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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

5,835 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 5,835
Reviews: 1,714
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 10.36%
Wants: 194
Gots: 483 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,835 | Reviews: 1,714 | Display Reviews Only:
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illini4x4


4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-19-2012 23:57:21 | More by illini4x4
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moelikeit

New York

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

03-19-2012 23:27:04 | More by moelikeit
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Sarnford

New York

3/5  rDev -27.7%

03-19-2012 22:50:36 | More by Sarnford
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JCFinn

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-19-2012 19:19:12 | More by JCFinn
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Beerboi1123

Georgia

1/5  rDev -75.9%

03-19-2012 17:37:50 | More by Beerboi1123
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thydarkprevails

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle in a duvel tulip

Pours a nice orange with a finger length white head. Lacing is sticky. Great hop aroma. If you have ever brewed with centennial hops you will recognize it immediately. Very piney. Flavor is of piney hops with a caramel back. Very biting and somewhat citric with a great malt blend. There's toffee and caramel in there somewhere. Mouthfeel is medium to thin and the flavor resonates. This is a super sessionable beer and the alcohol is invisible. Excellent session IPA

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2012 05:05:18 | More by thydarkprevails
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bubbadorse

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-18-2012 22:54:35 | More by bubbadorse
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SpartanHistory2013

Michigan

4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-18-2012 22:53:59 | More by SpartanHistory2013
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elBecko

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-18-2012 22:51:18 | More by elBecko
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DaveONan

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-18-2012 21:57:47 | More by DaveONan
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theholdsteady

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-18-2012 21:00:23 | More by theholdsteady
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RyanGoodman

Bolivia

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-18-2012 20:49:17 | More by RyanGoodman
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bigeyedfish89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-18-2012 20:00:57 | More by bigeyedfish89
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beerme626

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

03-18-2012 13:46:24 | More by beerme626
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BarryInMN


4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

03-18-2012 03:48:25 | More by BarryInMN
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discdueler

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-18-2012 00:51:38 | More by discdueler
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Crimsontider22

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-17-2012 20:21:17 | More by Crimsontider22
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

03-17-2012 16:54:35 | More by Zachb4au
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dfecteau

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-17-2012 13:54:30 | More by dfecteau
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mscudder

Georgia

4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Amber but fairly transparent. Good pale head but not much lacing stays around.

S - Some hops and citrus, nothing particularly special imo.

T - Wet and complete with a great malt backbone. Just as expected this is fairly hoppy, but not excessive by any means. ABV is well hidden, as it almost always is with Founders, and leaves a slightly pine-like taste on the rear end.

M - Sticky, medium bodied and just right on the carbonation. Not much could be improved in this category.

O - This is a great IPA. While not being a DIPA or TIPA, the hop characters are on point and as far as taste is concerned, this will likely become my staple go-to IPA when I am not looking for strong citrus notes (Loose Cannon) or anything too fancy. Deservedly the flagship IPA from our friends at Founders.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 06:05:27 | More by mscudder
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Jamesthebrit

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Bold amber/copper color. Golden bubbly head. Looks like how an IPA should.
S: Floral and dirt hints. Hmmm smells like something else. Got it: smells like a flower shop. So not really like flowers per say, but like humid muffled floral scent with some more grassy notes and dirty notes.
T: Tastes like dirt, quite literally. Lingering hints of pine bitterness. Spiciness comes through a little too much I think.
M: Sits pretty aggressively. Strong bitterness that lingers in a bad way. Alcohol comes through as well.

Overall not the best showing for an IPA. If you try to linger on this one it seems to bring out some of the negativity. Certainly not a bad beer, but I'm not terrible impressed.

Serving type: bottle

03-17-2012 02:30:57 | More by Jamesthebrit
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Grinnerman

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

03-16-2012 23:04:34 | More by Grinnerman
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yankeefan287

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -3.6%

03-16-2012 18:30:06 | More by yankeefan287
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loupap

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

03-16-2012 14:36:38 | More by loupap
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jakea

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

03-16-2012 11:27:25 | More by jakea
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
93 out of 100 based on 5,835 ratings.