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RATINGS: 591   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gkeh (209) - Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2013
UPDATED: APR 3, 2014 Dark red/amber pour. Good lacing. Aroma is sweet malts and citrus hops. Taste is mild sweetness from the malts and a citrusy, bitter hop presence. Home run by Sierra Nevada!

   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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14770) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4370) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (4475) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fakebeersnob (154) - 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.

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wmerk (1) - - SEP 26, 2014 does not count
Hop forward but great balance. This IPA starts with vibrant citrus fruit notes and finishes with a darker roast malty flavor that is almost smokey.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerathon (1184) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Not seeing the reason for the high rating. For a red ale is missing a sweet malt backbone. For an IPA is missing the hop punch. It’s like a slightly hopped amber, nothing special. I was hoping for much more. Does look beautiful though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1085) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle pour deep copper with thin white head. Nose pine, resin, sweet malt , and hint of grain. Taste grapefruit bite up front, followed by dank hop, and pine. Moderate bitter finish.

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