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Old 11-05-2012, 05:45 PM   #21
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I haven't gotten to it yet. Recently, I brewed twenty gallons of Snake Dog IPA (another thread) which turned out pretty good. The next brew session is a Celebration Ale and then I plan to try the Founder's recipe and will follow up. I'm not quite sure how I got sidetracked on the Snake Dog IPA before the Founders.


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Old 12-01-2012, 09:06 PM   #22
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Would love to hear how it turned and see a recipe as well. I recently had Founders for the first time and loved it. Better and more complex than 2 hearted IMO although I like both. I've cloned 2 hearted a couple of times and have been pleased and now I'm interested in trying the Founders version.


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Old 12-15-2012, 06:23 AM   #23
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Have noticed a few references to this beer in the month since ive been on the forum. Saw it at a hole-in-the wall bar tonight in "nowhere" CT and was surprised to see it among just a few other options. Not bad, didn't think it lived up to all the hype though. Really cool that commercial brewers will share the recipe "for the love of the sport"
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Old 12-16-2012, 12:01 AM   #24
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I just picked up a sixer of Centennial today. Tis quite nice.
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Old 12-16-2012, 03:27 PM   #25
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One thing I've noticed about Centennial is that it doesn't age too well as compared to other, similar IPA's like Two-Hearted. But when it is fresh, Centennial is nearly impossible to top.
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One thing I've noticed about Centennial is that it doesn't age too well as compared to other, similar IPA's like Two-Hearted. But when it is fresh, Centennial is nearly impossible to top.
Mine never lasts that long!
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I love that this thread plays out over six years but doesn't read like it.

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One thing I've noticed about Centennial is that it doesn't age too well as compared to other, similar IPA's like Two-Hearted. But when it is fresh, Centennial is nearly impossible to top.
I can see that because Centennial seems to be drier with more pronounced hop character, while Two-hearted has more malt backbone. Hops tend to break down and change in a shorter amount of time.
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I can see that because Centennial seems to be drier with more pronounced hop character, while Two-hearted has more malt backbone. Hops tend to break down and change in a shorter amount of time.
That makes sense.
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This may change before I brew next weekend, but here is what I have thus far for a ten gallon batch in Brewsmith. Suggestions are welcome!

Note: I noticed that I have it as an All Grain, but I'm using 3# of DME...so it is technically a Partial Mash.


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