Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,357 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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Photo of Or80rowley
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Got this in the make your own six pack

A. Thick Copper glow, two finger white head

S. Citrus, grapefruit, tangerine, pine, grass

T. Bitter grapefruit, hop, lemon peel, deep earthy aftertaste

M. Medium mouthfeel, creamy, slightly coating

O. This is a great IPA, not my favorite, aftertaste is not clean enough for me

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Photo of Punisher
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Griffith
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of RDP87
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of pottergator
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Walletsworth
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Theniz
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of ChainChompsky
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of blueprint
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of bmwats
3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a DH IPA glass.

A: Dark golden hue. Pours a 2 finger, foamy, white head. Pervasive, continually rising effervescence. Settles quickly but not completely. Thick foam blanket and a thick beer ring. Thick, pervasive lacing.

S: Hops, orange citrus, nut shells, pine resin.

T: Hops, bitter pecan shells, pine straw, and a bit of malt. Floral.

M: Syrupy and thick. Malty character. Bitter hop finish.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is really good. Dark hue, lots of effervescence, thick foamy head, thick persistent lacing. Nose hoppy, orange, nuts, and pine resin. Hoppy and malt bitterness with a distinct floral character. Overall, this is a really good quaff.

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Photo of Kreeker
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of nohopsnothanks
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of splittheaces
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of rflips86
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of mattmarka1
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Weeble0907
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Kevin72
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of MorganH
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of AJ01923
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Ryanm1
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had a pint of this amber colored IPA. Poured from tap into an ice cold pint glass. I'm trying this on an empty stomach as this is the best way to savor an IPA as there is very few cuisine that it pairs well with other than spicy dishes. As I'm drinking this it's leaving rings on the pint glass. More on the citrus side for the aroma as opposed to pine. Too much of a lingering after taste on this one. As far as IPAs go ones with a clean finish are the best. I'm going to opposite direction of the crowd on this one although they make a killer breakfast stout and porter. On the east coast for this genre of beer there's a lot better out there.

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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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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,357 ratings.
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