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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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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Hopstimatic, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of Crass3000
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes on 12/28/2011

4/5 Pours out a nice dark orange in color with a finger, white head with OK retention.

4/5 Smell is a nice citrus - grapefruit, mango, pineapple, etc. with a little pine. The sweet malts smell of caremal and really balance things out.

4/5 Taste is really nice with everything in the nose as mentioned but the pine is a little stronger as the beer is swallowed. The citrus and malt bill really come through here.

4/5 Mouthfeel is medium and really nice for the style. Carbonation is perfect.

Crass3000, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of eggboy
4/5  rDev -3.4%

eggboy, Jan 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

ILLEGALSMILEs, Jan 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

nrs207, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of ExtraStout
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Get ready to bask in the glory of the frothy head's floral bouquet. Relish the citrus accents from the abundance of dry hopping. This one's sweet, yet balanced. Malty undertones shake hands with the hop character for a finish that never turns too bitter.

7.2% ABV & 65 IBUs

ExtraStout, Jan 19, 2012
Photo of barleyroad
2.75/5  rDev -33.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Cloudy amber in appearance. Very sour smell, not very inviting. There are some hints of hops in the nose. Lacks bitterness and has a very acidic taste. The mouthfeel is does not fall short of the taste. There is a slight sweetness at the end of the swallow. It does leave the tongue ok, but we have had better. Overall this is an average IPA and with a little work it could be good. Falls short of our expectations.

barleyroad, Jan 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Slimpo, Jan 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

KAF, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

jacewg, Jan 18, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Moose34, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

zenwatts, Jan 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

campfirebrew, Jan 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Breylan, Jan 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

grantino9, Jan 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

TheDude88888888, Jan 17, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

heelsn02, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

msuspartan22, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Sparger, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

crib, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

koo10t, Jan 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

oldsmuggler, Jan 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

gafferjohn, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of Jwale73
3.58/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle served in my SA Perfect Pint. Bottled 12/05/11 indicated on the neck. Pours a translucent amber with a loose, quarter inch, off-white head that eventually dissipates into a creamy skim. Thin strands of lacing are revealed during the tasting. Nose is subdued - a suggestion of caramel malt, a little earthy bitterness and a hint of citrus. Taste consistent with nose; however, flavors are a bit too malt-centric and somewhat overshadows the hop character which really only peaks out towards the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium in body with an even carbonation and a slightly oily consistency. All and all, a simple IPA somewhat lacking any distinctive character. ABV is very well-hidden, but this beer doesn't really warrant the price in my opinion.

Jwale73, Jan 15, 2012
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

RomeosPartyStore, Jan 15, 2012
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,366 ratings.