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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our IPA pours a slightly hazy, pale orange with a balanced malt flavor and finishes with a wonderful flavor and aroma only American hops can provide. This beer is served unfiltered to retain all the bouquet from the hops.


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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4354) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 13, 2008
A great floral aroma. flavor has a growth of bitterness from the start to end. Pretty good, could be a little bit better if had a better balance of hop types in the actual beer itself.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 31, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Fruity US hop nose, light amber/golden body, medium white head. Nice fruity body with firm bitterness, some clean malts peek through.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brentfeesh (1207) - Gadsden, Alabama, USA - JUN 9, 2008
An 8 year boycott ends. Pours golden orange with nice looking carbonation and a little head. Tons of fruity hop aroma. Fruit loops, and passion fruit come to mind. The flavor is very enjoyable. Full of grapefruit and orange zest. At no point is this harsh, just smooth hop bitterness. A true IPA hop fest with just a touch of grain. Dry medium body. A very enjoyable brew. Too bad CBC makes this as I’ll likely not be back on principle.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Glouglouburp (5929) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 16, 2008
In short: A bitter fruit-salad. Tasty IPA. Good stuff.
How: Tap at brewpub
The look: Partly cloudy dark orange body with a small white head
In long: Very aromatic and very tasty. Garden flower and strawberries on the nose. Taste is like a freshly squeezed orange over a fruit salad with some strawberries thrown in for good measure. Short but sharp and strong bitterness. As my pint warmed some pine-cone juice was coming out. Malt profile could have used some oomph! but overall this is a superior and different IPA and in the USA standing out from crowd is pretty hard when you’re an IPA or a fat-ass.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2008
On tap @ Bodega: Pours a clear copper with a white head. Aroma, citrus and fruity notes, very fresh hops, pale malts. Flavor, pale malts and caramel up front, bright fruity and citrus notes, floral almost potpourri like flavor on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darkover (1512) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 1, 2008
Copper color wtih a small head and a fair amount of lacing. Aroma of piney hops. Flavor is pretty bitter and hoppy. Dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BabyJoe692 (109) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JAN 6, 2008
Draft. Orangish in color. Aroma of citrusy hops. Decent hop bitterness, has a somewhat fruity flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ultraspank (867) - Alverca, Lisboa, PORTUGAL - DEC 30, 2007
Had one of these at the Brewpub to compliment my 5 cheese pizza, and one of them there chicken and anduille sausage kay sa dillas. Thanks to Robert and Rick for joining me for an undbridled night of debauchery. Nose of pine & grapefruit, resin and flowers. Pours a clear copper with melon highlights. The white head is thin and characteristic of brew from the tap leaving a thin sheet of lace. The brew is bitter and acidic. The character is heavily citric with decent depth and sourness accenting the bitterness at the finish. The medium body is dry and lively.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
shigadeyo (2962) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2007
7/21/2007: Columbus IPA is a cloudy, amber-orange color with a frothy off-white/beige head. The sweet maltiness is overshadowed by a dull bitterness that has a light grapefruit flavor to it. The body is medium-light and thin. This beer is overly bitter without very much flavor to balance out the dull bitterness.

Draught at Casa Nueva Cantina in Athens, Ohio during the Ohio Brew Week 2007. Rating #15 for this beer...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
frankenkitty (1959) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Mid-copper with a slow-forming head, slow carbonation and thick legs. Doesn’t look "unfiltered" as the menu suggests. Sharp nose with lemon zest, orange rind, pine needles, peppers and florals. Wow... nice! Sharp flavor concentrates on the pine & pepper. A little thin in the mouth with a dry, bitter linger. Very subtle suggestion of sweetness, but not enough to divert your concentration from the hoppage. I’d say 65-70 IBU’s? Groovy.

<font size=-4>On draught at <a href=http://ratebeer.com/Place/ohio/columbus/colum Columbus Brewing Company, Columbus, Ohio 43215</font>


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