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The Centennial IPA - Flathead Lake Brewing Company

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The Centennial IPA
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88
very good

14 Ratings
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 8.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flathead Lake Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sark on 03-06-2013)
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Ratings: 14 | Reviews: 5 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Murrhey:
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Murrhey

Montana

3.56/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber into a conic pint glass in high elevation Kalispell, Mont. Reviewed from notes.

A- Amber color and white head. Average looking beer.

S- Slightly spicy and buttery. Complex aroma.

T- Citrus and tropical fruits, honey malts.

M- Good finish, leaves good taste.

O- Part of an IPA tasting. A good brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 05:05:06 | More by Murrhey
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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

07-08-2014 06:15:19 | More by GClarkage
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archyquaffer

Montana

4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into a Pilsner style sampler. A moderate pour brings forth a one inch head of a snow white color, which proves fairly sticky. The beer itself is a hazy, pale orange-amber with pretty high carbonation which keeps the head alive.

I get plenty of piney and floral notes in the nose and on the palate, but not enough to completely subdue the malt. I think there is a lot of good interplay between the citrus and pine of the hops and a light, buttery, slightly caramelized flavor of malt. At times, a slight bit of an extra fruitiness punctuates the flowers and citrus (raspberries?). A spicy and crisp finish quickly fades into a mellow medicinal and bittersweet aftertaste suggesting orange and maybe angostura bitters. The alcohol is well-integrated. The mouthfeel is tingly and crisp and maybe a little slick.

Big time west coast hop head IPA fanatics may not go for this, but I thought it was a nicely balanced, yet flavorful and refreshing IPA. High marks all around.

Serving type: bottle

06-01-2014 23:27:28 | More by archyquaffer
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

05-20-2014 20:40:27 | More by thebigredone
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-20-2013 20:43:46 | More by BillRoth
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blbarnett3

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

10-12-2013 00:58:57 | More by blbarnett3
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Norm406

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

09-28-2013 05:59:30 | More by Norm406
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NWer

Washington

3.74/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served on-tap at the Montana Club in Missoula Montana.
Properly served in a non-chilled glass thank God.
Taste is piney with some malt smoothness following through. A little lacking in the aftertaste. Fell flat.
A nice pleasant IPA. Enjoyable. Just not able to generate any enthusiasm.
A good beer. I could have done a lot worse.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2013 02:39:52 | More by NWer
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beergil

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

08-16-2013 18:28:49 | More by beergil
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jkball01

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -1%

07-06-2013 15:08:05 | More by jkball01
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neckbeered

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

06-30-2013 22:45:14 | More by neckbeered
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John_M

Oregon

3.54/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Rhino's the other day.

The beer pours an orange amber color with pretty good head retention and lacing. Don't get a whole lot on the nose.... just some light orange citrus and some grain aroma. The beer is a bit better on the palate, and seemed fairly well balanced. The flavor profile generally replicates the nose, with some modest hoppy bitterness in the finish. The beer leans to the dry side, though there's still some noticeable malty sweetness as well. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a fairly long, lightly bitter finish. Alcohol is fairly well integrated into the flavor profile. There's no sense of heat on the finish, and the beer is not heavy or tiring to drink.

A decent IPA, but it's not the sort of beer that had me craving a second glass after I polished off the first.

Serving type: on-tap

04-02-2013 15:00:44 | More by John_M
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Jameswoody

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

03-24-2013 06:35:02 | More by Jameswoody
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Sark

Montana

4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance- finger and a half of pungent off-white head that craters after a while, beautiful deep orange amber with swirling carbonation

Smell- big citrus tones of grapefruit and even ripe plum, light maltiness, and toffee

Taste- whole grain breads, sweet pale malts, hop bitterness is middle to finish but beautifully mild and balanced

Mouthfeel- medium bodied, finish isn't super long but has a mellow fade

Overall- Flathead Lake Brewing Co. is starting to become one of my go-to breweries for their simple yet standout style. This IPA isn't a west coaster with the intensity, it's Montana mellow.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2013 04:03:03 | More by Sark
The Centennial IPA from Flathead Lake Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.