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Flipside Red IPA - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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2,251 Ratings
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Ratings: 2,251
Reviews: 340
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 45
Gots: 335 | 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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4/5  rDev +5.5%

elec, Friday at 03:20 AM
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4.2/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into a Sierra Nevada pint glass

A: Pours reddish amber, very lightly hazy, with a fluffy light tan head that laces nicely.

S: Pine and citrus hops, roasted malt, some spicy earthiness.

T: Bright tropical fruit citrus hops, roasted malt, some pine and earthy notes on the finish.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation. Very drinkable.

O: Some beers are perfect for after mowing the lawn, this is perfect for after raking leaves.

RyanK252, Thursday at 10:29 PM
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3.76/5  rDev -0.8%

fruitybrisket, Thursday at 08:31 PM
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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

BDF2000, Thursday at 05:45 PM
Photo of PSU_Mike
3.36/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a deep ruby red with a 1.5 finger off-white head. Head lingers for a bit before leaving nice lacing down the edges of the glass. The smell is sweet. The malt is front and center in the nose. I get some grassiness and fruitiness. The taste is very malt forward. Sweet, caramel malt dominate the palette. Piney and resinous hops finish off the brew. The sweetness lingers for a while. The aftertaste does have hints of resin. Fairly full bodied as well.

Not as good as people have been saying. Fairly disappointed.

PSU_Mike, Thursday at 05:26 AM
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3.08/5  rDev -18.7%

bvlaminck, Thursday at 04:29 AM
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4.05/5  rDev +6.9%

Pours a nice reddish amber, good head, lacing that sticks around.

It does have sort of an autumnal smell, kind of earthy and leafy - toasted malt.

Toasted malt, rye, a nutty flavor, caramel, and a faint pine aftertaste. Really a different flavor profile than most, but interesting.

Medium-thick mouthfeel, nice and substantial.

Quality beer here, very reminiscent of fall.

Strix, Thursday at 03:58 AM
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4.12/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.2/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -7.1%

1988drewster, Oct 14, 2014
Flipside Red IPA from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 2,251 ratings.