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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

5,924 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,924
Reviews: 1,718
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 197
Gots: 514 | 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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slusk

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4.09/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a semi hazy copper with a dense white head.

S: Bright grapefruit and citrus with a light malt underpinning. The hop aroma reminds me of opening a package of pellet hops. Some low malty caramel comes through

T: The flavor comes in 2 distinct waves. A sweet malty kick with a firm bitterness in the front quickly followed by a slightly stronger bitterness and orange citrus in the finish. The bitterness lingers on the palate for a bid with a pleasant grapefruit aftertaste. Semi-dry finish

M: light bodied, slightly oily and slick with medium carbonation.

O: This is an extremely well done IPA. Complex and fruity with a surprisingly good malt underbelly. The hops are the star and are FRESH but it allows the malty sweetness to come out and play. Truly a joy to drink. for an added treat, let it warm for 10 minutes and then you'll get more of the malt coming through. My guess is a nice pale ale malt with a medium crystal. It reminds me of an English ESB with a big hop kick. Founders never disappoints!

Serving type: can

05-31-2014 20:32:54 | More by slusk
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,924 ratings.