Founders Centennial IPA | Founders Brewing Company

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8,262 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
Ratings:
8,262
Reviews:
1,966
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.71%
 
 
Wants:
414
Gots:
2,086
For Trade:
11
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into hand-held wine glasses.

This poured with very minimal to no head. There is also very little carbonation apparent on the side of the glass. Color is burnished copper.

Smell - The nose here is suprisingly subdued. For an IPA this hoppy, I really would have thought there would be more upfront here. Hop notes are piney.

Taste - Fairly malty for an IPA, malt hits you up front and then is quickly overcome by the piney hop notes. This hop flavor is VERY well balanced though and doesn't overpower the beer. Hop bitterness lingers in the palate for some time.

Mouthfeel - The danger with IPA's is that they become unbalanced and leave an unpleasant coating on the tongue, this beer has no issues in this category, the hop balance is magnificent.

Overall- A tremendously well balanced IPA that is one of the better ones I have tasted.

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Founders Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 8,262 ratings.
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