Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus BodhiColumbus Bodhi

Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

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

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Description: Bright, clear pale gold in color, almost like apple juice. A lot going on with the aroma: dank/resin, mango, pineapple, mandarin orange and some pine for good measure. The taste is not as fruity as might be expected from the smell but it's still fruity/East Coast up front, followed by bitter, hoppy, PUNCH! to the tastebuds as it goes down. The alcohol is not very apparent and the aftertaste is smooth and clean. Mouthfeel is fine if unremarkable: smooth, medium bodied and medium carbonation.

Suggested food pairing: New York style pepperoni pizza

If you like this beer then you should also try: Let's keep it in C-bus and say Howling Moon

Overall: 4.5 (This beer is very good and I would definitely drink it again) My biggest gripe with this beer is that they don't put it in cans. If this were in cans and could get some distribution via the normal channels or just beer trading, Bodhi would be regarded right up there with the most highly sought IPAs. Plus, I think that design would make for a cool looking can...but I digress. Great, big, complex flavors and great balance. Super drinkable. May be tough to get a hold of if you're not in Columbus, but if you can get some it's worth the effort.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This is a deeply complex IPA. Velvety and smooth with no off putting attributes. Nice golden orange amber body. Head is short and off white poured from a growler. Orange rind and flowery resin dominate the nose. The body is bright and full of citrus as it enters the mouth with first sip. The body is very vibrant for any style, especially an IPA. Crisp, sharp, and electric in character and absolutely delicious in every way. I could drink this brew every day. This beer is the real thing. I really hope they start packaging this beer for distribution.

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Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
4.44 out of 5 based on 1,510 ratings.
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