Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA | Flying Dog Brewery

Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPARaging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA
BA SCORE
3.86/5
3,995 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:
#8,763
Reviews:
1,164
Ratings:
3,995
pDev:
13.47%
Bros Score:
3.16
 
 
Wants:
164
Gots:
1,089
Trade:
3
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,995 |  Reviews: 1,164
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a six-pack to try it out. My wyfe actually liked it; she doesn't like any beer. lol

A: Pours a nice copper color, clear with small bubbles rising through the glass and a creamy white head the subsides to a thin coating and leaves lots of lacing.

S: Belgian yeast, subtle hops aroma, malt, fruity ... bananas and citrus

T: The taste mirrors the aroma. The bitterness doesn't linger but lets you know it is there.

M: On the high end of light bodied, almost medium. No carbonation sting, no alcohol aftertaste.

O: I will buy this again. A nice IPA for a hot summer evening. It would go really well with a sharp cheese.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.15/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought a six pack at the local bottle shop after hearing all the hullaballoo. Ultimately a tad disappointed.

Pours a clear copper with minimal bubbling. One finger off white head with minimal retention. Thin lacing.

Belgian yeast aromas with ample citrus and grass. Alcohol/ketones are prevalent.

Taste is overly bitter. Ultimately this beer comes across not as Belgian but as an extremely aggressive IPA with what tastes like a rye backbone. The ABV is readily apparent, and, when combined with the bitter citrus/aspirin finish this beer packs, is just too much. Belgian complexities are lost in hoppy astringency.

MF is thin and overcarbonated. Alcohol sensation burns the palate like cheap wine. No resins.

Overall, this beer strikes me as an underwhelming attempt at a style becoming increasingly popular. Flying Dog's focus seemed to be not on the beer as a cohesive whole, but rather on making a voluminously hopped IPA with some fancy yeast in it.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.12/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy dark orange with a 1 inch foamy off-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, herbal hops, spices, Belgian yeast, and slight banana. Taste is of Belgian yeast and herbal hops up front with a malt finish and a slight banana aftertaste. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate after each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer in the flavor department with a great smell that makes for an easy drinking experience.

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1/5  rDev -74.1%

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Raging Bitch Belgian-Style IPA from Flying Dog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 3,995 ratings
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