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John John Dead Guy Ale - Rogue Ales

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John John Dead Guy AleJohn John Dead Guy Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

555 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 555
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.87%
Wants: 17
Gots: 27 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Maibock / Helles Bock |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"Dead Guy Ale aged in Dead Guy Whiskey Barrels"

Malts: Carastan, Rogue Micro-Barley Farm Dare & Risk malts.
Hops: Saaz, Willamette, Rogue Micro-Farm Hop Yard Revolution hops.
Yeast & Water: Pacman Yeast & Free Range Coastal Water.

16º PLATO
40 IBU
78 AA
16º Lovibond

(Beer added by: RedBrewer83 on 01-10-2010)
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sk8man121

Maine

4.18/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle poured into 10 oz Allagash chalice.

A: Pours a beautiful apricot with a substantial orange-cream head. This beer looks awesome when held up to the light.

S: Smell is very clean; apricot & orange-blossom honey with a touch of oak. I was expecting this to have a boozy nose, but it has none whatsoever.

T: Hops come through very nicely and citrus/floral notes are in the forefront. The ethanol finally comes through during the finish, along with some oak and vanilla. I was told this was drinking hot, but I think it's quite balanced and pleasant.

M: The mouthfeel is perfect given the style. Hefty carbonation leads to a creamy sensation that starts thin but quickly builds body and coats the tongue after it goes down. Very nice.

D: ABV is rather low, making this quite drinkable. The clean flavors make me gravitate towards another sip quicker than I had expected to. I would've liked to see the whiskey take a bit of a more assertive role, but this is a very nice beer that warrants at least a second purchase.

Very good.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2010 21:09:15 | More by sk8man121
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2011 vintage

a - poured a 1/2 finger thick off-white head into a snifter that dissipated quickly. the body was a bright amber color.
s - honey and caramel.
t - honey and caramel with some oak coming through.
m - medium and slick body.
o - decent beer but i wish the oak was more pronounced.

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Hadn't seen this one before and thought it was neat. Loved Dead Guy and enjoyed Double Dead Guy so I figured I'd pick it up.
Poured into pilsener glass; light amber like honey in color with a fluffy long-lived white head made of very fine bubbles.
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John John Dead Guy Ale from Rogue Ales
86 out of 100 based on 555 ratings.