Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

Columbus BodhiColumbus Bodhi
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98.1%
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4.48 w/ 1,532 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:
#142
Reviews:
211
Ratings:
1,532
Liked:
1,503
Avg:
4.48/5
pDev:
7.59%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
565
Gots:
260
Trade:
18
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Ratings: 1,532 |  Reviews: 211
Photo of petrusek23
3.79/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Wardt16
3.79/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Giantspace
3.79/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

from notes this summer at CBC Restaurant

Big citrus smell and flavor...quite thin feeling.......bitter finish ....not sure why this was voted best beer in Ohio.......

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Photo of drone
3.84/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabtos
3.84/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Golden yellow with moderate bright white head and sticky lacing.

Floral aromas of dank, sticky green, slightly skunky cannabic hops abound. This stoner bouquet is enhanced with the accompaniment of a fruity, munchie-inducing aroma of Trix cereal.

Flavors are really very close to the smell, but a little more piney and citrusy.

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Photo of HopasaurusRex
3.84/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy amber pour from a growler.

Dank nose of orange peel, citrus, and pine resin. Could use a bit more "oomph."

Taste follows the nose in the dank path of hops. Slightly sweet honeyish malt character. Some residual sugar. Needs more hops to be a true Double IPA.

Cheers to Johnnnniee for sharing this hoppy treat from the Midwest!

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Photo of oriolesfan4
3.85/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.86/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a snifter the beer was a clear gold color with a small white head. There was a bit of lace.
Mostly a citrus aroma, a bit of pine. Sweet malt background.
Grapefruit, a little orange. Somewhat herbal. Caramel.
Easy drinking, good beer.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.86/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Growler received in trade from Bencooper27, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a cloudy light golden color with a decent head and lice retention and lace. Aromas of citrus, pine, resin, garlic and a heavy dose of caramel and bready sweetness. The flavor follows the aroma but ends up a bit too much on the sweet malty side for my liking. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet resiny mouthfeel. Nice enough IPA but seemed a bit sweet for a dipa imho.

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Photo of Mbbc
3.87/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Actually voting for the beer was 4.08...

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Photo of hobojungle
3.89/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.9/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccrida
3.9/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On draught at the Lincoln Tap House, Bodhi is hazy pale yellow with a thin white collar that leaves scattered, light lace. The pale, cloudy stillness is formidable.

Smell is skunky, dank hops, a little yeasty.

Taste is big tropical fruits, mango. Light resin. All hops, light bitterness, dig it!

Moutheel is a little weak, a bit flat, but with a sharp, mineral dryness.

Drinkability is solid, very much in my style, just could have used a bit more time in the bright tank.

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Photo of Sludgeman
3.9/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Barley's in Columbus. I had heard great reviews about this beer, but for me this beer did not meet expectations. A very good Double IPA, but there are much better ones.

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Photo of mattcrill
3.92/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the Winking Lizard

Aroma: Light biscuity aroma gives way to flowery and citrus-like hop aromas. Smells like liquid citric acid. I mean that in the highest of compliments. Aroma seems much more balanced between light biscuity notes and citrus American hops but we'll see.

Appearance: Cloudy straw color with a thin and wispy white head. Appears still in the glass. Seems a touch turbid.

Flavor: Strong citrus flavors up front. Fresh orange zest and lemon peel. Nice clean bitter base. Balance is definitely to the citrusy and somewhat pine resiny hops. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is lingering and bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. Slightly oily but the alcohol is well hidden...a velvet hammer.

Overall impression: A highly drinkable, clean, hop driven, West Coast style IPA. Not sure it hits the Double IPA category but splitting hairs here. It's a nice hoppy IPA. Will try again.

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

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

Photo of shiznit7
3.95/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.95/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Growler pour at Woodshop 8 held at The Hermosillo in Los Angeles, CA.

Thanks to Wowcoolman for sharing this one.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy bone head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and slight herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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Photo of BcOneSeven
3.95/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Filabee
3.96/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tommy5
3.97/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dr_Fox
3.97/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DanGeo
3.99/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OhioBobcat
4/5  rDev -10.7%

Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 98.1% out of 100 with 1,532 ratings
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