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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

5,919 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,919
Reviews: 1,718
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 197
Gots: 511 | 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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BeerBeast

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-30-2013 22:42:35 | More by BeerBeast
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jbone78

Florida

4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Just started getting this in my area. The Centennial IPA is a great hop heavy IPA with a balanced malty back bone. From pour to drinking you will smell hops, but you will not feel that the beer is all hops thanks to the malt. The hop character is not super piney, so you can really get into the complexity of the beer. I am glad to see it in our area.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 21:09:36 | More by jbone78
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jucifer1818

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: a perfectly clear amber color with a amazingly long lasting fluffy head. Ill be honest, this beer pretty much looks perfect . 5\5

S: pine and citrus hops, with a bit of fruit loops and a decent malty aroma. Very well balanced and pleasant. very nice, but is not perfect 4\5

T: Pine, neutral hop bitterness, and a grainy malty backbone. very well balanced and easy to drink, at least from my perspective. I like it! 4\5

M: It feels very syrupy and heavy to me, but that works quite well with the hops. 3.5\5

O: This beer is one that I feel fits the "go-too" beer category, much like my current one x2IPA. It is easy to drink ,of decent ABV, very drinkable, and sweet yet quite hoppy. A well deserved 4\5

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2013 06:56:38 | More by jucifer1818
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tree777

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-30-2013 03:21:32 | More by tree777
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ChesterHop

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-30-2013 02:42:02 | More by ChesterHop
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-30-2013 01:35:30 | More by ChrisKuhns
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-30-2013 00:29:59 | More by BRYeleJR
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Bsetz

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

08-29-2013 23:35:51 | More by Bsetz
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Acforster2

Florida

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-29-2013 22:08:57 | More by Acforster2
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JohnW58

New York

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-29-2013 20:43:58 | More by JohnW58
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Hit_The_Bricks

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-29-2013 17:42:44 | More by Hit_The_Bricks
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Mulder531

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-29-2013 13:16:15 | More by Mulder531
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

08-29-2013 12:46:32 | More by tommy5
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HinsdaleILbeerdrinker

Illinois

4.83/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

For me, one of the best beers available. More floral than bitter and has a "wall of flavor". For the aroma. to the first taste and mouth feel the beer has great flavor. The bitterness and sweetness are a perfect compliment. Though I tend to overlook to try "new" beers, when I do go back I'm always amazing about how great it is.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 02:52:28 | More by HinsdaleILbeerdrinker
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truska

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-29-2013 01:33:59 | More by truska
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JoeD15

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-29-2013 01:10:08 | More by JoeD15
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elkinbrown

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-28-2013 22:29:06 | More by elkinbrown
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iwillhaveanother

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

08-28-2013 21:45:53 | More by iwillhaveanother
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Madfish85

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-28-2013 18:31:55 | More by Madfish85
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HawkIPA

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-28-2013 15:29:24 | More by HawkIPA
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waston

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

08-28-2013 04:10:20 | More by waston
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will_eye_e

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-28-2013 02:18:55 | More by will_eye_e
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

4/5  rDev -3.6%

08-27-2013 23:31:11 | More by KingBiscuit
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CottomanEmpire

North Carolina

3.03/5  rDev -27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.25

Sticky. Why did this beer taste sticky? That is something I haven't tasted in a beer before. I'm not exactly sure what "mouthfeel" is - besides a silly word - but this beer didn't have a good one.

I got a hint of chocolate, something I'm not really sure I wanted in an IPA. Plus it was bad chocolate.

Everyone else has had a "lingering head" or "off-white head" or "white head" or "head" to their pour. This one had none of that. Red flag, maybe. I'm going to chalk this one up to being a subpar or old batch of the Centennial, because I really did want to like it.

Serving type: on-tap

08-27-2013 23:17:24 | More by CottomanEmpire
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Los1324

New York

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

08-27-2013 22:45:30 | More by Los1324
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,919 ratings.