1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Fisticuffs IPA - Sideswipe Brewing

Not Rated.
Fisticuffs IPAFisticuffs IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
no score

9 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 9
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sideswipe Brewing visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zimm421 on 01-05-2014)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 9 | Reviews: 1 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by WesM63:
Photo of WesM63
3/5  rDev -21.9%

WesM63, Apr 05, 2014
More User Reviews:
Photo of rwilde
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

rwilde, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of zimm421
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a tulip. Appears a deep orange color. Has a thick, fluffy off-white head that has good staying power, and good lacing.

The nose is somewhat muted, not exactly what you're looking for right after the pour... Citrus and tropical fruit are the main points. There's also some caramel malt noticeable in the background. The taste is not as balanced as the nose. Starts out very bitter with citrus. The caramel malt and some tropical fruit sneaks through in the middle, and the finish is very bitter and lingers with some stickiness. The longer I sip on this, the more I'm digging it. The citrus and tropical fruits real dominate this, and work really well.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a smooth feel and not a lot of active carbonation on the palate. Finishes pretty sticky and the feeling lingers. Overall this is a good IPA from a new local brewery. The nose could be amped up a bit, but the bitterness levels are appropriate. Slightly too sticky in the finish for me, but something worth trying and worth grabbing again.

zimm421, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of Kubrickx
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Kubrickx, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of masterofsparks
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

masterofsparks, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of doldham
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

doldham, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of spycow
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

spycow, Sep 28, 2014
Photo of Chuffbomb
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of stain3000
4/5  rDev +4.2%

stain3000, Feb 05, 2014
Fisticuffs IPA from Sideswipe Brewing
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.