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Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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4.13/5
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Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
foundersbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
65 IBU

Added by beernut7 on 08-13-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,628
Reviews:
2,003
Ratings:
8,401
pDev:
10.41%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
430
Gots:
2,171
Trade:
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Ratings: 8,401 |  Reviews: 2,003
Photo of neliam24
4.24/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Helixoon
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NathanBeets
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Floral hops, citrusy, malty, piney aromas. Taste is very fruity, a tad bitter, a very smooth brew. Good year-around beer that is not tough to acquire.

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Photo of GrumpyGas
4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle dated 06/24/17 poured into a short chalice shows a cloudy, orange-gold colored body floating an impressive 1in white foam head. The rising bubbles are clearly visible in the clouds.

Aroma is pine hop forward, yet with still a malt back.

Flavor matches. It has become a standard in my pallette memory for the style.

Mouthfeel is a clean, medium, mouth filling crispness.

Overall a classic.

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Photo of MMOSNN
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TerryMills
3.87/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Crushable ipa, reminds me more of a pale ale or apa, not bitter and plenty of malt to back up the hops.

Not to be a fanboy but everything from founders is on point...

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Photo of chikinhammr
4.57/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SpaethJam
3.85/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cmarshb
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jdwpgh
4.73/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of cindiwindi1025
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Schlitz74
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a dark amber color with a nice off white fluffy head. There is a descent amount of lacing left on the glass. This is a really good beer that is worth a try if you like the style.

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3.52/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip

L: Cloudy golden copper pour. 2 fingers of foamy white head. Solid ring of lacing.

S: Strong caramel malts, brown sugar, and pine.

T/F: Follows the nose... very malty for an IPA. Bready... dark sugars and caramel. The hops are muted... some pine notes... very light citrus... herbal and almost medicinal. Overbalanced by the malts. Medium in body... sticky... finish is pine and malts.

O: Not a bad brew.. more of an amber than an IPA. Boozy for what it is.... had this one past it's 'best by' which probably didn't help (thanks Wegmans).

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Photo of NOLANDMAN
4.44/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HabaJohn
3.53/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paresis
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jrosso
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Goofster
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bplabernie
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
4.01/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Giangio
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.02/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of EdmundBlackadder
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 8,401 ratings
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