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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

6,373 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,373
Reviews: 1,745
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 211
Gots: 701 | 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:
65 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-13-2002)
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

chrismel, Nov 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

JamesShoemaker, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of spinrsx
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Draft at JRyans Syracuse NY for 5$

Appearance – CLear copper colour with a large size frothy and fizzy beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, caramel, grapefruit, pineapple

Taste & Mouth - The beer has an average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, caramel, and hops. There is also some grapefruit and oranges mixed with a ltitle bit of pineapple. It ends with a citrusy sweet hoppy aftertaste.

Overall – Probably one of the better IPA's I've had. There is a lot of hop flavour and some great citrus taste. This might be my new go to IPA.

spinrsx, Nov 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

esullivan880, Nov 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

random846, Nov 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

JimmyP, Nov 19, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

adam_e, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of mattsdenney
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle given to me by a friend. Founders is not available in TN.

A respectable pour produces one finger of bubbly head that continues to linger. The beer is slightly hazy; gold at the bottom turning darker as you progress upwards toward the suds. Looks promising. The nose is fruity, sweet honey, and fresh cut flowers. Taste is boozy, hoppy, and creamy. The hop flavor itself is more on the earthy, grassy side with hints of corn husk and bitter orange peel. The aftertaste lingers with fresh hop bitterness. A good strong IPA flavor. The feel on the tongue is creamy and chewy, slightly heavy and somewhat thick which accents the booziness of this IPA. Definitely a sipping beer.

Overall an excellent IPA that stands out far and above the hoardes of other IPA's out there. It reminds me of the other IPA's that I tend to prefer and is one that I would drink often if it was readily available in TN. One day hopefully.

mattsdenney, Nov 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

kevin34, Nov 19, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Leviathan_USBM, Nov 19, 2012
Photo of nUgZ
4.48/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Pours a somewhat hazy copper color with a 1 finger head and decent lacing.

S: Very fragrant hop aromas, both citrus and floral. Very little malt fragrance. As it warms, I'm getting a slight banana fragrance as well.

T: Tons of citrus hop flavors and quite bitter. Just like the smell, the malts are subtle. Hides the alcohol extremely well. Very nice!

M: Medium bodied with good carbonation. Super easy to drink.

O: I really enjoyed this beer. I could easily session with it. I will definitely be buying it again!

nUgZ, Nov 18, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. The aroma opens up with nice citrus and floral notes. The color pours a hazy blonde with a half-inch of head. The beer tastes phenomenal. It has a nice hop taste that includes a fair amount of citrus, which tastes more like grapefruit. The beer is carbonated, but not heavy. Overall, another fantastic beer from one of my favorite breweries.

ChrisH1024, Nov 18, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Duenan84, Nov 18, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Hopmarc, Nov 17, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

ABokononist, Nov 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

DaleMcMutt, Nov 17, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

451beer, Nov 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Nanigoat, Nov 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

CraftBeerGuild, Nov 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

VernonKell, Nov 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

HoppyPeteSkolnik31, Nov 15, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

jkdhoo, Nov 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

csmartin6, Nov 15, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

cackalacky, Nov 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

rygo88, Nov 14, 2012
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,373 ratings.