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RATINGS: 1652   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


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jasond612 (281) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2013
9/1/13 $3.29 bottle from bottle store by M&D. Bought on the recommendation by Doug and opened by mom for some reason. Light orange in color. Good mix of sweetness and hoppyness on both the nose and mouth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wekker84 (1640) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 30, 2015
Bottle a dark golden yellow colored beer with a white head aroma malts fruits ripe fruits honey earthly notes citrus and hops flavor malts fruits spicy citrus earthly notes and bitter hops

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hopmaestro (259) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2015
Aroma is a nice blend of Belgian yeast notes and American hop madness, grapefruit rind and some musky undertone that sends promises. The taste is really two-dimensional, easy to drink for a hopaholic, because of the hop profile, first up fresh pine but in the backwater comes the classic Belgian and medium heavy spiciness. This is a really good crossbreed and should appeal to both IPA-freaks and Belgian nerds. Not too flowery and fruity, more earth toned and grassy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GarageBrewer80 (77) - SWEDEN - JAN 29, 2015
Flaska från Bishop Örebro. Bärnstenfärgad kropp med vit skumkrona. Knäckig söt doft. Medelfyllig smak. Knäckig smak, belgo- jäst med lite citrussmak.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Enjoyit (3509) - Vadum, DENMARK - JAN 28, 2015
unclear orange of color with an off white head. an aroma of hops, spice, citrus and herbs. A flavor of leather, herbs, spice, citrus and dry.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mircoas (139) - ITALY - JAN 25, 2015
33cl @ bottle. Indian pale ale americana con un aroma fruttato buonissimo ma purtroppo un retrogusto troppo amarognolo. Forse bevuta nella stagione sbagliata, da riprovare col caldo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MatthijsE (919) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle @ home. Pours clear golden with a mostly fading off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, citrus, some tropic and cat pee. Taste is light sweet and moderate too full bitter, mostly bitter lasting. Body is medium, texture is oily to creamy, carbonation is soft.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
HampshirePhil (169) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
330 ml bottle - Deep Amber colours. Slim white head and rich flavours. Smooth palate with a slight bitterness

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rollerton (106) - SWEDEN - JAN 24, 2015
Bottle at restaurant in Gothenburg. Very nice aroma and taste, belgian IPA when it is as best. Recommended!

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmrobotix (36) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 23, 2015
Very pleasant aroma, fruity and yeasty! Palare is ok taste is good aroma makes it shine!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1903) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2015
Pours amber with a white head. Aroma is floral, bitter citrus and banana. Taste is more of the same with more obvious yeast notes.


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