Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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Centennial IPACentennial IPA
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4.13/5
Exceptional
8,449 Ratings
Centennial IPACentennial 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:
#1,701
Reviews:
2,012
Ratings:
8,449
pDev:
10.41%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
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432
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2,205
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Ratings: 8,449 |  Reviews: 2,012
Photo of labisch
4.27/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArnoldBlumenthal
3.97/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of soundaurora
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.95/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

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

Great beer for when I don’t have to leave right after. Harder to drink casually due to the higher ABV, but exceptional taste. This is my second favorite Founders brew, right after All Day IPA.

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Photo of Duncian
3.44/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nbrady37
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nicole309
4.48/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kinmundy77
4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DanielMB
4.26/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This beer pours a delectable copper red, with a creamy white head (using a tulip glass especially accentuates the creamy aspects of this beer). The beer itself is quite excellent, with a good smell of hops and malts and an even better taste, but the feel of the beer and its look are perhaps what set this apart from most other IPAs. A very good IPA, and one of my go-to beers for the style.

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

Photo of Iski100
3.25/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of shimmyk26
4.2/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of suejoeb
3.83/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CobraDC23
3.68/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PlinyMeNow
3.02/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear amber. Foamy cream colored head. Smell is cool and dank and sickeningly sweet at the same time. Honey and malty and floral and unidentifiable fruits, dank pungent hops, grassy, rocky. Taste is a mess of bitter pungent hops, dank, stone fruit, citrus, floral, minerals, grass, vomit, some metallic, very muddled. Very bitter lingering aftertaste. Resinous feel, medium body. I could skip this one.

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3.93/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of haines710
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful Amber orange. Scent is fruity and malty and bready. Taste is a little boost but classic IPA with malt overwhelming the fruit. Nice aftertaste slightly bitter. Lacing on the glass and retains good flavor as it warms. Enjoyable beer

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Photo of Seannore
4.33/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of puboflyons
4.39/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

From the 12 fl. is. bottle that was bottled 11/17/17. Sampled on December 27, 2017.

It is a very nice looking beer with its orange-amber clear appearance and foamy off-white head.

The aroma brings out an inviting, teasing orange or tangerine fruitiness with a kind of sweet white bread undercurrent.

The body is in the medium range. Comfortable on my tongue.

I get a boastful orange and tangerine presence in the flavor too as I did in the aroma. A kind of mild sweetness leading to a moderate bitterness to end. It's the kind of modern, hoppy IPA I could drink often. I'm surprised it took me this long to review it.

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3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wizzle32
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sambo57
3.46/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jim67
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Classic IPA. Worth the price.

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Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 8,449 ratings