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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

3,516 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 3,516
Reviews: 1,111
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 126
Gots: 601 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerisfoodLLC on 09-23-2009

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Ratings: 3,516 | Reviews: 1,111
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3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Another foul-mouthed beer name from Flying Dog. Poured from bottle to standard pint:

Pours a nice looking burnt gold with a finger of dense, creamy head. Pretty good lacing and a very active body.

Definitely some spicy yeast right off the bat. Citric hops and mild malt backbone. A bit dull, but nicely balanced.

I'm digging this one. The spicy yeast character goes great with the highly bitter hop profile. Very heavy stuff, in a good way.

Feel is good but the finish is exceedingly bitter - like straight up orange peel bitter going on up in here. It doesn't detract from the beer but it also doesn't have me thirsty for another one.

Overall, a unique beer. Give it a go.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

tulip glass.

a - pours a deep amber color and gave me a pinky's worth of rocky, light tan colored foam. retention is excellent, slowly falling back to a thin cap. leaves some nice, leggy lacing in the glass.

s - bubblegum, grass, clove or cinnamon spice.

t - toffee malt character with a faint spiciness. faint grapefruit bitterness leads into big herbal bitterness before finishing dry with a pine resin snap. yeast flavors take a back seat to the hops in this one. faint alcohol taste on the back of the tongue.

m - medium in body lightened up with the right amount of carbonation. finer co2 profile. faint alcohol warming. very smooth.

o - a nice take on the style, more so than i was expecting. the mouthfeel is really what makes this so enjoyable for me as the belgian yeast is toned down and carbonation levels are just right. easily the best flying dog brew i have had yet.

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A: Clear deep copper with a semi-creamy foam head.

S: Cloves, lemon, banana, caramel, and a faint balsamic quality as it warms. Very pleasing and dynamic aroma.

T: Toasted grains (cereal-like) and a sweet caramel-like malt is predominant with lesser of the fruit and spice qualities detected in aroma. Lemon zest and a slight balsamic quality are there with a bit of digging.

M: Medium bodied with a mild carbonation. Solid oily character.

D: Quite good with an interesting taste profile that leans towards a malty base with belgian qualities more subdued.

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 3,516 ratings.