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RATINGS: 1912   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
peral2 (579) - - OCT 31, 2012
On rap. Very nice apperance Aroma of citrus and Hops. Taste very much the same.nice ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mudfly (77) - - JAN 22, 2017
Bottiglia 35cl. Color ambra con poca schiuma bianca. Aroma carico di malto e luppolo. Amara, nonostante faccia pi di 8 gradi, lalcool nascosto e per niente fastidioso. Finale lungo, molto interessante.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
ALIBALI (1123) - Kiel, GERMANY - JAN 20, 2017
Extrem belgisch. Farmhouse Party!! Yeah. Kruterflair over all. Klar, im Strudel der Gefhle wirds natrlich auch harzhopfig und spiceysweet. Oh yeah, love it. Schlank und geschmeidig zitronig. 355ml Bottle from Albert Heijn in Amsterdam. Under 3.👍.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Korcz (1873) - Warsaw, POLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Wspomnienia dobre, ale pite lata świetlne temu. Zdecydowanie do powtrki.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexmate (110) - South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 20, 2017
Amber in colour, decent sized head and lacing. Aroma is typical tropical mangoes, pine and grassy hops similar to most IPAs. Taste is of big juicy mangoes, finish is a malty caramel which makes it slightly unique. Gave me a bit of a sore head in the morning. Price Paid: 1.50 (out of date).

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pencheff (11) - Burgas, BULGARIA - JAN 13, 2017
Rich amber colour with white head, nice aroma of citrus, lichee and yeast. Medium body with long aftertaste

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
daverock (32) - Nymburk, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 11, 2017
Lhev, perfektn chuť, ndhern vůně ovoce, mandarinky, belgick kvasinky dodvaj punc originality nej pivo.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mahkus (127) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - JAN 10, 2017
Little head. Slight hoppy aroma. Cloudy brown colour. Not much alcohol taste considering the strength.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Villyzzz (236) - Espoo, FINLAND - JAN 3, 2017
Pours amber with medium sized white head. Aroma is citrus and caramel. Taste has malts and belgian/citric hops. Pretty nice.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PABen (14) - Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2016
355ml bottle @ 8.3% from whole foods market. Pours dark Amber with off-White medium head. (Drinking out of an un-suitable glass). Harsh taste, very bitter. full body. long finish. A very interesting drink, probably shouldnt have drank on an empty stomach.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
laminarman (18) - - DEC 29, 2016
Pours a nice golden color with fine head. Aromatics of light hops and banana, apple, citrus notes with some sourness detected (not bad). A somewhat flat palate with a slightly bitter or lambic finish but a full mouth feel. I find it pretty appealing.


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