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RATINGS: 565   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   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.


Fantomasus' rating

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fantomasus (204) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2013
It’s good... Pours amber w/ a decent head that dissipates to film. Aromas: caramel, cereal, nuts, spruce, and dough. Taste is pleasant although off balance (weighted to the bitter). Finish is more lingering bitter. It’s good enough to drink again but would not seek it out... meh.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pete4999 (1045) - Buffalo, New York, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle, as pictured. i didn’t really take too many notes when I had it. Poured a deep reddish color, somewhat hoppy but nothing crazy. Nice beer as always from Sierra Nevada.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
badhack (312) - San Francisco, California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Aroma of earthy and hops and brown sugar. Taste is malty and bread crust with some floral and spicy hops in the finish along with citrus but more balanced. Pours a red brown.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (772) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Dark amber color with off white head. Fruity malt aroma with resiny pine. Rich toasted caramel malt start with a fruity malt middle and finishing with a dry pine hop finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1519) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Deep burnt red/garnet. Nose of caramel and deep toasted malt with pine. Flavor is toasted fruity malt with herbal pine and mild grapefruit. Clean, lingering bitterness and toasted malt.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (667) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Draft at Rezervoir Lounge - pours a lighter copper color . Soft grapefruit aroma . Moderate bitterness with some citrus notes . Nice .

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6678) - Enghien, BELGIUM - SEP 14, 2014
Bouteille 335 cl de et partagée avec Tderoeck. Couleur acajou, col fin blanc-cassé. Arôme est malté, moyen aux notes de caramel et grillé, léger en terme de houblon qui perce plus en rétro-nasal. Du mal à y noter le citra. Palais rappelle plus une red ale, malté un peu grillé, pointe de sucre résiduel collant aux lèvres. Léger caramel, petit côté houblonné citronné pour une amertume moyenne. Le profil Simcoe semble être plus présent au niveau amérisant. J’attendais un peu plus de ces 3 houblons.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Slipstream (2023) - USA - SEP 13, 2014
Thanks to Dave. A fine, rich aroma of honey and floral hops, with a light, funky undercurrent. It is pretty malty for the style, but well balanced with dry, tingly hops. This one hits the spot - it is one of Sierra Nevada’s best IPAs.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
legion242 (2187) - Richardson, Texas, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Poured a very pretty medium garnet with a fluffy egg shell white head. Nice in the mouth.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gripweed57 (679) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Deep reddish copper color. Large rocky beige head. Fruity malt nose gives way to spicy citrus hops. Spicy dry bitter hops upfront. Some tropical fruit malt, but mostly citrus and resiny hops. Nice body and flavor. Drinks smooth and easy. Quite nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (722) - Dover, Delaware, USA - SEP 12, 2014
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured in a reddish shade of amber, nice foamy off white head and lacing. Aroma of resin, citrus fruit and some malts. Tasty beer, bitter, hoppy, nice malts in the background. Very enjoyable beer.


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