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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

6,530 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 6,530
Reviews: 1,753
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 227
Gots: 757 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

AlMarzo, Nov 26, 2011
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4.45/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Very murky coppery orange. Unfiltered with a decent amount of head with decent lacing that sticks nicely.

S: A piney citrus hop blend. Nice strong bold armonas, no need to stick your nose in this one!

T: Big citrus and piney hops flavor hits you right away and ends with a nice long lasting betterness.

M: Medium bodied with a good bitter bite.

O: Great beer, so happy founders is always available to me. Great IPA that is in my opinion a must try for and IPA fan.

OleJohnnieAle, Nov 25, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

TimoP, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

insocova, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

cates1tg, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

thedoer, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

bmohead, Nov 25, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

columbiankramer, Nov 25, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

anwo56, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

uncspurs21, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

PhatAtUT, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of draheim
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (bottled 7/18/2011) poured into a tulip. Amber color, thick white foamy head that leaves behind sticky lacing.

Aroma is citrusy piney hops - maybe a little muted in this 4-month-old IPA.

Taste is relatively malt-forward: sweet fruit, caramel/crystal malt, & bitter hops with a sharp crisp finish.

Overall this is a well-crafted IPA but a little on the maltier side. This can be partially attributed to this beer's age, but even fresh I think its balance tilts toward malt vs. hops.

draheim, Nov 24, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

mdillon86, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

gvacca, Nov 24, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

jenray, Nov 24, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

daneatsfood, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

ltarrant, Nov 23, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Mark000, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

ALLISON01, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Listers, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

djrn2, Nov 22, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Bilco, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

FreshmanPour77, Nov 22, 2011
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

wdarcy77, Nov 22, 2011
Photo of DarthKostrizer
3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Orange in color with a 1/4 inch off white head and ok retention and some spotty lacing

Smell: The nose is very floral and carries a candy sweetness that I associate with midwest IPA's

Taste: Very similar to the nose but with a bit of a caramel background

Mouthfeel: Medium body and medium carbonation

Overall: I have said it before and I will say it again midwest IPA's just fall short for me

DarthKostrizer, Nov 22, 2011
Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 6,530 ratings.