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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4,065 Ratings
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPARaging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This bitch has a lot going on. Its sweet malt body is contrasted by pine and grapefruit hop flavors and exotic fruit notes from the Belgian yeast.

Added by BeerisfoodLLC on 09-23-2009

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass. A really great take on an often poorly executed style. Flying Dog delights us again with the Raging Bitch. Great dark golden color, the Bitch pours easily into room temperature pint glass. Leaves behind medium lacing with a rich golden-white head. Easy belgian taste up front, followed quickly by bitter hops. The hop takes over the flavor and lingers for a bit. Mouthfeel is overall very nice. Notes of the belgian fullness are there, but in my opinion the hop bites quickly and doesn't let go. Good beer. Would drink again.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a crystal clear amber with a minimal white head. Nice lacing. Aroma of malt, toasty caramel, marshmallow and spice. Those all carry over to the taste, and combine with the hops and flowers to give a distinct molasses note. The bitterness begins to come through as it warms a bit. Nice medium mouth that coats the tongue without being too oily. This isn't something I would drink frequently, but it's a really nice change of pace IPA.

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This is only the second time I've tried this beer, and I'm finding that it tends to grow on you, and I've started to really like it. It's quite hoppy, but the bitterness of the hops makes for a good balance with the sweetness of the malt and the bite of the high ABV.

Overall, a very good beer. Clarity is outstanding. Quite hoppy. Also, the high ABV makes it very "relaxing."

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 4,065 ratings