Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 2481   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
Share this beer with friends!
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 headís floral bouquet. Relish the immense citrus accents, achieved by the abundance of dry hopping. This aleís sweet, malty undertones balance the hop character with a finish that never turns too bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBendo (1064) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2007
Bottle. Almost clear amber/orange with a medium+ head. Aroma of pine and toffee. Tastes of perfumy/spicy hops with a big caramel malt backbone. Medium body. Bitter finish. If you like big, malty IPAís, this is for you!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 11, 2007
Pours a cloudy dark amber with a white head. Smells of grapefruit, flowers, and spices. It has a bitter floral taste but the bitterness never lasts and is always fading.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Driftwood6 (214) - USA - APR 10, 2007
On tap at Map Room in Chicago. I just wasnít really blown away by this beer. Maybe itís true to style, but didnít particularly catch my interest. Maybe Iím just too used to big hoppy beers to appreciate a traditional IPA. Given a choice Iíd take a pint of Three Floyds Alpha King or Dreadnaught over this beer, no doubt about it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcr (2330) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - APR 7, 2007
Hazy copper with off-white head that falls off quickly. Aroma filled with pine, orange, caramel and robust notes of floral, soapy hops. Reminds of Two Hearted in some ways, especially the hop footprint. The flavor is fully bitter with some notes of sweetness ó oranges and vanilla. Juicy. Long finish. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. An American-style, up-front, in-your-face IPA. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - APR 6, 2007
Thanks to ross for this sample. Pours copper with a thin persistent white head. Smells of oranges, pine and nutty malt. Taste is of resiny pine and citrus with an underlying bitterness on the finish. Much more malty than I was expecting. Nice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
f351c4v (411) - Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2007
UPDATED: APR 7, 2007 Pours a hazy orange color with a minimal white head. Nice flora, hoppy nose, very clean. Sharp bite, a decent hop presence. A middle of the road IPA.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Odeed (1796) - Bakersfield, California, USA - APR 4, 2007
(bottle from northerntimber)cloudy orange body with a huge white head.aroma is citrus,cardboard,and a tiny malt finish.flavor is much of the same.heavily oxidized,i think this is past its prime or its just a bad bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - APR 2, 2007
This is a beer that is really nice. I had my eye on this in my fridge for awhile so I cracked it open with a few other friends and I was really happy I did. A crisp aroma of grapefruits rinds and pine sap in the nose. Very refreshing. Appearance was cloudy, burnt orange in color with a small-medium sized head. Flavors in this beer had a nice combo of sweet malts and juicy citrus zest rounding out with an average bitterness. Just a really nice IPA thatís excellent for drinking year-round. Great job to the guys at Founders for this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
incutrav (577) - Woodbury, Minnesota, USA - APR 1, 2007
Pretty good stuff here! Good amount of hop burn, but the afertaste is weird, kinda sour to me, that part is not so nice. Real nice example overall, becoming a big fan of Founders now!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IrishBoy (3945) - Bakersfield, California, USA - MAR 27, 2007
Bottle; nose of ivy hops; clear amber with a small off white head; flavor has hop bitterness with some background caramel and vanilla; mildly bitter hop finish; very good IPA!

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1 « 211 212 213  214  215 216 217 » 249

Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50