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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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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.


Concealer's rating

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Concealer (734) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Bottle. Amber pour with beige head; foamy. Aromas of malt, pine, and light citrus. Flavor is sweet citrus and malt, light caramel flavor with some pine on the end. Low bitter, light bodied.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HughConway (780) - Washington, USA - JUL 16, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours reddish. Nice hop aroma, nice taste, nicely done. Donít get the summer marketing crap.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sizzler80 (447) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 20, 2014
Reddish/orange pour with a thick slight off-white head. Grapefruit, redcurrants, rye backbone, pine, resinous, bread, caramel sweetness. Nicely balanced between sweet and bitter, with a moderate hoppy finish. Decent carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1242) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 30, 2014
Pours a very nice reddish-orange color with white head. Citrus, tropical fruits, and some pine notes on the nose; all follow onto the palate. Finishes with a little spice note that makes this interesting.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 28, 2014
Not bad and quite enjoyable. Drinkable and not so bitter but too thin for this brewery it was.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2765) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 26, 2014
bottle at home from drinkstore.
Pale chestnut with fluffy beige head collapsing to lacing. fruity redcurrant and light resin. full bodied, gentley bitter, toffee, red berries, gentle carbonation. long piney finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ddemmingjr (690) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2014
bottle- pours hazy, deep burgundy with lots of bubbly carbonation, creamy, khaki head. nose is herbal hops, nutty, caramel and toasted hops. medium to full bodied. just really dry and almost metallic in nature. Itís a Red IPA that could use some refinement.

1.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
cheap (3966) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2014
Bottle at home. Nice dark pour of darker maroon. Rocky head of bout 1/2 inch. Has a fairly forward dull ipa aroma. First taste is somewhat reminiscent of b.o., if thatís possible. Not sure if I can appreciate this taste. So first it was IPA then double IPA then black IPA then white IPA and now red IPA? WTF? Any beer can be made like an IPA but why have 15 different styles for it? Go figger. Yes, taste is IPA all over the place, bitter rude nasty chewing on grapefruit rinds happy BS, as usual with this style. There, now you have it, a red ale that certainly tastes like an IPA. After all these years, Iím still not sure what you guys dig in the IPA. Letís get back to the taste pf real beer and forget about using hops as a preservative. After all, we are in the 21st century, why use hops as a preservative? Lets get to the root of real beer and forgo this IPA happy bullshit. IPA,: the next pale lager of macro brews. Overall? Not impressed.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
elbernays (404) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours dark copper. Head is off white which reduces to thin and wispy. Floral, pine, citrus nose. These aromas are there but not strong enough for me. Flavour is wood, dry sweet with stringent bitterness on the finish. Body is light, too light. This gives it a water mouthfeel which isnít great. Thought this beer would open up a bit when a bit warmer but it doesnít. Disappointing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5789) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2014
a solid red .. . pours a dark copper .. . mild head, light lacing in the end .. . some redness, medium malts, and harp resin .. . medium mouth, abrupt finish .. . . renovating a kitchen is like herpes from a prostitute. money oddly spent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1155) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 25, 2014
(tap) clear reddish amber colour with a medium tall tan head; aroma of citrus; mild, bit austere flavour


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