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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,591 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,591
Reviews: 260
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 21
Gots: 136 | 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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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.48/5  rDev -7.9%

12 ounce bottle - $1.99 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Pours a tawny, rust-toned body with a smallish, near white head. Light haze. Little lacing.

Smell: Predominately hoppy, notes of grapefruit, additional oily citrus and even a sliver of mango. Rather grassy with pine-hinting resins. Underneath, a little basic toast and grain.

Taste: Toasted breadcrusts, touches of grain and a low, brief caramel-esque sweetness. Very, very faint unsweetened chocolate powder. Sharp, citric grapefruit and orangy kicks with a leisurely bitterness. Moderately resinous, grassy. Pulls up on the grassy, resiny tones at the tail end and into the bitter, drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.

Overall: It's red, it's bitter. I was fine with it.

10-26-2013 01:20:34 | More by ChainGangGuy
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GeoChase90

California

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-21-2014 03:12:40 | More by GeoChase90
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schlossa

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-21-2014 02:47:50 | More by schlossa
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jbexphys

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -14%

08-21-2014 01:36:26 | More by jbexphys
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waddellc2

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -20.6%

08-21-2014 01:27:47 | More by waddellc2
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tabascosigned

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-21-2014 00:26:39 | More by tabascosigned
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PlayaPlaya

Illinois

2/5  rDev -47.1%

The most disappointing Sierra Nevada offering I've had yet...and I enjoy their Pale Ale several times a week (and I enjoy red ales a lot).

Pretty much just no taste...well no taste that is good or reminiscent of a red ale/red IPA anyways. Tastes like your most basic beer.
I am not ashamed to say I drank about half and then drain poured the rest of the bottle. Luckily I only picked up one bottle out of a mix-a-six.

08-21-2014 00:00:57 | More by PlayaPlaya
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-20-2014 22:13:22 | More by Beerbuddy21
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DoubleMalt

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-20-2014 22:00:49 | More by DoubleMalt
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RussVol


2.36/5  rDev -37.6%

08-20-2014 17:04:05 | More by RussVol
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stanolszyk24

Indiana

3.71/5  rDev -1.9%

08-20-2014 03:11:05 | More by stanolszyk24
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-20-2014 02:53:51 | More by Gagnonsux
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tryemdad

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-20-2014 01:49:45 | More by tryemdad
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-20-2014 00:53:33 | More by WDJersey
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jascott2112

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-20-2014 00:50:11 | More by jascott2112
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RMelyon

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-20-2014 00:45:11 | More by RMelyon
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Kellerbj

Ohio

3.64/5  rDev -3.7%

08-20-2014 00:31:41 | More by Kellerbj
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tpauer

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-19-2014 22:44:54 | More by tpauer
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Bushwacker393

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-19-2014 16:50:33 | More by Bushwacker393
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Nbdreher


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-19-2014 16:49:09 | More by Nbdreher
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BSuter

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -14%

08-19-2014 14:19:47 | More by BSuter
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-19-2014 13:43:54 | More by deapokid
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-19-2014 05:01:39 | More by superdoopersauce
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snarkout

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-19-2014 02:48:23 | More by snarkout
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justinm4bama

Alabama

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-19-2014 01:18:51 | More by justinm4bama
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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,591 ratings.