Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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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.
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