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RATINGS: 2183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Selected as a benchmark for the Beer Judge Certification Program used in all American based beer judgings. Centennial IPA has quickly become the IPA of choice. Pour yourself a pint of this complex flavorful ale and bask in the frothy head’s floral bouquet. Relish the immense citrus accents, achieved by the abundance of dry hopping. This ale’s sweet, malty undertones balance the hop character with a finish that never turns too bitter.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lebshiff21 (174) - Skippack, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 23, 2008
12oz. bottle - Nice dry hopped IPA, very well balanced - citrus abounds and the malt pairs with it nicely. Very tasty.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lemasney (398) - Trenton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 22, 2008
deep, great, dull copper body, persistent head, crisp, nice, drying, fuller, lively body, beautiful IPA, intense, sharper, nice, toast, grain, floral, herbal, resin, citrus, long finish, medium intensity, bitter, great deep, dark, hoppy, intense, bitter, nice, grapefruit, excellent craft, fresh, loved

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2008
[1590-20080816] 355mL bottle. Citrus and navel orange zest aroma. Hazy, dark amber orange body with quick off-white bubbles. Orange zesty bitter flavour has sweet orange throughout. Medium body. Very nicely made.
(@ Cole’s IPA Festival; Buffalo, NY)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DWestrick (415) - Ft Wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 15, 2008
bottle. smooth IPA - awesome color! hints of grapefruit and some other citrus flavor - some malt. I really like it

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TOSG55 (219) - Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 15, 2008
Bottle. Pours an orange-amber, with a slight lacy head. Very nice aroma of floral hops. Flavor is floral hops, with a bit of an off-putting bitter soapiness. The malt is not particularly well-balanced. Slightly astringent mouthfeel. Not bad, but somewhat disappointing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
everettvh (34) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 13, 2008
Bottle. Amber orange with tall off-white head. Slightly grassy hops flavor with grapfruit, pine and caramel. A smooth drinking IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gkao007 (28) - Jersey City, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2008
I like this beer a lot. Leaves your mouth with bitters and a bit of tartness. Kinda makes you reach for another sip.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2008
12oz bottle. Poured hazy copper in color with a linguring beige head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of citrus hops, and caramel malts. Tastes of caramel malts with citrus and piney hops. Nice body and nice hop character.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Snojerk321 (2975) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2008
12oz bottle from mmm///beer. Pours a cloudy orange with some sediment. An off white head left pretty nice lacing. Sweet citrus and a good amount of malt on the nose. Flavors of toasted malts with some hop bitterness on the finish. A damn good IPA.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimhilt (2387) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 11, 2008
Pours a three finger cream head that fades slowly, leaving a good lace. Cloudy amber color. Light-medium carbonation and medium bodied. Grapefruit hop nose. Flavor is sweet malt but this is an IPA and the hops kick in for a bitter finish. $2.25 for a 12oz bottle from Colonial Spirits Acton, Ma.


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