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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

6,445 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 6,445
Reviews: 2,290
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 185
Gots: 725 | 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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3.4/5  rDev -13.9%

GeorgeAKeim, Monday at 04:09 AM
Photo of Beric
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving: On tap at People's Republik, Cambridge MA
Served: 16 November 2014

Appearance: Crystal clear, deep gold color with barely a head. I feel like the head would have been bigger had the bartender kept it, but he was pouring the heads off beers. Looks pretty great.

Smell: Very sweet with floral hops.

Taste: Not your standard Maibock, that's for sure. The dense, caramel sweet malt backbone is there for sure, as one would suspect for the style, but the flavor profile is otherwise dominated by a heavy assertion of floral American hops. With this in mind, the flavor is quite good- I think the very sweet Maibock base compliments the hops nicely and keeps the beer lively and kicks the ABV up a notch, while some 6.5% IPAs can start getting wonky due to the higher grain bill. Pleasant and drinkabl.e

Feel: Medium body, almost creamy mouthfeel.

Overall: Not a bad beer, and one I would gladly order again. This is definitely an Americanized Maibock, so don't go into this one expecting the subtleties of a traditional German one. Nonetheless, the beer is exceedingly drinkable and highly flavorful, and one I would definitely recommend trying.

Beric, Sunday at 11:44 PM
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4.48/5  rDev +13.4%

zachthelaxer93, Sunday at 11:33 PM
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3.64/5  rDev -7.8%

Generatorkai, Sunday at 09:05 PM
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3.76/5  rDev -4.8%

lawsonsj, Sunday at 08:30 PM
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

wrightst, Sunday at 02:52 PM
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4.12/5  rDev +4.3%

rcswfp, Nov 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

TaylorBrake, Nov 23, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +3.8%

JerryIL, Nov 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

ajm5108, Nov 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

yohed55, Nov 22, 2014
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3.85/5  rDev -2.5%

Spectre1966, Nov 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Brewndruid, Nov 22, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +4.3%

fitz284, Nov 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Just fantastic. The bottle design, the logo, and not to mention the beer. For whatever reason, I only drink these in the winter time, and I always look forward to drinking this more than Christmas itself. I love the Rogue brand, and Dead Guy is the best of the bunch.

UnicornProfessor, Nov 22, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

v1387, Nov 22, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +24.6%

UrbHawkEye, Nov 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

lillitnn92, Nov 21, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

irish6174, Nov 21, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -36.7%

olradetbalder, Nov 21, 2014
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TimADrake, Nov 20, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +4.1%

Caseyk1088, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

staudio, Nov 20, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%

HSW40, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

a77cj7, Nov 19, 2014
Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,445 ratings.