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RATINGS: 2735   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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3.9
BayAreaBeers (85) - Fremont, California, USA - JAN 7, 2012
Pours a super light ruby red with a golden hue. Aroma is citrus with pine with a nice malt sweetness. Just a fantastic smelling beer. Taste is nice and hoppy with a big sweetness. Pine notes all throughout. A great flavorful beer worth every penny (trade). ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
badwhale (420) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle to pint glass. Pours an orange / yellow color with a sparse off white head and great lacing. Smells of great citrus hops flavors & tastes the same. Nice mellow, not overly bitter hop flavors with citrus notes, and floral notes. Really nice.

3.4
eebogs (5) - - JAN 1, 2012 does not count
Great amber color, medium bitterness, doesn’t have a strong alcohol finish but is extremely drinkable

3.8
kdheckle (43) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2011
amber, orange, clear, rocky head, white foam, full body, bitter, medium bitterness,

4
boxofrane (2559) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2011 Draft. Pours copper with a one finger head. Smells of citrus and hoppiness. Taste is a smooth IPA style with an even smoother finish. There is a bit of a dry mouthfeel but nothing atypical of a strong IPA. Great overall.

4.2
tderoeck (10639) - Gent, BELGIUM - DEC 28, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 9, 2012 27/12/2011 355ml bottle from Canal’s Liquors Mt. Ephraim (NJ, USA) @ home - BB: n/a smudged ink (2011-737)

Little cloudy deep orange to copper red beer, small off-white to yellow head, unstable, little adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, lychee, cherry liquor, milk chocolate, bonbons, bit dusty, pepper, but ripe sweet fruits are overpowering. MF: light carbon, medium to full body. TAste: citrus fruits, sweet malts, herbal honey, bit sugary, lychee, peaches, cocoa powder. Aftertaste: citrus, bitter hops.Very dry long lasting bitter ending. Really good stuff.

4.1
wlajwl (7211) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - DEC 27, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 27, 2012 The aroma is hops, underlying malts and some citrus and earthiness. The flavor is relatively balanced between the hops and malts, although it does lean towards the hops. Among the easiest drinking IPAs out there, a very solid IPA overall.

3.5
MJGG (952) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 27, 2011
Bouteilles de 355 ml. Arômes de houblon citronné et floral, présence de malt caramélisé. Robe cuivrée et limpide, peu de mousse et effervescence moyenne. En bouche, un houblon fruité et floral est accompagné par une présence maltée assez forte, montrant les notes caramélisées typiques du malt crystal. Finale relativement sucrée montrant une amertume d’intensité moyenne. L’alcool est relativement apparent pour une bière qui n’est pourtant pas si forte. Pas vraiment mon style d’IPA.

3.7
jsh12bama (761) - Alabama, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours amber/orange with thick white head.  Aroma of floral hops.  Taste of orange and grapefruit.  Nice hop flavor.  Easy drinking session IPA.  Medium mouthfeel.  

4.1
PhilDBrewer (61) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Pours a golden yellow with a very thin head which dissipates rather quickly. Piney nose. tastes very floral and piney with a bitter back end. Excellent IPA.


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