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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,425 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,425
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 79 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Just when it feels like the dog days will never end, suddenly, the switch is flipped, the air gets cooler and it’s clear that autumn is on the way. Featuring a ruby-red hue and abundant tropical fruit and citrus hop flavors, Flipside Red IPA is the perfect beer for the final flash of summer.

(Beer added by: Zorro on 08-25-2013)
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Reviews by DIM:
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DIM

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: Very dark amber color, served to me with one finger of long lasting white foam.

s: Lots of fresh, prickly tropical fruit blunted by bracing caramel sweetness.

t: Big, beautiful hop flavor. Lots of grapefruit and lemon rind. Very pungent and skunky. Lots of caramel and hints of honey and tea weighed things down a bit.

m: Chewy and creamy.

o: I liked this one a lot for sure. It comes in just a half a tick below my favorite hoppy SN ofeerings like Hoptimum, Ruthless Rye, and celebration though.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2013 22:58:42 | More by DIM
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Cheers!

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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,425 ratings.