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RATINGS: 2377   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
kindacold (213) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - NOV 14, 2012
Pours amber. Smells like wort: grains and hops. Tastes like chocolate, cream, hops. Come citrus, pepper, lots of grain. Clean, slightly sticky finish. Very nice, well balanced IPA.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8640) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle from trade with Hermod, many thanks! Klares bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit einer schönen beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr hopfig, harzig, reife Früchte. Geschmack sehr bitter hopfig, leicht grasig, fruchtig, harzig,

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
danielecamo (546) - ITALY - JAN 24, 2015
In bottiglia. Colore arancio brillante, limpida, schiuma fine e persistente. Aroma di frutta, fiori di campo e caramello. Al palato corpo medio, gasatura non eccessvia. Sentori di caramello molto dolci, anche troppo, luppolatura che regala note di marmellata di frutta, non molto eleganti ed un finale secco.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
llkc (504) - århus, DENMARK - JAN 22, 2015
duft appelsin. gran citrus. malt sødme. smag: citrus gran græs. sødme appelsin slutter af med en god malt sødme

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sadacdur (13) - - JAN 17, 2015
Fruity aromas. Nice medium body. As descripted this ipa doesn’t turn bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chinchill (2262) - South Carolina, USA - JAN 16, 2015
12 oz bottle served in a pint glass. (from notes) A: Clear amber with a smallish off-white head. Despite the size, the head has good retention and leaves plenty of sticky lacing. Aroma: very fruity and a bit floral with hints of cotton candy. Smells like it will be sweet but I suspect not. T - There is a lot of sweetness here, most noticable when the beer first hits the front of the tongue, but then a good hop hit takes over turning the flavor more piney and much more bitter. I found the bitterness, however, under control, thanks to the malt sweetness. Plenty of flavor, including hints of orange peel and red grapefruit. Presents a nice dynamic palette. M - Full for style. Smooth but with light carbonation tingle and a very slight roughness from the hops or alcohol. O - An outstanding IPA, although a single hop variety, even if Centennial hops, is not my ideal formulation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopmaestro (249) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 16, 2015
Aroma is a little supressed in this one, but you get notes of peaches, grapefruit and malt. The flavor is sweet oranges and caramelly malts. I actually thought this one would have a big hop-sting, so at first I was disappointed, but after having a bunch of these, I realized how good it is. It is indeed a well balanced and solid IPA that should always be in your stash.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Foffern (1327) - Bodø, NORWAY - JAN 13, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours a hazy, amber colour with a light beige head. Fruity hops in the aroma along with pine, apricot and some caramel and catpiss. The flavour has more pine, grass, caramel and dried fruit. A little dry in the end. Has a slick mouth feel, and a solid, balanced bitterness. A rich, well-balanced and hoppy IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
paolo71 (46) - Alviano, ITALY - JAN 9, 2015
In bottle. White, frothy, rocky head, persistent.Amber/coppery. Cloudy. At nose intense and persistent. Honey, citrus, biscuit, bread crust, a bit of diacetyl. Low carbonation. Medium/watery body. Bitterness persistent.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
demmbonz (606) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 8, 2015
12oz bottle to shaker. Amber pour. Huge frothy head. Big piney aroma. Slight malt sweetness and a bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radzik5555 (465) - Gdynia, POLAND - JAN 8, 2015
Butelka 0.33L
Wygląd: Bursztynowe, opalizujące. Biała, niska, trwała piana. Ładnie znaczy szkło.
Aromat: Aromat mało intensywny, chmielowy, żywica, cytrusy, karmel i lekko mokry karton. Wydaje się, że piwo może być stare.
Odczucie: Wysycenie średnie, ciało średnie, faktura kremowa.
Smak: Intensywnie nachmielone, lekko słodkie, grejpfrutowe, melon, marakuja, lekko żywiczne. Goryczka średnio intensywna, grejpfrutowa.
Całość: Myślę, że butelka stara i piwo najlepszą formę ma już dawno za sobą, a jakby było świeże to byłoby genialne. Tak po prostu dobre IPA.


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