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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,813 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,813
Reviews: 2,255
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 139
Gots: 392 | 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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crowsnest

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-14-2013 01:01:55 | More by crowsnest
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Beer_lover89

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-15-2013 13:02:18 | More by Beer_lover89
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Roke87

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, slightly chilled and poured into a Duvel tulip.
Production date: BO811, not sure what that means and couldn’t find anything on the Rogue website?

Appearance- Pours on the darker side but still clear amber colour with a minimal half finger of white head that very quickly resides to a bubbly ring leaving very minimal lacing.

Smell- I’m having a hard time distinguishing a smell out of this one, very sweet on the nose maybe a caramel flavour? I don’t get any hop smells from this one at all to be honest, lots of bready malts and a mild touch of yeast.

Taste- Again having a very hard time distinguishing this one in any way, the first thought that comes to my mind as far as taste is a chicken noodle soup that is loaded with lots of salted top crackers. Other than that lots and lots of bready malt flavours with a mild fruity flavour thrown in there.

Mouthfeel- Light bodied with from what I can tell below average carbonation that leaves a tiny little bit of a bubbly top. Still smooth, crisp and a very refreshing brew all in all.

Overall- Wow this is unlike anything I have ever tried before, the smells are hard to put a finger on and the taste is equally hard. Sweet on both the palate and the nose with lots of bready malts in both as well. “Dedicated to the Rogue in each of us” is a very good statement because this beer doesn’t want or try to be like any other beer out there. I’m not sure but after reading some of the other reviews maybe us Canadians get the old crappy batches because my review sounds miles off from the others? I dunno a very interesting beer from the offering I bought and I probably wouldn’t seek it out again, I’m stunned and this is the first time in my short reviewing career.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2011 06:00:49 | More by Roke87
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-12-2013 07:30:51 | More by crbnfbr
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

06-12-2013 20:21:49 | More by JMUbrewz
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jkn09

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-02-2013 01:10:32 | More by jkn09
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EigenBeer

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

08-19-2012 23:05:53 | More by EigenBeer
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-01-2014 09:09:56 | More by Birdlegs
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GStein

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-01-2014 01:11:10 | More by GStein
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angeepangie

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

02-28-2014 00:45:17 | More by angeepangie
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HumanParaquat

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

01-30-2012 20:00:04 | More by HumanParaquat
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MEGAawesomeLAUREN

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-01-2013 02:24:44 | More by MEGAawesomeLAUREN
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mdlb44

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-02-2014 02:43:00 | More by mdlb44
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HeadyTheElder

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-03-2014 23:10:21 | More by HeadyTheElder
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LeeryLeprechaun

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beer pours a crisp looking amber orange color with a slight head.

Clean aroma of malt and toast with maybe a little caramel. No aroma from yeast or hops.

Clean tasting, a little bit of malt and toast. Pretty simple though.

Medium body.

Overall a good beer for the style. Pretty simple with just flavors of toast and malt but rather tasty for the style. Nice and crisp as well.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 23:23:01 | More by LeeryLeprechaun
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RoninTK3

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

05-01-2014 02:49:24 | More by RoninTK3
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-09-2014 12:18:19 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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Zanico

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-10-2013 00:43:21 | More by Zanico
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sansho

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-05-2012 19:14:08 | More by sansho
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morrowd3

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

07-07-2013 01:22:35 | More by morrowd3
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morehooos

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

04-22-2012 21:03:48 | More by morehooos
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JamieLynn81

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

02-27-2014 15:00:55 | More by JamieLynn81
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

03-19-2013 21:18:16 | More by ilikebeer03
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JALIEN

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

11-25-2012 23:15:59 | More by JALIEN
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rbrefbeerman

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

12-09-2012 17:43:01 | More by rbrefbeerman
Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,813 ratings.