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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

6,744 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 6,744
Reviews: 2,343
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 226
Gots: 1,050 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-05-2001

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
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Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance A nice orange color with a billowy head upon pouring. The head slowly fads leaving a small it of lacing.

Smell - Some malty/bready aroma first meets the nose. Caramel sweetness then comes on with the slightest bit of orange citrus coming through.

Taste - It matches the smell, but takes it up a notch from what would be expected. A nice malty flavor first hits your flavor. Sorta bready. Then comes a bit of sweetness of caramel, which is followed by some citrus hoppiness. Nice transitions.

Mouthfeel - A good level of carbonation with a medium and smooth body.

Overall - A good beer. Balances flavor, mouthfeel and smell nicely.

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Has a very nice fruit, malt sweet aroma.
It is sweet but well balanced with good hoppiness for balance.
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Pours a semi-hazy bright orange color with a massive white sticky head.

Nose is pretty malty, some toffee with a bit of buttery-ness. Lots of sweet scents, not getting a lot of hops.

Kind of thin body up front but it thickens quickly. Lots of sweet caramel up front. Tastes almost candy like. Buttered toast like flavor somewhere in the middle with a very mild hop presence. Not all I expected it to be.

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Flavors are all held together though and play off eachother well enough.

Would be good as a bock but I dont really get the hop balance that's supposed to be there. Sweetness lingers a bit. I could see it being appealing to some, but its not for me.

I really think what throws me off is that this is a lighter colored bock, but I think it's still supposed to have more hops than this (or maybe its not) Some balance but I thought there'd be more.

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 6,744 ratings.