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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

5,916 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,916
Reviews: 1,718
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 197
Gots: 510 | 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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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.85/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fantastic IPA smell of strong citrus orange like qualities with some pine leafy smells and some candy sugar like smells in there as well. You get the hop bite on the beginning and then the sweet almost chewy candy sugar malt which goes excellent with the citrus herbal pine hops on the finish. It also ends dry but not too dry. The bitterness from the hops is definitely there but isn't that strong considering this has an amazing sweet malt taste to it.

The sweet malt taste and even the hop taste kind of reminds me of some other IPA's I've had mostly Heavy Seas Loose Cannon and maybe some of Lagunitas beers mixed in with a little bit of Stone (because I know they like to use that Centennial hop) For being a single hopped beer it has plenty of kick and flavor. The malt bill is really what makes it shine. Who knows maybe they made the malt sweet and candy like because of only having one hop variety in there. Whatever they do they do it good and this beer is on the top of the list when it comes to IPA's.

Serving type: bottle

04-28-2011 00:41:29 | More by thebrood1987
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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,916 ratings.