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RATINGS: 824   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 60   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.


Star80's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Star80 (38) - Illinois, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Pours out a reddish brown with sticky tan head. Smells like juicy grapefruit, pine and some tropical whiffs. Tastes like grapefruit, ripe melon, pine and some tropical fruit and pepper. Mouthfeel is rich and full. Overall fills a nice gap between tumbler and celebration ale. Brilliant market expansion Sierra Nevada.... ---Rated via my tastebuds and my brain.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrGD (102) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2015
Bottle. Clear copper colour with small white foam. Aromas of hops and fruits, also malty and caramel notes. Taste has hops, a mango sweet hint, a bit watery. Soapy mouthfeel. No real depth in flavour. I love Sierra Nevada beers and was expecting more from this one.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2796) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
Bottle from Cotteridge wines. Dark copper beer with large foam head. Aroma is malts, red berry and a hint of spice. Taste is malts, some spice and light caramel. Decent enough, but was hoping for better.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MalcolmTucker (805) - SCOTLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Keg at ushers. It’s red right enough. Citrus and caramel. Nicely balanced between malt and hops.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
k0mpsa (1583) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - APR 29, 2015
Bottle at eikan pub, järvenpää. Clear dark red color, white head. Aroma is hoppy, fruity, sweet malty, some sugar notes. Balanced sweet body, fruity notes and dry hops. Sugar and honey notes.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheBear11D (361) - Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2015
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Flipside pours a mostly clear strawberry orange with a decent creamy beige head that lasts a fair while. The aroma is pine, floral, biscuit and honey. The flavor is floral, pine and biscuit. The body is medium with light carbonation. Overall this is a decent beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Turboninja (179) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Light/medium aroma with bit sweeter dark fruits. Deep reddish orange color with small natural white head. Clear liquid. Medium/strong, quite dry taste with dark fruits, some malty notes and bit bitter feeling. Balanced. Medium taste spectrum and long bit sweet fruity and hoppy aftertaste. Medium/light body with medium carbonation. Overall quite stylish and balanced product, but too dry and dark for me.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
RexTalionis (2955) - FINLAND - APR 24, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber in color with an off-white head. Ripe garden fruityness, sweet tea leafs and slightly burnt brown sugar in aroma. Citrus fruityness, some bitterness and green herbalness in taste. Sweet notes as well. Probably better as fresh, enjoyed on the premises, and not aired overnight.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (2727) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 22, 2015
0,33l bottle @ Oljenkorsi. Pours clear red with a medium creamy head. Aroma is fruity malts. Flavor is creamy fruity malts with a hoppy finish. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcogrind (82) - Milano, ITALY - APR 19, 2015
Very nice red ipa with rustic malty notes and floral, citric, tropical notes from the hops. Nice body. Long bitterness with a touch of caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
krato (12) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 16, 2015
A bitter beer with a taste of red fruits. The finish was really bitter. I quite liked this one.


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