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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,422 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,422
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 77 | 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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dougfur

New York

4.09/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a six pack of this stuff yesterday for 9 bucks (!) Pours a nice amber color, a bit darker than your typical amber, but it looks really nice. Pretty good head. Very clear. Smell is a little more subtle than I was expecting, but it's a nice melony, slightly skunky smell that you can get with citra in the mix. Not what you typically find in an amber, but it's interesting and it works. Taste was very good. Again, I'm a little partial to that classic cascadey taste in an amber, but this is a nice change up. Mouthfeel is excellent! It's got a nice smooth, slipperiness to it, that I really like. All told, a unique and tasty American amber ale that you should try if you dig that style of beer. Good stuff!

Serving type: bottle

09-10-2013 15:14:50 | More by dougfur
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Cheers!

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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,422 ratings.