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Columbus Sohio Stout | Columbus Brewing Company

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4.28/5
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141 Ratings
Columbus Sohio StoutColumbus Sohio Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Ryan011235 on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,395
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
141
pDev:
7.71%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
20
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 141 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of Texasfan549
4.17/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jaydoc
4.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of kjkinsey
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of oline73
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoodBrew
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bought a 4pck of Sohio at Kroger just down the street. It poured an opaque black with tan head that is not leaving much lace. The scent is mocha. The taste is mocha. The Mouthfeel is medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it's a solid stout.

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Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of beernads
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Stinger80OH
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12/11/16 bottle

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Photo of bluejacket74
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

32 ounce growler, filled earlier today. Served in a snifter, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch tan head that stays around for a while. There isn't much of any lacing at all. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like roasted malt, coffee, bittersweet and milk chocolate, and some molasses. I think the taste is the same as the aroma, with there being a good balance between the sweet and roasty bitter flavors. I do think the roasty coffee flavors are stronger overall, and get stronger as the beer warms. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and coating with low/moderate carbonation. I think it's a good stout, I'd certainly buy it again in the future. Nice to see that Columbus Brewing can make a tasty stout too, in addition to their great IPA's!

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Photo of Nunya
3.65/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this a couple of years ago and thought my initial rating must have been wrong but it was not. This is not a very complex beer. Sure it has a strong black coffee taste but you won't taste much of anything else. And coffee stouts are some of my favorites. Had this on draft at the same time as Founders Breakfast Stout and there was really no comparison. So many better coffee stouts available that I won't have this one again. If you want a really good coffee stout try Jackie O's Java the Stout.

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Photo of masterofsparks
3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of Morey
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of siege06nd
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of BB1313
4.17/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

32oz growler filled at Heinen's in downtown Cleveland

Growler poured into a snifter. Pours black with little light getting through; small mocha head that fizzes away leaving basically no retention or lacing. The aromas are extremely roasty with strong coffee notes. Roasted dark chocolate with subtle hints of vanilla bean. Coffee is the star in the aromas and flavors. The flavors are bold and bitter. The bitterness is due to the coffee, not hops. Very roasty. Tons of burnt chocolate. Cocoa malts are there. This one doesn't have any sweetness going on. Very robust. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is on the lighter side of full-bodied. There's active carbonation, but still smooth. Easy drinking. Well done.

This is a great coffee stout. If you're a fan of coffee stouts, then this is definitely worth seeking out if given the opportunity. This beer shows that Columbus can execute more than just hoppy brews, although they've proven that with Summer Teeth and Winter Warmer.

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Photo of nrbw23
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of WesMantooth
4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of grover37
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tyrawlings
4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Ohiovania
4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of zimm421
4.68/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from an hour old growler into a snifter. Appears a very full brown, almost to the point of being black. There's a small head that doesn't stick around too long, and leaves no lacing.

Nose is very rich, full of coffee (shoutout to the Cafe Brioso guys on this one), and dark chocolate malts. The alcohol is almost non-existent. Smell is just wonderful. Taste is also very full and complex. The sweet malts come through first, with the coffee following up next. Simply very full and rich.

The body is very thick, with limited carbonation. Not overly sticky, and goes down very smoothly. This is pretty drinkable for what it is. I definitely recommend starting it out colder, and enjoying the changes as it warms, a completely different experience from start to finish. Overall, this is another outstanding offering from CBC. Love being able to get my favorite coffee flavors in a great brew!

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Photo of BT_Bobandy
3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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