Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,317 Ratings
Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA

Brewed by:
Founders Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
65 IBU

Added by beernut7 on 08-13-2002

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.56/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of pkalix
4.42/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

almost a red, but very amber.... with a huge friggin' head.... no 'born on' date....
some citrus in the smell, hops, but muted and bland....
taste is of an almost oily and resinous, slightly sweet, slightly bitter, but very nice tasting IPA. some orange(?), some grapefruit. very well rounded with not much specific flavor, but lots of biscuit maltiness and sweetness and a nice flavor of citric hop.
overall, a very nice brew. not too bitter. not too sweet. still trying all the brews I purchased online because they are not available out here. some seem to have taken a toll for the hardship of the travel, but most are very good. maybe it's time for ME to take the trip and experience the hardship of travel and let the beer remain on its home turf!

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Mikus
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%

Poured from a 12oz can into a tulip glass. Packaged on 7/1/14. Hint: This was NICE and fresh (love those cans). Looked slightly hazy, with 2 fingers of off-white head. Nice light amber color. The aromas were excellent (4.5/5 for me!)... pine, grapefruit, some elusive floral hints, goodness... I smelled this beauty when I cracked the can (so glad there is another in the fridge!). Taste was also spot on. There was the nice floral hit (kind of new to me in IPAs), nice even bitterness, and not malty, or heavy... nice and refreshing (even at 7.2). Really nice balance of flavor all around. The finish was clean and crisp, and it was relatively light on the palate. Overall, what can I say... it is a winner. Hope these cans become more readily available in Western PA. This would be a fridge stocker for me.

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4.36/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,317 ratings.
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