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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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Dead Guy AleDead Guy Ale

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very good

6,545 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,545
Reviews: 2,295
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 194
Gots: 798 | 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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3.13/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Hazy brown/caramel color that would be absolutely perfect if it had a bigger head.
No distinct strong smells but what i do get is maltyness with some brown sugar and caramel.
Taste is similar to smells but a more 'normal beer' taste is prominent.
Mouth feel could be a little thicker but its got a good level of carbonation.
Overall...not my favorite by rogue. Its definitely a "safe" beer for beginners because it DOES have some flavors in there but it may be a little weak for the more advanced beer connoisseur.

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

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass; no freshness dating. Hazy copper body with some brown tint mixed in. A nearly two-finger tan head that has decent retention and leaves spotty lacing.

The aroma is fairly light overall. Notes of sweet malt, yeast, and light fruit (apple) come through.

I actually like the flavor of this one. The malt seems roasted and that taste comes through nicely. The German hops present just enough bitterness to balance the sweetness.

Light to medium texture in the mouthfeel and very drinkable. Solid brew for sure; will definitely have this again.

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3.83/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear copper color with a two finger head that lingers for a while. Really great lacing on the glass. A great looking breer.

A - Fruity and candy like smell. The hops seem to have a sweet citrus or tropical fruit aroma. With some added sweetness from the malts it makes this beer seem very sweet in the aroma.

T - Stars with a nice fruity and malty sweetness. As the beer moves to the back of your tongue the flavor picks up a slight bitterness. Easy to drunk and refreshing.

M - Light to medium in body. Flavor duration is moderate.

O - Really nice, and refreshing beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

In a pint glass and a pilsener at separate times, no changes between the two pieces of glassware:

A: golden orange-brown color with a small white head that lasts several seconds and then disappears, there is some minimal lacing, slightly spotty and spreads out

S: caramel, malts and definite aromas of fruit, slight hops in the background

T: sweet through caramel notes, light fruit in the background

M: medium, sessionable, bland watery aftertaste and dry finish

O: a decent tasting beer that I think I would get again

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,545 ratings.