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:
#8,461
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
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,988 |  Reviews: 1,163
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4.7/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours with a slightly cloudy, yellow-orange with a large frothy white head that sticks around for a good while.

S: A very pleasant combination of traditional IPA and Belgian aromas: citrus, pine, and a faint straw and yeast character.

T: I am amazed by the taste of this beer. I expected a bitter hop bomb, but instead get a smooth citrus flavor up front followed by a mild thirst quenching bitterness that is mellowed by a Belgian wheat-like character. The alcohol is nearly unnoticeable.

M: Very silky smooth, and light in the mouth makes this beer drink very smoothly. This is a beer I could drink all day in the summer.

O: I'm not a huge IPA fan, but this one blew me away. I would definitely drink this again. It's thirst-quenching, and tasty. If it weren't for the high ABV this would a great session beer, as it certainly has the flavor for it.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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2.65/5  rDev -31.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a bright semi-hazy orange/amber with a decent yet active head which slowly recedes.

Smells of lots of clove, bananas, and some oily hops. Can definitely tell that some Belgian yeast is involved with this brew. Hop presence comes forward more on the nose as the brew warms.

Another flying dog brew with incredible lacing after my first sip. You can definitely taste the belgian influence here through a clovey, nutty, banana bread like sweetness but the hops are over the top. There's definitely a nice belgian sweetness up front, but this ipa is taking it to the next level hop wise. Bigger in body than most other ipa's as well as being bigger in hop presence, this is jut a big beer all together. The only problem I have with the beer though is that the belgian presence and the hop presence dont seem to collide correctly.

While the flavors are all there, they act separately on your tastebuds.

Unique brew if nothing else.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On nitro at Station Taproom, 11/20/11.

Not sure how this is my first review of any kind for this beer considering I have had it at least 20 different times. But only once on nitro.

A-Pour is a clear amber red with a foamy off white head and great sheets of lacing.

S-Huge peppery Belgian yeast notes dominate the citrus hoppiness that is nicely present.

T-Great caramel malt base with a yeasty Belgian zing, nicely balanced with the hops.

M-Medium bodied, nice dryness.

O-I am not generally a fan of this brewery but this beer knocks it out of the park. So glad this is a year round selection now.

HV

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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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