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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale

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very good

6,527 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,527
Reviews: 2,294
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 189
Gots: 763 | FT: 1
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.

40 IBU
78 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-05-2001)
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Pours a cloudy cidery color with a minimal, but white and a bit frothy head. I like the cloudy look, it looks very appetizing.

Fruits and hops come quickly on the nose, with a very slight malt background. I'm also getting memories of being in a barn filled with hay bales. A tiny bit of funkyness as well.

Wow, the fruit is very present in the taste, leaving me feeling like I just munched on some blueberries with a hint of banana. The hops are present, but very balanced with the fruityness.

The mouthfeel is fantastic, not too thin, but not thick like a stout should be.

Overall this beer surprised me a lot. I don't think I've had a beer that has really come through with the fruityness without actually adding fruits like this does. Amazing!

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Copper color, good head and lacing, extraordinary carbonation. The carbonation was intense and exciting. This is probably the best part of the beer. It seemed a little too cloudy for a beer with no sediment in the bottom.

Smell: This is tough because the smell is weak. It's a little metallic (but it's from a bottle and I can always taste and smell metal from the cap), possibley a hint of hops, mild caramel or taffy smell, slightly nutty.

Taste: Malt liquor-like but not offensive. Bitter caramel-like.

Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied but closer to light. I would have liked to feel more carbonation.

This beer is light and easy to drink. Even though it would be fun and easy to drink a lot of them, there's still a unique flavor that's confusing but makes me want more.

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S-malt and yeasty aromas with a little citrus

T-malt and bread flavors with a bitter finish

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O-a decent refreshing maibock

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,527 ratings.