Founders Centennial IPA - Founders Brewing Company
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Reviews by JWU:
3.78/5 rDev -8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
12oz. bottle poured into a straight sided pint glass.
A- translucent copper color, with a one finger off-white head.
S- the weakest point of the brew. Very restrained citrus and a bit of pine. The citrus has a fruity character to it.
T- Very bitter up front. A bit of sweet malts try to make an appearance, but are crushed by the bitterness. Hops are quite earthy and piney with a hint of fruit, almost like apple cider.
M- Smooth up front with a tight carbonation, but a big dryness takes over the back end and sticks around a bit too long for my liking.
O- I remember really liking this beer when I had it about 1.5 years ago. Right now, the balance just isn't there, I hope future batches match my memory more than this batch did.
Serving type: on-tap
02-19-2012 22:54:39 | More by JWU
More User Reviews:
4.03/5 rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: burnt orange with a light tan head. Can't wait!
S: toffee and malt. Also piney hops!
T: toffee and burnt malt. Also some floral notes, dank hops, pine, and caramel.
M: a nice sudsy feel. Medium and buttery.
O: not what I was expecting in a good way. It drinks like an English pale which is awesome. I like the malty touch.
Serving type: bottle
07-31-2014 03:01:04 | More by titty_mcbitty
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,998 ratings.