohnG190
4.6/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a pale golden orange with a two-finger white fluffy head. Nice lacing and good head retention. Nice grassy/earthy aroma. Bitterness hits the tongue first, followed by nice malty sweetness. Finishes slightly sweet with a hint of hoppy bitterness. Medium-to-light body, with light carbonation. Overall, this is a great IPA - very drinkable! Kudos Columbus!

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Photo of oldvines
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of soroka24
4/5  rDev -4.8%

Photo of TheRemyLeabeau
4.75/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of homebrew311
4.32/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Logged from notes, shared via growler by someone at DLD '11. Apperance is gold and clear with a nice white head that retains nicely and leaves plenty of lacing. Nose is incredibly aromatic and reminds me of opening a fresh bag of pellet hops. Herbal notes paired with spice and pine pair with rich deep malts. The taste has some initial sweetness with some citrus and floral notes from the hops. As the hops subside, a caramel malt base is present. Mouthfeel is medium with appropriate carbonation making for a refreshing body. Overall, a great IPA worth tasting.

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Photo of dvmin98
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 rturkaly
4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of jeonseh
3.69/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A -Bright orange with golden accents. Light white head. 3.75

S - Citrus and light pine

T - Pine bitterness up front. Slight citrus that comes up near the end. Bitterness lingers on in the finish

M - Good thick body with light carbonation. Good chewy beer that leaves a nice pine resin.

O - Solid IPA that leans on the bitter pine side

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.75/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Clear orange. Small white head. Medium collar and some wisps.

Smell - Citrus hop. Orange and grapefruit. Lots of doughy malt.

Taste - More grapefruit here. Slight sweetness. Caramel malt. Bitter finish. Straightforward but good flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium low carbonation. Bitter.

Overall - I'm not blown away, but it's good. There are better IPAs even in Florida.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of Powderhornphil
4.13/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours hazy orange with two fingers head. Leaves light lacing.

Smells of orange zest. Slight earthy piney notes.

Taste is pleasantly albeit mildly bitter. I get mostly orange and tangerine notes. Jammy malty qualities.

Medium on the mouthfeel. Lighter carbonation.

Pleasant enough and quite enjoyable. But in the extremely competitive IPA market there quite a lot of beers of this caliber -- which for IPA lovers is a good thing.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.7%

Columbus IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.2 out of 5 with 1,312 ratings
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