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Founders Centennial IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

5,947 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,947
Reviews: 1,719
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 197
Gots: 530 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-13-2002)
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Lupe

New York

3.2/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a light amber color with golden hues and a slight haze. The small off-white head lingers before falling to a thin sheet and leaves little lace.

Full on floral hop aroma with lots of grass, an herbal character, and some tart citrus. Not much malt in the nose, just a hint of toasted grain & bread..

An absolute hop assault that is intense and strong but not overly bitter. Very floral and herbal with a big tea-like quality. Citrus shows up as well but the malt scarce. I was surprised the hops in this were too much for me since I've been into hoppy beers lately. I'm starting to realize I am not a fan of the flavor of Centennial hops. Way too floral for my liking and the alcohol peaks in a little too much.

Full bodied and nicely carbonated. Creamy but too thick in my opinion for an IPA. OK drinkability, higher if you're a Centennial fan, but too harsh for me.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2008 14:43:42 | More by Lupe
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,947 ratings.