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Founders Centennial IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA

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6,839 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,839
Reviews: 1,762
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 251
Gots: 858 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a pint glass.

A - Pours an orange-red-brown, cloudy color. About a finger of cream-white head that leaves some nice lacing.

S - Lots of hops, it's an IPA after all. Also some pine-like and citrus notes, with some other stuff in there. Flowery...who knows.

T - Dang! Hoppy, but not overpowering, the pine and citrusy tastes even it out well. Pretty dry, but imo that's how this kind of beer should be. I may be imagining it because I seem to detect it in almost everything, but there may be some bread/toast in there, too.

M - Almost bouncy on the tongue, with medium carbonation and dry finish. Surprisingly, pleasantly, not over-bitter. More of a tangy-ness.

O - Seems like I'm a superlative machine when it comes to Founder's, but as someone who's not really an IPA fan, they've got me wanting another of these. Very solid IPA, and instantly one of my favorites of the style.

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4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Founders Centennial pours a nice, deep orange that glows with a slight haze. A lightly tan head sits atop and is slowly shrinking but still hangin' around.

S- A slightly milder hop aroma than I expected but still has a good citrus burst. Maybe I'm off but there some other fruit notes in here as well. maybe a little darker fruit, like cherries?

T- After a nice big sip I get a ton of grapefruit; grapefruit from start to finish and it's delicious. A nice malt base is present too that gives this beer some good balance.

M- Mild carbonation and tingle on the tongue. Medium bodied. Leaves a very average amount of resin behind, which is to be expected.

O- Solid beer! Well balanced, crisp, bitter, and good abv. Overall, it's terrific.

Serving Type- 12oz bottle poured into an IPA glass. Thanks for reading.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.11/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice bitter smell off the bat.

Golden amber tint swimming coolly below solid initial carbonation.

Deep hop taste with faint alcohol nuances when sipped and breathed onto. Present after taste with hops clinging lovingly to tongue and roof of mouth.

Good IPA, solid ABV.

Complements seafood pasta (clam and shrimp in wine soaked tomato base sauce) well.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 6,839 ratings.