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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,412 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,412
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 71 | 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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Zraly

Virginia

4.49/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a DFH IPA glass. Deep ruby color with a two finger off-white head. Gorgeous and perfect for an early fall beverage.

Fresh hop smell bursts into the sinuses; very floral. Smells delicious.

Sweet malt body holds up a wonderful composition of hop flavors. Really nice citrus, pineapple, and a bit of resin notes. A touch of spice (rye?) lingers on the palate. Mild astringency. Clean finish. A touch more than medium-bodied. The balance to this is ridiculous and lends for very easy drinking.

I'm having mine with a blue cheese laced salad, followed by veggie pizza on homemade crust. I don't think I'll have much to complain about tonight.

Less than $9 for a six pack makes this a steal. Once again, Sierra Nevada puts out a very solid beer that has wide distribution. Magical. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2013 21:04:54 | More by Zraly
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This American Amber or Red Ale, is a interesting combination of beers styles that i approve of, though i am not a beer chemist, it sparked me to call a friend of mine who is, to have them explain this flavor to me. It is defiantly better then i thought it would be, although I had no idea what to expect from a 'red ipa' i was impressed with Sierra Nevada's Flipside. Its smokey dark appearance was a interesting factor, but its smell, was the sort of beer I wish they would bottle and smell as an AXE body spray. The mouth feel and taste where both outstanding in my opinion and I did really like this beer.
Cheers!

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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,412 ratings.