Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,337 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  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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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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4.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This one poured to a finger of banana cream colored head over a nice orange body. This beer has good head retention. Lace gives a little effort before tumbling back into the glass.

Smells of pine, grapefruit and pineapple.

The flavor profile is very hoppy, with grapefruit and a strong pine flavor starting her out. A couple of sips in the pineapple is noticed in between these notes. The second half brings in a bready malt profile to even it out and finish the beer off with the pine and grapefruit.

The mouthfeel on this bad boy is beautifully medium bodied. It leaves a slight film and finishes rather dry yet somehow still refreshing.

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.89/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice rich amber brown colour, a nice cap of white head with really great retention and some unfiltered haziness with some visible carbonation.

S - is full of full lively lavender florals, peach and pear fruits, fruity hops are forefront, very intense and full. Lime and grapefruit citrus, with some of the crisp maltiness as well. A bit of a herbal note, very nice and balanced.

T - is wonderfully floral and fruity, pear, rich apple, with a soft bitterness, not overwhelming in any sense, a smooth maltiness and then some pepper spice on the end. Lingers on with a spicy floral. A full and satisfying flavour palate, has a ton of fruity complexity initially with a touch of sweetness then the bitterness comes through with a spicy citrus kick on the end. Really nice.

M- oh so smooth, alc strength is hardly noticeable, just a refreshing and really balanced IPA. Satisfying malty smoothness with a light/mod carbonation, settles really nicely on the palate. Finishes crisp and dry with a lot of flavour and a nice finish that lingers. Not oily but a full really body.

Full and refreshing with a nice depth that compliments food really well. A really balanced fruity IPA that has plenty of good qualities. This is not an overly bitter IPA but full of complexity and balance. This is a standout for sure.

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3.65/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear orange amber hue with a fluffy three finger head and lacing everywhere,the smell is predominantly freshly picked Valencia oranges mixed with torn lemon leaves and grapefruit,the mouthfeel is a tad lack lustre it's just medium bodied with average carbonation and has tastes of strong Valencia oranges,grapefruit,lychee,passionfruit,a little cameo of toffee malts but boy it's brief and finished with a citrus bitterness and overall it's loaded with hops but I feel the mouthfeel lacks and could be abit more balanced cheers.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,337 ratings.
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