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Sierra Nevada Flipside Double IPA

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
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Editors Note: This entry is for the draft only DIPA version of Flipside. All bottles should be rated under the "Flipside Red IPA" entry.


0.6
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
LKay (109) - Maryland, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Smells like cleaning liquid. Can't grasp the taste...definitely does not hit my palate.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2012
On tap at Churchkey. Very dry; heavy floral. Light citrus and pine in the background. Nose is similar with just a touch of backend sweetness. Bit too bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (917) - Nevada, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Clear and golden, the white foam puts off odors of pear, grapefruit, and mangos. Furtive acid balances a slight caramel maltiness. More of the citrus in the finish which is long and dry.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bb (6766) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 28, 2012
Draft. Golden beer with a cream colored head. Big grapefruit and light summer fruit aroma. Big grapefruit flavor with light summerfruit. Medium bodied. Good bitterness. Big grapefruit lingers with light summer fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9748) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
A golden IPA with a thin white head. In aroma, a beautifully pungent floral hops with light cheesy notes, biscuit malt. In mouth, a crisp biscuit malt with smooth citrusy hops, white grapefruits, alcohol warmth. On tap at Aces and Ales Strong Beer Fest August 10, 2012.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bwa5879 (601) - Portage, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2012
Medium yellow clear pour. Short white head. Citrus and strong floral scents. A strange hint of popcorn as well. Medium body. Hops take over your taste buds. Very hop forward. Very very good. Light beer, may be drank too quickly in fact. Tastes of pine, and floral hops. Finishes slightly bitter but not bitterly so.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (5141) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 14, 2012
Draft to taster. Looks fine; smells bitter. It’s an unbalanced hop bomb with an average mouthful. Not a big fan of this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11328) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Draft. Crystal clear apple juice body, medium off-white head. Aroma is moderately sweet, catty/grapefruit, light bread. Taste is moderately sweet, catty, some grapefruit, light bread. Medium-full body, some resin, light acidity, nice hop burp. Nothing amazing about this, just a straightforward scrumptious IIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GT2 (8176) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap at CK. Brilliant gold pour with a small layer of foam. Crystal clear. Dank, oily, resinous hop nose. No specific hop varietal comes to mind. Taste is juicy, oily, small sugar and sweet jackfruit plus cantaloupe and pineapple. Rich, sticky. No cheese, no strawberry, no red fruitiness, no stale character. Thank the lord.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oteyj (2130) - New Hampshire, USA - JUN 4, 2012
On tap at Churchkey for the tap takeover. Clear golden pour with a nice sudsy white head. Big citrus and lemon with resinous sap and fruit cocktail nectar fruits. Medium body with a sticky resinous finish.


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