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:
8,294
Reviews:
1,979
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.46%
 
 
Wants:
417
Gots:
2,102
For Trade:
11
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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of microbrewlover
4.23/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This brew pours a cloudy orange brown color with a small head and mild lacing. The carbonation is just right.

The smell is hop forward, with orange/citrus, grapefruit dominating. Maybe some carmel in there as well.

The taste is hop forward; orange, grapefruit, pineapple a little mint and a chalky taste on the backend with anti-stringet qualities and a citrus hop oil lingering on the tongue.

The mouthfeel is thick and bready, a little cracker taste. Chewing and oily.

This is a well balanced brew. In spite of it being hop forward it does not burn off the tongue with bitterness. All of the tastes are well balanced and blend well together, one right after the other. A very solid IPA.

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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  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  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of SolipsismalCat
4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a glass mug.

A: Slightly hazy orange-brown with one-finger, white, frothy head that lasted a couple minutes and left a nice film. Great lacing.

S: Citrus and pine. Pineapple. A bit mild though.

T: Light to moderate sweetness and moderate hop bitterness. Pine then citrus then a touch of malt.

M: Medium bodied with soft to fizzy carbonation. Smooth and refreshing. Slightly sticky.

O: Great IPA. A stronger aroma and taste would have made it even better, but not bad at all.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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5/5  rDev +21.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.39/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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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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4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,294 ratings.
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