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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
BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
4,022 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:
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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,358
Reviews:
1,170
Ratings:
4,022
pDev:
13.47%
Bros Score:
3.16
 
 
Wants:
161
Gots:
1,104
Trade:
3
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint

A slightly cloudy orange body with an off-white cap that rises to fill the glass. Some sip marks appear, but they are light. The nose is of citrus and light bready malt. Some pine and yeasty esters poke through with just a faint hint of booze. The flavor profile follows the nose. Citrus and pine with some floral hops poke through up front. Some bready malt through the middle with spicy esters from the yeast. The finish is a touch spicy, with bitter citrus, and some faint warming. Medium body, a bit oily. Smooth. This beer is a little all over the place. Brash in spots and not congruent from one layer to another. Not a bad beer by any stretch, but not as tight and smooth as the best in the class.

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This is the gold standard of Belgian IPAs. As you can see by the amount of review this beer has been amazing successful and is the most popular out of all FLying Dog brews. It satisfies the needs of the hop heads out there and also caters to those on the opposite end of the spectrum that like the Belgian.

This beer smells fruity with a higher than average alcohol content of 8.3%. The beer is a dark amber color when poured into a bottle with a heavy amount of white lacing. Flying Dog forces carbonation in their beer so there is heavy head on this beer. It leads to a smooth, crisp heavily carbonated (though not in a bad way) mouthfeel. The taste is slightly sweet due to the Belgian yeast but neither that nor the taste of the hops linger. This is a very drinkable beer.

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 4,022 ratings
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