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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,794 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,794
Reviews: 2,254
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 138
Gots: 383 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
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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CurtFromHershey

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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a rich copper with dense off white head. Really an attractive beer.

Smell is very malt-forward as to be expected, with a note of sweetbread which seems out of place.

Taste does not follow the nose in that there is a nondescript bitterness. Bready malts.

Mouthfeel is a bit thin for a bock.

Overall a good beer and decent representation of the style, but it seems rather disjointed.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 18:22:23 | More by CurtFromHershey
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,794 ratings.