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RATINGS: 2701   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 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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4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thriftyfisher (1) - Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2013
When you find me at Founders, which is often as I can walk there in warmer months you will usually find me with a mug of this beer in hand. This beer is what I use when I am judging other IPAs as the drink ability of this beer isnt often met or exceeded.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
isaacdg (11) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 20, 2017
Rico aroma citrico con algunas notas de fruta tropical y un toque resinoso dulce, algo de caramelo en aroma tambien, aunque esperaba algo mas envolvente... Amargor correcto marcado con un final ligeramente astringente sin llegar a ser desagradable, sabor sobre todo del lupulo, tropical, algo citrico , con un final dulce de malta que soporta todo lo demas, aunque quizas se hace un poco dulzona al final y pierde el final seco. Cuerpo medio. Buena Cerveza.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElDesmadre (3625) - Mikołw, POLAND - DEC 27, 2016
Bottle. Sweet, ripe fruit (tropical and other), floral hints, resin, light malty. It becomes citrusy in the flavour, thick, oily, sweet and bitter. Smooth, soft mouthfeel, red fruity aftertaste. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danjs5 (114) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2016
On tap at Brewski Bar. Pours amber. Delicious floral hoppy aroma. Sweet malty taste with great hoppy bitterness balance and depth throughout. Some fruity and pine resin characteristics also. Excellent IPA.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vintherbottom (3) - DENMARK - DEC 18, 2016 does not count
Smells rather sweet which was a surprise to me. Its an IPA alright but also a bit sweet in the taste - Im not a big fan of that..

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepatrickman (1074) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 16, 2016
12oz. bottle. A very clean, very straightforward IPA with a floral/citrus hop profile from the Centennial hops (clue was in the name). More malt sweetness than Id expect from an IPA. Reminded me a lot of Bells Two Hearted Ale.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MacNJ (59) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 14, 2016
I have had this one several times before, but its my first rating. Pour out of a 12 oz bottle. Nice hop scent, gorgeous filtered look and head. The sweet spot is the hop, citrus and pine taste, as well as the balance of malts. Seriously, this is an IPA to put on your bucket list. Cheers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffaoe (580) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2016
complex aromas of medium caramel malts and distinct centennial citrus notes. amber and clear in color with nice long lasting head. taste is well balanced between light to medium caramel malt notes and citrus hop notes. clean and smooth finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lib (8) - RUSSIA - DEC 8, 2016 does not count
очень хорошая сингхоп ипа, ровное тело и шикарны& баланс. Хмель отработ& как надо!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
szymonskc (665) - Skrcz, POLAND - DEC 3, 2016
Zapach intensywny, słd, cytrusy, karmel. Kolor bursztynowy, mętne. Piana średnio obfita, drobna, średnio trwała, zdobi szkło. W smaku umiarkowana słodycz, średnia pełnia, słd, cytrusy, żywica, karmel, zioła. Goryczka średnia, wysycenie średnie.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Blueshawk (465) - Bad Bellingen, GERMANY - NOV 23, 2016
- trbes Bernstein mit leichter, schnell zerfallender Schaumbildung - Aromen nach Mandarine, Pfirsich, Maracuja, grner Apfel, Honig, Malz und Harz - angenehm zurckhaltende Carbonisierung - der Antrunk ist sofort gepgt von einer ausgesprochen malzigen Hopfenbitternis - Pinie und Harz gesellen sich im Mittelteil relativ gleichberechtig hinzu - hier htte ich mir vielleicht analog zu den beschriebenen Aromen eine Spur mehr Fruchtigkeit gewnscht - erst im Abgang wird dieser Fruchtwunsch in Form von einem leichten Melonen geschmack erfllt Fazit: Rundes bzw. relativ malziges IPA


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