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Centennial Single Hop IPA - Mikkeller ApS

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Centennial Single Hop IPACentennial Single Hop IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

187 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 187
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 5
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-24-2006)
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Photo of brew3crew
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A-translucent amber with white head and lacing
S-piney hops are very prevalent with a little bit of malt
T-alot like it smells. Piney hops strike the nose and are present throughout.
M-medium bodied and smooth with a bitter after taste
D-very drinkable. Done with bottle in no time

brew3crew, Feb 08, 2011
Photo of Mora2000
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to jkwalking05 for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a slightly hazy orange color with a white head. The aroma is strong orange citrus with some grapefruit notes. The flavor is orange citrus with some pine notes mixed in. Medium bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Mora2000, Jun 14, 2010
Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev +3.1%

olradetbalder, Nov 17, 2014
Photo of glid02
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Brick Store.

Pours a hazy copper color with a one-finger off-white head. The head recedes into a thin layer on top leaving solid lacing.

Smells of bright citrus hops with good amounts of somewhat harsher pine aromas. Backing everything up are sweet malts and very mild amounts of leafy hops.

Tastes good. A combination of pale and caramel malt flavors kick things off and are overtaken quickly by loads of hops - the pine has a bit more sway in the flavor profile than it does in the nose. Citrus hop flavors are still present in good amounts, coming in midway through the sip, and carry through to a solidly bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a solid thickness with moderate carbonation.

Drinkability is good. I finished my glass without a problem and could have another.

Overall this wasn't quite the citrus/grapefruit bomb I was expecting however it's not all bad as the added complexity was nice. Worth a shot.

glid02, Mar 29, 2010
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ste5venla, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Ciocanelu, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of huskermike12
4/5  rDev +3.1%

huskermike12, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of Bunuelian
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Bunuelian, Sep 08, 2013
Photo of sammo
4/5  rDev +3.1%

sammo, Jul 07, 2012
Photo of Neffbeer
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Neffbeer, Nov 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

bonbini26, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of jsanford
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the Distillery in Savannah, GA

A - Amber-copper with a creamy white head.
S - Caramel malt and bitter grapefruit hops.
T - Sweet caramel malt, candied orange peel and grapefruit.
M - Creamy with a medium body and moderate carbonation.
D - Good drinkability, solid, well-crafted IPA.

jsanford, Dec 25, 2010
Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +3.1%

DrBier, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of Cramerican
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Cramerican, Dec 18, 2012
Photo of scottiethebody
4/5  rDev +3.1%

scottiethebody, Oct 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

threedaggers, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of woodjm
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

My first experience with an American IPA brewed across the pond. Also my first single hop experience (which was really the reason I bought it). Pours a nice amber color with bright white head. Smell is as much malty as it is hoppy. Taste is slightly bitter with a much thicker, stickier body that I expected. Mouthfeel was lively and I wouldn't call this the easiest drink in the world, but certainly and enjoyable one!

woodjm, Dec 09, 2010
Photo of JackieTH
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Coppery amber slightly hazy, big fluffy head.

Smell: I get malty, bready biscuit with a pine hop, citric and a subtle but distinct marmalade citrus sweetness.

Taste: Biscuits and grapfruit-citrus hop, slightly sweet and caramelly. Strong malt presence wanes and citric, grassy bitterness emerges on the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with prickly carbonation.

Drinkability: A decent brew, I enjoyed it and would have a couple more by all means.

JackieTH, Dec 17, 2010
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

APB, Aug 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

ajzy, Jun 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

artoolemomo, Apr 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

delgotit99, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

NOLANDMAN, Jul 23, 2012
Photo of ToasterChef
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from my notes. Served as a part of a flight of three Mikkeller single hop IPAs. It has a great copper color with amodest tan head of medium bubbles. It settled down to barely a skim of foam on top of the liquid, but left behind a good lace coat. The aroma is mostly forest-like pine hops, but there is also a it of sweet malt to the nose. The beer starts out slightly bitter, but it grows in intensity until there is a very bitter aftertaste. The hops here are pine like. The coat that is left behind gives the impression of dry and rough hops. Personally, I would prefer to see more bitterness up front in this beer, not just in the finish. Despite this opinion, I still find the beer tasty. It has a medium body and a sweet and bitter coat. It's a good mouthfeel for the style and fairly similar to other members of the single hop IPA series. It's pretty drinkable. It isn't my favorite of the series (that title still goes to Tomahawk), but I certainly wouldn't pass one of these up.

ToasterChef, Apr 26, 2010
Centennial Single Hop IPA from Mikkeller ApS
87 out of 100 based on 187 ratings.