Columbus Pale Ale | Columbus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This award winning, copper colored pale ale was the first beer we ever brewed and it's still one of our favorites. We carefully blend German and English malts and add generous portions of American hops for a refreshing citrus aroma with a dry finish.

28 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-16-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
249
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
12.67%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
33
For Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.51/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist. Extra special thanks to brokenleadedcask for the trade and hook-up.

A: Pours a honey-brown color with a light-tan, two-finger head that left a beautiful mess of lace in the glass.

S: Aromas of gently toasted malt, aspirin, and floral hops.

T: Toasty malt, aspirin, and herbal/dried flowers. Also noticed touches of toffee, caramel, and toasted nuts. Lots of caramel in the finish.

M: Sort of thin and dry with an underlying hint of grainy sweetness. Decent dry hoppiness.

D: Sessionable. Not a bad beer at all.

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3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- amber coloring, much darker than the usual APA.

S- spiced aroma is evident but not in any way overwhelming would be better if it was a little more evident

T- very bitter, citrus taste evident, a different taste than some other APA's.

M- starts to have a tinny after taste, fruit taste starts to become more evident than it was in the first taste

- easily drinkable, but I'm not sure I want to. the tinny taste after awhile becomes annoying to me.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This is a very odd pale ale. The deep copper color and light lace are typical, but the aroma is very light with just a hint of spice. The brew is very dry with a big dark malt undertone and light lingering bitterness. Almost no real spicy hop prasence is detectable. Not a favorite for the style.

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Columbus Pale Ale from Columbus Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 249 ratings.
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