Columbus Nightstick IPA | Columbus Brewing Company

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86
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41 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
columbusbrewing.com

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Spider889 on 01-07-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
41
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
8.79%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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3.67/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

32oz growler filled at World Wines & Liquor in Mentor, Ohio

32oz growler poured into a tulip. Pours black with a khaki head that slowly fades leaving nice retention and sticky lacing. The aromas are nice and edge everything else in the category department, in my opinion. Nice mix of citrus and tropical notes. Subtle chocolate notes, but the hops shine. The flavors seem more subdued considering the vibrant nose. Pretty earthy. Dark chocolate is in the mix. Some grapefruit. A little bit of pine. Solid bitterness that isn't overwhelming. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with active carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Easy drinking.

This is a solid Black IPA, but not quite what I was expecting considering Columbus is world class with hops. Not bad at all though, I dig the aromas.

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3.96/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a growler into a pint glass
A: Black color with a two-finger head
S: Roasted malts, hops and coffee. Smells nice but lacks complexity
T: Matches the nose, adding citrus notes from the hops
M: Medium-bodied, a pleasant bitter/malt balance
O: Again, a good beer but nothing to make it stand out

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Columbus Nightstick IPA from Columbus Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 41 ratings.
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