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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,808 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,808
Reviews: 2,255
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 138
Gots: 391 | 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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microbrewlover

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This brew pours a honey brown color with a 1/2 finger head which dissipates quickly. However some of the original head remains on the beer until the end. Light lacing.

The smell is sweet and roasted malts, caramel, honey, lemon and orange.

This brew is sweet as in sweet like caramel and honey, both of which dominate. Then I can taste both sweet and roasted malts. I am picking up more caramel than honey. Also there are light, peppery hops and an orange taste on the backend.

The mouthfeel is smooth but slightly chewy. Slightly tangy due to the carbonation.

Overall a good example of a Maibock, I have had better but this is near the top of the bunch. It is definitely worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2013 21:59:40 | More by microbrewlover
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,808 ratings.