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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4.17/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I poured this into a glass, it has a dark amber color body with a small white head that hangs out for a minute. The aroma has a nice malt and flora aroma to it. The taste has a very nice sweet malt flavor, which follows by citrus flora hop. The mouthfeel is really good and overall a really good drinking ipa.

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4.67/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Founders Brewing Company - Founders Centennial IPA - 12fl oz bottle

Look - Dark slightly hazy amber to red with a good soapy head that leaves a good amount of sticky lacing behind. Moderate carbonation. Beer simply can't look much better than this brew.

Smell - Rich deep caramel malts with a smooth and resiny hop overlay. Warm and inviting, fully bodied.

Taste - Rich smooth pine/resin hop flavor with a nice dry bitter resin finish. Dry hopping adds a great twist to the finish here.

Mouthfeel - Slightly sticky and malty goodness coats the mouth. Dry slightly bitter hop resin along the palate. Quite drinkable and not boozy at all.

Overall - Excellent brew! Full flavored, rich, hearty, with big malts and big dry hops. This is the way it's done!

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

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

I was quite surprised to see this six pack in the beer aisle at HEB in Round Rock...scooped up a sixer with a grin on my face.

Nice copper color, good clarity, a head that fades quickly but leaves some decent streaks of lace. Smell is of uber fresh flora and ctirusl hops with a light note of sweet/spicey malt.

Taste follows scent...really good combo of hops and malt here...the aftertaste is quite different than a typical hoppy IPA...really enjoying collaboration of flavors in this...citrus, grassy hops, sweet caramel, and spices. Goes down like butta and I'm finding it quite difficult not to chug....always a good sign.

I gotta say, this is a kick butt IPA. So glad to have it in Texas.

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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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