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RATINGS: 1932   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 weekends Gonzofest party. Al from Hop Talk was in attendance and reported on his blog, I understand its made from an augmented Snake Dog wort with an exclusive Belgian yeast strain (called Diablo) and dry-hopped with a load of Amarillo hops. Theyre 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 wordsone wild drink. Nectar imprisoned in a bottle. Let it out. It is cruel to keep a wild animal locked up. Uncap it. Release itstand 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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3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
prof222772 (22) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2016
Clear light orange color, minimal head, honey-orange aroma slightly reminding Hoegarden, evident alcohol taste, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium body, soft carbonation, long finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ianwelby (1301) - SCOTLAND - DEC 25, 2016
Clear amber beer, thick off-white head. Dry aroma of citrus, bread, grass. Really dry taste as well, citrus, yeast, grass, bitter hop. Bitter and slightly sour in the aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DerGantzel (410) - Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2016
Complexity in the aroma. Semi-clear golden appearance. Medium-high sweetness and light-medium bitterness. Very well-balanced. Full body and soft carbonation. Definately tasteful.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Biker652 (8) - BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2016 does not count
Nice amber coloured beer with a fruity aroma. So not only the label looks cool but also a tasty beer. Mild after taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beltcha (14) - Sant Quirze del Valls, SPAIN - DEC 15, 2016
Very good! The malts, the hops and the alcohol are perfectly balanced. You buy a beer but you finds nectar.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (1234) - rebro, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2016
Flaska goda rum, kumla. Orangegul vtska. rtig och humlig doft med citrus och lite jst. Ganska kraftig humleton med barr, jst och lite citrus.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
titanek (384) - POLAND - DEC 6, 2016
Medium, white head, nice lacing. Aroma: sweet,a lot of citruses, pineapple, spices, . Taste mainly yeasty, citruses, herbs, medium bitterness . Medium body, creamy, lively carbonation. Interesting beer, good exposed the Belgian hints

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kostasgiotis (124) - GREECE - DEC 3, 2016
Brown body with one finger off white head with excellant retention. Aromas of yeast,sweet malt,earth,a lot of caramel The body is full and chewy. Tastes rich sweet malt,hops,caramel,alcohol. It is quite bitter but with a nice malt backbone that complements the IPA biterness.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EvNa (253) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 3, 2016
Bottle. Color: Amber golden, frothy off white head. Taste: Medium sweet, hopbitter and some kind of herbs. Hints of honey and yellow fruit. Mild. Bit warm, vinuous mouthfeel. Long lasting dry hopbitter and herby finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
kaserov (523) - Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 1, 2016
Color naranja, turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de un dedo de grosor (retencin mnima). Carbonatacin media tirando a baja. Aroma maltoso y a alguna fruta que no soy capaz de captar (dira melocotn, pero no me hagis mucho caso). El sabor no es de mi agrado, la verdad. Predomina el amargor (un amargor rancio, que se mantiene en el paladar demasiado rato) y algo metlico. No capto pltano, ni chicle, ni malta, ni lpulo Amarillo. Me cuesta entender qu hacen en Flying Dog para tanto hype.


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