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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,477 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,477
Reviews: 363
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 52
Gots: 402 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Murphy's
Comes to the table a crystal clear medium reddish brown with a fair off white head. Aromas of bready malt, hints of spice, and lots of citrus and pine. Flavor follows the aroma, a bit skewed to the malt side but flavorful enough. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick almost sweet mouthfeel. Nice easy drinking flavorful ale.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Suggested Glassware: Tulip Glass]

The pour was a hazy mahogany brown with an average (1-2 finger) light tan creamy head that diminished slowly, eventually becoming a large puddled film with a medium collar and had good streaky lacing.

The aroma was of toasted bread malts, pine hops and an earthy yeast with hints of caramel, citrus (grapefruit) and a light fruity ester.

The taste was mildly malty sweet with a slight fruitiness and a touch of caramel from the start (which was present throughout), and then became extremely hoppy with a strong pine presence and a nice citrus peel bitter towards the finish. The flavor hung on for an extremely long time proceeding the swallow, with the hoppy citrus peel bitterness lingering on the taste buds for quite a while.

Mouthfeel was almost medium in body with a creamy, dry texture and a medium carbonation.

Overall this was a pretty damn tasty IPA, with the mildly sweet fruity flavor coming together rather nicely with the bold hoppy bitterness, creating an absolutely pleasurable drinking experience...

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KajII, Nov 26, 2013
Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 2,477 ratings.