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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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normZurawski

New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Looks good, decent, nothing amazing. Smell is immediate stale bar room, which turns me off to this beer. I guess that may be the yeast? I'm not sure. Taste is ok, a little unbalanced on the harsh bitterness side. I get alcohol around the bitterness. Meh - nothing to jump up and down about. Not bad, ok. Mouthfeel is nice, light richness and/or creaminess. Average+ drinkability.

I had a few of these after mowing the lawn and it really didn't do anything for me. In my quest for the perfect warm weather beer, this doesn't do the trick. As it warms I think it tends to get a little better, with the harsh tastes rounding out a little as you go.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2006 00:58:51 | More by normZurawski
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,796 ratings.