Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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92
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8,262 Ratings
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:
8,262
Reviews:
1,966
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
416
Gots:
2,086
For Trade:
11
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Ratings: 8,262 |  Reviews: 1,966
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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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

Pours deep amber with a fading head.
Nose shows a rich mix of malt and hops. Big sweet clean malt with a hint of caramel. In terms of hops its mostly resinous pine and some fruity confectionery.
None of the fruit transfers as a flavour, although a fair bit of clean malt remains followed by a pretty aggressive but plain bitterness.
Carbonation could be higher.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.8/5  rDev -7.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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

I know this beer isn't typically known as one of Founder's best, but I sure do love their take on an unfiltered IPA with centennial hops.

A - a deep orange with sediment floating. Really awesome lacing that coated the glass.

S - my favorite part of this beer. Gobs of pungent hops, grapefruit, and pine with a small but of caramel.

T - a touch too much grapefruit to really pick up much else. Still good though.

M - ended a bit bitter.

O - appearance and smell are the strengths of this beer.

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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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