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RATINGS: 2423   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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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rob6239 (661) - Ontario, - JAN 18, 2013
Pours dark honey colour with little head from bottle. Aroma is just slight and seems yeasty. Taste has slight hops and strong malt feel. I think I prefer my IPA’s to have stronger hop zest.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nordic (100) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ De Tolly Joogipood. Shared with friends. Rich fruity aroma. Very hoppy. Good IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
andrew_drinks (220) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - MAR 27, 2015
Can at home. Hazy orange, big eggshell head. Stale hop aroma, caramalt, some dusty tropical fruits. Medium carbonation. Barley sugar flavour, raspy bitterness, some stale grapefruit hop character in the middle. Clearly past its best, but can only rate what’s in the glass...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2186) - Odense S, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle @ home. Unclear amber body with a large offwhite head. Hops, fruit, mango, pineapple. Flavour is hops, plastic, grapefruit. Unfortunately not very fresh. I’m pretty sure its better fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LuckyDog (544) - - MAR 25, 2015
Very clean, dry IPA. High bitterness but with a good malt backbone. Floral hop notes.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
99smithsamuel (32) - - MAR 24, 2015
355ml can from ales by mail. Appearance is a dark golden amber colour with an ideal sized white head. Aroma is powerfully floral and sweet with malt notes. Taste is citrus fruits, caramel with a perfectly balanced combination of flavours. Wonderful IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TEJA (1427) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2015
Big lastning beige head over a pale amber beer. Big and intence hop aroma. Smooth caramell malt taste that is well balanced from a big bitterness and hop taste. Full bodied with a small residual sweetness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (2813) - BELGIUM - MAR 21, 2015
Very American IPA with frothy, sticky, egg-white head and beautiful, clear, deep orangey amber colour with calm sparkling. The aroma delivers what I hoped for: a dank and perfumey bouquet of grapefruit, pine needles, hemp, freshly cut mandarin, wormwood and other bitter herbs, acacia honey, sweet white wine, hazelnuts, spring flowers, melon, a subtle and refined strawberry sweetness - I’m falling in love with this. It has a lovely sweet fruitiness to it as well as a citrussy hop character, though elegantly so and not overpowering too much, something I understand seems to be typical for Centennial; this beer is clearly about balance. Taste reveals the same: a smooth, elegant, gracious fruitiness at the start, orange, apple, pineapple, with relatively soft carbo; a minerally salty accent appears and accompanies the palate till the end, adding complexity and balance. In the middle, a deep, toasted, nutty maltiness follows, clean and crisp, leading to a very long and dry, very resinous, citrus peel and ’earthy’ tonic water hop bitterness, with some of the juicy malts seeping through, just as it should be. Perfectly balanced and elegant IPA - Founders never disappoints, that much is clear.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
trith1 (19) - - MAR 20, 2015
Classic IPA, has the memorable flavours that you hope for: rich malt, citrusy bite and lovely bit of fruit that leaves you wanting. And to top all of that goodness off, it goes down very smoothly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jared_Clifton (33) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 18, 2015
Pours light amber with white head. Light body. Great hop flavor with lots of citrus fruits and sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
imdownthepub (10974) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 17, 2015
Bottled, 355 ml at Taps Bar in Leicester. Amber towards brown with white head. Sweetish hops to the fore, juicy but with a later bitterness. Fleshy grapefruit notes. Good stuff.

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