Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
Imperial IPA
Ranked #19
Ranked #274
4.46 | pDev: 7.62%
Mar 29, 2024
Oct 07, 2009
An awakening of the senses by virtue of American hops. Pale golden in color, this double IPA showcases a unique blend of hops, highlighting the true nature of Citra.
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Rated: 4.18 by DocZ97 from Indiana

Mar 29, 2024
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Reviewed by fuzzywarren from Ohio

4.22/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Nice yellow almost hazy yellow. Dank aroma. Shockingly dry, a growing bitterness, very little malt. Tropical fruits eventually break through. More than adequate mouthfeel for a DIPA.
Dec 26, 2023
Rated: 4.23 by Otter-the-Beer-Man from Maryland

Nov 03, 2023
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

4.34/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
12oz can PKGD 08/03/23 poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass at fridge temp 8.3% ABV. The beer pours opaque, slightly hazy medium amber with khaki colored head. The head recedes to a thin cap and leaves rings of lacing. The aroma is moderate in strength featuring pine plus tropical and citrus fruit. The taste is bittersweet earthy, resinous tropical fruit layered on caramel malt. Moderate plus final bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation and a mostly dry finish. Overall, excellent IPA.
Oct 29, 2023
Rated: 4.06 by Iggy88 from Ohio

Oct 05, 2023
Rated: 4.6 by George2744 from Pennsylvania

Aug 03, 2023
Rated: 4.14 by Schrow21 from Ohio

Aug 03, 2023
Rated: 4.56 by taxevader400 from Ohio

Jul 17, 2023
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Reviewed by barnzy78 from Illinois

4.28/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
12oz can, PKG03/16/23
L: slightly hazed golden body; frothy off-white head holds great retention
S: pithy & floral citrus, pineapple, guava
T: pineapple, pithy grapefruit, earthy pine, biscuity grain, guava, passion fruit
F: fuller body, moderate carbonation, dry finish with some piney bitterness lingering on the palate
O: a lot of interesting flavors that meld really well with this one. I see why it’s so popular!
Jul 10, 2023
Rated: 4.54 by SharPei19 from Ohio

Jul 04, 2023
Rated: 4.44 by ScottyB515 from Ohio

Jul 04, 2023
Rated: 4.47 by Buck_Jones from Michigan

Jul 03, 2023
Rated: 4.75 by FightingScot24 from Pennsylvania

Jun 22, 2023
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Reviewed by philbe311 from Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
A fingers worth of densely packed whipped luscious light khaki colored froth... Excellent retention... Color is an ever so slightly hazed honey amber that is loaded with caring paced carbonation streaks... Nose is dank and slightly piney... Somewhat restrained but no doubt about the style... A strong piney resin botter kiss to start, but otherwise it is completely as expected... Medium bodied and lush to start with lots of prickly carbonation... Rock solid IPA with no real chinks in the armor... Possibly the best looking IPA I've seen in a long long time...
Jun 13, 2023
Rated: 4.5 by Juggerr from New York

May 29, 2023
Rated: 4.56 by RalphStanley34 from French Polynesia

May 27, 2023
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Reviewed by WunderLlama from Massachusetts

4.31/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Brewers Notes: An awakening of the senses by virtue of American hops. Pale golden in color, this double IPA showcases a unique blend of hops, highlighting the true nature of Citra.

New brewery and a want list tick removed courtesy of @ovaltine in bif17

Massive three finger shaving cream foam , clear golden carbonation with numerous carbonation streams, reduces to two fingers after five minutes

Chilled can poured into a pretentious beer glass

Aroma is orange citrus, pine, slight sweetness

Taste is orange citrus, pine

Smooth , clean with a hop bite on the finish

Good beer
May 12, 2023
Rated: 4.93 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Mar 08, 2023
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Reviewed by Tsar_Riga from Minnesota

4/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A - Pours out a mostly transparent pale orange, with a short white head that reduces to a thin cap, some small bubble lacing.

S - Pine, orange creme, and earthy hop notes, with strong fruit sweetness at the core.

T - Follows the nose, with the citrus coming forward with some moderate sweetness through the middle, but a close that is strongly bitter snap, inviting another drink.

M - Moderate weight, decently carbonated, with a subtle build of dryness over time.

O - Does not really live up to the hype, but a decent, drinkable DIPA.
Feb 24, 2023
Rated: 4.25 by TwilightBeerCareer from Illinois

Feb 21, 2023