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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,413 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,413
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 72 | 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 dhannes:
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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a Perfect Pint.

A=Rich, dark orange red, just like a Red should be...very nice foamy head.

S=A bit of an off smell...pine and something else...can't quite pin it down...a bit off putting.

T=Lots of hops...pine and grapefruit...some citrus. More of an IPA than a Red.

M=Okay, but the flavor overpowered this and made it hard to drink as a session beer.

O=My scores reflect what I think IPA lovers like, and this is very much an IPA (which is my least favorite style)...any characteristics of a "red" or "amber" ale were lost...it was tolerable to me...which means IPA lovers should at least like this beer...if not love it. But, it didn't really stand out as being any different than any of the million other IPA's in the market.

Serving type: bottle

09-29-2013 23:54:58 | More by dhannes
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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 1,413 ratings.