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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Ratings: 249 |  Reviews: 94
Photo of SicemWT
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of monorailred
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hootie159
3.93/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rapayn01
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mltobin
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drbenderdo
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdrpi
3.14/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

drank a couple of these in the Columbus airport. 12 oz bottles, poured into glass. copper colored. some medium malt flavor and a touch of hops. Okay, but unremarkable.

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Photo of PSU_Mike
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MidwestBA
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of shadwow13
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BB1313
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a deep golden with nice clarity; subtle haze; fluffy white head that fades leaving nice retention and solid lacing. The aromas are floral and full of citrus notes. Some malts in the mix as well. The flavors are very earthy. Lots of grass and pine. Lots of orange and grapefruit. Some hints of caramel. The malts are there, but the hop flavor and hop bitterness still shines. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied. Very smooth and creamy with moderate carbonation. Alcohol goes unnoticed.

This is a great pale ale. I like how they stay true to style and don't try to pass an IPA off as a pale ale.

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Photo of Beef_Curtains
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HunterSBeerson
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rjp217
3.44/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BcOneSeven
2.76/5  rDev -24%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very medium. I'd drink again.

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Photo of blainevarner
4.75/5  rDev +30.9%

Photo of Brewski
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of BeerSnobery
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of EddieJoe
2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of ScottJWing
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of queerforbeer
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of Squirrelsheriff
4.36/5  rDev +20.1%

Photo of pdonovan16
4/5  rDev +10.2%

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