Columbus Bodhi | Columbus Brewing Company

BA SCORE
98
world-class
1,526 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Columbus BodhiColumbus Bodhi
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
Ratings:
1,526
Reviews:
210
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
7.88%
 
 
Wants:
566
Gots:
254
For Trade:
17
View: Beers | Events
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 1,526 |  Reviews: 210
Photo of McAndrew
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of twrist
4.71/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of moodyxc9
4.02/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

Photo of 22Blue
4.11/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of UCONN_HUSKY
4.48/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keffa
4.91/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ozzylizard
4.21/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A gift from @SomethingClever – thanks Dave!
Bottled 4/17/17. Stored at 42 degrees. Served at 42 degrees in a hand washed and dried Jester King snifter.
Aroma – citrus – mostly grapefruit with some piney notes.
Head large (Maximum 6.8 cm, aggressive pour), white, low density froth, average retention, diminishing to an irregular two to five mm ring with widely scattered lacing about the glass. A rocky partial layer is present.
Lacing – fair. Initial long wisps of lacing as the head retracts followed by wide partial rings of tiny to small bubbles as the beer level drops.
Body – medium yellow, clear.
Flavor – begins moderately bitter with grapefruit flavors. As it warms, a little malt comes through. (Allowing it to warm in my mouth banishes the grapefruit and it becomes a weak malt drink, so not a good idea.) Aftertaste is bitter with a good hang time.
Palate – medium, watery, lively carbonation.

A very drinkable DIPA that won’t destroy your taste buds. This one was fresh – I could easily drink a bunch of them.

Appearance 4, Aroma 4.25, Flavor 4.25, Palate 4, Overall 4.25.

 1,113 characters

Photo of Hopsiam14
4.08/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dizzy242
4/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SuiGeneris1
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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

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

Photo of Angerhaus
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Fantific
4.1/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RNbeerfan
4.36/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pale yellow. One finger head. Lacing lasts throughout the pour.
S: pine and citrus
T: super crisp and easy drinking. Flavor matches the nose with more layers than the nose
F: A tad thin, but easy drinking
O: Great west coast style IPA. Enough bitterness to balance the beer out. Could drink this all summer

 310 characters

Photo of tylerstravis
4.24/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of SammyJaxxxx
4.77/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a bottle dated March 20, 2017

A: Golden yellow with a thick finger of foam. The head remained throughout. Great lacing
S: Piney with grapefruit tangerine and candied fruit aromas
T: a fine base of resiney pine with grapefruit rind, peach and green apple
MF: Crisp and dry. Just resiney enough to coat ones mouth. Would never now it was 8.3%
O: About as good as it gets. If you are looking for a hazy glass of o.j. look elsewhere. If you want an incredibly well made DIPA in the classic Pliny style this is about as good as it gets.

 550 characters

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

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

Bottle dated 030317 into a tulip.

L: Pours bright light golden with finger of medium density white head that had moderate retention and left spotted lacing.
S: Not overly dynamic but had very pine and tropical prominence with citrus undertones. Perhaps some floral notes too. Loved the nose, just wanted it more prominent, possibly due to age and travel. Tropical aspects faded as it warmed.
T: Delicious, balances all the nose attributes well, pine, tropical, and floral lead, citrus in tow. Loved it! Finishes very light, moderate bitterness and a hint of astringency, clean...nothing lingers.
F: Light bodied, carbonation on the higher side. Very light for the ABV.
O: Great DIPA, would buy it fresh every chance I'd get if in my distro. Hope to get it fresh again, great DIPA!

 803 characters

Photo of SpauldingSmails
4.49/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Columbus Bodhi from Columbus Brewing Company
4.44 out of 5 based on 1,526 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.