Centennial, an aroma-type cultivar, was bred in 1974 and released in 1990. The genetic composition is 3/4 Brewers Gold, 3/32 Fuggle, 1/16 East Kent Golding, 1/32 Bavarian and 1/16 Unknown.
Moderately tolerant to downy mildew, with food pickability of a medium, compact cone.
Centennial has floral and citrus aromas. Can also be used for bittering.