Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

8,317 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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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.49/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 1 pint Ommegang tulip. A nice deep copper and almost clear beer with very thin white head leaving a lacing down the side of the glass.

Smells amazing. Definitely hop dominated aroma: tangerines and flowers.

Tastes as good as it smells. Mellow citrus and floral notes in the hops, balanced against the caramel sweetness. Finishes with a burst of grapefruit and lingering bitterness. Just enough sweetness to balance the hops without being overly syrupy.

There's some heft in the body of this one. It reminds me of biting into a sweet tangerine.

Overall, I like it. I usually stick to the dryer IPAs, but the balance on this one is spot on. For me, the drinkability does suffer a bit due to the sweetness and body, but it's definitely a great IPA.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden amber color with a light head.

Aroma of citrus, pine and pineapple.

Grapefruit and citrus bitter hop flavor upfront with malty undertones. Nice dry bitter finish.

Medium body and carbonation.

Overall a great IPA from Founders, well balanced and tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.17/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Amber color with one finger of head. No lacing on the glass. Nose is dominated by grapefruit and pine hop aromas, with a hint of pineapple. As expected, the flavor is very hop forward with citrusy and piney hops. Full bodied for an IPA. This is ok, but I've had better IPAs. I doubt I'd get this again.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,317 ratings.
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