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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

5,832 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,832
Reviews: 1,714
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 194
Gots: 481 | 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Love Founders's beers and decided to give this one a try. Here goes:

A: Not good or bad; just OK in my book. Pours a clear orange with a very, very small head. The carbonation is somewhat lacking, but the lacing is actually very good.

S: Not good. I had to stick my nose deep down into this in order to get any smell. Normally, the hops in IPA's are robust and easily detectable by the nose. Not so in this case. Can smell a hint of grapefruit and orange but nothing else.

T: Despite the nose being lackluster, the taste was excellent. Very well balanced. Taste is initially one of grapefruit, lemon and orange followed by nice amber and caramel malts. Very balanced for an IPA. I figure the malt backbone indicates why the ABV is high.

M: Great. Many IPA's are loose and watery as they focus only on hops. This beer is very thick for an IPA and I love it! Limited carbonation but the thickness more than makes up for this.

O: Was skeptical from the appearance and smell, but the taste and mouthfeel were exquisite.

Serving type: bottle

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,832 ratings.