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RATINGS: 1727   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Flying Dog Brewery will celebrate its 20th Anniversary a few months early on Friday, September 25th (the brewery turns 20 next year). The brewery will be sampling the new Raging Bitch Belgian-style India Pale Ale at the Flying dog Brats And Gonzo party in Denver that day as part of the Great American Beer Fest happening that week (unscramble the FBAG acronym to get GABF). More info about the fest can be found on the official Flying Dog blog. The beer also appeared on draft at this past weekend’s Gonzofest party. Al from Hop Talk was in attendance and reported on his blog, “I understand it’s made from an augmented Snake Dog wort with an exclusive Belgian yeast strain (called Diablo) and dry-hopped with a load of Amarillo hops. They’re calling it a Belgian IPA. It was really good. It had that hop bite from a big, bad American IPA with the banana and bubblegum from the Belgian yeast.” Some may remember a beer called, Raging Bitch Birch Beer, that Flying Dog introduced on April 1st. Whereas that low-gravity series beer was a joke, this beer is anything but at 8% ABV (60 IBU). Propaganda from the label: “Two inflammatory words…one wild drink. Nectar imprisoned in a bottle. Let it out. It is cruel to keep a wild animal locked up. Uncap it. Release it…stand back! Wallow in its golden glow in a glass beneath a white foaming head. Remember, enjoying a RAGING BITCH, unleashed, untamed, unbridled – and in heat – is pure GONZO!! It has taken 20 years to get from there to here. Enjoy!” – Ralph Steadman

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
huineman (395) - Madrid, SPAIN - MAY 11, 2015
To start with check out the amazin artwork by Ralph Steadman. Now, let’s get to the also amazing ale: Pours dark amber with tawny head. Aroma is very intense: Seville oranges, passion fruit, mango, dandelion, pamplemouse, melon, cardamom... Taste is dense and balanced, structured and wide. Very bitter long finish. Best IPA so far.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brucebruce81 (313) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 10, 2015
This was a very good IPA it was smooth and had a nice hoppy note that really came through the malts and left a good mouthfeel on the palate ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GSAP (568) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 5, 2015
Een IPA met triple trekjes, of een tripel met IPA verschijnselen. De zoetheid overheerst met name in het aroma van steenfruit en bloemen in een bepaalde weelderigheid en volheid. Smaak is dat tot op zekere hoogte, met interessante bitterzoet verhoudingen. Ik heb geen bitcherig gedrag kunnen herkennen, behoudens de 8.3% wellicht. Mooi oranje met zeepsop kraagje.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Batavi (122) - Waalwijk, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
Uitgeschonken in tulpglas, oranjeachtig amberkleurig bier met mooie witte schuimkraag, die wat wegzakt, maar waarvan wel delen aan het glas blijven kleven. Zachtere geur voor een IPA, inderdaad Belgische gist, maar ook aroma’s van perzik en citrusfruit. De smaak is zachter, zoeter en complexer dan bij de Snake Dog van dezelfde brouwerij. Smaaktonen van fruit als perzik en sinaasappel iets meer zoetere tonen dan gebruikelijk in een IPA achtig bier, karamel en honing met een kruidige haast tripel achtige dronk. Later komen de typische IPA tonen, met een behoorlijke bitterheid van bloemige hoptonen. De afdronk is bitter en droog met een medium carbonatie. Een aangenaam voorbeeld van een IPA bier, deze Flying Dog Raging Bitch, aroma is meer afgevlakt, maar de smaak is meer complex. Echt een bier om vaker te drinken.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Icedwarf (683) - Etten-Leur, NETHERLANDS - MAY 4, 2015
Helder lichtbruin bier met schuim. Smaak is helaas wat vlak voor een IPA, bitter hoppig, droog met sporen van zwarte thee. Mis helaas de kracht die meestal bij dit soort bier aanwezig is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Towey1989 (522) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle. Pours a clear orange amber colour with a fizzy white head. Aroma of mango, grapefruit, apricot, some Belgian yeast, subtle clove and spicy, peppery hops. Taste of grapefruit, mango, apricot, Belgian yeast, resin, very spicy, peppery hops, subtle caramel, raisin and some lemon zest. Full bodied and an oily texture. A long, surprisingly malty, then a hop bitterness in the finish. A really complex IPA which is full of flavour. I really like this, a different take on a classic IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackafholmes (658) - - MAY 3, 2015
Bottle from anchorage, sheffield. Golden with a nice fluffy white head. Aroma is very fruity, mango and pineapple, lemon and honey. Taste is sweet and zesty with nice medium bitterness that lasts. Medium carbonation and body. Lovely jubbly.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McSherman (312) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - APR 28, 2015
Dunkelrot braun, fast wie Cola. Schnell zerfallender Schaum. Aroma ist vielversprechend: Karamell, Holz, Butteraroma. Geschmack: Malzig süß, karamell, etwas getrocknete Früchte, Sherry. Abgerundet durch eine leichte Bitternote. Tolles Bier!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cristobal37 (352) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - APR 26, 2015
Love this one. Similar to Stone’s Calibelgique, Houblon Chouffe by d’Achouffe, and also Hopsinjoor from Het Anker. This one has a distinct dry bitter palate and finish, but the sweet sweet candy flavor mixed with the big up front ipa is really cool. Definitely something that needs to be revisited now and then.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
skatanarchy (88) - - APR 26, 2015
플라잉독 브루어리 - 라이징 비치 IPA 8.3% ABV 뒷심 강한 IPA 로 독한향이 줄곧 입에서 맴돈다. 이 미친 브루어리는 썸머시즈널 에일도 지독하게 쓰다. 정말 확고한 개성으로 중무장한 미친 브루어리 워싱턴 디씨 외곽의 편의점에서 플라잉 독 브루어리 맥주가 대여섯 종 진열된 것을 보고 확인해 보니 모조리 최저 8도, 최대 11도의 고도수 맥주들 뿐. 이브루어리는 만우절 장난으로 ’플라잉 독에서 저도수 맥주를 내놓았습니다’ 라는 가짜광고를 낼정도라고 https://

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