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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA - Flying Dog Brewery

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPARaging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,110 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 3,110
Reviews: 1,056
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.92%
Wants: 98
Gots: 306 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerisfoodLLC on 09-23-2009)
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Ratings: 3,110 | Reviews: 1,056 | Display Reviews Only:
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tripledbrew

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-28-2012 03:32:42 | More by tripledbrew
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-27-2012 20:59:00 | More by VncentLIFE
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alwaysplayin

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-27-2012 19:22:42 | More by alwaysplayin
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-27-2012 15:11:07 | More by HamGlade10
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coz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

02-26-2012 22:44:04 | More by coz
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VierBier

Netherlands

2/5  rDev -48.5%

02-26-2012 20:54:00 | More by VierBier
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Lovinthebrew

Pennsylvania

1/5  rDev -74.2%

02-26-2012 17:47:08 | More by Lovinthebrew
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javahead71

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-26-2012 14:02:35 | More by javahead71
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dpmacd

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

02-26-2012 06:48:43 | More by dpmacd
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devinoconnor

New Jersey

3.73/5  rDev -3.9%

Pours a brown golden color with lots of frothy head. Some citrus in the aroma, as the hops are overpowered by the Belgian yeast and malts.

Taste is smooth for an IPA that seems to more of a DIPA. Well-balanced, but the malt definitely is in control over the hops. Compared to American IPAs, this isn't all that hoppy.

Overall, not bad. Nice aroma, but too much malt even for a Belgian IPA.

02-25-2012 23:00:24 | More by devinoconnor
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craftbeer31

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-25-2012 18:24:57 | More by craftbeer31
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sbvrt6913

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-25-2012 15:00:58 | More by sbvrt6913
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Jordanbryan10

Delaware

2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

02-25-2012 08:59:08 | More by Jordanbryan10
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-25-2012 07:07:11 | More by shelby415
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BeerCigar

California

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-24-2012 23:13:01 | More by BeerCigar
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n00blar

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

02-24-2012 18:45:43 | More by n00blar
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BLang

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-24-2012 18:40:53 | More by BLang
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bvdubn

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

02-22-2012 03:54:03 | More by bvdubn
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John11486

California

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-21-2012 18:55:50 | More by John11486
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ZekesHomeBrew

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16%

02-21-2012 16:16:36 | More by ZekesHomeBrew
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PaterIovisLII

Maryland

5/5  rDev +28.9%

02-21-2012 01:46:57 | More by PaterIovisLII
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bark

Sweden

3.9/5  rDev +0.5%

The firm large warm beige head is compact. It sinks slowly leaving some lacing. The liquid is gold-orange and clear.

The smell is Belgian with soapy-yeasty flavours. Hints of plastic. Citric hops, but not much of bitterness.

The taste starts off with a grand bitterness, almost like a DIPA. Some phenolic yeasty flavours and a tart hint of wheat. Clean flavours, medium to full body. Fruit candy and a sweetness that is powerful without being sharp. Alcohol and hops in the aftertaste; it is smooth and balanced. Ripe exotic fruits (banana, lemon, peach, pineapple). Sweetness and alcohol in the finish.
The carbonation is light, the small bubbles smooth. The liquid is medium smooth.

A very Belgian brew. Pleasant.

02-20-2012 20:53:53 | More by bark
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amphion1065

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.1%

A gifted bottle, served in a pint glass. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a very clear shade of auburn. A half-finger white head really lasts, great retention here.

A nice, no-nonsense aroma. Robust but not overpowering hop presence, with an evident smell of pineapple. Fairly bready, with a nice yeast character to round things out. Quite balanced.

The taste is surprisingly sweet, but it works. Pretty big notes of butterscotch, with characteristically Belgian bubblegum and lemons as well. The flavors play off of each other well, and the muted hop flavor seems to work.

The carb is great, this is lively and really drinkable. ABV aside, this is very easy to drink.

A really solid Belgian IPA, one that I'd gladly pick up again.

02-20-2012 16:11:00 | More by amphion1065
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CarpalTunnell

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.1%

02-20-2012 12:30:47 | More by CarpalTunnell
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djbow

Maryland

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%

A: Rich clear amber color. 2 Finger white head with tight bubbles. Slowly dissipates to a thin film with nice lacing and some alcohol legs.

S: Belgian yeast dominate with pine, and citrus hops. Like Belgium getting some California love.

T: Like the nose leads on, Belgian yeast hits you up front and the beer finishes with both caramel like sweetness and a hop bitterness. Overall a nice clean finish and lingering aftertaste. The malt and the hops come together to create balance.

M: Medium body and carbonation. Finishes crisp, clean and smooth leaving you wanting for more. Mild alcohol warmth. Well hidden for 8.3%.

O: Very good representation of this style. If you are one who is not a hop-head this is an accessible brew because of its balance. Give it a try.

Glass: Tulip.

Temp: 40 F.

02-20-2012 04:16:40 | More by djbow
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
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