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Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.


Added by projectflam86 on 10-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#140
Reviews:
215
Ratings:
1,551
pDev:
7.59%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
563
Gots:
269
Trade:
19
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Ratings: 1,551 |  Reviews: 215
Photo of dokhollidai
4.54/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottled 09/25/2017

L-The beer pours a beautiful clear gold with a 2 finger off white head. Lacing is superb with a curtain following a slow descent into the beer leaving excellent legs behind.
S-The nose is bitter grapefruit, a bit of cattiness, and a bit of pine.
T-Grapefruit is the dominant flavor right off the jump. Bitterness is moderate and slightly piney.
F- Carbonation is light but prickly. Mouthfeel is slick and combined with the carb leaves it feeling medium overall.
O-A very good DIPA, but perhaps a little overrated. Nonetheless I'd drink this one again without hesitation.

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Photo of DeaconWhite82
4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A friend got me a bottle. We trade beers. Excellent IPA. Hits all the categories you look for in a excellent IPA. Nice aroma, bitter taste with a nice kick. Next time I visit my brother in Columbus, I plan on picking up a case.

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Photo of Wasatch
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks goes out to MastaaaGrillaaa for this brew, from NBS BIF#6

12 oz. Bottle
Bottled On: 082317
ABV: 8.3%

Poured into a tulip a pretty nice dark golden yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger white head, which leaves a pretty nice medium size island and some sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, some malts, a nice citrus complex (oranges, tangerines, grapefruit), with some pineyness. The taste is pretty nice, hoppy, kinda malty, with a pretty nice citrus complex (oranges, tangerines, grapefruit), piney. Medium body, ABV hidden pretty nicely, with a pretty nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, this one is surprising me, pretty tasty.

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Photo of SGregg
4.86/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PhentheHokie
4.71/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DrewTheBrew
4.87/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BabaBeer
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of y2kawakami
4.53/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fireazzi
4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.37/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Trio2shine
3.94/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of OompaMentor
4.5/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into pint glass; hazy color, nice head that fell quickly. Modest fruit and hop notes to nose. DIPA is well balanced! Full body and very drinkable 6/3/17

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Photo of smanders
4.74/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is an exceptional example of the style. Well-balanced and surprisingly smooth for an IIPA. The only improvement would be distribution to the east coast.

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Photo of Alexcortez426
5/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of jadler16
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rristow
4.19/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasted on tap at the brewery. Orange in color with thin white head. Aroma is pine and orange citrus. Taste is citrus bitter hops with some pine at the finish. Very smooth and well balanced. Good body, really sits on palate. I have it several times and continues to be one of my favorite imperial IPAs.

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Photo of nnk8216
4.25/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.34/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of superspak
4.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 6/12/2017. Pours fairly hazy/cloudy medium golden/amber/light orange color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and rocky off white head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice dense soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, cracker, white bread, light honey/caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of citrus/fruity/tropical hops and moderate pale malt notes; with great strength. Taste of huge tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, lemon zest, orange peel, light pepper, pine, cracker, white bread, light honey/caramel, herbal, and floral/grassy earthiness. Light-moderate pine, citrus peel, grassy, spicy bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of tangerine, grapefruit, pineapple, peach, passion fruit, papaya, mango, melon, lemon/orange peel, pepper, pine, cracker, white bread, light honey/caramel, and herbal/floral/grassy earthiness on the finish for a while. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance citrus/fruity/tropical hops and moderate pale malt flavors; with an awesome malt/bitterness balance, and zero lingering hop astringency after the finish. Light-moderate dryness from bitterness, increasing through the glass. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, bready/grainy/sticky, and lightly resinous balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol for 8.3%. Overall this is an amazing DIPA! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance citrus/fruity/tropical hops and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, clean, and refreshing to drink with the balanced bitter/drying finish. Extremely vibrant, juicy, and dank hops; with a great malt backbone that is never sweet or heavy feeling. Very smooth and never aggressive on bitterness. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Hop_Swig
4.65/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerBeast
4.28/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JM5671
4.08/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.48 out of 5 with 1,551 ratings
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