Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPARaging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA
BA SCORE
70.9%
Liked This Beer
3.86 w/ 3,988 ratings
Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPARaging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerisfoodLLC on 09-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,592
Reviews:
1,163
Ratings:
3,988
Liked:
2,829
Avg:
3.86/5
pDev:
13.47%
Alströms:
3.16
 
 
Wants:
164
Gots:
1,084
Trade:
3
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Slightly clouded amber color. 1-finger off white head with moderate retention. Carbonation looks light. Good lacing.

S - Belgian yeast are up front, citrus and grassy hops underneath. Some bready malts as well.

T - Hmm, not sure how a feel about this one. The flavors of Belgian yeast come through, along with the sweetness of a belgian style beer. The IPA notes are also very much present, but are overpowered to me by the belgian style sweetness. Finishes with a nice malt backbone like a good IPA. Very conflicting on the tongue.

M - Okay, a little bit of slick oiliness.

O - Really not sure what to think. I'm not a fan of the sweet tripel style beers, and I am a fan of IPAs, and this reminds me of a cross between those two. I'm not sure that it works for my taste. The tripel style is just a little too overpowering, almost like I poured a tripel into a glass after drinking a pale ale and didn't clean the glass out or get a new one. Interesting concept, and really not a bad beer. I could see this working for some, but it's not for me.

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 70.9% out of 100 with 3,988 ratings
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