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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

5,975 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,975
Reviews: 1,721
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 199
Gots: 534 | 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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SeaUrchin

Michigan

3.58/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

had this on tap for the first time last night, in a bottle i was not too impressed by it, thought of it as just another IPA but this was when i was going through a big DIPA and TIPA phase, recently went back to stouts and porters but it was the only beer at the bar we went to i had not tried on tap yet, so i figured id give it a shot

A - golden in color, light visible carbonation, finger and a half head, white in color, that hung around for the entire pint, left nice rings going down the glass

S - nice light hoppy scent but still very noticeable, slight citrus scent

T - first sip was just a slight hops in the beginning and a light citrus in the back, allowed pint to warm a bit while talking and taking a few sips here and there, once it warmed up a bit i got a much stronger hoppy flavor, id put it in the moderate hops taste, slight malty flavor in the middle and it lingered after i swallowed, and a decent citrus kick at the end that went nicely with the malty after taste

M - an almost sticky mouth feel after i swallowed, a very pleasant feel while drinking, slightly carbonated, not too watery but far from a think feel

D - will order again on tap and will give another shot in a bottle since i no longer drink DIPA and TIPA on a regular basis, dont think of it as a beer i will drink much over the fall and winter but next summer will be one of warm weather beers, had 2 more through out the night, so obviously i would have another

Pleasantly surprised by my experience with this on tap, if you were not a fan of it in a bottle i highly recommend trying it on tap

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2010 05:03:48 | More by SeaUrchin
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,975 ratings.