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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

6,527 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 6,527
Reviews: 2,294
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 190
Gots: 761 | 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.

16º PLATO
40 IBU
78 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 09-05-2001)
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Rogue Brewing Dead Guy Ale

A- Great head! 1 inch thick, thick lacing. Pretty amber brown, not crystal clear, but not murky either. Could be due to temp.

S- Malty, caramel, Slightly sweet. As it should smell.

T- Nice. Good, well balanced maibock. Hoppy, brown sugar. Great carbonation with a touch of bitterness. Not overly hopped for an ale, which is nice. Has just a hint of pine. Just good beer.

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The beers comes in an light orange amber color.

The aroma has just lots of light brown sugar from the malt. A bit of earthy and spicy hops.

The flavor follows with mostly bready malts, with a good amount of gentle sweetness. Then there's some apple, white raisin, clove spice, yeast. There's a good amount of fruity esters in the middle.

The finish is very crisp and smooth, and has a good amount of drying and bittering. Lots of carbonation.

This actually was a very good beer for the style. Not very lager-y, but it imitates the style very well with its breadiness, yet still with that ale light body. A really enjoyable beer for those not into bitterness or the grassy hops of other German style lagers. This balances that well being an ale.

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