Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
8,334
Reviews:
1,989
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
423
Gots:
2,127
For Trade:
11
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Photo of Gerred
3.83/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Davidpaul37mn
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ribby
3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Aroma: Mix of hops and bready malt
Clear amber
One finger lasting head
Moderately bitter hoppy flavor, hard to taste much malt through the hops.

Tasted jointly with Dark Horse Crooked Tree. Slightly less complex than CT, and I found this slightly less preferable.

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Photo of Yellow17r
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great beer that is reasonably price. Always keep on hand at home. Cannot oh wrong with this one. All my craft beer buddies say the same.

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Photo of adam36
4.35/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spelingchampeon
4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of kkenagy
3.24/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of stevepat
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep rich amber, crystal clear, thick tan head that persists quite nicely. Bright clean nose, floral and citrus with a bit of malt behind the hop. Nice hop flavor, lightly citrus primarily with a nice caramel malt back. Not as big a flavor as many American IPAs but certainly a nice crisp beer. Mouthfeel is a little thin for an IPA in my book, but that also means it can't be accused of being overly syrupy and you can certainly see a handful or more of these on a warm summer day. Overall a strong IPA that has the kind of broad appeal that makes it perfect for putting out at a BBQ. And with 15 packs of cans going for $17 (and that's out here on the west coast, all the way across the country) it's easy to see how this could become a staple for any beer fan.

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

Photo of Darwin68
4.44/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jbuilder16
4.94/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beautiful dark amber. Beautiful hoppy sweet aroma. Head stayed through the entire beer. So balanced and flavorful I have to force myself to pace myself with this one. Like all my favorite IPAs, too good and too easy to drink.

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Photo of jmmochowski
2.5/5  rDev -39.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tomesco
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pistol_pete
2.98/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Rukeli76
4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aresonantvoice
4.93/5  rDev +20%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Nace4
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of al2913
4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Spindelphia
4.34/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerDreadz
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rrock44
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MustangPauli
4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of willcull78
4.33/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A very fine brew. This IPA has a reddish amber color that I liked. When it pours it leaves a bit of a frothy head, which I found to be pleasing. The aroma was a light delicate hop scent, making it tantalizing. The taste had a slight non-overbearing flavor, very pleasing actually. It is truly a decent brew, especially for the price which brings great value to the quality that you are getting.

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Photo of HopsForBrains
4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Muddled dark amber appearance, sweet bitter malt aroma, crisp slight malt presence with a satisfying finish.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
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