Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,292 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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look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12oz Bottle into Founders Balloon Tulip

A: Pours a golden copper with a fairly thin white head. Pretty standard for an IPA.

N: Strong citrus aroma. This is my favorite aspect of this beer. It showcases the Centennial hop as well as any IPA out there.

T: Opens with plenty of hop flavor. Not bitter at first, but the bitterness comes in a wave in the finish. Not much in the way of malt or sweetness, but enough character that the bitterness isn't abrasive.

M: Medium bodied. Pretty well spot on for the style.

O: This is one of my go-to American IPAs. It's reasonably priced in a 6 pack, pairs well with a wide variety of food, and packs enough of a hop punch that you know you're drinking an IPA. It isn't the most adventurous IPA, but it is a wonderful interpretation of the style.

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12 oz bottle into a shaker. 6/14/13 bottling date. consumed 7/6/13

pours a crisp dark copper color with an inch thick frothy head. great looking beer. smell is big and hoppy with a great citrus aroma. as you take a sip you know this has been dry hopped . dry at first with a good piney hop overtone followed by an appropriately bitter finish. some citrus flavor in their as well and with not much malt character in this one. medium bodied with medium carbonation.

overall my favorite IPA from founders. their stouts are world class but some of their ipas are just good, but not great. id say this one falls into the great category.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,292 ratings.
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