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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

7,148 Ratings
THE BROS
99
world-class

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Ratings: 7,148
Reviews: 1,838
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.63%
Wants: 302
Gots: 1,147 | FT: 14
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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A- Murky orange with a modest one finger head
S- Faint smells of Caramel and centennial hops, no surprise here. Quite pleasing.
T- A strong caramel backbone to a simple but delicious centennial hop taste. Leaves a somewhat bitter aftertaste
M- A smooth beer that slides right down, leaves the mouth slightly dry. couldn't drink a ton of these but I cant say i could for any of Founders beers. Not a lot of carbonation.
O- A unique and delicious IPA. Founders, Keep it up, your beer is amazing.

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Appearance: Pours a finger of foam, settles to a thin layer of foamy frosting. Medium amber color, translucent.

Smell: Earthy hops aroma that is more sweet-citrus (like a tangerine) than tart-citrus (like a lemon). Quite floral, reminds me of the aroma in the colombus hops from the beer I recently brewed.

Taste: Starts dry with a slightly citrusy-earthy bitterness, that quickly turns malty. Leaves a very citrus bitter finish. In other word, maltiness is bookended by dry, citrusy bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium carbonation, and more full-bodied than most IPAs. Kinda dry.

Overall: One of the better single IPA's on the market

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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