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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

2,272 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,272
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 45
Gots: 342 | FT: 1
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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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

andylipp, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Bear1964, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

blbarnett3, Oct 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Jas45678, Oct 15, 2013
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4.36/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Amazing color to it reminds me of fall leaves and then a strong smell of astringent hops that are reminiscent of citrus and pine and floral smells. It reminds me of their torpedo with a sweet malt smell. On the taste its that same astringent hop that scrubs the tongue with a strong herbal green taste and a lot of pine flavors. The sweetness of the malts comes in the middle of the sip and bridges the hop bitterness real well.

Its an excellent beer and the hops really come through so well. I like this better than their torpedo because of the sweet malt taste which really wraps this beer up nicely. Sierra Nevada was smart to go with this one instead of their last Fall offering.

thebrood1987, Oct 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

dsauter, Oct 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

tbryan5, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

spiatt, Oct 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

djrn2, Oct 14, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

jaswilson2, Oct 14, 2013
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5/5  rDev +31.9%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Kevin72, Oct 14, 2013
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tviz33, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

bvermilion, Oct 14, 2013
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nstroup, Oct 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.5%

Bsetz, Oct 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

MikeMilanoDesign, Oct 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.82/5  rDev +0.8%

Reddish-copper color. The nose is quite hoppy. Plenty of bitterness but the balance just is not quite there for me.

57md, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

wr3ck00n, Oct 13, 2013
Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,272 ratings.