Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

BA SCORE
92
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8,262 Ratings
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
Ratings:
8,262
Reviews:
1,966
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
416
Gots:
2,086
For Trade:
11
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Photo of Eric_T_07
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of emeyer
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of OKbrew89
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jfixxxx
4.65/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Incredibly frothy head, very floral & slightly bitter.

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Photo of hrtl
3.62/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.79/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kristopher3
4.6/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MJ64
4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AlexManiacDrunkard
3.72/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pro45
3.65/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can with a date of 3/27/17. Six weeks old. Pours a deep copper with a tan/white head. Smell is bready malts hops, grapefruit and orange pith, some unripe papaya and mango. Malts are the prevalent flavor, overriding the hops and citrus. Good carbonation and dry finish. A good beer. I would've preferred more citrus and hops, but it's very drinkable and goes down easy. A good IPA but far from the best I've had.

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Photo of monkist
4.8/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of caburdette51
4.4/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of Sheaffer315
3.91/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kkarimi
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSFS
4.12/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of changhe1
3.66/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Taste - Dark, bitter, yeast
Color - Yellow and gold
Smell - yeasty
Overall - I am not a fan of IPA, the taste is too bitter and dark for me. But out of all the IPA i have had it was one of the best.

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Photo of rsuarez1982
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MjBrewhouse
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jplake85
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mishi_d
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bdubz94
3.25/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Just over one month old (kept cold) so relatively fresh.

Poured from a bottle. A very dark amber-copper color. Average head with lots of bubbles streaming up. Lots os great lacing left behind.

Aroma is hoppy and floral. Not too complex to be honest.

Taste follows the nose at first. Yet maltier than I was anticipating. The malts blend with the hops well and overall the taste is better than the smell. I do not taste booze at all.

Feel is medium weight and heavy carbonation.

Overall a decent IPA. Pretty predictable-- nothing special. It is very pleasant to look at but doesn't taste too great. There are better IPAs readily available so I don't think I will seek this one out again.

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Photo of MeanMotaScootah
3.8/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is dank bitterness with a hint of tropical fruits. Pours a copperish orange - not my favorite coloring for an IPA, I prefer the brighter lighter pours. Taste is very straight forward West Coast IPA, hops forward, appropriate malt "backbone". Nothing to write home about but a nice West Coasty beer.

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Photo of moodenba
3.54/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Bros. love Founder's Centennial IPA, and other drinkers are almost as appreciative. I like the deep amber color, the reasonably longlasting head, with some lacing. This IPA has a moderate aroma of Centennial hops, and a bitter hoppy flavor that has less of the flowery character that is common in US IPAs. With all that, the beer doesn't have a flavor I find to be outstanding.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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