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RATINGS: 2686   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SpecialSauce (47) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 20, 2005
Says on the bottle it’s a dry-hopped unfiltered. Pours a moderate amber, slightly yellowish. Immediately notice how fizzy it appears to be, one of the only IPA’s i’ve seen with this much lacing. Head pours medium and lingers , it’s slightly rocky and medium-to-large celled. Aroma is a nice mild mix of citrus and floral notes. Taste is nice, sweet citrus to begin with and ending with floral flavors on the nose. Moderate mouthfeel, not velvety smooth but not coarse. Very slightly fizzy, but not mouth-scouring. Not overly bitter, much more floral than bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mutz (924) - NETHERLANDS - OCT 22, 2016
Flesje @ brouwersplaats Venlo. Goud/oranje kleur, plakkerig kraagje. Aroma vabn citrusfruit en bloemen, smaak is idem, met een moutige achtergrond. Vrij zoet voor een IPA. Smaak en aroma zijn heel subtiel en dat mocht van mij wel anders.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AntonyWilson (154) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - OCT 18, 2016
355ml Bottle: Pours a dark amber with minimal off-white head, some lacing. Aroma of caramel, pine and stewed fruit. Beautiful resinous bite from the hops with a well balanced malt backbone. Some citrus notes from the hops as well. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Overall a great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Villyzzz (91) - Espoo, FINLAND - OCT 16, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours light amber with large off-white head. Aroma is quite sweet malts. Taste is sweet with hops. Medium carbonation. Short finish. Quite nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stefano (1972) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2016
Golden coloured beer with a huge cremy white head. Aroma is dominated by lots of hops and some grass. Flavor is grain and lots of lovely hops. Heavy palate and finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AVLarsen (104) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
A powerful, bitter and fruity India Pale Ale. Lovely aroma and a handsome head of foam.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2585) - - OCT 13, 2016
Draught at DC Gotanda. Great showcase of that lovely hop, heady citrusy weed juice, smooth balance, clean finish, seems to travel well too. A very welcome new import.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wlf (341) - DENMARK - OCT 10, 2016
Pours dark orange to brown with a small white head; aroma is hoppy, tangy, some alcohol, pine, resinous; taste is medium sweet, fruity, fading into piney resinous bitterness; oily mouthfeel and average carbonation

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mengo81 (3) - - OCT 9, 2016 does not count
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mrjez (479) - Osaka, JAPAN - OCT 9, 2016
Tap at CBB Bud, Founders launch in Kansai. A deep clear bronze with sticky white lacing. Sweet malt mixed with pine aroma, something floral in there. Rich malt and pine flavour, really fresh tasting, very well balanced, nothing out of place. Smooth yet bitter, dank yet drinkable. Great stuff, far better fresh (4 weeks old) on tap than the cans I’ve tried previously.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALIBALI (790) - Kiel, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2016
Der Centennial Hopfen in seiner vollen Blüte, könnte man sagen. Eingebunden in einem üppigen Malzkorpus enfaltet dieser hier sein ganzes knospenzertrümmerndes Bouquet. Fruchtig, würzig und mit viel Bitterness gerüstet, setzt er schnell zum entscheidenen Schlag an. Knock Out ....... and think lemon 😊. Das Ende etwas zu kratzig herb. 0,33 Flasche von irgendwo. Ca. 3€.

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