Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

Founders Centennial IPAFounders Centennial IPA
BA SCORE
4.13/5
8,385 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#1,590
Reviews:
1,998
Ratings:
8,385
pDev:
10.41%
Bros Score:
4.47
 
 
Wants:
428
Gots:
2,159
Trade:
11
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Thin head, but exceptionally pleasing color. The bouquet is not particularly impressive. The beer tastes great, however. It's a robust big blend of grapefruit and roasted grain, with the citrus dominating. The beer's texture is superbly smooth and foamy. Just about perfect where it really counts.

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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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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 8,385 ratings
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