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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,796 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,796
Reviews: 2,254
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 138
Gots: 385 | 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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demcorhip

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Much thanks to Chonyr for this one.

Appearance
Poured a nice and deep tawny amber colour with a generous light tan coloured head, which faded to interesting lacings. As i enjoyed the aroma of this brew the tipping of the glass swirled the lacings into an interesting crescent shape which turned into an almost s shaped double crescent with further tips up to my nose.

Aroma
Sweet estery bready smells greated my nose with a hint of caramel. Hops added a a hint of pine to the yeasty and malty aromas.

Taste
Fruity and floral honeyed toast with hints of toffee and finishes with a pleasant bitter piney flavour. A wonderful creation from a bastardization of styles, suppose it would take a rogue to make a beer like this.

Mouthfeel
A very satisfying beer, enough taste and substance to be a very satisfying and drinkable brew. The maltiness is wonderfully balanced by the hops which seem to contribute a crisp finish to this beer.

Drinkability
Very easy and pleasurable to drink. Substantial enough to be satisfied with one, if you can control yourself, because its tasty and crisp enough to easily turn this into a session brew. Gotta get me a jug of this sometime. Will come back for more.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2006 01:26:13 | More by demcorhip
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,796 ratings.