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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale

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BA SCORE
89
very good

6,404 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 6,404
Reviews: 2,286
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 183
Gots: 697 | 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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3.64/5  rDev -7.8%

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma malty/biscuity
Head average (3 cm), off white, frothy, slowly diminishing to irregular partial 2 mm layer
Lacing OK - one partial ring with stalactites and some small islands with tiny to small bubbles
Body medium orange, hazy
Flavor malty with bitter aftertaste; no hops, no alcohol, no diaceetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 3.75, Flavor 3.75, Palate 3.5, Overall 3.5. Final weighted score: 3.6375
While the head is attractive, the lacing (meh) and the color/clarity of the ale leave a lot to be desired. The aroma is very tempting and the flavor does not miss expectations. The palate is pretty good. Overall, this is a reliable ale – good but not outstanding.

Ozzylizard, Aug 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

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3.84/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

From an undated bottle, at home, in a pint glass, about 40-45deg

Appearance - pours a cloudy reddish color. Small head <12mm that diminishes quickly to a 3-4mm circle in the middle of the glass.

Smell - not overly strong, slight hint of flowers, dominated by malt

Taste - upfront ester and slight resin notes. Dominated by malt flavors on finish but balanced nicely with slight bitterness/pine. No evidence of yeast.

Mouthfeel - lots of small bubbles but not overly carbonated, dry finish

Overall - this is my first experience with Dead Guy even though I have been into beers for a while. I tend to pass on more common/available beers in favor of more obscure (typically foreign brews). I was delighted to find a modern, West Coast brew that was not dominated by hops. But then this is from Oregon, not CA. This is a very good beer, well balanced, offering an uncommon flavor profile. It would pair nicely with duck.

ph001c, Tuesday at 06:28 PM
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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,404 ratings.