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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,771 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,771
Reviews: 2,253
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 139
Gots: 375 | 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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Roman5150

Spain

3.51/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

bottle into duvel glass

appearance: ruby/amber color with a hint of orange, 1 finger white head

smell: nutty, caramel, some fruitiness, smells like belgian yeast (remind me faintly of a trappist), malt heavy, slight banana, pumpkin, very subtle earthy hops

taste: huge english malt backbone, slight bitterness from the hops, but not too forward, theres subtle notes of pumpkin and apple somewhere in the middle as well, the ending is very refreshing.

mouthfeel: not much carbonation, could use a little more

overall: Just bought a 6-pack, may revise this review once im finished with it. Not much experience with the style, but I enjoyed this beer. I feel like it will grow on me even more as well, its a very warm, tart, malty brew. I'm having a really hard time describing it, but it's very well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

04-26-2013 01:53:14 | More by Roman5150
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,771 ratings.