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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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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours a reddish brown color with a two finger head, some of which lasts until the end. Heavy lacing is present along with good carbonation.

The smell is dominated by floral and citrus hops; orange, lemon, grapefruit and pine are all present. There is also a rye bread smell along with sweet malts.

The taste starts with a thick bready malt taste then moves to a slightly syrup like fruit taste then finishes with a complex citrus and floral hop taste.

The feel is thick and chewy but at the same time manages to be a little thin and syrup like in the middle.

Overall this is another winner from Sierra Nevada. The label art and name seem to suggest that this brew is a sequel to their "Ruthless Rye". Well Sierra Nevada has succeeded in creating a quality end of summer IPA.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 19:33:22 | More by microbrewlover
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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,404 ratings.