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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,404 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,404
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 68 | 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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beagle75

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3.39/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a goblet.

A: Clear, medium amber color with one finger of diminishing off-white foam head. Moderate lacing remains on the glass.

S: Spicy and clean; some floral and grainy caramel also break through. Understated for an IPA, but versatile.

T: Begins barely off-dry, with pine- and citrus-affected crystal malt. Fennel is also represented in the aromatic display of flavors. The beer transitions effortlessly into the toasty middle, with low acidity. A slow earthy bitterness swells toward the finish.

M: Medium viscosity, slightly resinous on the palate, with moderate carbonation.

D/O: This seasonal replacement for Tumbler brown ale is a return to true Sierra Nevada form. It moves their annual line-up even closer to presenting an uninterrupted continuum of sensory qualities--this one seems to fit somewhere between Pale Ale and Celebration IPA. It appears to be a well-executed middle-road recipe that lacks much of a dry-hopped character one might hope for in a new IPA recipe debuted in 2013.

Serving type: bottle

10-13-2013 20:26:16 | More by beagle75
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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,404 ratings.