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RATINGS: 2211   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 heads floral bouquet. Relish the immense citrus accents, achieved by the abundance of dry hopping. This ales sweet, malty undertones balance the hop character with a finish that never turns too bitter.


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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fishonmyplane (411) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Solid IPA with a nice aroma. Floral notes. Flavor has plenty of grapefruit and some lemon. Just enough caramel malts to balance it out. And just the right amount of bitterness. Im not sure if its really the "benchmark" IPA as they claim, and the flavor fades a little quicker than I would have preferred. Very good though.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bork (31) - Rockmart, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2014
Excellently pleasant bitterness dominates in this citrusy, hoppy IPA. Long finish that remains delicious.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olost (10) - - JUL 22, 2014
Saborosa, com bastante espuma e gosto leve. Bem intermediária entre uma Pale Ale e uma IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Corrinado711 (80) - - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle. Pours a translucent amber with thin carmel head. Aroma of flowery, light citrus hops and bread/wheat. Taste is light, flowery hops with a sweet malt and lightly bitter finish. Nice balanced hop profile with mild bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sawbuck (296) - Round Lake, Illinois, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Nice citrus hop aroma. Nice amber orange color. Sweet silky smooth mt beginning with a quick hit of high bitterness in hops with citrus and piney notes.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 22, 2014
Bottle at Craigs. Pours amber, nose is citrus, taste is sweet toffee and fruity bitter hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1052) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle. Man this is actually one of the better IPAs I have had lately and I have had a lot. The aroma is the usual IPA smell with the grapefruit, pine etc. The taste is what sets it apart. It has all the IPA taste without burying the malt. It has a certain amount of sweetness to go with the bitter. Complex and tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (3103) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle from Archive Beer Boutique August 2013. Hazy orange colour with a solid head. Lots of floral aromas from the glass and citrus hop flavour, goes down well.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Howzer420 (12) - - JUL 20, 2014
Bottle. Copper color. Very strong hop presence. Light malt profile. A great ipa for anyone.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Novaes (4) - BRAZIL - JUL 20, 2014 does not count
Existem melhores opções nesse valor. O paladar deixa a desejar. Gosta some muito rapidamente. Não me agradou. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdroop (14) - - JUL 20, 2014
The Centennial hops are very citrus like in the aroma and flavor, not as assertive in the bitterness as I expected.


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