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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

6,845 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,845
Reviews: 1,762
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 253
Gots: 861 | FT: 12
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: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Pours a nice white head and nice white lacing. The beer itself is a beautiful golden amber.

Smell:
Strong orange smells with bits of malt.

Taste:
Strong taste of orange with some nice pale malts. The malts are a bit on the sweet side but I also get some burnt tastes as well.

Mouthfeel:
Medium-Bodied. Medium carbonation. Typical IPA feel.

Overall:
A very good beer and will probably include it as part of my rotation during the Spring. The beer is pretty balanced overall and goes well with most things.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 6,845 ratings.