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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Flipside Red IPAFlipside Red IPA

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very good

2,592 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,592
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 62
Gots: 449 | 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:
Beer added by: Zorro on 08-25-2013

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.
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- pours a clear dark-amber color with a big two-finger foamy off-white head, great retention and lacing

S- a nice mix of citrusy grapefruit, floral and tropical hop aromas. Some wet leafy notes with a danky aroma

T- the flavor was more tropical than expected, right away pick up some pineapple and guava flavors, citrusy and leafy hops kick in mid-palate and is followed by a nice sweet-yet-toasted malt backbone. Dry and well balanced finish

M- medium body and biting carbonation, foamy mouthfeel and finish, high drinkability

O- a hopped up amber that has superb drinkability and balance. I could get used to this staying in their rotation

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Beer looks great on the pour. Massive creme head with a significant degree of lacing. Flavor profile is good. Kind of what I expect to get from Sierra Nevada. Seems to fall off a bit quickly though. I wouldn't mind a more lasting flavor. But what is there is nice and hearty with a slight sweet tang that seems almost fruit like.

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Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,592 ratings.