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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

5,971 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,971
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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Benesi88

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

11-08-2013 17:01:33 | More by Benesi88
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instinct2

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-08-2013 02:11:20 | More by instinct2
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jooky22

Indiana

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-07-2013 07:04:46 | More by jooky22
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HempGnosis

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-06-2013 22:44:25 | More by HempGnosis
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theBIERlad

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-06-2013 21:49:37 | More by theBIERlad
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ChadSabin

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-06-2013 18:42:56 | More by ChadSabin
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mattsmith413

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-06-2013 15:47:50 | More by mattsmith413
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polloenfuego

Ontario (Canada)

4.16/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the 12 oz bottle into a pint glass

Poured an orangey gold with a one finger head. Minimal lacing after the head broke. The smell was citrus and pine from the hops. Taste followed the nose with the citrus hops taking the front. Malts were also on the tongue. The mouth feel was sticky with medium carbonation.

Overall a nice IPA. I enjoyed it, and I can see how it could be a standard for many. I would have liked a bit more of a sweet finish, but that is my preference and I can't hold the beer responsible for that.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2013 22:08:12 | More by polloenfuego
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -27.7%

11-05-2013 17:22:20 | More by jaswilson2
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Manuel_M

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +20.5%

11-05-2013 03:05:05 | More by Manuel_M
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Geijerb

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-05-2013 01:13:12 | More by Geijerb
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Bnjmnlws

New York

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-04-2013 17:27:06 | More by Bnjmnlws
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Stum-pub

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-04-2013 03:47:38 | More by Stum-pub
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DragonHead

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-04-2013 03:30:05 | More by DragonHead
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rheimbro

Ohio

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-04-2013 03:29:10 | More by rheimbro
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-03-2013 23:40:54 | More by ThisMoonlife
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rwshelton2

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-03-2013 19:06:13 | More by rwshelton2
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DerrickW

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-03-2013 16:12:36 | More by DerrickW
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GoHabsGo

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

11-02-2013 23:45:14 | More by GoHabsGo
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SarcasticAaron

Virginia

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-02-2013 22:39:22 | More by SarcasticAaron
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ISmith87

Arizona

4.01/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Excited to try this one since I'm from Michigan and love to see good Michigan beers. Watching the MSU/U of M game right now!

A - 4.25 - nice orange/amber color with a slight haze to it. Frothy white head that leaves a nice lacing on the glass. I would say the color is the most striking aspect of it's appearance, it's a very deep amber orange that leaves u begging to smell and taste it.

S - 4.00 - Great smell - grapefruit, pine needles, resin, citrus zest, significant bready/caramel malt in the background --> More prevalent than other IPAs, but nowhere near a red IPA.

T - 4.00 - I really can't knock the taste on anything. It's not my favorite, but it's definitely outstanding. Intense grapefruit/pineapple juice flavors. Orange juice, citrus zest. Pine needles. The malt is not as intense in the flavor, since the hops are so central.

M - 4.00 - This is a very bitter beer. The alcohol is completely covered. Leaves a bitter/piney taste in your mouth afterwards. The aftertaste is a little sticky/resiny/palate numbing - which is a good thing.

O - 4.00 - I think this beer stands out from the rest in it's own way. It has a noticeable malt backbone to it, but not nearly like Dogfishhead 60 or 90 minute, which I consider a good thihg. At the same time it's not as much of a hop punch in the face as Ruination, Pliny, or Hop Stoopid.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2013 19:45:42 | More by ISmith87
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IPA040877

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-02-2013 03:37:43 | More by IPA040877
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MisterWatt

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

11-02-2013 03:22:15 | More by MisterWatt
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-02-2013 01:13:28 | More by CoolEthan
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ScotNH

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.6%

11-01-2013 22:52:56 | More by ScotNH
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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