RateBeer
overall
96
95
style
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 463   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Flipside Red IPA is a rebuttal to the mild-mannered beers of summer. Tropical fruit and citrus hop flavors from the use of whole-cone Citra, Simcoe and Centennial hops are the perfect notes for this in-between season.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3188) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Draft. Poured a deep coppery amber with red highlights, nice lasting head. Aroma of piney hops, light citrus, faint nuttiness. Flavor is the same - mostly pine hops and slightly nutty malts. Not bad, but just didnít do much for me.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
halfonit (1129) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2013
On tap at Battleship. Pours a deep amber color with a an off white head. Aroma is of hops, malts, citrus, and grain. Flavor is similar. Citrus hop with some ripe fruit and malts in the finish. Decent IPA here, but it seems pretty consistent with the beers that they but out. Nothing to WOW about it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Capa (1943) - Manama, BAHRAIN - DEC 30, 2013
Deep amber with a tan head. Aroma is tropical and citrus hops, lightly sweet malts. Medium to full body. Flavor is full of citrus hops, tropical fruit, sweet brown sugar malt, mango. A nice drying bitter finish. Very nice. Made it to Bahrain three months after bottling and still tastes fine.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (135) - Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: APR 3, 2014 Dark red/amber pour. Good lacing. Aroma is sweet malts and citrus hops. Taste is mild sweetness from the malts and a citrusy, bitter hop presence. Home run by Sierra Nevada!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvikar (2800) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - DEC 23, 2013
BBOTMC. Pours red hazy with a huge beige head, aroma of orange, mango, tangerine, flavor is bitter and dry with some crisp pomelo tones and citrus, medium bodied, tasty

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2086) - Newark, Delaware, USA - DEC 23, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a red-mahogany color with a very large, long lasting, off-white head. Hop dominated aroma is more herbal than flowery or fruity. Taste starts with a bit of tropical fruits and sweetness followed by some citrus and bitterness. Goes into some earthiness and herbal hoppiness. Finishes with a lingering bitterness and hop character. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TattooJack (49) - - DEC 21, 2013
The description of this beer is interesting because the "flip-side" of summery beers is celebration. This beer is more the flip-side of SNís usual offerings. It was overly strong on the hops but light on the alcohol content. I wouldnít ask for my money back because I finished the 12pk, but itís usually easier to drink a beer like this when itís boozier.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlbeer (660) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Bottle. Red/amber pour with off white head. Smells of toasted malts and hops. Very nice balance ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (823) - Vermont, USA - DEC 20, 2013
$6.50 for the 16 oz. serving ordered at the Grog last Wednesday evening. Juicy, but not overwhelmingly so. Candied citrus, spearmint, and Carared on the forefront, followed by pine bark, grapefruit zest, honey, and salted caramel. Medium bodied, with a thin layer of retention. It could be better; it be worse.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (2469) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - DEC 16, 2013
How: Draught.
Where: Saddle & Sabre, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with a tan head.
Aroma: Fruit, caramel, citrus.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, hops, malt. Bitter finish.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 47


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50