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Founders Centennial IPA - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA

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7,073 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,073
Reviews: 1,823
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 287
Gots: 1,079 | 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:
Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-13-2002

65 IBU
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.38/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from 12 oz bottle into a wine goblet. Bottled 11/22/11. Two finger head and a rich clear orange tint. A bit rocky head. Piney and citrusy scent. My favorite smell. Slightly bitter but sweet too. Grapefruit juicy fruit nice apricot taste. Medium bodied and holds it own with carbonation. Overall a wonderful IPA at the caliber of a West Coast IPa. I will seek out again. Another great Founders product.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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5/5  rDev +20.8%

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4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into an Allagash tulip glass.

A: Pours a murky amber/orange with a two finger head that dissipates slowly, a thin stream of bubbles ascending from the depths and thin delicate lacing.

S: CITRUS - orange peel, lemon, grass, with a little mustiness - leather.

T: Orange peel bitterness, grapefruit, malt.

M: Creamy & oily up front, dry & bitter (like my ex-wife) in the finish.

O: I'm almost certain I could pick Founders beer from a blind tasting at this point. They all seem to have a similar taste that I can't quite put my finger on, maybe it's the water? This is a very nice IPA, better balanced than most, not as bombastic-hop-overload as I expected. At 7.2% I'm surprised, it's not boozy at all. You can't go wrong with founders.

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.57/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A: Copper, slightly hazy. Very little head retention.

S: Lots of citrus, wet earth, a bit of sweetness.

T: Lots of grassy herbal bitterness. Dry and bready. Long bitter finish

M: medium-light body. On the low side of carbonation.

O: Not bad, but more grassy and herbal than I tend to prefer. Would have liked a little more malt body.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
92 out of 100 based on 7,073 ratings.