Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
1,527
Reviews:
211
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.88%
 
 
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567
Gots:
255
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17
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Ratings: 1,527 |  Reviews: 211
Photo of Fievel
4.85/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of chrisbues
4.75/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Holds it's own against other top Ohio IPAs/DIPAs (Head Hunter/White Rajah).
Growler fill ($14) from my local bottle shop (Bottles 101 in Kent,OH).

L - Fantastic, golden hue. Soapy lacing.

S - Piney, not overpowering.

T - Smooth and not too heavy.

F - Resin, but again not over the top.

O - Just a fantastic DIPA that doesn't feel or taste like a DIPA. Clean & smooth, not bitter, not too heavy.

It's absolutely criminal that Columbus doesn't bottle this. I know they're planning to do so. It will fly off the shelves in Ohio. I could live the rest of my days drinking this, Head Hunter and White Rajah.

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4.6/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.2/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Heinutiken
4.73/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AMCimpi
4.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chuck_IPA_Mathus
4.64/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Fabulous hop forward double IPA. Unbalanced to the hop side just the way I like'em

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4.59/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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4.79/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.21/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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3.95/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of mertzhb15
4.34/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.68/5  rDev +5.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of SHDoyle
4.56/5  rDev +2.7%
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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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%

Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
4.44 out of 5 based on 1,527 ratings.
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