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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,835 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,835
Reviews: 2,256
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 140
Gots: 404 | 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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barczar

Kentucky

3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear light amber with a frothy, dense inch and a half light khaki head that slowly dissipates, leaving sheets of spotty lacing.

Notes of caramel and buttery toffee are offset by a metallic tang in the initial aroma. Brown sugar, doughy malt, booze, and light floral hops round out the profile. Figs and dates emerge as it warms.

Flavor reveals fruity esters at the base, with cherries and dark berry notes accompanied by toasted malt and slightly sweet caramel notes. The finish is fairly dry and lightly bitter. Feels a little short.

Body is on the full side, with moderate carbonation and slight alcohol warmth.

Not at all what I expect from a helles. Esters are way too high. Hop flavor is lacking, but bitterness is about right

Serving type: bottle

02-26-2013 00:49:47 | More by barczar
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,835 ratings.