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Old 09-27-2012, 06:02 AM   #41
Sep 2011
Philadelphia, PA
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I enjoy Columbus blended with other hops very late (<10min) and DH. Anything earlier and it has a wierd taste to me. On it's own, ehh, I find it unrefined (crosses arms and puffs on pipe).
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Old 09-27-2012, 05:15 PM   #42
Dec 2010
CO Springs, CO
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Originally Posted by reverseapachemaster View Post
this is what you people get for liking hoppy beers.

Enjoy your grassy onion trash.

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Old 09-27-2012, 05:32 PM   #43
Mar 2005
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I love Columbus and have avoided my Columbus SMaSH because I didn't want it to kick. Saving it for later, you know. It has been about two weeks since I've had it, maybe three. I pulled sample today and the first thing that hit me was CELERY! This is all Columbus, so I can't blame any other hop. After about three drinks from this four ounce sample, the celery was gone and it was back to fantastic. Makes me understand and have an open mind to those who don't like hoppy or Columbus beers.

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:46 PM   #44
Jun 2005
Eugene, OR
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Originally Posted by JRems View Post
Actually they different. Tomahawk and Columbus are the same, Zeus just got lumped in because of it's similarities. It is not the same. I think it has a bit more citrus, IMO
All I can say is that Ralph Olson of Hop Union told me he had them all analyzed and they were genetically identical.
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