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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
92
outstanding

6,956 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,956
Reviews: 1,794
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 262
Gots: 969 | FT: 13
Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-13-2002

65 IBU
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of Roybert
3.3/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Did not care for it.

Photo of Dayvcrocket
4.77/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cfalls
3.87/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Copper color. Fairly high carbonation. Oily feel. One finger head with average retention.

Quite good overall. My main complaint is that the hop flavors tend toward onions and marijuana rather than grapefruit and flowers.

Photo of illpass78
3.81/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle poured into a Libby stem glass.

Appearance: Pours a semi-cloudy amber with a one-finger white head that recedes to film fairly quickly. Carbonation seems heavy-ish.

Aroma: Hops, grapefruit, lemon and pine are all there.

Taste: It's a very hop-forward beer with some pine and apricots. Gets prickly and more bitter as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Numerous commenters have described this beer as oily and I tend to agree. It's also fairly sturdy and full-bodied for an IPA. Some booze burn, too.

Overall: Nice flavorful IPA. Not sure about world class - would take MBC's Lunch over this for sure - but it's quite good.

Photo of Twink772002
4.82/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of NeubTube
4.01/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peterbuiltbeer
4.47/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tim-reed
4.19/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

look : golden to amber
smeel: floral and hoppy
taste : amazing not too hoppy but still bittered citrus backed
mouthfeel: semi dry
over all a nice ipa

Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sebas
4.39/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of melstein
4.09/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Extol
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very balanced. Fruity smell with fruity taste and nice amount of hoppy bitterness.

Photo of Taybeh
4.26/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tharper178
4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Solid IPA from founders, one of America best.

Photo of Drifter1
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KyleHert
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Holy cats. Solid body, great taste. Founders does it again

Photo of Phoneguy
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brandonparrent
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nagromxer
3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BillyGam
4.42/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A rich zesty ipa with little to no head with a strong noticeable hop flavor

Photo of Keithp3939
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a good beer. Do not agree with world class, but definitely enjoyable. I have had many IPAs that were better, but tasty none the less

Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
3.64/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsnyder61
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very good ipa, good amount of hops

Photo of Mineo
3.74/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MattR2014
4.15/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

One of my go to IPAS

Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,956 ratings.