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Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
89
very good

5,682 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 5,682
Reviews: 2,251
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 132
Gots: 344 | FT: 0
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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Alabama

4/5  rDev +1.3%

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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.06/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy medium coppery amber with a half finger off-white head with good retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of biscuit and caramel malt, mild citrus hops, pleasantly malty. Flavor is semi-sweet caramel malt with slight biscuit, mellow nondescript stone fruit, developing and finishing with spicy hops with light pine and citrus elements. Great balance. Medium bodied with light creaminess. I'm really overdue to review this Northwest classic, which I started drinking ages ago as Wolfeel Ale. One of the early flavorful beers that pulled me into craft styles. Nothing really stands out in this maibock, but it is almost perfectly balanced with a nice flavor progression from the lightly sweet maltiness into a good, non herbal mild hop finish. Really a fine example of the style (but with a domestic slant) and a great drinking beer. Very nice malt flavors. Glad to revisit it.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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Caveworm

Ohio

3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales,a brew I've had my eye on for a minute. Poured from the bottle into a glass, Dead Guy's got a half finger thick head,very light tan with adequate lacing surrounding the medium-dark amber body

I smell malt mainly, pleasant scents at that. Maybe some earthiness as well? And a slight wisp of spice.

The malt taste is greatly balanced by that earthiness I'd mentioned. The balancing is not done with much bitterness; I can't place my finger of what exactly is doing this. But its a pro, so don't fix what ain't broke. Also, I got a rather smooth finish from Dead Guy.

Mouthfeel is also outstanding for being a bock derivative. Very clean and crisp. Fantastic job here.

Overall an outstanding 4 given to Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales. This was beyond smooth for a brew over 6% ABV ! Too bad I hadn't picked this up earlier in my life. This will be a staple in my fridge.

Serving type: bottle

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

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Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
89 out of 100 based on 5,682 ratings.