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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

2,930 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 2,930
Reviews: 1,044
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 13.88%
Wants: 90
Gots: 222 | 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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GoGators

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-14-2011 13:41:44 | More by GoGators
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HumphreyLee

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -22.9%

12-14-2011 07:29:44 | More by HumphreyLee
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Duff27

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

12-14-2011 05:27:19 | More by Duff27
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blackcompg

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from their 12oz bottle...

Appearance - Poured 2 fingers of off-white eggshell bumpy cumulus head, color of the beer is really a gorgeous hazy yellow to lite orange amber, really looks great in a glass.

Smell - Bananas, pineapple, a vanilla carmelly butterscotch scent, spiciness like nutmeg, touch of pine - what a complex nose!

Taste - Oh my goodness what a nice transition! Starts sweet sourdough and yeast with spices - nutmeg, coriander and white pepper, then a blossom of banana and tropical fruit in the center of the mouth, then the carb has wonderfully crisp and tingly edges that run over the tongue, then theres a ruch of floral and grassy hops that dries to some grapefruit peel and pine long into the finish, with pockets of carb tingle and the spices mentioned previously in the corners of the mouth. There's a semi-sweet malt backbone for the entire ride, but no carmelly flavors that I got in the nose. This is all about the yeast, spices, banana/tropic fruits and hops - in that order.

Mouthfeel - This starts out very smooth and nearly creamy, but then the medium carb steals the show and leaves brite, crisp edges which clears the way for classic bittering and drying hops to conclude long into the finish.

Overall - There is so much going on here! A wonderful complexity of flavors here, not exactly balanced here as there is a definite order and progression, but I LOVE the progression in this Belgian IPA. None of the acts in this play stands out, they work perfectly together. I love this beer!

Serving type: bottle

12-14-2011 04:17:50 | More by blackcompg
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Bwbkicks

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-14-2011 02:40:54 | More by Bwbkicks
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AllenSmith

Maryland

5/5  rDev +28.5%

12-14-2011 01:28:04 | More by AllenSmith
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mendonjoebeer

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-14-2011 01:16:15 | More by mendonjoebeer
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djrn2

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-13-2011 21:58:53 | More by djrn2
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Rostie

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

12-13-2011 11:33:28 | More by Rostie
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Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +22.1%

12-13-2011 05:08:20 | More by beerme626
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California

5/5  rDev +28.5%

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the1hammer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-12-2011 15:22:38 | More by the1hammer
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Wegomlegging

Virginia

2.9/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very nice light yellow amber, clear with good lace and head. Pleasant hoppy scent with flowers in the background. Flavors are a battle between hoppy ale and yeasty floral ale that never reconciles itself with balance. Part of the reason is the differing types of water that go with these two experiences. Overall an o.k. brew.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2011 03:33:12 | More by Wegomlegging
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stouts4me

Illinois

5/5  rDev +28.5%

12-12-2011 00:29:46 | More by stouts4me
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Jhiser

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-11-2011 05:01:02 | More by Jhiser
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brokentee

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-10-2011 23:06:52 | More by brokentee
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

12-10-2011 22:00:19 | More by Chugs13
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cycoduck

California

4/5  rDev +2.8%

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Maltus

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-09-2011 13:06:33 | More by Maltus
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JohneHoodlum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-08-2011 23:15:06 | More by JohneHoodlum
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jheezee

Texas

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-08-2011 05:43:15 | More by jheezee
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-07-2011 15:54:29 | More by ROGUE16
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JRod1969

New York

4/5  rDev +2.8%

12-07-2011 02:58:33 | More by JRod1969
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fergster75

Illinois

5/5  rDev +28.5%

12-07-2011 02:03:06 | More by fergster75
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Todd

Colorado

3/5  rDev -22.9%

12-07-2011 00:05:02 | More by Todd
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 2,930 ratings.