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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

6,366 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,366
Reviews: 1,745
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 210
Gots: 702 | 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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Photo of jman42
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A = slightly cloudy amber color typical of IPAs. Good head retention, but only decent lacing

S = nice finishing hops bouquet. Reminds me of the ripening hops that will be in my garden come late August

T = typical for an IPA: hoppy and slighly bitter. Possibly a bit too bitter for my preference

M = nice smooth creamy texture with some of that bitterness lingering

O = a nice IPA that I would buy again, but not hunt around for

jman42, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of mooseo
3.88/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into tulip.

A - Hazy burnt orange-brown with a one finger white head.

S - Moderate grapefruit and lemon citrus aroma with some bready malt coming through.

T - Hoppy, fresh citrus flavors up front followed by biscuit-like malts. Finishes with a earthy pine flavor which tends to linger on the tongue. Very hop forward brew, with good bitterness throughout.

M - Medium bodied, sticky, average carbonation. Dry finish.

O - After purchasing this one from a bottle shop, I realized this was an old bottle (almost a year old). I'm happy to report it still has good aromatics with a complex hoppy flavor. Overall it's a great example of the style, and hopefully I'll get to try a fresh one soon.

mooseo, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of evilkalla
4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Serving: Bottle into an ale glass.

A: Very slightly cloudy copper color. About a quarter inch of head which dissipated very quickly. Carbonation level is somewhat low.

S: Somewhat piney with hops, but very malty on the nose.

T: Very bitter up front with citrusy hops, lemon and orange notes are noticeable. Maltiness is not as high as the smell suggested, but it has a nice malt backbone. Very nice.

M: Just right. Not too thin but not overwhelmingly thick either.

O: Very good IPA. Glad I tried this.

evilkalla, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,366 ratings.