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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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beerad666

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into an American pint glass.

The color is a light brown almost copper color with some light golden highlights. I've seen the head be large and small on this and this time it was rather large about three to four fingers. Outstanding lacing on this guy, sticking to the glass till the last hoppy sip. The hop aroma hits you as soon as it begins to pour. With strong citrus and piney notes. The smell of a great IPA right there! The hops hit you with every drink of this beer. The depth is there too not overly complex but it isn't just a lot of hops, it has a good amount of malts with the pine and citrus. A great beer all around and something that I routinely find myself drinking.

Serving type: bottle

09-01-2009 23:05:48 | More by beerad666
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,975 ratings.