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RATINGS: 836   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crash_the_dog (163) - Fairway, Kansas, USA - OCT 8, 2013
Gorgeous to look at - rich red body with creamy head. Classic IPA flavor, with a nice hoppy-malty balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorgosh (330) - - AUG 3, 2015
Går det att hitta ett enda Sierra-öl med något annat än arom i världsklass. Svaret verkar vara: nej, och de flesta andra komponenterna sitter ju alltid där de ska också. Det har gått långt att man nästan vill se ett ordentligt misslyckande som ett tecken på att det faktiskt är människor som ligger bakom det här.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
burg326 (4668) - Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Poured a light copper color with aromas of caramel, light bitterness and some fruit. Flavors are the same, light grapefruit, malt, and some bitterness, decent overall.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hohops (518) - Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 12, 2015
Appearance is a dark, ruby/brown, a two-finger beige foamy head which settles into half a finger. Clings a bit. Aroma- very fruity- orange and grapefruit, with hints of dark fruit such as blackberries. Malty, yeasty undertones. Taste- hop bitterness, raisin hints, malts, toast with marmalade, nice mouthfeel with a short finish. Tasty.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dnoaksson (758) - , SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2015
Om man dricker blaskig lager kan "varannan vatten-"regeln tolkas som att man måste varva med något starkare. Den risken finns inte om man håller sig till pålitliga Sierra Nevada, som trycker till, hårt och länge, likt en sinnenas akupressur, på de punkter som står i direkt förbindelse med själen. Knutar löses upp och liv strömmar in i bortdomnade delar av känslodjupen. Om det inte vore för alkoholmonopolet hade Flipside Red stått bredvid friskvårdsprodukterna hos din lokala apotekare.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (9349) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
12 oz. bottle, pours a cloudy amber with a small white head. Aroma brings out bready malts and some resinous hops - nothing special. Flavour is along the same lines, with bready malt and resinous hops. Not the most sophisticated balance, but it’s pretty well constructed. Overrated, but okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (6058) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle thanks to Eugene. Pours a clear copper with small white head that lasts. The aroma is fruity malt and caramel. Medium mouth, bitter, caramel, grapefruit, good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (7700) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 21, 2015
Bottle - Nice hops and caramel malts. Clear copper with a decent white. Nice hops with a nice hop bite. Pretty standard hoppy red.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jyrsa (237) - - JUN 17, 2015
Bottle @ Kaisla. Pours deep red with an off-white. Red fruit and hops on the nose. Light body with a fruity sweetness. Light after taste. Nice but perhaps a bit watery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oliodnb (533) - ITALY - JUN 3, 2015
355ml bottle. Pours hazy reddish amber with a beautiful creamy light beige head. Aroma is sweet malts, fruits, citrus. Taste is similar with a good final dry vegetal bitterness. Medium body, very drinkable, medium carbonation. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10893) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 28, 2015
355ml bottle (Alus Celle, Riga)
Very deep red, large but brief head, settles to just scum. Pungently hopped, some treacly caramel too. Fairly light palate, pleasant carbonation. Tastes first of the caramel, then some burntness, then the pungent hops, and then the treaclyness again. After you’ve swallowed it all, there’s a huge drying bitter finish, resiny and dirty in the mouth, quite a tingle. Not as sticky as your typical red, which is a good thing. No sign of any alcohol. Pretty decent. Too bitter for glugging, but I don’t think a whole bottle will be a problem.


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