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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

3,250 Ratings
THE BROS
72
okay

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Ratings: 3,250
Reviews: 1,069
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.95%
Wants: 109
Gots: 380 | 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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a Lost Abbey Patron Sinner tulip.

A - Pours a burnt orange color, flecks of red and brown dance around based on the light. It is fairly clear with a good amount of bubbles actively rising from the bottom. About 2.5-fingers of light khaki head gradually forms, consisting of tiny bubbles surrounding bigger ones. Retention is very good, as well as the lacing.

S - The aroma is clean and full of hops and yeasty phenols. A good amount of pine and citrus, especially grapefruit. Somewhat spicy and malty, and the Belgian yeast adds some cloves, banana, and some bubblegum.

T - The first taste has a lot of caramel malt and yeast and the IPA aspect doesn't kick in until near the end. From the yeast to the fruit, it has a lot of fruit, from the tropical and citrus, to the more earthy qualities from the yeast in the form of banana and grape. It's a bit bitter which is a little off-putting, but the mid-palate has some nice flavor. The pine hops probably contribute the most amount of hop flavor.

M - Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. Pretty smooth, if not a bit heavy at times.

D/O - Drinkability is moderate. The flavors are all spot-on, but the most detracting aspect of this beer is the bitterness it brings that seems to overshadow them at times. This is a pretty decent, easily-available Belgian IPA, but I'd probably have to give the edge to Great Divide's Belgica in terms of one I can grab off the shelf.

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 3,250 ratings.