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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,755 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,755
Reviews: 281
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 30
Gots: 189 | 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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Ratings: 1,755 | Reviews: 281 | Display Reviews Only:
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BrandonZp5

Washington

4.24/5  rDev +12.2%

09-01-2014 04:08:12 | More by BrandonZp5
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muskymike

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-01-2014 03:15:52 | More by muskymike
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BigRedDog

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-01-2014 00:07:28 | More by BigRedDog
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Happyhopper

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-31-2014 23:43:45 | More by Happyhopper
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midlifec

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-31-2014 23:22:30 | More by midlifec
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ckr1451

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-31-2014 21:53:22 | More by ckr1451
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abcdefghijkyle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2014 21:30:14 | More by abcdefghijkyle
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gtoboy

New York

4.6/5  rDev +21.7%

08-31-2014 20:53:43 | More by gtoboy
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Isjustacigar


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2014 20:26:05 | More by Isjustacigar
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p0pt4rt


3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

08-31-2014 20:24:32 | More by p0pt4rt
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Stugotzo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2014 16:35:07 | More by Stugotzo
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a deep, crystal clear, ruby-amber coloring, with a thin, sparse, off-white head. Aromas of roasted caramel, toasted grains, tart grapefruit notes, and subtle hops resin notes. Flavors are more richly sweet forward, with roasted caramel and hints of toffee, followed quickly by a citrus blast of grapefruit and tangerine, with a solid dose of hops bitterness, some piney highlights, resinous and dank, and a cracker backbone. Pretty decently balanced palate, on a light, crisp body. The aftertaste is bittersweet, with a tart highlight throughout. Smooth, slightly dry, fairly clean finish. Subtle lingering tart and bitter feel on the taste buds. Solid brew.

08-31-2014 03:17:22 | More by GarthDanielson
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Drumnart

Florida

4.16/5  rDev +10.1%

08-31-2014 02:39:43 | More by Drumnart
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Swane

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

08-31-2014 01:40:09 | More by Swane
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Tigre

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

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UnoMasBelgian

California

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-31-2014 01:22:30 | More by UnoMasBelgian
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M1A2

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-31-2014 00:15:42 | More by M1A2
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

08-30-2014 23:53:40 | More by BrewSTL
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Rhubarb40

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Pretty good
Not my fav
Great for a fireside beer

08-30-2014 23:49:24 | More by Rhubarb40
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WeymouthMike

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-30-2014 23:31:59 | More by WeymouthMike
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mandrus591

Massachusetts

4.68/5  rDev +23.8%

08-30-2014 23:15:20 | More by mandrus591
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SedateSix

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-30-2014 22:54:42 | More by SedateSix
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Kings_Castle

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19%

08-30-2014 22:21:15 | More by Kings_Castle
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StaindProject86

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-30-2014 22:07:33 | More by StaindProject86
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Lifes2shortforcrapbeer

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +1.9%

A = Reddish amber color, good carbonation, head fades fast with no lacing.
S = Sappy pine, rust on your fingers, a touch of citrus.
T = Very crisp with lots of pine, not much lingering.
M = Not heavy, but rather refreshing.
O = Not my favorite Sierra Nevada offering, but certainly tasty. Enjoyable seasonal IPA, but it doesn't top the list for me.

08-30-2014 21:53:55 | More by Lifes2shortforcrapbeer
Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 1,755 ratings.