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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   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.


cwald's rating

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cwald (91) - Oregon, USA - OCT 12, 2013
HQT night. Bottle. Perfect red color. thick head. Creamy finish. Very distinct aftertaste. Hops really pucker the tongue. Just a prefect beer... good seasonal companion to sierra nevada pale ale. kudos.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hawthorne00 (2449) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2014
Bottle. Reddish amber with a pale beige head. Mild aroma of toasty caramel, lemon, pine, peach. Sweet and malty with a firm bitter finish where the hop aromatics shine more than they do on first sniff. Toast, peach. Pine, grapefruit and a little peppery at the end. Pleasant amber ale with a hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tderoeck (4743) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2014
12/IX/14 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ home tasting with Sebletitje - BB: n/a, bottled: VII/16/14 (2014-992) Thanks to Jei for the bottle!

Clear deep red beer, creamy irregular yellowish head, unstable, bit adhesive. Aroma: sweet, some strawberry jam, malty, some caramel. MF: soft carbon, medium body. Taste: little bitter, caramel, citrus, sourish, sweet malts, more bitterness. Aftertaste: caramel, malty, bit fruity, peaches, bitter ending, little dry, watery impression. Not what I was expecting... :(

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (4709) - Utah, USA - OCT 1, 2014
12oz bottle picked up at Trader Joes
Clear dark brown with a medium sized off-white head, good lacing. Aroma of toasted malts and citrus. Taste of toasted malts, citrus and caramel
Decent, but didn’t do much for me

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rperez (138) - Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Sierra Nevada simply gets whata good beer should be! Smooth and flavorful! Go for it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14790) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 29, 2014
Draught at Fish Tale Brewpub in Everett
Hazy dark amber to mahogany color with creamy head. It combines some good caramel and lemony hops, in a good balance; mild residual sweetness.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4372) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2014
This poured a ruby red color with a white head. Aroma was of toasted malt, catamrl and tropical and resinous hops. Flavor was similar, nice fruit forward, catamrl sweetness balance. Better than expected

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (4476) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bottle. Light red color. Good hop aroma and flavor, sweet malt, and citrus, making this a well balanced ipa. Dry hop and bread finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fakebeersnob (155) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured in wrong glassware (normal pint glass). Brown pour with an offwhite/tannish frothy head that lingers longer than expected. For mentioning on the bottle having three types of hops, I was expecting a bit more hoppy bite. Has the hints of citrus, hints of the pine resin. There is a malt balance to it (somewhat roasted). Getting the citrus upfront and the pine at the back, Overall, it is pretty mild. A tad disappointing. I would rather just have a torpedo.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
anderson01 (208) - Idaho, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Amber in color. Frothy white head with spotty lacing. Mild hoppy aroma. Crisp and clean on the palate. Has a smooth finish. Definitely a sessionable beer. Not as hoppy in the taste as I was hoping for. Not a bad beer for 5 bucks a case.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nicke80 (191) - Södertälje, SWEDEN - SEP 27, 2014
33cl bottle from 137 : an brew pub. Pours red with little white head. Fruity aroma with bitter taste. Citrus taste with some caramell flavours. Long bitter aftertaste.


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