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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,416 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,416
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 74 | 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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RacerX5k

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2.95/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Well. Lately I've made a point to only review beers I like. This is not that review. If they let me I could do this review in one word ... Mediocre. Or boring, weak, uninspired, average. You choose. Or my choice, Why? Color is uninspiring red. Smells and tastes slightly bitter hops, not very drinkable and rather poor mouthfeel. The good is that I only paid $1.49 and I only got one. Waste of time.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 11:01:35 | More by RacerX5k
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Cheers!

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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,416 ratings.