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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

3,153 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 3,153
Reviews: 1,059
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 13.92%
Wants: 101
Gots: 334 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Farky87, Feb 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

MrVonzipper, Feb 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Bottle from Sammy, cheers. 12oz bottle into a tulip, stamped 359A11.

Reddish copper, with a voluminous white head. Big chuny and sticky lace lines the walls of the glass and relatively dense head retains atop the beer. Nose is floral and juicy with a light herbal quality, just as expected from an American interpretation of a Belgian style - big hop notes amidst a generous amount of Belgian yeast notes. Light bready maltiniess, and hints of spice. Alcohol is detectable. Malt and yeast take over on the palate, light sugariness and a bit of dryness in the finish. Hop notes are muted, and there a slight candy note; gentle and understated bitterness in the finish. Some resin-y notes come through. No alcohol on the palate, smooth carbonation (an actually quite favourable). Easily drinkable but not too complex or desirable, I could revisit this.

liamt07, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

meich75, Feb 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

JohnnyMc, Feb 16, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Tpsauer, Feb 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

weaselchew, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

cbgbslev, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of CloudStrife
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%

12 oz bottle poured into a tulip

A: Pours an amber color with hints of red. 1" white head with a few large bubbles hanging out at the top. Dissipates to a thin film with lacing down the glass.

S: Initial floral hop aroma with a yeasty belgian backbone and finishing of citrus hops. Smells like a wheat beer and IPA mixed with an orange on top.

T: Mostly belgian up front, which is delicious.. finishes with a hop taste. The yeast / malt provide a strong belgian taste upon first sip. Nice hop aftertaste provides a clean finish and lingering aftertaste.

M: Medium body. Appropriate carbonation for the style. Finishes crisp and leaves you wanting more.

O: Good beer, great name. Want to see more of this style across the board. Have been impressed with this brewery. Will never forget how this helped break the ice with the girlfriends mom by recommending it to her while out to dinner.

CloudStrife, Feb 15, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev -2.6%

Copper colour with 1.5 fingers of white head, quite a bit of lacing left behind as well. Smell is spicy and yeasty, some citrus fruit, fairly big malt presence as well, the mix of hops and belgian yeast give off a ginger spiciness as well, lightly floral. Taste starts of dry and yeasty, spicy, bitter and fairly hoppy, some alcohol heat, some sweetness at times, earthy and citrusy aftertaste. High carbonation, quite dry, nice weight and fairly full bodied. Though at first I really couldn't decide if I liked this or not but this is pretty good, definitely something I would revisit.

peensteen, Feb 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

hopheadipaman, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

spark3148857, Feb 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

roncruz1973, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

ChadT89, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

felixljr, Feb 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

dugly2ugly, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Edgewater, Feb 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

dunix, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Tyrawlings, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

A- Pours a cloudy orange color with a 2 finger white head

S-Has a nice floral aroma up front. I am also catching some yeast and hops as well

T- HAs a nice yeasty flavor up front followed by a nice hop kick and then finish's with a belgium sweetness. I also catch a little of the alcohol on the end as well

M-Light bodied with decent carbonation

D-Overall this was a nice ipa.. i think id like to try more from this style. This was not my favorite beer by any means but i thought the yeasty and hoppy flavors had a nice balance . Give this beer a try.

zrab11, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

HopHeadMerlin, Feb 11, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

squidrobot, Feb 11, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16%

jharkins07, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

lizfig, Feb 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Rollzroyce21, Feb 10, 2012
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 3,153 ratings.