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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,412 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,412
Reviews: 249
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 17
Gots: 71 | 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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stonermouse

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sixers of this guy and Tumbler hangin' next to each other at the packie. Yeah, I'll bass on Tumbler, thanks.

Fantastic pour- slightly darker than amber. Puffy off-white head that remains throughout.

Aroma is muted sweetness with a touch of grassy hops. Mellow.

Flavor is smooth yet potent. Much sharper malt bite than I was expecting- quite roasty with a touch of pecan nuttiness. The Sierra hop profile is here, though. Nicely floral hops that compliment the malt profile nicely.

Smooth and clean mouthfeel for flavors that can be harsh if not handled correctly. This comes together beautifully.

Amazing addition to Sierra's seasonal lineup. This beer looks like a red ale, drinks like a black IPA, and finishes like a pale ale. Sierra's done well with this one.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 19:12:10 | More by stonermouse
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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 1,412 ratings.