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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,820 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,820
Reviews: 2,255
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 139
Gots: 397 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
8 Ingredients:
Malts: Northwest Harrington, Klages, Maier Munich and Carastan.
Hops: Perle and Saaz.
Yeast & Water: Rogue's Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

16º PLATO
40 IBU
78 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-05-2001)
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Reviews by BasementBer:
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BasementBer

Manitoba (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Reviewing a 650ml Dead Guy Ale bill as a 7%abv.
My liquor stores recently started carrying these and hope many more to come. But American microbrew's are rare enough in this area to make this is a special nostalgic tasting. As a vegan though I really don't give a shit what animal goes best with this beer.

A: Two thick fingers of head with medium-large bubbles. Looks quite carbonated from a not so long pour. A deep amber color, quite impressed by its majestic hue of sunset.

S: Great aroma. It smells like a bock, a bit lighter though. Maltiness for sure, but cant locate the malt as being necessarily specific to the style. A hint of cookies.

T: Excellent! Its not as dense as most bocks but provides a manageable thickness. Has a very nice malt flavor but not enough to be heavy. A quenching bitterness that is also not overpowering for the style.

M: A moderate fizzy feeling with a hint of alcohol in the aftertaste that surfaces.

D: Definitely drinkable. The price makes it a bit out of reach in my market, but as a tall, this is a very refreshing yet strong ale which I have come back to.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2011 00:16:24 | More by BasementBer
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,820 ratings.