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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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85
very good

1,407 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,407
Reviews: 248
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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usechopstix4soup

New York

3.58/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured into a pilsner glass, dark amber, red tint as per the name.

Smell was amazing, very concentrated hops, apples, sweet syrupy smell. I was looking forward to tasting it.

Taste was traditional sierra nevada trademark taste. Loads of hops, with a nice rye, almost woody taste to it. The taste, as a whole, is considerably earthy.

Mouthfeel is thin, with a nice bitter aftertaste as per many IPA's.

Like many of SIerra Nevada's brewings, the foundation of the beer is practically the same with minor changes. My only concern is if the changes are enough to warrant a whole new brand of beer. The fruits are definitely prevalent but the similarity is uncanny.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 17:44:42 | More by usechopstix4soup
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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,407 ratings.