Columbus Sohio Stout | Columbus Brewing Company

Columbus Sohio StoutColumbus Sohio Stout
BA SCORE
96.3%
Liked This Beer
4.27 w/ 135 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ryan011235 on 12-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,507
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
135
Liked:
130
Avg:
4.27/5
pDev:
7.73%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
18
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 135 |  Reviews: 17
Photo of grover37
4.16/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of petrusek23
4.34/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of msquared36
4.52/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Joshhersh
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Stevem68
4.27/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a rich motor oil black with no head. Aroma is a nice roasted coffee. Flavor is really nice. Great coffee flavor with a hint of vanilla and a bitter hop profile. Very drinkable and overall this is a delicious stout.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.81/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Ejsheaffer
4.65/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Perfect coffee stout. Had it off the tapped. A Pilsner glass. Even better if toy can let it sit and warms it. Opens up and full bodied!

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Photo of Zanico
4.75/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TooHop4U
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Probably the most coffee-forward stout I've ever had, so much so it chokes out other flavors. Good thing I love coffee! A little boozier than I remembered, especially at 8.5%.

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Photo of jp32
4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black in color with a small, yet brilliantly colored brown head. Looks great in the glass. Smells roasty and malty. The flavor is nicely roasted with notes of dark chocoloate, tobacco, earthy potting soil, something smoked, and lots of coffee. It was highly enjoyable. Would love to have this again and again.

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Photo of BierRunner
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

If you really like coffee stouts, and I do, this does not disappoint. Pitch black in color, dark coffee nose and a pleasant mouth feel with a long finish. No fancy spices here, just dark and satisfying.

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Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.67/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of indianabeerman
4.24/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ClePaul
4.48/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Columbus Sohio


Look 9/10
Smell 18/20
Taste 38/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 19/20

Overall 93/100

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Photo of difrancm
4.2/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trdtercel92
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LilSebastianJr
4.41/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look: Meaningless catagory. If the beer isn't disaster the look tells you nothing. Judge books by their cover? Then you probably judge beers by their look. It pours dark, just like a stout (Duh!)

Smell: One whiff definitely lets you know what you are in for. It is immediately bold and strong, like a good cup of espresso. The roast on the specialty malts is incredible prevalent. Don't like "coffee stouts"? Steer clear! There are subtle "chocolate" notes subdued in the coffee aroma.

Taste: Did I love the taste? No, not really. Did I appreciate the taste? Definitely. The brewers hit their mark. They made the beer they set out to (I would assume). It is a big, strong coffee stout. It finishes noticeably smoother than it starts, but that is a given as it starts so big.

Feel: Mouth-feel was on point. Perfect carbonation. kudos to them and the bar that poured it.

Overall: 4.25. It is the beer it is supposed to be. My favorite? No way. But the brewers at CBC made an excellent version of what they set out to make. Too many reviewers taste a Belgian peach session beer and report that they hated the peaches, the low abv and the yeasty finish. Rate the beer for what it is supposed to be you ding dongs! (Rant over)

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Photo of Beef_Curtains
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.44/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is solid Smokey but sweet cocoa nibs and coffee

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Photo of BB1313
4.17/5  rDev -2.3%
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 GOBLIN
4.21/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Some time ago . . . I became convinced that CBC can brew all things well. Sohio Stout is another world class beer from a great brewery !

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Photo of bborche
4.76/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of shadwow13
4.1/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopmeplease
4.86/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Columbus Sohio Stout from Columbus Brewing Company
Beer rating: 96.3% out of 100 with 135 ratings
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