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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

5,972 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,972
Reviews: 1,721
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 199
Gots: 533 | 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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mechamifune

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours golden with a slight copper hue into a tulip glass. A pretty healthy white head rises up and stays for most of the session.

Smell is not overpowering but still evident.... mostly notes of pine and citrus... pleasant.

Taste starts a bit hop forward and bitter, but eases through with more citrus as i progress. Nothing really stands out as far as an overpowering note, but it is pleasant overall, a relatively balanced IPA and very enjoyable.

Mouthfeel is a little creamy and finishes slightly dry. Nothing stringent here, but nothing overly positive either, probably the weakest element of the beer just in that its so nondescript.

Drinkability is pretty high, as its not stringently bitter or overly hoppy. As far as regularly available IPA's go, i'd put it behind 2 Hearted, Stone IPA, and Coronado Islander IPA (and maybe a couple others that aren't popping into my head right now).... overall this is a upper echelon ipa (in terms of year round locally available beers) but there are still a few others i'd put ahead of it... if you are an IPA fan though I would give it a shot.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2011 02:57:54 | More by mechamifune
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A- Amber body, some cloudiness and no carbonation visible. Foamy light head that plateaus and leaves lots of lace.

S- Orange citrus and sweet caramel plus subtle pineyness.

T- Mellow citrus and a good dose of caramel. Pineyness is there too. The nose and tongue are very consistent. But good.

M- This beer is bitter, but not overwhelming. Average carbonation. Medium-bodied and with a hint of booziness.

Overall, a top-notch IPA and one that can stand above the rest of the crowd.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,972 ratings.