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:
8,317
Reviews:
1,985
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.46%
 
 
Wants:
420
Gots:
2,120
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 8,317 |  Reviews: 1,985
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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

Medium bodied with an adequate hop bitterness covering a slight undertone of malt. Finishes clean with a noticeable bitterness that lingers but isn't overpowering. Very nice citrus hop flavor. A sound IPA that doesn't just rely on hop bitterness to be to style.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3/5  rDev -27%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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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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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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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  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of dar482
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A deep red amber color with a stiff finger of head that is quite clear.

Not a strong aroma, but a decent amount of sweet citrus, a bit of floral notes, along a good amount of sweet caramel malt.

With taste, you get a good initial rush of hop and juicy citrus of grapefruit. It mingles with a gentle sweetness. The middle then turns into a good amount of grapefruit pith, floral notes, with a stiffer finish of pine.

This really is a well balanced IPA. It has this great citrus note, but also the pine feeling of a West IPA. Great mouthfeel. Clean finish. Just so well rounded . Good bitterness, a light clean body without being too sweet or sticky.

One of my favorite IPAs and stands as one of the standards for the style.

This is of a super fresh bottle dated 10/17/13.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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