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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

5,942 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,942
Reviews: 1,719
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 198
Gots: 526 | 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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sethmeister

New Hampshire

4.58/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle into pint glass

Pours clear brassy copper / gold with two fingers of aggrssive foamy offwhite head. Sheets of lace coat the sides of my glass.

Scent is distinctly oranges, grapefruit and citrus, and fresh bread, and floral

Taste is strongly oranges and citrus hops, grapefruit hops, floral and slightly spicy. Even sweet sugary pineapple and tropical fruits! Sweet and oily. Hint of spice. White pepper? Mild bitterness. This is not a hop bomb with respect to bitterness though it is clearly packed with aroma hops and hop flavor.

Mouth is juicy and a bit oily, creamy and viscous medium - on the heavier side thereof.

Drinkability is fantastic.

Wow this is a fantastic IPA. Fresh and juicy, vibrant and colorful, eminently quaffable. WOW!

Serving type: bottle

10-10-2008 01:17:42 | More by sethmeister
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,942 ratings.