Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

Columbus BodhiColumbus Bodhi
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98.1%
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4.48 w/ 1,533 ratings
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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:
211
Ratings:
1,533
Liked:
1,504
Avg:
4.48/5
pDev:
7.59%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
565
Gots:
260
Trade:
18
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Ratings: 1,533 |  Reviews: 211
Photo of edthehead
4.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ejimhof
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ross_Bend_Brewing
4.75/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great IIPA! Smooth yet just the right amount of bitterness to balance the malt backbone. Very consistent local Columbus Ohio brew.

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Photo of wulfie85
4.23/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Double IPA flavor and ABV that's drinks like a regular IPA. Very smooth and easy on the pallette with good aromas and great flavor. Wish we had it on shelves out here

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.2/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of BergBeer
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Look: Crystal clear straw gold. Thick white head. Very active.

Smell: Bright clean citrus hops dominate the nose. Light floral hop notes. No malt present.

Taste: Grapefruit zest, tangerine, bitter floral hops, and deep green hop notes. The malt is light honey sweet. Bitter zesty finish.

Feel: Clean and quenching body. Moderate bitterness. Finish is dry. Light alcohol.

Overall: A clean classic American DIPA. Everything is here. Big hop, nice complimentary malt, and a subtle alcohol. A real gem you don't hear enough about. Excellent.

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Photo of BeantownBrews
4.38/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lochraneg
4.1/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Skellbop
4.09/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Thomas_Wikman
4.44/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I got this DIPA in a beer trade and I love it. It’s very delicious and certainly world-class.

Look: semi-clear golden hue with a thick bubbly white head.

Aroma: It has a wonderful slightly piney citrus aroma.

Taste: tropical fruits, I think mango, pineapple, orange, ending in a piney grapefruit bitterness, and its dank and juicy.

Feel: Medium body, dry, smooth. It is light and crisp.

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Photo of Immortale25
4.39/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a teku pint. Label says Bottled On 111616.

A- Pours a light amber color with a 1/2 inch off-white head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves large clots behind.

S- Floral, citrusy hop aroma with notes of orange, lemon and grapefruit.

T- Concentrated punch of hop flavor and assertive bitterness with a touch of malt backing which provides a tad bit of sweetness. Alcohol is pretty well hidden and the citrus character is well balanced with the resiny bitterness.

M- Quite sharp from the hops with medium carbonation and a body leaning toward the lighter side.

O- Glad I finally got to try this. I'd call this a classic representation of a west coast style DIPA that packs a wallop of flavor. Very tasty and super drinkable.

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Photo of Nedster10
3.75/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KurtisCarman
3.23/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Gold color appearance was nice
S: Smelled strong floral/herbal notes behind the citrus ones
T: Didn't seem right to me. Was expecting big citrus flavors like grapefruit but got nothing but orange with dank floral tasts behind
F: nothing to complain too much about here but wasn't a standout by any means
O: Will probably give this beer another shot someday if I find myself at a bar in Columbus with few other decent craft options but certainly will not bother with it otherwise.

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

Photo of rabbott2
4.66/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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

No flaws here. Insanely good beer. So tropical low bitterness so smooth. I know I am going to get roasted for saying this but I really felt it is better about 2-3 weeks after bottling than super fresh. The hops are just so edgy that I like it rounded out a bit. Best beer threes right now. At least that I can get my hands on.

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Photo of inspektor
3.75/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lemmy187
4.3/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beerbom
4.33/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warrendietrich2001
4.6/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of That_Bearded_Guy
4.41/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.1% out of 100 with 1,533 ratings
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