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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

6,251 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 6,251
Reviews: 2,280
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 173
Gots: 620 | FT: 1
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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Hey ho! Let's get dead! First time trying this brew.

12 oz bottle poured into glass.

Appearance (4) : Crisp snap as I remove the cap. Pours a fluffy off-white three finger head on top of a beautiful haze of what I can only call sunburst (like on a Fender Stratocaster guitar). The opacity is about 40%.

Aroma (3.75) : Everything here is pretty faint. In order from strongest to distant : Pear, ginger, pineapple, sugar, nutmeg. Bouquet is fairly weak, but everything smells like good quality.

Taste (3.5) : It's hard to describe this one. Tea bitterness, some orange, mango, ginger. A little cinnamon. A citrus hop bitterness wraps it up in the finish. The flavors seem to clash, but they are all distinct. It's like I want to taste fruit, but instead I get tea. I want to taste the tea, but instead I get old rumply fruit. It's really hard to rate this category.

Mouthfeel (3.25) : Light bodied with some pretty intense carbonation. Very lightly creamy but the carbonation sort of destroys that. It ends with a hop bitterness so characteristic of Helles beers.

Overall (3.54) : I wasn't all that impressed with this beer. Perhaps I'm not a fan of the Maibock style, but this one was just too intense and never really focused on any single flavor. There was no vantage point for me. It was all jumbled together in a sour bitter mess. It's crafty alright, but I'll skip this one next time.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,251 ratings.