Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,262 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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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A- Deep orange with an off-white head that laces beautifully.

S- Slightly sweet and very floral. There are also hints of pine and grass.

T- Piney, resiny, and spicy upfront. There is a burst of sweetness in the middle followed by floral and grassy flavors. Raw hop flavor comes through at the finish. The finish is clean and mild, it doesn't leave an overly bitter lingering flavor on the tongue like most IPAs.

M- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

O- An amazing one hop IPA. Not as sweet as Two-Hearted, but just as delicious.

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4.28/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer does everything I want a good American IPA to do and does it well.
Nice golden yellow orange body with a creamy white head and lace that doesn't go away. Fresh hops and spices through the nose, very thick. Taste is a wonderful display of hop character, a little grapefruity and a little sweetness somewhere hidden. Malt can't break through and the aftertaste is a nice oily hop resin bitterness all over the palate. Very drinkable, ABV very well hidden.

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Bottle into tulip

Appearance - Deeper orange and some yellow, rust accents, 1/2 finger white head

Smell - Sweet tropical fruits, mango, blood orange, clementine, can smell the malt backbone.

Taste - Orange, mango, pine, resinous, and bitter, towards the middle you get roastiness from the malts, settles with a dryer taste or grapefruit zest, orange zest, pine, resin. Full flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, medium carbonation, crisp, refreshing.

Overall - Good beer. Awesome everyday drinker, or for a get together. Very robust full in flavor, color, and aroma.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,262 ratings.
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